Thousands of participants in the Occupy Wall Street protest have been joined by LGBT and HIV/AIDS social justice groups such as Queer Rising, Queeroracy and ACT UP, Gay City News reports. Their participation is an effort to put LGBT and HIV/AIDS issues into the broader context of opposition to corporate greed and unchecked Wall Street power. Many LGBT protesters point out that the financial crisis created by the banks is sapping money from HIV prevention and other health issues.

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