This week, ACTUP Boston got a bit of recognition from The Nation magazine for our leadership role in the fight against federal budgets cuts. Please join us as we continue the fight to end deadly federal and state budget cuts that threaten the lives of people with HIV throughout Massachusetts, the nation and the world.
According to the Nation:
“The push back from citizens began when activists from ACT UP protested the possible inclusion of cuts to AIDS funding during the negotiations. Activists arranged a table and chairs outside Senator John Kerry’s home in Boston as part of a mock Thanksgiving meal during which…”
The Nation also noted the now famous ACTUP strip-down held in House Speaker Boehner’s office.
“The following week, three AIDS activists from Vocal-NY were arrested after they stripped naked in the outer office of House Speaker John Boehner….”
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