‘HIV transmissions reach new record levels’ Health Protection England 2015
‘(HEPC / HIV / Cancer) Drug Goes From $13.50 a Tablet to $750, Overnight’ New York Times, September 2015
‘PREP (Pre-Exposure Phrophylaxis – a pill you can take if you are at risk of getting HIV) isn’t freely available on the NHS.’ www.iwantprepnow.co.uk
“Revealed: Nigel Farage planned Aids comment as part of ‘shock and awful’ TV debate strategy” Telegraph, Election Special, 2015
‘£200million to the Department of Health budget’ has been cut according to a National AIDS Trust Report
The HIV / AIDS Crisis is Not Over.
WORLD AIDS DAY SPECIAL After our first hugely successful event at The Glory, Cilla and Act Up are back on World AIDS Day with another episode of HIV / HEP C Blind Date. ‘HIV / HEP C Blind Date’ is a real-life show for people living with HIV / HEPc to share the realities of life, love and struggle this December 1st 2015. This is followed by ‘Speed Dating’ and some of London’s most banging DJ’s. We will vejazzle stigma, expose the bare naked cuts to HIV/HEP C services and celebrate the anger, sweatiness and fabulous fierceness of the community living with HIV and HepC in the UK.
Would you like to be one of the three courageous contestants sharing your stories of love, life and the reality of stigma relating to your experience of HIV / HEP C? Would you like to be supported by amazing people in order to do this? If you have a few hours before December 1st to bring the show to life then please get in contact (there’ll be a rehearsal on the evening of Sunday 22nd November), telling us why you’d like to be contestant in one sentence. If you would like to be one of our legendary ACT UP LONDON glamorous assistants then please get in contact too! We will email all the details you need. Closing date to register your interest is Thursday 19th 2015
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved!
Photos – Alex Janaszewski