HIV Activism Roots: ACT UP
NBC Special Flashback on The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power reminds us all how we are living with HIV
ACT UP is more than a group of loud activists that changed the history of the HIV and AIDS epidemic–even though that is exactly what they continue to do. ACT UP is the reason that many of us living with HIV are actually living.
And we must continue to support them, listen to them, and fight alongside them. We must join them if we want to keep living!
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The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, better known as ACT UP, was formed in 1987 to protest the government’s slow response to the AIDS crisis. In honor of LGBTQ History Month, NBC OUT looks back at its legacy.