‘HIV BLIND DATE‘ is a theatre dating- show for people living and loving with HIV / HEP to share the realities of life, love and struggle. It’s 30 years of ‘World AIDS Day’ and we want to celebrate how far we have come and build power for how far we need to go to end the HIV epidemic. So in typical AIDS COALITION TO UNLEASH POWER (ACT UP) style, full of cabaret, mischief, romance and flair – HIV BLIND DATE celebrates our HIV+ community and everyone committed to LOVE AND UNITY FOR THE HIV+ COMMUNITY – www.actuplondon.wordpress.com
This ‘World AIDS Day’ Special is in tribute the one and only phenomenal HIV+ artist and activist Jacob Alexander, to remember his great legacy and to launch the charity ‘The Alexandr Army’. Rest In Power (RIP) Jacob.
9-12pm -DJ’s and World AIDS Day Party to launch The Alexandr Army from London’s finest Positive DJ’s for banging party sets.
WHY ITS HAPPENING: Together we will vejazzle stigma, expose pharmaceutical greed and and revels in the anger, sweatiness and fabulous fierceness of the global HIV+ community. So often, we are stigmatised in our society; treated as passive recipients of resources, or silenced and invisibilized altogether.
WANNA BE PART OF THE SHOW?: Would you like to be a contestant or a glamorous assistant? Please email email@example.com to get further information!
HIV BLIND DATE HISTORY: HIV Blind Date started in East London’s very special queer club ‘The Glory’ supported by ‘Aids Coalition to Unleash Power’ (ACT UP LONDON) and a wide range of HIV community groups across the UK. Since then the show has been in a wide range of clubs, hospitals and community groups and even as the opening to the International AIDS Conference 2016 in Durban, South Africa!
EXPECT: LOVE, UNITY, COMMUNITY, Raucous theatre, dancing, voguing, HIV / AIDS community groups, stalls, and throughout the night we will have ongoing ‘Truvada wrestling’ and ‘Iconic HIV Fashion Models’
DRESSCODE: Whatever will impress our Cilla!
ACCESSIBILITY: The venue is fully accessible. There will be Cilla’s glamorous assistants at your service all night should you need anything.
TICKETS: Unwaged £5 Broke £7.50 Standard £10 Solidarity £15.
PROFITS: All profits go to the ongoing development of Jacob’s charity – the ”The Positive Project‘ and to his favourite charity ‘St Stephens HIV & Aids research’