This Is How “ACT UP” Flipped The Script On “AIDS & Gay Rights”!

In the spring of 1987, an upstart organization started making noise — and changes — to help people with HIV/AIDS. The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, aka ACT UP, was “a direct action political activist group,” writer Sarah Schulman told Inside Edition Digital. ACT UP’s public protests made the group difficult to ignore. Schulman, herself a former member of the group, said “In six years, ACT UP achieved incredible victories for people with AIDS.”