A part of AMP! An Arts-based, Multiple-intervention, Peer-education HIV & STI prevention program
A MAKE ART/STOP AIDS Initiative
A program of the UCLA Art & Global Health Center
The UCLA Sex Squad is a collective of undergrads who use life experiences and creative talents to create funny, multimedia theater to open dialogue with teens all over Los Angeles about sex and sexuality. Singers, dancers, actors, poets, musicians, and even people who would never call themselves “artists” collaborate to help make Los Angeles a sexier and safer place.
We’re here to help!
- Invite us to perform at your school or upcoming event.
- Learn our techniques in a variety of interactive workshops.
- Start a Sex Squad of your own at your school.
- Elisabeth Nails, Assistant Director of the Art & Global Health Center (E: firstname.lastname@example.org; T: (310) 825-6938).
Through Positive Eyes (throughpositiveeyes.org) gives photographic voice to people living with HIV in major cities around the world, empowering HIV-positive people to pick up their own cameras and make their own artistic statements. In doing so, they create powerful tools for combating stigma, one of the most formidable barriers to reducing the spread of AIDS [...]
When faced with another boring, abstinence-only sex-ed class the students decide to take matters into their own hands by summoning the Sex Squad. Using their powers of sex-positivity, the Squad bursts in and spices things up with their own version of rapper Macklemore's megahit "Thrift Shop."