Women, AIDS, and Activism
ACT UP New York (Editor), Cynthia Chris (Editor), and Monica Pearl (Editor)Pages: 295
Release Date: 1990-01-01
This book is also available in paper, Spanish This book is also available in cloth, Spanish
A comprehensive and progressive book about women in the AIDS epidemic. With informative discussion of safer sex and sexuality, HIV testing, treatment and drug trials, public policy and activism. Looking specifically to lesbians, heterosexuals, bisexuals, prostitutes, intravenous drug users, teenagers, mothers, pregnant women, and women in prisons, this book is essential reading for everyone concerned about women's health and the AIDS crisis. Also available in Spanish as La mujer, el SIDA, y el Activismo.
“An essential, right-on, radical document that uses feminism as a framework for understanding society, activism, and the real story of people’s lives.”—Sarah Schulman, author of People in Trouble
“… essential reading for everyone concerned about women's health and the AIDS crisis.”—Womyn to Womyn