Tune to Out-FM at 7pm 3/29/2016 on WBAI/NY 99.5FM or wbai.org,  for a report on the upcoming global day of actions against Pharmaceutical Greed organized by ACT UP and allied organizations. We'll also cover the parallel conference to the UN's International Conference on the Status of Women meetings happening now in NYC.

2001 Pfizer - Glaxo Protest
2001 Pfizer - Glaxo Protest

This year ACT UP is commemorating its’ 29th Anniversary by once again rallying for Affordable Medicines. In 1987 the then new group of 100 did civil disobedience on Wall Street to denounce Burroughs Welcome’s outrageous price on the only AIDS Drug. This year on Friday April 1st at 11:30am ACT up is targeting Pfizer’s NY headquarters to demand an end to price gouging, corporate tax inversion and deceptive information about research and development costs. Activists say Phizer’s greed spans decades of the AIDS epidemic with the company charging sky high costs for an antifungal drug called Fluconazole and now its new AIDS drug Triumeq. Activists on 6 continents on the same day will be organizing actions to protesting the greed of various drug companies.

In New York meet at: Bank of America 675 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10017 (corner of E 42nd St & 3rd Ave) Press the star key to repeat this message.

NGO Parallel Conference during the Commission on the Status of Women 2016

Several women, photos/names below,  spoke on the Panel Diverse Women Emporerment to increase inclusion in Development” Sponsored by Outright Action International and the Queer Organizations part of the NGO Parallel onference during the omission on the Status of Women 2016.

Latoya Nugent
Latoya Nugent

Latoya Nugent Works with J-FLAG – Jamaican Forum of the Lesbians All-Sexuals and Gays

Mikee Inton
Mikee Inton

Mikee Inton is the representative of the ILGA (Internat Lesbian & Gay Association Trans Secretariat and works with the Society of Trans Women of the Philippines

Maria Fontanelle is the media and advocacy officer for United and Strong, the sole LGBTQI advocacy group in St. Lucia (an Island in the Caribbean). The live stream is at: http://wbai.org/playernew.html The show is archived at wbai.org within 10 minutes of the end of the broadcast.