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poster/VIRUS 2012 launch!

In honour of the Day With(out) Art 2012, AIDS ACTION NOW! is launching 8 new collaborative activist art works as part of the poster/VIRUS project. The posters were developed collectively with artists and activists working to respond to HIV. They … Continue reading

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“Henry Comes Knocking”: Video discloses absurdity of Court’s HIV non-disclosure rulings

So our AAN! posts about the recent Supreme Court of Canada HIV non-dislcosure decisions have been wordy–as we try to think through, unpack, and “reason with” the (il)logic of the decisions. Forms of creation other than the written word can … Continue reading

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More criminalization, further marginalization: Supreme Court’s HIV non-disclosure decisions create viral underclass

This is the second in a series of blog posts about the recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions about the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure.  See the first post here, in which we wrote about the perverse, negative impacts of the … Continue reading

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Protestors target prison building architecture conference

                Activists call on architects to stop profiting off the Conservative Government’s damaging “tough on crime” agenda OCTOBER 11 2012 – TORONTO 2:00pm: In the wake of the Supreme Court of Canada decision … Continue reading

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Supreme Court decisions increase risk of violence, coercion & criminalization against women with HIV

Today the Supreme Court of Canada cemented Canada’s position as the world-leader in the criminalization of people living with HIV.  We want to focus our first post on the negative impact of the decision on women living with HIV. “If … Continue reading

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