Never Silent: Act Up and My Life in Activism
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Peter Staley., Peter Staley|AUTHOR., & Anderson Cooper|AUTHOR. (2021). Never Silent: Act Up and My Life in Activism . Chicago Review Press.

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Peter Staley, Peter Staley|AUTHOR and Anderson Cooper|AUTHOR. 2021. Never Silent: Act Up and My Life in Activism. Chicago Review Press.

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Peter Staley, Peter Staley|AUTHOR and Anderson Cooper|AUTHOR. Never Silent: Act Up and My Life in Activism Chicago Review Press, 2021.

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Peter Staley, Peter Staley|AUTHOR, and Anderson Cooper|AUTHOR. Never Silent: Act Up and My Life in Activism Chicago Review Press, 2021.

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    [synopsis] => The previously untold stories of the life of the leading subject in David France's How To Survive A Plague, Peter Staley, including his continuing activism



 In 1987, somebody shoved a flyer into the hand of Peter Staley: massive AIDS demonstration, it announced. After four years on Wall Street as a closeted gay man, Staley was familiar with the homophobia common on trading floors. He also knew that he was not beyond the reach of HIV, having recently been diagnosed with AIDS-Related Complex.



 A week after the protest, Staley found his way to a packed meeting of the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power-ACT UP-in the West Village. It would prove to be the best decision he ever made. ACT UP would change the course of AIDS, pressuring the National Institutes of Health, the FDA, and three administrations to finally respond with research that ultimately saved millions of lives.



 Staley, a shrewd strategist with nerves of steel, organized some of the group's most spectacular actions, from shutting down trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to putting a giant condom over the house of Senator Jesse Helms. Never Silent is the inside story of what brought Staley to ACT UP and the explosive and sometimes painful years to follow-years filled with triumph, humiliation, joy, loss, and persistence.



Never Silent is guaranteed to inspire the activist within all of us.
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