Category: advocacy

AIDS Film “BMP” Won’t Be Nominated for an Oscar:

pozmagazine:

The French film BPM (Beats Per Minute), about ACT UP Paris in 1992, won the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival last year and has been a hit among the HIV community (and others) stateside, where it is still being released. But, alas, the movie won’t be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

transstudent:

Design our next sticker! 

Want to see your artwork or design all over the country? We’re asking for submissions for our next batch of stickers. We’ve distributed over 100,000 stickers so far and this number will only keep on growing! All of our designs are created by trans people and we’d love to offer new products. We’re looking for anything from slogans on trans flag backgrounds to detailed, empowering artwork. Let creativity be your guide! Stickers are 2″ x 2″ or 3″ x 3″ and buttons are 1.5″ each.

If you’d like to submit something of higher quality off Tumblr, please email tser [at] transstudent.org. If your artwork is selected, you will receive a $50 gift certificate for our merchandise, 100 free copies of your sticker, and 

Ending violence against trans people starts with respecting them in everyday life:

elierlick:

I spoke to The Daily Dot about how anti-trans rhetoric leads to violence for their new article on supporting the trans community. Check it out here.

Ending violence against trans people starts with respecting them in everyday life:

elierlick:

I spoke to The Daily Dot about how anti-trans rhetoric leads to violence for their new article on supporting the trans community. Check it out here.

Detained HIV-Positive Asylum Seeker Goes on Hunger Strike:

pozmagazine:

The gay Venezuelan claims he was denied medical care, including his HIV regimen, in the ICE-run processing center.

Meet the New Miss Universe—She’s an HIV Advocate!:

pozmagazine:

“HIV/AIDS is a very big problem in my country, South Africa,” says Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.

Elton John on Who Inspired Him to Get Sober and Fight AIDS [VIDEO]:

pozmagazine:

Elton John marked the 25th anniversary of his AIDS foundation with a celebrity-studded gala at New York City’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine that raised nearly $4.4 million. 

Positive Organizing:

pozmagazine:

As a young gay Latino man growing up during the early days of the epidemic, Julio Fonseca was aware of HIV advocacy.