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World AIDS Day Red Ribbon Making

SAT

26

Nov

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SAT

26

Nov

Date: Saturday 26 November, 2022

Time: 10.00a.m. – 2.00p.m.

Address: Victorian Pride Centre, 79/81 Fitzroy St, St Kilda

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New for 2022, our Red Ribbon Making workshops are free for people to briefly stop by an make their very own Victorian red ribbon to wear on World AIDS Day.

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Each event will also give people the chance to hear a little bit about the legacy of our community response to HIV and AIDS. We will have tables and materials set up to make red ribbons to wear.

These will be held at:

  • Victorian Pride Centre: Saturday 26th November, 10am-2pm
  • Positive Living Centre : Sunday 27th November, 10am-2pm
  • Positive Living Centre : Monday 28th November, 3-7pm
  • Victoria Pride Centre: Tuesday 29th November, 3-7pm
  • VAHS: Tuesday 29th November, 10:30AM-12:30pm
  • VACCHO: Wednesday 30th November, 2-4pm

The Red Ribbon has become the global symbol of HIV/AIDS awareness. First worn in 1991 by the Visual AIDS Group in New York, the following year the uniquely Victorian Red Ribbon was created by Brent Lacey. While it was cheaper to produce, the unique shape offered another more significant point of difference - the inverted 'V' design is to allow the ribbons to be turned upside down a create a 'V' for 'Victory' the day a cure for HIV is discovered.

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