This feature remembers and celebrates the work of George W. Smith (1935-1994), whose political, theoretical, and practical insights have been foundational to our work at the AIDS Activist History Project.

George and Gary
Gary Kinsman (left) and George Smith (right) at an AIDS ACTION NOW! demonstration at Toronto City Hall, May 1988.

Enter here


P.L.W.A. Person Livid With AIDS: A Day in the Life of a Gay Man Living with AIDS (1990)
Enter here


POSITIVE SEX: Eroticizing safer sex practices in Canada in the 1980s and 19990s
Enter here

AIDS activists changed the world. As a part of the AIDS Activist History Project (AAHP), we have been learning about AIDS activists’ work in Canada. Now, we invite you to discover more about the history of AIDS activism. We invite you to connect with us, and to use our materials for your own research and thinking.