Peace in Our Time

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Australia was a trip and a half. It was a trek halfway around the world, but I’m glad I attended the International...

October Surprise

Frontdesk by David Waggoner October Surprise Ordinarily the months leading up to the holidays are stressful for me: trying to figure out which grandkids (I’ve got...

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...

What’s Your Brand of AIDS Activism?

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Frontdesk by David Waggoner January is usually the coldest month for New Yorkers. But I’m not worried about the weather coming in...

The Gift of Giving

Just as I was packing my summer book bag—the usual stash of beach stuff—I realized that I was missing something more important than the...

Independent Voices

Once upon a time there were many voices in Congress like Barney Frank’s: pertinent, blunt, outspoken. Tip O’Neill, Robert Byrd, Bob Dole, Hubert Humphrey,...

Making the End of AIDS a Reality

Simply put, “AIDS ain’t over…yet.” But there has been enough good news lately, that I’d like to offer kudos to the hundreds of thousands...

AIDS Is Not a Metaphor

Flesh & Blood by David Waggoner For hundreds of years, many immigrants have come to our shores in search of a better life. A better life...

Everything to Declare

Never one to jump to conclusions, but I might as well start a new bad habit, what with the way the news flow has...

Speak Now

December 1 is officially World AIDS Day! Oh, if only this December 1 were the last day of HIV on the planet—wouldn’t that be...

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