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Red Run 2018 – Team #run4spectra2018

Ways to Donate and Support SPECTRA

There are many ways you can donate to Spectra, and some of those methods, won’t cost you anything as well, as you can do it while you shops and the big high street retailers donate a % of the price of your items purchased. Here are details on the ways you can help:   AMAZON […]

“Gaia”

This iconic costume is one of the key items for a project funded by Wandsworth Oasis with Spectra to educate & inform MSM and Young People in Wandsworth, about HIV & STI prevention, plus increased Sexual Health Awareness. To continue the decline in HIV infection rates –  PHE recommends prevention message and reduction of high risk […]

#30yearsOfTheRedRibbon

Our Chair Andy Stovold, appeared on Sky News Sunrise Breakfast show on #WorldAIDSDay2018, along with Roland Chesters, author of Ripples From The Edge of Life, to talk about discrimination faced by people because of their #HIV status. The full segment is here:          

#run4spectra2018

WORLD AIDS DAY RED RUN LONDON 2018 – 1 DECEMBER 2018, VICTORIA PARK, LONDON It’s time to #runforspectra2018 This years Red Run, which falls on Dec 1st, World AIDS Day, is the 30th anniversary of the Red Ribbon. We had a great turnout last year, and raised nearly £3000. Would be great to beat that […]

Support Spectra when you shop with Amazon UK

  Want to make donating easier when you shop? Now you can donate to Spectra regularly. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support a charity of your choice every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.co.uk, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection […]

It’s time to make PrEP available to all who need it

A 10,000 place PrEP trial was never going to meet demand – it’s time to make PrEP available to all who need it  Alongside 31 other organisations, we are calling on NHS England and local authorities to ensure the routine availability of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) on the NHS in England by 1 April 2019. That’s […]

Spectra @ Pride 2018 Gallery

       

Pride in London Parade – A statement from Spectra

Following an amazing Pride Weekend, including the Pride in London Parade on Saturday and Black Pride on Sunday, Spectra re-affirm our commitment and support for all trans people.   As a peer service organisation, whose work focuses heavily on the equality of all marginalised communities, especially the rights and well-being of trans communities, we are […]

WHY #PRIDEMATTERS

  Over the Pride period, we asked some of our team, why #PrideMatters to them: “Pride matters to me because the political climate even in 2018 can be intimidating and unwelcoming – Pride is a chance for the LGBTQ+ community to express their solidarity and support in the face of oppression and threats to our […]