Wellness

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Has Dance Been a Secret Weapon in the AIDS Struggle?

Performing at the Hudson Valley Dance Festival to benefit Dancers Responding to AIDS has a particular resonance for choreographer and dancer Caleb Teicher. Not only does his...

Are HIV Prevention Measures Failing Trans People?

How important is it – when it comes to both general health and preventing the spread of HIV – to depend that doctors speak with trans patients about their gender...

People We Love 2018: SAGE

Many seniors are familiar with SAGE, the preeminent organization working to ensure that members of the LGBTQ community do not vanish — and should not be banished — from...

What’s New in Skin Care? Nutt Butter Edibles Pairs Naughty and Nice

With harsh weather outdoors and heat indoors, winter is almost certainly the most difficult season to keep your skin feeling fresh and dewy. For those possessed of both a sense of...

Where to Eat: Our Favorite LGBT-Friendly Chelsea Restaurants

The Breslin The Spotted Pig folks are behind this vintage-rustic restaurant in NoChel’s Ace Hotel. British-inspired fare is egg-centric at breakfast and meat-and-terrine heavy...

Matchmaker, Matchmaker – Grant Wheaton and the Focus on Quality over Quantity.

How an Actor Became One of the LGBTQ Community’s Premiere Matchmakers. When Grant Wheaton moved to NYC as a young man to pursue his acting dreams, he didn’t expect to...

Best Hell’s Kitchen Gay Friendly Restaurants

New York City nightlife is among the best LGBTQ scenes in the world, and it extends well beyond old school gay neighborhoods such as Chelsea and the West Village. For example,...

Staying Vigilant with HIV: How Science Fights the Virus — and How it Fights Back

Living with HIV in the 21st Century means fewer side effects than ever, but there are still some situations that raise red flags. The reality for anyone with HIV is that current...

Do Cold Workouts Get Results? The Benefits of Cool Fitness Programs

After years of Hot Yoga, I realized there was a different kind of burn to be felt working out in the cold. Workouts have been about heat for a long time. I’ve lost count of how...

What’s the Mystery Behind the Martial Art Known as Tai Chi Chuan?

Ever passed a small group of people practicing what appear to be very slow martial arts moves in a park? Chances are they’re moving through Tai chi chuan poses. And if you’ve...

Genius Grants: Meet the LGBTQ MacArthur Fellows of 2018

The MacArthur Foundation has announced its 2018 MacArthur Fellows, several of whom either identify as LGBTQ or are doing groundbreaking work on LGBTQ issues. The MacArthur...

Why Did a Generation of Cubans Choose to Become HIV-Positive?

It’s considered the “Special Period” in Cuba’s history: when the Soviet Union cut financial ties with Cuba. During the late 1980s under the socialist Castro regime, where...