Author Archives: AAN


STILL ON GUARD A PUBLIC DISCUSSION ON QUEER BODIES IN CANADA With AIDS ACTION NOW, and Queer Ontario Facebook event page, here. Sunday May 12, 2013 2 to 4pm Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives 34 Isabella Street, 2nd floor, wheelchair … Continue reading

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HIV is not a crime! Accountability demanded for scientists who provide ‘expert’ testimony supporting HIV criminalization

Saturday, April 13, 2013 - At the Canadian Association of HIV/AIDS Researchers conference in Vancouver AIDS ACTION NOW! led people living with HIV, researchers, and doctors to stand in solidarity and call for members of the Canadian HIV research community … Continue reading

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A Spectacle of Stigma: A First-hand Account of a Canadian Criminal HIV Exposure Trial

By Carl W. Rush Image original by Gran Fury & remixed by Visual AIDS. Download the Spectacle of Stigma Booklet! “Even I am surprised by the verdict.” Andre Rajna, Crown Prosecutor, December 19, 2012 I recently attended the criminal HIV exposure trial … Continue reading

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Save the City of Toronto’s Global AIDS Initiative from the Chopping Block: We can afford it

It is once again that time of year in the City of Toronto.  No, not the holiday season of merriment and giving, but the season of scrooge and “restraint.”  Yes, the City’s budget process.  On the chopping block this year, … Continue reading

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Think Twice Campaign Phase Two: Calling all men who fuck men

Last night AIDS ACTION NOW! launched phase 2 of our Think Twice Campaign against the criminalization of people living with HIV.   We were at the Art Gallery of Ontario for the launch of poster/VIRUS 2012, to celebrate and commemorate … Continue reading

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