In the mid-2010s, GaryKinsman and Alexis Shotwell interviewed people involved in AIDS activism in the 1980s and 1990s across Canada. They talked with people who struggled – many who continue to struggle – against the criminalization and stigmatization of people living with HIV/AIDS, and who took action to change their medical, social, and political circumstances. We have been hearing stories of resistance and stories of loss and pain. We have been learning more about the power of organizing and about the energy and imagination of these activists. This is only a beginning of recovering the stories of direct action oriented AIDS activism from.

The Nova Scotia interviews are here:

HistoryProjectTodoList: add a subject index of the interviews.