Justice for All

Justice for All by David Waggoner Justified and Ancient. Remember the ‘90s song by KLF (infamous for torching one million British pounds on a remote Scottish...

Reelin’ in the Years: A&U Turns 30

Reelin' in the Years by David Waggoner Dynamite! Art & Understanding Magazine is thirty years old. Thirty, I can’t believe it. And we are still in...

How to Save a Life

How to Save a Life by David Waggoner Once, back in the eighties, people would try anything to treat AIDS. We did not have any established...

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...

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Journey of the AIDS Quilt

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