Weekly Feminist Happenings May 13th-19th

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Wednesday, May 14th

Pioneers in HIV: An evening honoring Utahns at the forefront of HIV care. Honoring: Emma Lou Thayne, a Utah poet who built bridges between the faith communities to change perceptions about HIV. Dr. Andrew T. Pavia, one of the first pediatric HIV specialists in Utah. LDS Hospital, which has provided meals for our client meal delivery program since its inception.Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck, instrumental in establishing the first Spanish language HIV programming in Utah. Details: The reception begins at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel (255 South West Temple). Purchase tickets here. 

Climate Wars–Fighting for a Clean Energy Future: Heal Spring Breakfast: HEAL will present climatologist, Michael Mann, for its Spring Breakfast Fundraiser. Dr. Mann is the director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State University and one of the world’s leading scientists on climate change. Details: Please RSVP here. 

Thursday, May 15th

Film screening of Blood Brother: The documentary “Blood Brother,” winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, about an American wanderer who finds a sense of purpose caring for HIV-positive children in an orphanage in India. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. atPeery’s Egyptian Theater
(2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden).

Friday, May 16th

Reading of Betrayal: Tim King will read and sign “Betrayal” May 16, 2014. “Betrayl,” written by two Marine veterans, chronicles the story of the thousands of veterans and their families, once stationed at Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, California, and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, who were exposed to toxic chemicals, became seriously ill with cancers and died painful deaths. Details: Starts at 6 p.m. at Sam Weller’s Book Works (665 E. 600 South, Salt Lake City).

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