What it lacks, probably because of the space constraints of an op-ed, is any solution or call to action. Perhaps we can deduce that all of the things that she says are part of the problem could, if reversed, be part of the solution. We just aren't told how Colgan thinks we should go about getting them reversed. Then again, perhaps this is merely a starting point for Colgan:
Though these times often revolve around some hot button issues, more can be accomplished by settling down, leaning in, and having a serious conversation rather than by yelling. Such it is with the issue of AIDS. And though it is somewhat antithetical to my nature, I'm going to try to lean in, and ask you to do the same.
We look forward to hearing more.