GMHC Honors Corey Johnson, the Late Joan Tisch - Manhattan Express | Manhattan Express

GMHC Honors Corey Johnson, the Late Joan Tisch

Council Speaker Corey Johnson was awarded the Larry Kramer Activism Award. | Photo by Donna Aceto

BY DONNA ACETOAt a gala dinner with 400 guests at the Plaza Hotel on Oct. 9, Gay Men’s Health Crisis raised more than $600,000 to support its programs and client services. The evening’s honorees included long-time trustee Joan H. Tisch (in memoriam), City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Phill Wilson, the president of the Black AIDS Institute, and Pride Media, publisher of OUT and The Advocate, and its CEO Nathan Coyle.

Larry Mass, a co-founder of GMHC, who in early 1981 wrote the first news stories about AIDS in the New York Native. | Photo by Donna Aceto

GMHC CEO Kelsey Louie. | Photo by Donna Aceto

Honoree Phill Wilson. | Photo by Donna Aceto

Broadway star Javier Muñoz (“Hamilton”) presented Speaker Johnson with his award. | Photo by Donna Aceto

Actor Julianne Moore offered a tribute to the Time’s Up Movement. | Photo by Donna Aceto

Broadway star Billy Porter (“Kinky Boot”) gave the award to Pride Media. | Photo by Donna Aceto

Actor Michael Douglas. | Photo by Donna Aceto

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