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...

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...

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...

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...

Spring Awakening

Many of today’s younger social media participants, including my own grandkids, know this month’s exclusive cover story, Jenna Ortega, through her Instagram and Twitter...

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...

Star-Spangled Activism

More of the same thing, you say. Politics as usual, Congressional gridlock, looking backward, and less hope and more spin. After the inauguration, when...

More Than Ever We Need Speak Up as the HIV Community

For the past week or so, as executive orders fly out of the Oval Office at a rapid pace, I’ve realized that now more...

Why I Started A&U

December was the month, and the year was 1991; I’d have to refer to an old calendar to find out when “Set Adrift on...

We Care—We Are the AIDS Community!

Thanks for Everything! Not to be maudlin, but by the first week of October I felt I deserved a pity party or at least a...

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Marcelo Maia: Artist

Writing with Light Photographer Marcelo Maia Explores the Healing Abilities of Nature & Music, and Intersections of Sex and Money, Race & Power by Lester Strong Marcelo...