AccolAIDS 2014 awards gala honours women's advocates, deceased heroes, and more

The Georgia Straight
Thursday, April 17, 2014

The biannual AccolAIDS awards gala, which shines a spotlight on heroes in the B.C. HIV/AIDS movement, is always rife with celebratory, inspirational, and poignant moments, and this year was no exception...

...Dr. Kate Shannon, director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS' Gender and Sexual Health Initiative, won the Social/Political/Community Action award. Dr. Shannon has devoted herself to evidence-based health and human rights, particularly for sex workers.