We Are the Warriors

Disclosure. First actor Danny Pintauro disclosed he was living with HIV. Now Charlie Sheen. It’s an odd word—“disclosure.” It seems so official, so legalistic....

What Are Words For

Now and again I come undone trying to write this letter to the reader. Very familiar with my writer’s block, my managing editor emailed...

Vive La France!

October marks the anniversary of Rock Hudson’s death from AIDS-related causes at age fifty-nine. October 2, to be exact. It had only been a...

Love Is All Around

Sometimes all you need is love. Like the Beatles song says, “All you need is love...” Love of a good man. Got that. Love...

Prevention: The Sequel

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water....As I watch news coverage of the recent shark attacks off the...

Lights, Camera, Activism!

"Just the Two of Us” is a song performed by Grover Washington, Jr., and the latest inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of...

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.

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.

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...

Fight for Your Right

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Fight for Your Right For your consideration....That phrase starts off many Oscar campaigns, when nominees address voting members of the Academy of Motion...

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