AIDS our community and rights
Part 1
Under Attack
This part is looking at the early years of the AIDS timeline, when we felt under attack both from the press and those who were in positions of power. We asked people to record themselves reading out the following stories, which you can listen to below.


The Social Services Committee, House of Commons, 1987

Daily Express, 1988

Daily Star Columnist, 1986

Council Leader, 1986

News of the World, 1987

Sex, Death and Punishment (book excerpt), Richard Davenport-Hines

Chief Constable of Greater Manchester, 1986

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