Cut Sexual Health Services Over Our Dead Bodies!

ACT UP London

Screenshot 2019-04-09 at 18.53.19On March 28th, ACT UP London hosted a film screening followed by a panel discussion at The Cinema Museum in Kennington – ‘Cut Sexual Health Services Over Our Dead Bodies’. We were inspired by Kings Fund analysis exploring the effect public health grants being cut has on sexual health services. The aim of the evening was to mobilise a growing coalition of healthcare professionals and activists.

2019 sees the 40th anniversary of the Radical Faeries, so we screened ‘Hope Along the Wind’. ‘Hope Along the Wind’ documents the life of Harry Hay, who founded the Mattachine Society in the 1950s and was a founding member of the Radical Faeries in the 1970s. Both groups pioneered radical and modern sexual freedom.

The film follows Harry Hay, founder of the Mattachine Society and later the Radical Faeries. A radical gay activist, Hay provided a space in which…

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