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The Underwear Guru Takes on Skincare! Essential Skincare Products for You from Andrew Christian

With most of us sticking to the rules and staying home during COVID, time can go by with little to no awareness of what day it is, how long we have worn our pajamas for, or how...

CACAO – Get To Know The Raw Plant and Learn How to Take Advantage of Its Many Healthy Properties

A cacao ceremony is a labor of love. Participants’ hands grow sore as they crack, shell and grind hundreds of roasted beans. Grit collects under their fingernails, leaving...

ABOVE THE CUT: Making Celebrities and Everyday New Yorkers Look Their Best During a Pandemic

Xavier Cruz is an artist, but he doesn’t use a paintbrush to touch up his masterpieces. His talents have been seen on Broadway, yet he refrains from calling himself a triple...

I’d Like to Keep It On, Please: How to Safely Engage Sexually During the Pandemic

September is Sexual Health Awareness Month and September 4th is World Sexual Health Day. This year’s theme is ‘Sexual Pleasure in the Time of Covid-19’. Anal...

Eating Clean and Green in LA

Fabulous Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in LA Summer is nearly over, but you still have time for a beach trip or two before the days start getting shorter and the nights start...

Yes, You Can Be an HIV Ally

We all need to do our part to end HIV stigma. By Desiree Guerrero When beloved Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness revealed (in their bestselling memoir Over the Top: A Raw Journey...

Get Stretched Out Not Stressed Out

When life gets too loud, these yoga poses provide a pleasant escape. This spring felt different. April showers brought May flowers, but most of us were too distracted to genuinely...

NYC DELIVERY DINING AT ITS FINEST

Grubhub, Doordash, Ubereats. Food delivery and take-out is expanding and there are many restaurants in New York offering these options, including many finer dining spots that you...

Livin’ La Vida Vegan!

Even on a stormy night in New York City, the turquoise and pink-accented interiors of Jajaja Plantas Mexicanas evoke sunny, south of the border feels. From the piled high nachos...

Reading for Wellness

The past year has introduced a wide range of health and wellness books to the market. We are paying special attention to the popularity of cannabis and CBD and found two great...

I’m a Beautiful Black Queen Living With HIV, Not Stigma

By Porchia Dees I am a Beautiful Black Queen Living with HIV. It has taken a long time for me to come to terms with that statement, because the concepts of beauty and HIV...

Old World, New Style: Antico

Once again proving the point that the best restaurants in Los Angeles are in strip malls, Antico is the latest contemporary Italian eatery to hit the town. And not a moment too...