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GLBT History Museum: Fighting Back: The 1990 International AIDS Conference in SF
July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thirty years ago, the Sixth International AIDS Conference was held in San Francisco at the height of the AIDS crisis. Activists and people with HIV from around the world confronted political and public health leaders, demanding action in response to the growing pandemic. A reunion of activists and attendees of the 1990 conference will provide opportunities for remembrance of the conference, and reflect on the conference’s legacy and role during the COVID era. This event is scheduled during the 23rd International AIDS Conference, originally planned to be held in San Francisco and Oakland, which is now taking place online from July 6 to July 10.
Our “Fighting Back” series is an intergenerational discussion that brings together community leaders, experts, historians and activists to explore lessons from the past that might be useful in formulating “resistance” efforts today.
A full list of panelists will be available soon.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
This event will take place online. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with a link and instructions on how to join the Zoom webinar as an attendee. The event will also be livestreamed on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/GLBTHistory/ and then archived on our YouTube page at https://bit.ly/2UyGVbG.
Free | Suggested donation of $5.00
Register online here: https://bit.ly/2Ydpyil
The event is limited to 500 attendees.
ASL interpretation provided upon request. Please write at least three days in advance of event to email@example.com.
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Become a member of the GLBT Historical Society for free museum and program admission, discounts in the museum shop and other perks: www.glbthistory.org/memberships
Image credit: Demonstration on women’s AIDS issues at the Sixth International AIDS Conference in San Francisco, June 22, 1990; photo by Daniel Nicoletta, used with permission, all rights reserved.