Diverse and non-partisan group of individuals committed to direct action to end the AIDS crisis

The international grassroots organization ACT UP has managed to impact legislation, research and standards of medical treatment for HIV/AIDS, starting from the self-organization processes of those who were directly impacted by the virus.

Developed by: LGBT activists

When: 1987 – current

Where: Born in New York, EUA. Nowadays is an international organization.

Main actors involved: Activists to end the AIDS crisis

Topics: HIV/AIDS, Health Rights, self-education

Photo by Glenn Garner