Silent Movie

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Films have played a large part in the history of AIDS—from the seminal Longtime Companion (1989) to Philadelphia (1993) to this...

Defense of America

Frontdesk by David Waggoner July is the month of our nation’s birthday—almost every American knows that. But do they know that more Americans than ever...

United for the Cure

As we were going to press on this issue I decided to scrap a Frontdesk essay that I was fond of for one that might not be as well written but is certainly more timely.

Commitment to Life

Mobilizing Hollywood three decades ago against the fight against AIDS and the search for a cure, Dame Elizabeth Taylor was a trailblazer in firing up funding, awareness, and compassion.

When Will We Have Universal HIV Care?

As we go to press, UNAIDS has announced nearly 20 million people worldwide are receiving life-saving antiretrovirals—that’s about half of the men, women, and...

Mexican Radio

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Once in a while there are reasons to see the upside being HIV-positive. I am looking forward to this year’s United States...

More Than Ever We Need Speak Up as the HIV Community

For the past week or so, as executive orders fly out of the Oval Office at a rapid pace, I’ve realized that now more...

Talk That Talk

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Talk That Talk Since the beginning of the epidemic—as it was first reported by The New York Times on July 3, 1981—the...

The Walking Cure

Frontdesk by David Waggoner August carries a lot of mixed emotions for me. For one thing, it’s the month I was first diagnosed with AIDS. For...

Heart of the Matter

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Heart of the Matter March 10 is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a time to emphasize the concerns that should be...

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