Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

SIX HEALTHY FOODS THAT SATISFY EVERY URGE

SIX HEALTHY FOODS THAT SATISFY EVERY URGE

[ 0 ] August 10, 2016

from edge media network –   Hard and bulging-we see them everywhere these days. From Olympic sports stars and professional athletes to local gym bunnies and tatted bartenders, attaining that ripped body has become a way of life-almost necessary in some circles. Regardless of one’s motivation, getting in great shape is always a good idea […]

MENTAL HEALTH AND THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY

MENTAL HEALTH AND THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY

[ 0 ] June 14, 2016

by james guay, lmft Due to societal prejudice, discrimination and violence against LGBTQ people, rates of depression, anxiety, suicide attempts, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance use and physical health disparities, are common among sexual and gender minorities.  Experiencing repeated harm as an oppressed minority is a proven predictor of having mental health issues. According to the […]

RICHARD SIMMONS' REP DENIES TABLOID REPORT CLAIMING HE'S TRANSITIONING INTO A WOMAN

RICHARD SIMMONS’ REP DENIES TABLOID REPORT CLAIMING HE’S TRANSITIONING INTO A WOMAN

[ 0 ] June 8, 2016

Edge Media Network – The National Enquirer published a report Wednesday, claiming Richard Simmons is transitioning into a woman. But a rep for the fitness guru spoke with Fox News, telling the network the story is absolutely false. “Not true and a complete fabrication,” Simmons’ publicist told Fox News. In its report, the supermarket tabloid […]

AIDS/LIFECYCLE: THE RIDE OF A LIFETIME

AIDS/LIFECYCLE: THE RIDE OF A LIFETIME

[ 0 ] June 3, 2016

by tim parks –  As the famous saying goes, “The journey of a lifetime begins with a single step” and in the case of those participating in AIDS/LifeCycle, the ride of a lifetime begins as soon as their feet are placed on the pedals. During the course of the seven-day event, bicyclists will trek 80 […]

HIV AND PrEP STIGMA

HIV AND PrEP STIGMA

[ 0 ] June 2, 2016

IMPACT LGBT HEALTH CARE Recent anti-LGBT bills such as the bathroom bill in North Carolina and religious freedom bills across the U.S. have highlighted the continuing need to address discrimination towards LGBT individuals. While these laws have captured the attention of the general public, stigma and discrimination within the healthcare system continue to go over […]

THIS IS WHY WE WALK - AIDS WALK ORANGE COUNTY AT 30

THIS IS WHY WE WALK – AIDS WALK ORANGE COUNTY AT 30

[ 0 ] May 5, 2016

by tim parks – Saturday, May 14 marks the 30th anniversary of AIDS Walk Orange County and with that milestone comes reflection on why we still walk. The face of HIV/AIDS has changed over the last three decades from a certain death sentence in the early days of the disease, to something that has in […]

WE NEED MORE COMPASSION ALONG WITH PrEP

WE NEED MORE COMPASSION ALONG WITH PrEP

[ 0 ] February 8, 2016

SEXUALITY: by dr. chris donaghue, phd, lcsw, cst –  The foothold of sexual shame and stigma run so deep that they are easily unearthed, even with the creation of a new medication that promises to end the HIV epidemic. As a critical psychologist, who is aware of the pitfalls and damage of Western medicine and […]

GETTIN’ RITZY AND FUNDRAISING IN STYLE

GETTIN’ RITZY AND FUNDRAISING IN STYLE

[ 0 ] January 10, 2016

by ken knox –  Orange County’s Aids Services Foundation Jazzes Up Its Annual Gala For An Evening Of 1920s-Inspired Festivities. For its thirtieth annual fundraising gala, the Aids Services Foundation of Orange County is going back in time: to the 1920s to be exact. Those who attend the event (previously known as Splash and the […]

FDA Eases Restrictions on Blood Donations From Gay Men

FDA Eases Restrictions on Blood Donations From Gay Men

[ 0 ] December 21, 2015

  Federal health officials are lifting the nation’s 32-year-old lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, but major restrictions will remain on who can donate. Medical groups and gay activists have long said the ban could no longer be justified, based on modern testing methods. The Food and Drug Administration said Monday […]

Long Beach AIDS Ride 2015

Long Beach AIDS Ride 2015

[ 0 ] November 11, 2015

Join The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach and St. Mary Medical Center’s CARE Program in the 3rd Annual Long Beach AIDS Ride on Sunday, November 15. Register for our bicycling event that has something for everyone and raises funds towards HIV/AIDS services in Long Beach. Participate in a simple 8 mile family fun ride down Long […]

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