AIDS Activism

AIDS Activism

A stance of political advocacy and active involvement by patients and their advocates in health care organisations and the financing, of research on AIDS-related conditions.
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How to Survive a Plague tells the story of AIDS activism in the earliest and most terrifying years of the AIDS epidemic.
Aside from Russo's interest in gay rights, and later AIDS activism, Russo was transfixed by Hollywood and the cinema.
A Postcard from Bangkok: reflections of gender and sexuality in contemporary, global AIDS activism, Agenda, 62, 107-113.
Yet Verwey said that youth living within a faith community with an interest in HIV and AIDS activism are likely to participate in programs run by faith-based organizations, if given the chance.
The Red marketing campaigns reproduce the idea of Africans as victims--there is no space for representations of African AIDS activism or African agency.
Awareness of these paradoxes has been enormously increased through AIDS activism, and over the past few years there has been a remarkable surge of organizing among men who have sex with men in most parts of the world.
Amid news that the President of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, today will announce Brazil's intention to issue a compulsory license for Merck's HIV/AIDS drug Efavirenz, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the US' largest provider of HIV/AIDS healthcare, education and prevention and operator of free AIDS treatment clinics in the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean and Asia, hailed the move as a victory for global AIDS activism and AIDS patients worldwide.
Bono, 46, was named for his Aids activism and his campaign to end poverty in Africa, while Sir Paul's work campaigning against minefields was also noted.
AIDS activism has moved into different issue areas.
People researching the history of AIDS (or AIDS activism, particular organizations like ACT UP, or individual public figures) may get invaluable help from private collections of papers that have been donated to university libraries and other institutions.
Kiki Smith's restless forays into paper, glass, bronze, video, books, bodily fluids, and tattoos have been sparked at one time or another by feminist politics, AIDS activism, and classic fables, perhaps giving her practice more personality than focus.
4) This tension between the direct and authoritative communications required of education and activist campaigns and more metaphoric forms of representation shadowed the very public assertions of identity associated with AIDS activism.