For Immediate Release – Sunday 14th December 2014 UKIP forced to leave London offices after HIV activists dump horse s**t outside UKIP has been kicked out their offices in Croydon, after a group of HIV activists dumped a pile of horse manure outside on World AIDS Day(1). The party’s local chairman Winston McKenzie announced yesterday to Steven Downes of Inside Croydon that the protest “was the last straw” for their office owners – and UKIP … Continue reading UKIP forced to leave London offices after HIV activists dump horse s**t outside
ACTUP London organised a diverse group of gay men, women, and trans* people to demonstrate outside a Department of Health office this morning, waving large blue balloons made to look like Truvada pills, the highly effective new HIV prevention tool that has been shown to dramatically reduce infections yet remains unavailable on the NHS. Inside the building, an NHS England committee debated the benefits of … Continue reading “We Cannot Wait”: Protest at NHS Meeting to Demand PrEP NOW!
ACTUP London’s Official Statement on Access to PrEP in the UK: PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) is an extremely effective way to prevent HIV, especially for those who do not always use condoms. It has been available in the US since 2012 and it works when taken correctly. With over 6,000 HIV diagnoses every year in the UK, PrEP must be made available on the NHS immediately. PrEP … Continue reading PrEP WORKS. WE NEED IT NOW.
Read this HuffingtonPost Blog (02/12/14) by ACTUP’s Dan Glass on our World AIDS Day Action… Today I decided to give Nigel Farage a gift in honor of World AIDS Day. After all, the man has given us all so much crap in recent months, it only seemed right to return the favour. Bright and early this morning, along with other activists from ACT UP London … Continue reading We Won’t Take Any More of UKIP’s Crap
World AIDS Day – 1 December 2014: This morning, to mark World AIDS Day, ACTUP London activists dumped half a ton of fresh and steaming crap on the doorstep of UKIP’s London office this morning in protest of controversial statements on HIV by leader Nigel Farage and other members of the party. Marking World AIDS Day with the stinking stunt, we wanted Farage to know we … Continue reading We’ve Had Enough of This Bullshit: HIV Activists Dump a Load of Crap on UKIP’s Doorstep