Interview with AIDS activist Peter Staley
Peter Staley has been a long-term AIDS and gay rights activist, first as a member of ACT UP New York, then as the founding director of TAG, the Treatment Action Group. He served on the board of the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) for 13 years and then founded AIDSmeds.com, an educational website for people living with HIV. Staley is a leading subject in the Oscar-nominated documentary How to Survive a Plague.
Canary in a Coal Mine director and #MEAction co-founder Jennifer Brea interviewed Staley about his experience as an AIDS activist in the 80s and 90s. You can watch the full interview or browse shorter, 2-3 minute videos below.
More: Watch How to Survive a Plague or see the report “HIV/AIDS Advocacy as a Model for Change.”