Mother & Child Reunion

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Mayhem is a better word for May, the way I look at it. Mayhem from the stresses of living in an...

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.

Gun Control as Public Health

Then & Now by David Waggoner Just when a few of A&U’s staff said they might skip Pride this year, Orlando happened. The Pulse nightclub in...

Children of the Revolution

Many moons ago, my father served as an intelligence officer, even briefing President John F. Kennedy during the tense days of the Cuban Missile...

Art as Activism

Art is unstoppable. Take away our paints and canvases, and we will use charcoal on a wall. Take away our stage, and we will...

Lost in Emotion

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Lost in Emotion Airplanes disappear without a trace. Epidemics continue without an end in sight. What phenomenon makes the first a riveting mystery...

Out Loud & Proud

Frontdesk by David Waggoner Just the other day, a couple of friends of mine were talking about how they couldn’t wait for the second season of...

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...

Seven Banned Words

Just when I thought it was safe to be an HIV-positive American, I read that there are words that are no longer safe from...

Work Ethic

Jokes about the current administration are coming left and right, from Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah, but while comedy can ease the anxiety that...

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DIFFA’s “Dining By Design” Returns

The Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) brings its storied fundraising event, Dining by Design, to Pier 92, New York City, from March 22...

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