Tag: AIDS

Garrard Conley conversion therapy
History
Shannon Ward

Conversion Therapy – Boy Erased

Garrard spent years saying the same prayer “Lord, make me pure”. He grew up in a small town of 100 people in Arkansas, the only

Terrence Higgins trust
History
Shannon Ward

Terrence Higgins Trust

Terrence Higgins was one of the first people in the UK to die of an AIDS-related illness. He died aged 37, on 4th July 1982

kenny everett
Drag
Shannon Ward

The Life of Kenny Everett

Born in Seaforth, Merseyside, on Christmas Day 1944, the young Maurice James Christopher Cole was a Catholic choirboy who became a bakery worker. Back then,

act up protest
History
Shannon Ward

ACT UP Organisation

ACT UP, or the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power is an international, political group working to end the AIDS pandemic. The group defines itself as

jeanne manford
History
Shannon Ward

PFLAG Co-Founder Jeanne Manford

Born Jean Sobelson in Flushing, Queens in 1920, the third of five daughters of Sadie, a housewife, and Charles Sobelson, a salesman, she studied for

section 28
History
Nikki Halliwell

Why was Section 28 so Damaging?

For many younger people, the first time they heard anything about Section 28 was when Divina De Campo talked about it on the first season