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DIARY: World AIDS Day 2023 in Brighton & Hove

November 7, 2023

What’s on in Brighton & Hove in the run up to and on World AIDS Day – Friday, December 1. WORLD AIDS DAY CABARET FUNDRAISER for Terrence Higgins Trust South with hosts Drag With No Name and Portia at Charles Street Tap, Brighton on Thursday, November 30 at 7.30pm. Acts include: Kara Van Park, Mrs Moore, Sally Vate, Rose Garden, Davina […]

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Birmingham HIV activists honoured at Opt-Out HIV and hepatitis testing round table

Catherine Muxworthy July 27, 2023

Artist Garry Jones and Positive Peers project lead, Rachel Greaves, were honoured with awards for their work on The Ribbons, Birmingham AIDS and HIV Memorial (BAHM). Presented by Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, the awards were “in recognition of your contribution to the West Midlands through BAHM.”

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National Portrait Gallery unveils new posthumous commission of Terry Higgins by Curtis Holder

Graham Robson June 10, 2023

Supported by Terrence Higgins Trust – the first charity in the UK to be set up in response to the HIV epidemic – this portrait is unveiled in their 40th year to mark what would have been Terry’s 78th birthday.

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Birmingham’s HIV and AIDS ‘Cover Up Quilts’ exhibition opened by activist Jonathan Blake

Catherine Muxworthy January 16, 2023

Inspired by the original NAMES memorial quilt which began in San Francisco in 1985, this project saw the creation of over 50 quilt panels designed to educate, destigmatise, and commemorate those lost to AIDS.

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Short film written and directed by Birmingham-based filmmaker to explore AIDS and prejudice

Catherine Muxworthy January 11, 2023

Birmingham-based queer filmmaker Ellie Hodgetts is writer and director of a new short film entitled The Side Ward, which tells the story of a nurse who confronts her own prejudice after building a connection with a patient with AIDS on her ward.

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