ACT-UP

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ACT-UP

AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power. A New York-based organisation of AIDS activists, which aggressively pursues legislation favouring improved treatment for patients with AIDS or HIV infection.

ACT-UP

AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power AIDS A NY-based organization of AIDS activists which aggressively pursue legislation favoring improved treatment for Pts with AIDS or HIV infection. See AIDS.
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For this reason groups like the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power (ACT UP) are advocating the distribution of free needles and condoms in the shelters.
In March in New York City the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power holds its first protest.
Mark Harrington is a member of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP), the organization that has spearheaded the attack on the Bush initiative and the F.
Electrified by Kramer's performance, a group of activists formed the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power that night, and within months its Tuesday night meetings at the center became the hottest ticket in town.
1987 Larry Kramer and several hundred other activists found the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP), an organization that transforms the ways in which lesbian and gay protest occurs and leaves an indelible mark on the epidemic by radicalizing activism.
But more than a decade after its heyday, the once-proud band of renegades known as the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power has dwindled to a ragged crew of die-hard activists laboring on the fringes of American politics.
But for many, these coming-of-age days arrived amid the furious and fabulous world of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, Queer Nation, and the Lesbian Avengers.
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