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Protest Religion!: act up, religious freedom, and the ethics of sex

Anthony M. Petro

in After the Wrath of God: AIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199391288
eISBN:
9780199391318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391288.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the Stop the Church movement, orchestrated by the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, or ACT UP. Stop the Church culminated in a nationally publicized protest in 1989 at St. ... More


Stop Medical Apartheid from South Africa to Philadelphia: ACT UP Philadelphia and the Movement for Global Treatment Access

Dan Royles

in To Make the Wounded Whole: The African American Struggle against HIV/AIDS

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469661339
eISBN:
9781469659527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661339.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the work of Philadelphia chapter of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) as it became increasingly involved in the fight against global AIDS, starting in the mid 1990s. ... More


A Balancing Act for Shilts

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts steps out as a spokesman against gay bathhouses, admitting he once patronized them himself. ACT-UP members focus their vitriol on Shilts, Shilts turns his criticism on ACT-UP tactics. Although ... More


Introduction

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts is elevated as the closing speaker for the Fifth International AIDS Conference in Montreal, Canada in June 1989. Despite the esteem of the speech invitation, members of ACT-UP and others ... More


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