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For Immediate Release – Activists charge HEP C Conference demanding access to medication

On the morning of Thursday 10th December 2015, a public action targeted specifically at big pharma profiteering from the lives of people with hepatitis C happened in central London. Activists dressed as Gilead butchers greeted participants as they arrived at the European Conference on HIV and Hepatitis Coinfection (1). The ACT UP LONDON (2) activists were demanding Gilead and other drug companies drop the prices … Continue reading For Immediate Release – Activists charge HEP C Conference demanding access to medication

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ART, AIDS AND ACTIVISM AIDSTRAVAGANZA LAUNCH, THURSDAY 10th DECEMBER 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ART, AIDS AND ACTIVISM AIDSTRAVAGANZA LAUNCH, THURSDAY 10th DECEMBER 2015 In the weeks leading up to World AIDS Day 2015, ACT UP London (1) have been reaching out to artists in the city and beyond, to integrate new designs and visual subversion into the contemporary fight against HIV. In the past year in London, ACT UP LONDON have occupied the front … Continue reading FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ART, AIDS AND ACTIVISM AIDSTRAVAGANZA LAUNCH, THURSDAY 10th DECEMBER 2015

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‘What Am I Doing Here?’ Reflections on HIV / HEPC Blind Date – World AIDS Day Special – by Dani Singer

It’s Tuesday 1st December 2015. I’m staggering across a small stage in east London, blinded by a spotlight, doused in glitter, confetti and silly string, my grazed knee bleeding through my fishnets, with two Christmas baubles shoved down the front of my leopard print boxer shorts. Around, beneath and on top of me, a melee of men, women, and ‘not applicable’, swathed in sequins, lycra, faux … Continue reading ‘What Am I Doing Here?’ Reflections on HIV / HEPC Blind Date – World AIDS Day Special – by Dani Singer