Mayday, Mayday!

Maybe it’s me, but doesn’t it seem odd that Charlie Sheen is no longer making headlines now that the announcement of his HIV status...

AIDS Activism: The Personal & the Collective

The Beat Goes On Just as I promised in last month’s Frontdesk, I attended my 35th Class Reunion…and danced my butt off to one of...

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...

Age Is Just a Number

Justice comes in many forms, and one of them, dare I say, is aging well with HIV. When I think back on all the...

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...

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...

Lights, Camera, Activism!

"Just the Two of Us” is a song performed by Grover Washington, Jr., and the latest inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of...

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...

United for the Cure

As we were going to press on this issue I decided to scrap a Frontdesk essay that I was fond of for one that might not be as well written but is certainly more timely.

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...

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Ron B: Cover Story

“You had me at Angels in America,” I tell Ron B. when I see her at the Manhattan Neighborhood Network studios, in New York...