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BBC North West criticised for using ‘red ribbon’ to mourn Covid-19 victims on World AIDS Day

Graham Robson December 2, 2020

BBC North West accused of reappropriating the symbol of World AIDS Day – the red ribbon – by posting a tweet and broadcasting a story on Tuesday, December 1 encouraging its viewers and followers to tie red ribbons to their Christmas trees to mourn victims of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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City’s LGBTQ+ choirs mark World AIDS Day 2020

December 1, 2020

Did you think the massed voices of the city’s celebrated LGBTQ+ choirs would let World AIDS Day slip by without bringing you a song or two? In a usual year, the vigil is followed by a charity fundraiser hosted by all the choirs in St Mary’s Church, Kemptown. This year, as with so many things, […]

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New campaign to remind Londoners to protect against HIV

Graham Robson December 1, 2020

In the face of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Do It London campaign reminds Londoners of the importance of HIV prevention and offers assurance that they can protect their health from HIV

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National HIV Story Trust launch ‘Candle in the Window’ initiative for World AIDS Day

Graham Robson December 1, 2020

The National HIV Story Trust (NHST) is marking World AIDS Day 2020 by holding a virtual candlelit vigil and encouraging people to ‘come together’ by placing a virtual candle of remembrance in their window at 6pm on Tuesday, December 1.

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THT launch Covid-safe HIV remembrance hub to mark World AIDS Day

Graham Robson November 26, 2020

THT launches its first ever digital remembrance platform, where users can share a short dedication message to someone who has passed away or in solidarity with those living with HIV

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Podcast series Probably True announce World Aids Day Special

Graham Robson November 24, 2020

Listener Bryan will tell the story of how his HIV diagnosis was the best thing that could have happened to him on Podcast: Stories of Queer Life and Even Queer-er Sex

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Rock the Ribbon in style for World Aids Day 2020!

Graham Robson October 29, 2020

To mark World Aids Day on Tuesday, December 1, National AIDS Trust has teamed up with the charitable shopping app Kindred to create a range of products raising HIV awareness as they call on the public to #RockTheRibbon.

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Brighton & Hove Aids Memorial gets spruced up for World Aids Day

Graham Robson October 15, 2020

The Brighton & Hove Aids Memorial, Tay, which was sculpted by Romany Mark Bruce in 2009, has been professionally cleaned and rewaxed with a protective coating by specialist bronze casting foundry, Milwyn Casting.

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