Articles tagged with: NOW MAGAZINE

When will justice department announce new approach to prosecuting cases of HIV non-disclosure?

published: July, 17, 2017 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Social Media, Activism, African, Caribbean and Black, Current Affairs, Women, Revolving Door, Legal, Guest Authors, Media, Opinion Pieces

Critics say that recent conviction of Indigenous woman is further proof that the use of sexual assault laws in cases of HIV non-disclosure continue to criminalize marginalized people and women of colour

When will justice department announce new approach to prosecuting cases of HIV non-disclosure?

Tanja-Tiziana This article by Alex McClelland previously appeared in NOW Magazine, here. An Indigenous woman with HIV has had her appeal on an aggravated sexual assault conviction dismissed by the Manitoba Court of Appeal. The decision handed down on June 29 comes as a blow to the growing movement of lawyers and human rights advocates pushing to change laws that they say criminalize people with HIV, in particular vulnerable women.  Activists have been calling for a moratorium on all n

LEARNING TACTICS AND STRATEGIES WITH ACT UP

published: June, 14, 2011 Categories // Community Events, Activism, Events, Health, Events

The conversation will focus on how ACT UP (the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) was effective in forcing governments and societies to change their views and responses to AIDS, and what contemporary activists can learn from this experience about how to be

LEARNING TACTICS AND STRATEGIES WITH ACT UP

23 June · 21:00 - 23:00 Location Bell Lightbox Theatre 350 King Street West Toronto, ON AN EVENING WITH ACCLAIMED LESBIAN NOVELIST, PLAYWRIGHT, AND ACTIVIST SARAH SCHULMAN IN CONVERSATION WITH NOW MAGAZINE'S BOOKS AND ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR, SUSAN G. COLE. Sarah Schulman, is co-founder of the Lesbian Avengers, the organizers of the first Dyke March, and of MIX NYC, New York's Queer Experimental Film Festival. A member of ACT UP and a principal historian of the AIDS movement, she is also an accl