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.

Put Some Skin in the Game

Let’s face it: everybody gets older, and one of the first signs of aging are skin issues – whether it’s the sun we got as kids, acne, or simply the ravages of time,...

Shinrin-Yoku Is More Than a Walk in the Woods

The health benefits of a very different kind of “bathing.” The Japanese call it “shinrin-yoku” or ”forest bathing,” and it may sound like a walk in the park, but...

Introducing Cymatics, a Spa Treatment for Your Ears

Our quest for the world’s most unique spa treatments continues with a treat for one of the less spa-addressed senses....

EXCLUSIVE: Joe Lazo of "Work Out New York"

Joe Lazo outlines his unexpected path from fashion to fitness and what he learned along the way....

RECIPE: More Angelic Devilled Eggs

Easter tends to bring an onslaught of eggs, one of those hotly-debated foods that seem good for you one minute, bad for you the next....

The Black AIDS Institute Is Looking for a Solution

We look at some of the ways an important organization is addressing the epidemic among the black community. The Black AIDS Institute takes its motto, “Our People, Our Problem,...

Finding the Right HIV Doctor

Help establish one of your most important relationships. Whether a person is newly diagnosed with HIV, is a long-term survivor, or is somewhere in between, having the right doctor...

Drink Up with Your Favorite Characters

When John Waters introduced “Odorama” to make his Polyester an immersive experience, it didn’t quite catch on. But we think the authors of Cocktails of the Movies will have...

HIV Heroes: Damon L. Jacobs

Meet a PrEP pioneer with a passion for prevention....

The Sweet Medical Benefits of Honey

A specific kind of honey has become all the rage in health food stores; we look at where it comes from and ask what makes it so special. The medicinal benefits of honey have been...

Managing the Side Effects of HIV Meds

When starting or switching meds, it’s important to know when to wait and see, and when to sound the alarm. The medications used to treat HIV have evolved to be much less toxic....

Kiehl's Chris Salgardo on the Modern Gentleman

We talk to the president of a prominent grooming brand about how he defines the modern gentleman in his new book called Manmade: The Essential Skincare & Grooming Reference...