‘ARE YOU OVER AIDS ‘COS AIDS IS NOT OVER’ – ACT UP LONDON WORLD AIDS DAY 2016 Events

ACT UP LONDON WORLD AIDS DAY 2016 Events ARE YOU OVER AIDS ‘COS AIDS IS NOT OVER 1. The Glory – Tuesday 29th November 8pm – 8as, 281 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8AS – sign up to the facebook event page here ‘How to Survive A Plague’ (2012, 109 mins) screening followed by a screening of ‘29 Years‘ (2016, 14 mins) followed by ‘creative direct action’ Q+A … Continue reading ‘ARE YOU OVER AIDS ‘COS AIDS IS NOT OVER’ – ACT UP LONDON WORLD AIDS DAY 2016 Events

Read all about it! ACT UP LONDON Newsletter – January 2016

Welcome to our spanking new newsletter! Thank you to ACT UP LONDON activist / artist Mark for creating it! ACT UP London is a revitalised chapter of the nonpartisan international movement, founded in 1987, united in anger and committed to direct action to end the HIV/ AIDS pandemic. ACT UP London is a diverse group of individuals united in anger. We are committed to direct … Continue reading Read all about it! ACT UP LONDON Newsletter – January 2016

Apply here – HIV activism Press Training – hosted by Positively UK and ACT UP LONDON

Friday 29th January 6.30-9pm – ‘Club Room’ (which is upstairs and immediately on the right) Young Vic Theatre, 66 The Cut, London SE1 8LZ – nearest tube station is Waterloo or Southwark – fully wheelchair accessible. Text Danny on 07725402263 if you get lost. All details at http://www.actuplondon.wordpress.com HIV activism Press Training – hosted by Positively UK and ACT UP LONDON – Facebook page click here … Continue reading Apply here – HIV activism Press Training – hosted by Positively UK and ACT UP LONDON

Apply Here – Friday 15th January 6.30-9pm – The Politics of intersectional HIV activism – all injustices are connected!

Friday 15th January 6.30-9pm – ‘Positively UK’ – 345 City Road London EC1V 1LR – (nearest tube – Angel) – text dan on 07717811747 if you get lost! The Politics of intersectional HIV activism – all injustices are connected! All details at http://www.actuplondon.wordpress.com – Facebook event page click here A forum on intersectional activism to create effective HIV / AIDS activism ‘Perverts!’ ‘Lepers!’ ‘You brought … Continue reading Apply Here – Friday 15th January 6.30-9pm – The Politics of intersectional HIV activism – all injustices are connected!

Are you an LGBTQI and /or HIV activist? ‘Silence = Infection / 40’ Campaign Launch

Are you an LGBTQI and / HIV activist from anywhere in the world? Would you like to share a few words about your experience of homophobia or HIV-phobia for a few minutes? It would be an honour to have you. Please email actuplondonfighttilltheend@gmail.com to register your interest. ACT UP! FIGHT BACK! FIGHT AIDS! — 5th February 2016 – 6.30pm – 8.30pm – The Royal Vauxhall … Continue reading Are you an LGBTQI and /or HIV activist? ‘Silence = Infection / 40’ Campaign Launch

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

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

‘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

HIV HEPC Blind Date – World AIDS Special – Contestant Call – Out – register interest by 19.11.15

‘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” … Continue reading HIV HEPC Blind Date – World AIDS Special – Contestant Call – Out – register interest by 19.11.15

For Immediate Release – Tuesday 13th October 2015 – Launch of anti-austerity ‘HIV Blind Date’

For Immediate Release – Tuesday 13th October 2015 Launch of anti-austerity ‘HIV Blind Date’ in East London Cilla Black’s spirit lives on! ‘HIV Blind Date’ launches on Wednesday 14th October 2015 (1) in response to the threats to the National Health Service (NHS) and rising HIV+ transmission levels in London (2). As a result of the rising diagnosis of HIV transmission in many of Britain’s demographics including … Continue reading For Immediate Release – Tuesday 13th October 2015 – Launch of anti-austerity ‘HIV Blind Date’