Doctors for Dignity
Demand for expanded end-of-life options is strong — in red states, in blue states, across demographic groups, professional affiliations and religions. And people from many communities are united to bring about change now. Learn more, and join the action.
My name is Isaiah Wilson and I testified before the D.C. city council in 2015 in support of the Death with Dignity Act. As a proud Black gay man who happens to also work professionally as an advocate for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community, with a special focus on the LGBTQ […]Read More
In 2014, actor Mauricio Ochmann became the first Hollywood celebrity to publicly endorse Compassion & Choices’ campaign to pass medical aid-in-dying legislation in California, at a time when many Latinos were reluctant to discuss end-of-life care issues. He was joined by civil rights activist Dolores Huerta and civil rights activist, actor and director Edward James […]Read More
It was early 1980; our friend Michael had just died of a mysterious disease in NYC. Next, Danny died, again of a mysterious disease. And so it continued. Within a couple of years it became clear that an unknown disease was attacking the gay community. Soon they began calling it “The Gay Cancer”! We thought […]Read More