Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

U.S. PANEL PARTIALLY LIFTS BAN ON GAY MEN DONATING BLOOD

U.S. PANEL PARTIALLY LIFTS BAN ON GAY MEN DONATING BLOOD

[ 0 ] November 14, 2014

by Winnie McCroy EDGE Editor On Thursday, November 13, a panel from the Department of Health and Human Service voted to partially lift the longstanding ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood. “The advisory panel recommended for the first time that the 31-year ban preventing gay and bisexual men from donating blood should be partially […]

AHF LAUNCHES SAN DIEGO WELLNESS CENTER

AHF LAUNCHES SAN DIEGO WELLNESS CENTER

[ 0 ] November 13, 2014

  AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) to expand access to sexual health services at San Diego AHF Healthcare Center in Hillcrest SAN DIEGO (November 13, 2014) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the largest AIDS organization in the United States, opened its newest Wellness Center last month in San Diego. The AHF San Diego Wellness Center is located […]

LONG BEACH AIDS RIDE: ANNUAL BENEFIT FOR HIV/AIDS SERVICES

LONG BEACH AIDS RIDE: ANNUAL BENEFIT FOR HIV/AIDS SERVICES

[ 0 ] November 7, 2014

They say, “It’s better the second time around…” With nearly 100 riders participating in last year’s inaugural Long Beach AIDS Ride, the event took riders along a pristine California coastal route, raising over $20,000 for HIV/AIDS programs at both The Center and C.A.R.E. Program. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, November 15 and is […]

 RIDE FOR A RESON AT ORANGE COUNTY RIDE FOR AIDS

 RIDE FOR A RESON AT ORANGE COUNTY RIDE FOR AIDS

[ 0 ] October 13, 2014

Okay, boys and girls, it’s time to grease up that chain and get your bike on! AIDS Services Foundation of Orange County is gearing up once again on Saturday, October 25 to present their annual one day bike-a-thon fundraising event, touring some of Orange County’s most beautiful scenery. Begun in 2010, this multi-level, multi-race resulted […]

 C.A.R.E. TO DINE 2014

 C.A.R.E. TO DINE 2014

[ 0 ] September 4, 2014

. The idea behind this single-day event is simple and effective: dine out, fight AIDS—and what a perfectly egocentric, self-indulgent way to help! Participating restaurants of your choice will donate 20 percent or more of their food, beverage and alcohol sales on Thursday, September 25 to benefit clients of the Comprehensive AIDS Resource and Education […]

TOUCHDOWN FOR DIVERSITY - The San Diego American Flag Football League

TOUCHDOWN FOR DIVERSITY – The San Diego American Flag Football League

[ 0 ] January 20, 2014

 by ken knox – With recent back-to-back wins at the Gay Bowl and a wide-ranging group of teammates that include gays, lesbians and even (gasp!) straight allies, the San Diego American Flag Football League continues to carry tolerance and acceptance further down the field. Almost since its inception, football in the U.S. has traditionally been […]

GROWING SIDEWAYS SEXUALLY AND RELATIONALLY

GROWING SIDEWAYS SEXUALLY AND RELATIONALLY

[ 0 ] January 14, 2014

by chris donaghue, phd, lcsw, cs –  PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH AND FITNESS are inherently built into marginalized and minority communities due to their ability to ignore institutionalized norms, leading to a truly alternative lifestyle of choice. Assimilationist mentalities (in terms of sexual-relational decision-making) limit the ability for both authentic individual choices and room for growth and […]

MANIFEST FITNESS SUCCESS IN 2014

MANIFEST FITNESS SUCCESS IN 2014

[ 0 ] December 11, 2013

 -by adam winter- DO YOU STRUGGLE WITH ACHIEVING YOUR FITNESS GOALS? If you answered yes, then you are not alone! Most people struggle first to establish an exercise/fitness routine and then second, actually stick to it. Before starting any fitness program, it is important to have a full assessment of where you currently are and […]

THE UNCONSCIOUS EATERS PLAYBOOK

THE UNCONSCIOUS EATERS PLAYBOOK

[ 0 ] November 14, 2013

-by blake beckcom- The kickoff to holiday season consumption has begun: All the Halloween candy is gone and now we face the daunting task of managing intake at both Thanksgiving and Christmas. The time of year between Halloween and New Year is prime time for weight gain… And mindless eating is one of the biggest […]

LONG BEACH AIDS RIDE

LONG BEACH AIDS RIDE

[ 0 ] November 7, 2013

-by caleb rainey- HIV/AIDS is a plague that never seems to be far from our community’s consciousness. I find myself writing often about organizations and events battling this pandemic that has forever changed the LGBT community. And amidst the relentlessness of HIV/AIDS there stand activists and organizations that are just as relentless and indeed just […]

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