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‘A crescendo… of disclosure, celebration and sheer rebellion’ – SHAFTED?! The HIV Cabaret in Edinburgh
Reviews from the Pride Scotia 2014 Shafted?! show are pouring in! – watch this space for the film and further announcement of tour dates! TV Bomb Interview with Shafted?! Performer dan glass - “It’s taking a heavy issue and making it digestible. Fear is paralysing, so how can we talk about it and laugh about it and play with an issue?” dan glass - Thanks Callum Madge and all at TV Bomb! “During Pride Scotia 2014’s fringe festival came “Shafted?!” a modern Cabaret exploring HIV and Aids. Shafted?! is...read more
“Perhaps one of the least understood areas of human health today is mental health. Tremendous stigma and ignorance of mental health issues still exist all around the world. However, this is not the only challenge faced by mental health practitioners and activists. People with mental health issues are often the victims of political agendas and poor institutions that prevent them from receiving the kinds of support they need. Sussex alum Alex Molano Avilan gave us startling insight into the politics of mental health here in the UK. She...read more
‘To thrive in the face of adversity is the true test of our character’… Report from Sussex Activism Inspires! 2014
“The road to justice is littered with obstacles, and encountering resistance is a necessary part of the journey. The ability to thrive in the face of adversity and opposition, however, is the true test of our character, and those of us who can persevere will surely make great contributions to global change.” Excerpt from Mattieu Dominic Ramsawak – our brilliant student blogger during ‘Sussex Activism Inspires!’ - see all blogs here Thanks so much everyone who made ‘Sussex Activism Inspires!’ such an...read more
For Immediate Release: 20th May 2014 Aids Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) Scotland Launches in light of UK wide cuts to HIV services.
For Immediate Release: 20th May 2014 Aids Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) Scotland Launches in light of UK wide cuts to HIV services. This Tuesday May 20th 6.30 -9.30pm at the Glasgow Arches Theatre (1) will witness a historic launch of ACT UP Scotland (2) titled ‘Community Discussion on the Past, Present and Future of Scotland’s HIV Activism against the Epidemic.’ The night will feature a panel discussion and Q + A with guest speakers who are pioneering new strategies in the fight for an HIV cure for all. There will...read more
Invite to you … Tuesday May 20th 6.3o-9.30pm The Arches - 253 Argyle Street, G2 8DL, Glasgow, United Kingdom Community Discussion on the Past, Present and Future of Scotland’s HIV Activism against the Epidemic.Featuring a panel discussion and Q + A with guest speakers who are pioneering new strategies in the fight for an HIV cure for all. If you would like to share your experience and be on the panel – get in touch too! LIMITED SPACES – Please RSVP to book your seat...read more