Every first of December, since 1988, an international focus has been set to raise awareness, eradicate stigma, raise funds for research and health programs-WORLD AIDS DAY. It is a day to reflect and mourn the millions who have succumbed to the disease but also a day to look forward and that’s exactly what the director of AIDS Hilfe Wien is doing.
Riem Higazi spoke to Wolfgang Wilhelm about the new initiatives the AIDS information and testing center has planned for 2020 and about his decades-long dedication to fighting AIDS.
FM4 Interview with Australian Rancher Rob Armstrong
Australia has been suffering some of the worst bushfires in a decade. In the state of Victoria, drought, high temperatures and fierce winds have made a perfect storm of conditions for the spread of fires that are being compared to the notorious "Black Saturday" in 2009 in which over 180 people died.
Last week, a "red alert" was issued in some areas, warning people to prepare for evacuation.
One of them was rancher, Rob Armstrong. He told Kate Farmer what happened.
FM4 Interview with Political Analyst Brian Klaas
It's beening called everything from a "bombshell" to a "smoking gun". The much anticipated testimony from the US Ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland, at the impeachment hearing lived up to, and even exceeded, expectations.
It's now looking increasingly likely that President Trump will be impeached.
Steve Crilley asked US political analyst, Brian Klaas, for his reaction to Sondland's appearance.
FM4 Interview mit Trans Activist Ari Ban
Ari Ban ist 23 Jahre alt und lebt als Student und Künstler in Wien. Der junge Trans* Mann erzählt im Gespräch mit FM4 Redakteur Christian Pausch von seiner Jugend als queeres Kind in Kärnten, von seinen Erfahrungen in Wien und er erklärt warum selbst die lgbtiq community ein Transphobie-Problem hat.
FM4 Interview with LGBTIQ Icon Justin Vivian Bond
Justin Vivian Bond is an American singer, performer, actress, author and trans* rights activist. V as in Vivian is v’s very own pronoun. You might know v from the movie “Shortbus”, or from “Can You Ever Forgive me?”, just released in 2018. Justin Vivian Bond is performing in December at the Staatsoper Vienna in an adaption of Virginia Wolfs “Orlando”. Fm4’s Christian Pausch met the lgbtiq icon and talked to V about queer visibility, different forms of activism and why it’s important to shine a light on the trans* community.