Total Eclipse of the Heart

Total Eclipse of the Heart by David Waggoner Stigma persists. Just look at what rapper DaBaby said at a Miami music festival in late July. Along...

When It Comes to AIDS History, Everything Counts

Everything Counts by David Waggoner As we have looked back this summer at the start of the known AIDS epidemic, we have tried to be nuanced....

Post-Lockdown Reunions

Reunited (And It Feels So Good) by David Waggoner Jumpstarting their engines, individuals, organizations, companies, and schools across the U.S. are lifting the lockdowns and trying...

Different Threads of Red

Different Threads of Red by David Waggoner Journeys call on us to be prepared for the unexpected. I am not talking about obstacles or shortcuts, although...

9 Minutes, 29 Seconds

9 Minutes, 29 Seconds by David Waggoner Minneapolis captured the world’s attention recently when the trial of police officer Derek Chauvin, accused on various counts of...

HIV, Women & the Big Picture

Starry, Starry Night by David Waggoner Museums can become crowded and very often you are only able to steal one glimpse or a few partial views...

Love Is in the Air

Love Is in the Air by David Waggoner For some reading the title of this essay in America’s oldest continuosly published HIV magazine may seem odd...

Simple Acts

Simple Acts by David Waggoner January is the beginning of things that are both hopeful (the inauguration of Joe Biden) and hilarious (the exit stage right...

We Are Family

We Are Family by David Waggoner Despite how the White House has decorated this year for the holidays (Christmas trees flocked in surreal and patriotic red,...

I Wanna Be Sedated

I Wanna Be Sedated by David Waggoner November is upon us and you know what that means for anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock...

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