Remembering Activism: Jesse Helms (Home) Wears a Condom

Helms_condomAlmost 17 years ago, activists from ACT UP put a condom on Jesse Helms' house in Arlington, Virginia to draw attention to the late senator's vocal opposition to AIDS funding, safe-sex, and gay rights. Rex Wockner remembers the action, performed by James Serafini, Peter Staley, Mark Allen, Jason Childers, Garance Franke-Ruta, Derek Link and Sean Strub, on his blog.

You can watch it, AFTER THE JUMP...

The day ACT UP put a condom on Helm’s house [rex wockner]