Wellness

Live your healthiest LGBTQ life. Discover health advice, recipes, HIV & AIDS news, fitness tips, beauty and grooming lessons, and other buzz to keep you in great physical and mental shape.

This Is How Having a Pet Can Help You Get Healthy

Any LGBTQ pet owner will gladly boast about the exponential ways their furry friends makes their lives better. But experts are increasingly discovering ways in which animal...

This Is How Couples Work out Working out Together

After years of embracing decidedly contrasting fitness routines, husbands Wade and Gary attempt to embrace one another’s regimens of choice. My husband Gary and I spend...

6 Super Simple Tips to Promote Healthy Sleep

Sleepless nights can lead to more than frustration — leaving you feeling dull, depressed and forgetful — not to mention at risk for health problems including high blood...

What to Do When Diet and Exercise Won’t Shed Excess Weight

You can hit the elliptical every day, get plenty of rest, eat more mind-fully than Madonna and still not lose that stubborn belly fat. Want to get rid of it anyway?...

New American Recipes from the Nation’s Top Foreign-Born Chefs

A Place at the Table: New American Recipes from the Nation’s Top Foreign-Born Chefs Edited by Gabrielle Langholtz & Rick Kinsel; Prestel Press; $40.00 Despite rabid...

This Is the Ultimate Way to Get Fit like You Did in Gym Class

Phys Ed wasn’t all frustrating rope climbs and locker room towel-snapping. We look at the history of some of the sports we played then — and how they can help us burn calories...

This Is How Trans Men Can Achieve Ultimate Fitness

Body image can be a big issue for transgender men. A recent study found as many as 40% of young trans men and gender non-conforming people have diagnosed with eating disorders....

Does Poz Mean Pause When Dating Someone with HIV?

Dating someone new is complicated enough. What happens when HIV becomes part of the picture? Whether a handsome face just caught your eye across a crowded room or you’re seeing...

This Is How Five Amazing Groups Are Actually Fighting HIV/AIDS

The long-term goal is ending the epidemic, but much is being accomplished along the way. It’s tempting to praise organizations who help address the needs of people living...

Feeling the Burn? Aloe Is Your Answer

Aloe Vera: The Ancient Egyptians referred to it as “the plant of immortality,” using its sap as a remedy for gastric conditions, inflammations, skin ailments, and even...

This Is How a Happy Gay Couple Shares Breakfast with Meds

Sebastian recounts the joy of sharing breakfast with his fiancé, and how part of that morning ritual makes them part of a new generation of happy, healthy, loving gay couples....

A Brief History of HIV Testing

How testing became more effective, more efficient and one of our best tools for ending the epidemic. HIV testing: just hearing those words is enough to give many people a dose of...