NEWS FROM THE NORTH: ACT UP SCOTLAND LAUNCHES

This Tuesday May 20th 6.30-9.30 pm at the Glasgow Arches Theatre will witness a historic launch of ACT UP Scotland, with an event entitled ‘Community Discussion on the Past, Present and Future of Scotland’s HIV Activism against the Epidemic.’ The night will feature a panel discussion and Q + A with guest speakers who are…

Say No to Charges for the NHS – Stop the Health Care Clauses in the Immigration Bill!

The proposed Immigration Bill, currently before the House of Lords, would create a two-tiered Health Service — instituting unprecedented charges for primary & emergency care. Do we want the Home Office monitoring our healthcare? Should we have to prove our identity before treatment in A&E?? These discriminatory, intrusive & misguided measures will NOT save costs — they will discourage people from seeking…

McConaughey is Silent on AIDS, But the Rest of Us Cannot Be

By Brian Mullin Earlier this month, Matthew McConaughey won the Best Actor Oscar for Dallas Buyers Club and never mentioned HIV/AIDS once, even though the prize (and the revitalization of his career) came from playing one of the many millions of real people who have died in the epidemic.  Instead McConaughey took time to mention…