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Paint The Town Red this World AIDS Day 1st December 2017

Monday, 20th November 2017

This World AIDS Day, Trade Sexual Health want to “paint Leicester Red”.

Trade, Leicester’s local LGB&T sexual health charity, want people to wear red ribbons (international symbol for World AIDS Day) and red clothes to visibly support our friends living with HIV.

We also want to “paint the town red” in celebration of how far we have come in the treatment of HIV. There will be events on the gay scene from Friday 1st December to Sunday 3rd December.  Come and join us, event details below.

Programme of Events:

Candle of remembrance

DATE: 1st December; TIME: 5-8pm; PLACE: Rainbow & Dove

Light a candle of remembrance in a dedicated space in the bar and remember those affected by HIV.  Bring light into the darkness of the stigma that surrounds HIV.

What is World AIDS Day?

DATE: 1st December; TIME: 5-8pm; PLACE: Bossa bar

Take a look at the Trade bespoke exhibition stand.  Look at early posters and advertising and how scientific breakthroughs have changed the outlook for those living with HIV. Keep yourself and others informed about HIV and testing opportunities available in your local area.

Big World AIDS Day Quiz

DATE: 3rd December; TIME: 5-10pm; PLACE: Dover Castle

Celebrate World AIDS Day and get social with Trade staff, volunteers and friends. A general knowledge quiz with a twist, where you can win themed raffle prizes and enjoy a community night out.

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