(September 6, 1953 - living) Australia
Adam Carr was born in Melbourne. He studied at St Paul's School Frankston, Peninsula School Mt Eliza (Matriculated 1970), Monash University (dropped out 1973, and again 1975), Prahran CAE (Diploma of Art and Design 1979), Melbourne University (Graduate Diploma in History 1996, Postgraduate Diploma in History 1997, PhD in history May 2002). Failed to learn Ancient Greek 1999-2000.
He was co-editor of Lot's Wife (Monash student newspaper) in 1975. Founding member of Gay Community News Collective (1979-82). Assistant Editor, OutRage (national gay magazine) (1983-86), columnist and writer (1986-92). News editor of Melbourne Star Observer (Melbourne gay weekly) (1992-94). Editor of OutRage (1994-95), Associate Editor (1995-96). News editor of BNews and Melbourne Star (new Melbourne gay papers -December 2000 to March 2004).
Adam is a founding member of Victorian AIDS Action Committee (later the Victorian AIDS Council - VAC) in 1983. Vice-President of VAC (1984-86), and President (1986-87). Committee member of Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (1985-88). Member of Victorian Ministerial Advisory Committee on AIDS (1989-92), and Deputy Chair (1991-92).
He attended International AIDS Conferences, Washington 1987, Montreal 1989. Attended Sixth International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific, October 2001, as editor of ICAAP News. Attended 14th International AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain, as editor of AIDS 2002 Today (conference newspaper), July 2002. Attended 15th International AIDS Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, as co-editor of conference newspaper, July 2004.