ACT UP

The Rundown

As a New Generation Inherits the AIDS Pandemic, Complacency Isn't an Option

Your guide to HIV/AIDS advocacy, what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
12.1.17
VICE TALKS FILM

This Director Turned Years of AIDS Activism into a Feature Film

VICE sat down with Robin Campillo to talk about his new movie, 'BPM.'
VICE Staff
10.30.17
LGBTQ

This Year's Best Film About AIDS Activism Is Coming to America

'BPM' recounts how Parisian Act Up activists jolted pharmaceutical and government forces into doing something about HIV. One of Act Up's founding members tells us how the film came to be, and his hopes for the future of AIDS activism.
Jeffrey Zuckerman
10.9.17
LGBTQ

The Trans Rights Movement's Mothers Are Finally Getting Their Due

In 'The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson,' filmmaker David France illuminates the story of trans heroes ignored for far too long.
Manuel Betancourt
10.6.17
LGBTQ

How AIDS Changed Art Forever

Three recent exhibitions show that though HIV is no longer a death sentence, the art world is still grappling with its psychological toll.
Muri Assunção
8.21.17
LGBTQ

Can a Pride Be Proud with Unethical Corporate Sponsorship?

An increasing bevy of activists say they can't—a conflict that's redefining the battleground of LGBTQ rights.
Steven Blum
6.23.17
VICE

What I've Learned from 30 Years of AIDS Activism

Older generations of LGBTQ people know Peter Staley as a hero. He explained what lessons can be drawn from his time fighting AIDS today.
Peter Staley
4.23.17
LGBTQ

What I've Learned from 30 Years of AIDS Activism

Older generations of LGBTQ people know Peter Staley as a hero. He explained what lessons can be drawn from his time fighting AIDS today.
Peter Staley
3.30.17
LGBTQ

My First 30 Years with HIV

French HIV/AIDS activist Didier Lestrade reflects on a lifetime spent fighting the epidemic, in both public and private.
Didier Lestrade
2.23.17
Art

Meet the Artists Who Came of Age After the AIDS Epidemic

The exhibition 'One day this kid will get larger' provides a fresh perspective on HIV/AIDS.
B. David Zarley
2.3.17
Stuff

The Chief Historian of the AIDS Crisis Explains How to Survive a Trump Administration

David France, author of <i>How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS</i>, recounts lessons from the crisis and tells us how to prepare for Trump.
Peter Moskowitz
12.2.16
Stuff

Is the LGBTQ Community Ready to Fight in Trump’s America?

The fight for LGBTQ rights has produced some of America's most attention-grabbing—and effective—activism over the past half-century. Can that spirit reawaken under a Trump White House?
Jon Shadel
11.25.16
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