November 25, 2011
Vancouver, BC: November 26, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will
be singing safer sex themed Christmas Carols along Davie St as part of AIDS Vancouver's month
long public education and awareness campaign, Positive Change Red
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are a non profit public education and outreach group that use street performance, drag and catholic
imagery to call attention to sexual intolerance. The mission of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is to promulgate universal joy,
expiate stigmatic guilt and serve the community.
Dressed in red ribbon themed habits The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will serenade Davie St. onlookers and patrons in Davie St bars
and coffee shops promoting safer sex practices before heading to Celebrities night club for a Red Ribbon Night in
support of AIDS Vancouver's month long campaign.
The Positive Change Red Ribbon Campaign is a multi faceted public awareness and
education campaign with cultural, educational and fitness orientated events throughout November 2011 aimed to galvanize the Vancouver
Community around the red ribbon in support of those who are living with HIV.
November 2011 has been officially proclaimed Red Ribbon Month throughout
the City of Vancouver by Mayor Gregor Robertson and City Council in support of AIDS Vancouver's campaign. The Positive Change Red RibbonCampaign encourages
the Vancouver Community to be involved in opportunities to Prevent | Act | Support during the month long campaign, wrapping up on Dec 1 2011,
World AIDS Day
What: The Sisters of Perpetual
Indulgence will be singing safe sex themed Christmas Carols along Davie St. This is an excellent media photo opportunity.
Who: Interviews are
The Sisters of
Executive Director, AIDS Vancouver
Where: Along Davie St stopping at these
locations (in order)
Little Sisters 1238 Davie St
Melriches 1244 Davie St
Junction 1138 Davie St
Numbers 1042 Davie St
Fountainhead 1025 Davie St
Celebrities 1022 Davie St
When: 9pm - 10:30pm. Saturday, November 26, 2011
All media are invited to cover this meaningful event.
For Media Enquiries:
Director of Development and Public Relations
Development and Communications Manager
1107 Seymour St
Vancouver, BC, V6B 5S8
604 696 4657
About AIDS Vancouver
Well run and well managed, AIDS Vancouver opened its doors in 1983 as the first AIDS service organization in Canada and
in response to the growing need for community health organizations to support individuals vulnerable to the epidemic.
Today, over 7,000 people from all over the world are annually accessing some form of service provided by AIDS Vancouver.
AIDS Vancouver continues to respond to the ongoing changing and challenging health care environment of HIV/AIDS and is
fully dedicated to grow and respond to meet the needs of the community we serve. AIDS Vancouver strives to keep our
programming innovative and relevant.
Mission and Mandate of AIDS Vancouver
AIDS Vancouver exists to alleviate individual and collective vulnerability to HIV and AIDS through support, public
education and community based research. www.aidsvancouver.org