Not Quite Magical Realism

Not Quite Magical Realism by David Waggoner As you probably know already (If you’ve ever read one of my introductions to the magazine) I had the...

Live to Tell (Again)

Live to Tell (Again) by David Waggoner Jeopardizing the promise I made to myself to never repeat the title of a Frontdesk (the one I called...

Reopening America

Summer Stock by David Waggoner Just as we’ve started reopening America after months-long lockdowns in response to one of the world’s newest plagues, a kind of...

My Mother, My Ally

Lift for Life by David Waggoner Mothers around the world are often the first faces we see when we are born. And if you are lucky,...

April Is the Cruellest Month

The Shipping News by David Waggoner April is the cruellest month, according to the great twentieth century poet, T.S. Eliot. Especially this year, if the months...

Fever Pitch: COVID-19 & AIDS Activism

Fever Pitch by David Waggoner Mayhem has yet to ensue on our shores, but the rise of coronavirus disease 2019/COVID-19 infections in the U.S. has nonetheless...

We’re in This Together (Activism, Included)

Together Forever by David Waggoner Four men of African descent, college students at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, sat down at a segregated lunch...

The Work of Healing

The Work of Healing by David Waggoner Juneteenth, the June 19th holiday that commerorates the emancipation of individuals who had been enslaved by the United States,...

Reading Names on World AIDS Day

Reading Is Fundamental by David Waggoner Describe what World AIDS Day means to you. That was our prompt to activists (in a feature written and photographed...

From ASOs to Nurses, We Celebrate HIV Service

Love Story by David Waggoner Now more than ever giving is back in the spotlight. Take our 18th Annual Holiday Gift Giving Guide , where we...

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