Anne-christine (AC) d’Adesky
Anne-christine (AC) d’Adesky has reported on the global AIDS epidemic for New York Native, OUT, The Nation, and The Village Voice. She was an early member of ACT UP, co-founder of the Lesbian Avengers, and founder of the Bay Area Queer Anti-Fascist Network after the 2016 election. She launched and is site administrator of the 4,000+ member Act Up-Fight Covid 19! Facebook group to mobilize informed advocacy against the pandemic. She is the author of The Pox Lover: An Activist’s Decade in New York and Paris, Beyond Shock: Charting the Landscape of Sexual Violence in Post-Quake Haiti, Moving Mountains: The Race to Treat Global AIDS, and Under the Bone, set in post-Duvalier Haiti. d’Adesky works as a documentary filmmaker, freelance health writer, editor, and copy editor, and her latest book is about LGBTQ lives under ISIS. She splits her time between Brooklyn and New Orleans.