Monthly Archives: June 2012

Queers for Social Justice Add Politics (& Fun) to Toronto Pride: Come out tonight & throughout the weekend

Toronto Pride has been underway in earnest since Monday.  It started with the flag raising at City Hall–skipped once again this year by our embarrassing Mayor, Rob Ford.  But really, it would be hypocritical of him to support LGBT (or … Continue reading

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Update on Ontario Court of Appeal HIV Non-Dislcosure Criminal Cases: Postponed

We have been blogging lately about the Ontario Attorney General’s “witch-hunt” on people living with HIV–related to the arguments that the Attorney General is making in two cases currently at the Court of Appeal for Ontario.  The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal … Continue reading

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Criminalization of Drug Use Fuels the Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic

Today, in a newly released report, the Global Commission on Drug Policy calls for drug decriminalization and expansion of proven, cost-effective solutions to reduce HIV/AIDS – including sterile syringe access, safer injection facilities, and prescription heroin programs. AAN! fully supports … Continue reading

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Calling all AAN! Members & other HIV Activists Going to AIDS 2012 in Washington, DC

AIDS ACTION NOW! is gearing up for AIDS 2012 in Washington, DC on July 22-27.  We need your help! Some people have the impression that AAN! is a large group doing our activist work – but really there is only … Continue reading

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Community-Based HIV Legal Groups Oppose Ontario Crown Position in HIV Non-Dislcosure Cases

This post is a follow-up to yesterday’s posting, “Ontario Crown Prosecutors on Witch-Hunt”. The HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic (Ontario), better known as HALCO, and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, are intervening in the two HIV non-disclosure cases at the … Continue reading

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