AIDS Activism

African, Caribbean, & Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

When talking about the history and ongoing travesty of AIDS pandemics, we have to be very careful to not forget the sociopolitical and economic factors associated with the disease. Of all infectious diseases, HIV is perhaps the most stigmatising. This is likely due to specific populations that are the most vulnerable to transmission, which often […]

Changes to MSM deferral policy are an important step forward: Canadian AIDS Society

  May 22, 2013 – For immediate release Ottawa, ON – The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) acknowledges that Health Canada today approved a change to the blood donor deferral period currently imposed on men who have sex with men (MSM) from indefinite to five years from last MSM activity. The Canadian AIDS Society has, along […]