Category Archives: Criminalization

From Quarantine to Criminalization: Public health responses to HIV and our history of activist interventions

Presented by the AIDS Activist History Project and AIDS ACTION NOW!, please join us for a special night titled From Quarantine to Criminalization: Public health responses to HIV and our history of early activist interventions. The purpose of this event … Continue reading

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Calling all Gay, Bi, and Trans Men who have SEX with other Men

Think HIV Criminalization is stigmatizing and unjust? Have something to say about it?  We want to hear about it! With our Think Twice Campaign we are looking for men who have sex with other men to tell their stories and … Continue reading

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Minster of Health Continues Attack on People Who Use Drugs

                                In 2011, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the Minster of Health Leona Aglukkaq actively violated the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms … Continue reading

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Toronto Needs Supervised Consumption Sites! Blue Jays Baseball Banner Drop!

Sunday, May 26th, 2013 – At Sunday’s Toronto Blue Jays vs. Baltimore Orioles baseball game at the Roger’s Sports Centre, AIDS ACTION NOW! (AAN!) led people living with HIV, and their allies in a banner drop action. The AAN! banners … Continue reading

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Ontario A-G to develop prosecutorial guidelines… tell him to consult with community

Community advocates and activists in Ontario have been campaigning for years to get the Ontario government to develop prosecutorial guidelines for criminal cases of alleged HIV non-disclosure.  We need these guidelines to rein in Crown Prosecutors (and by extension police and the … Continue reading

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