The PROUD Study proves PrEP to be 86% effective + PrEP Q&A

THE PROUD STUDY SHOWS PrEP TO BE 86% EFFECTIVE The PROUD Study, which was launched in 2012, and included 545 gay and other men who have sex with men, who reported having had anal sex without a condom in the previous 3 months were given PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), commonly known as the drug TRUVADA to prevent new HIV infections. The study has shown figures of 86% protection from HIV by … Continue reading The PROUD Study proves PrEP to be 86% effective + PrEP Q&A

We’ve Had Enough of This Bullshit: HIV Activists Dump a Load of Crap on UKIP’s Doorstep

World AIDS Day – 1 December 2014: This morning, to mark World AIDS Day, ACTUP London activists dumped half a ton of fresh and steaming crap on the doorstep of UKIP’s London office this morning in protest of controversial statements on HIV by leader Nigel Farage and other members of the party. Marking World AIDS Day with the stinking stunt, we wanted Farage to know we … Continue reading We’ve Had Enough of This Bullshit: HIV Activists Dump a Load of Crap on UKIP’s Doorstep

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 pioneering new strategies in the fight for an HIV cure … Continue reading NEWS FROM THE NORTH: ACT UP SCOTLAND LAUNCHES

‘This May Hurt’ – Is this the kind of doctor we want??

The new UK Immigration Bill does away with the principle that the NHS should be universal and ‘free at the point of access.’ We all benefit when doctors spend their time treating patients, not enforcing immigration rules. HIV doesn’t do borders, so why should the NHS? Find out more of the Bill’s dangerous consequences at: https://actuplondon.wordpress.com/2014/04/03/the-facts/ Video directed by Onyeka Igwe and featuring Michael Harding. Continue reading ‘This May Hurt’ – Is this the kind of doctor we want??

Join the Fight! Tell Parliament We Want DocsNotCops

ACT UP  stands in opposition to the misguided, discriminatory health measures in the Immigration Bill.  You can sign on to our petition at this link! FOR OVER 65 YEARS, the NHS has been built on the principle of universal health coverage, ‘free at the point of access’…   THAT ALL CHANGES:  — when lawful, legal immigrants (holding down jobs, paying taxes) are charged hundreds of … Continue reading Join the Fight! Tell Parliament We Want DocsNotCops