‘Release PREP NOW!’ Report from the front-lines of Stand Up for PREP!

‘We have the tools to prevent HIV transmissions, but the NHS is withholding the drugs. These protestors are leading the fight back.’ – Ed Siddons, I.D. Magazine On the evening of July 7th 2016 numerous angry protesters gathered outside the dept of health to express their outrage at the lack of access to PrEP in the UK. 17 people a day are diagnosed with HIV … Continue reading ‘Release PREP NOW!’ Report from the front-lines of Stand Up for PREP!

For Immediate Release Tuesday 5th July: Stand up for PrEP: Global AIDS Activists Demand the Department of Health Make Life Saving Prevention Intervention available in the UK

Urgent press release Tuesday 5th July: Stand up for PrEP: Global AIDS Activists Demand the Department of Health Make Life Saving Prevention Intervention available in the UK  Organised by ACT UP London Supported by the United4PrEP coalition & I Want PrEP Now – Facebook Event Page here ACT UP London (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) is a diverse non-partisan group of individuals united in anger … Continue reading For Immediate Release Tuesday 5th July: Stand up for PrEP: Global AIDS Activists Demand the Department of Health Make Life Saving Prevention Intervention available in the UK

For Immediate Release – June 28th 2016 Trafalgar Square hosts a celebration of the Stonewall Riots to remember Orlando

  For Immediate Release – June 28th 2016 Trafalgar Square  hosts a celebration of the Stonewall Riots to remember Orlando To celebrate the 47th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York, considered the birth of the modern LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex) equality movement, Trafalgar Square is host to an official commemoration ‘ACT UP FOR LOVE’ at 6pm on Tuesday 28th June … Continue reading For Immediate Release – June 28th 2016 Trafalgar Square hosts a celebration of the Stonewall Riots to remember Orlando

Welcome to ACT UP LONDON ‘Think In’ – Saturday July 2nd 2016 – Pls RSVP

ACT UP LONDON ‘Think In’ –  Saturday July 2nd 2016 ACT UP London is a diverse group of individuals united in anger and committed to direct action to end the HIV pandemic. We are part of the global ACT UP network. The ‘ACT UP LONDON Think-In’ is a gathering to strengthen our community and effectively strategy our campaigns, consciousness-raising, internal organising and communications for the … Continue reading Welcome to ACT UP LONDON ‘Think In’ – Saturday July 2nd 2016 – Pls RSVP

Pride Is A Protest! – The radical roots of Pride – 6.30pm June 23 – Central London

PRIDE IS A PROTEST! The Radical Roots of Pride Thursday, June 23 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM – Friends Meeting House, 173-177 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BJ, United Kingdom – nearest tube – Euston. Facebook event page – click here   If you think about the LGBTQ community of today, it is all down to the Gay Liberation Front and the Women’s Gay Liberation Front … Continue reading Pride Is A Protest! – The radical roots of Pride – 6.30pm June 23 – Central London

ACT UP for LOVE! Remember Orlando on the Stonewall Anniversary

ACT UP FOR LOVE @ Trafalgar Square June 2015 from Jeremy Goldstein for LAP on Vimeo. The 28th of June 2016 is the 47th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising! “The event largely regarded as a catalyst for the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) liberation movement for civil rights”, It’s astonishing therefore, that consensual same-sex relationships amongst adults are still widely criminalised in about a third of the world’s … Continue reading ACT UP for LOVE! Remember Orlando on the Stonewall Anniversary

BREAKING BARRIERS: NHS ACTIVISTS CRASH PRIVATE HEALTHCARE OPERATOR CONFERENCE

The Royal College of Physicians has always promoted public health provision and was crucial in the founding of the National Health Service. Because of this, it’s all the more dispiriting that last Tuesday it played host to “Breaking Barriers”, a conference of CEOs of private healthcare companies from around the world. These CEOs are unyielding in their quest to weasel their way into the public healthcare … Continue reading BREAKING BARRIERS: NHS ACTIVISTS CRASH PRIVATE HEALTHCARE OPERATOR CONFERENCE

Please Share – ACT UP LONDON Open Gathering – Tuesday, April 26 6 PM – 9 PM – 345 City Road

Everyone welcome – ACT UP LONDON Open Gathering – ACT UP! FIGHT BACK! FIGHT AIDS! Positively UK on Tuesday April 26th 6.30-8pm (6pm for newcomers). – ‘Positively UK’ – 345 City Road London EC1V 1LR – (nearest tube – Angel) – All details at www.actuplondon.wordpress.com and @ actuplondonfighttilltheend@gmail.com – Facebook page here   Things are getting racy out there on the streets – with weekly/daily/hourly calls for Cameron to resign, … Continue reading Please Share – ACT UP LONDON Open Gathering – Tuesday, April 26 6 PM – 9 PM – 345 City Road

April 14th 6pm – Provocation, Politics, People Power – Politicising Pride in London 2016

PROVOCATION, POLITICS, PEOPLE POWER – POLITICISING PRIDE IN LONDON 2016. A sharing and planning session, including short ‘queer activism’ films. Thursday 14th April, 6-9pm at Positive East,159 Mile End Road, Stepney Green, London E1 4AQ – Facebook Event Page Click Here – Please email with RSVP’s and any questions – actuplondonfighttilltheend@gmail.com. We are nearing Pride season and this year ACT UP London, along with fellow activists, will … Continue reading April 14th 6pm – Provocation, Politics, People Power – Politicising Pride in London 2016

‘We are not fooled’: Global health activists confront pharmaceutical industry over excessive medicine prices

For Immediate Release Friday, April 1, 2016 ‘We are not fooled’: Global health activists confront pharmaceutical industry over excessive medicine prices This afternoon at 4pm, seven naked people with “#PharmaGreedKills” written on their backs stormed Gilead HQ1, whilst people did a blockade on the streets of Holborn, Central London, as part of a globally co-ordinated action against ‘pharmaceutical greed’. On 1st April 2016 activists across … Continue reading ‘We are not fooled’: Global health activists confront pharmaceutical industry over excessive medicine prices