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Want Other Gay Guys to Notice Your Body This Summer? Start Planning!

Having a beach-beautiful body requires planning. So if you want to look trim this summer, it’s time to start packing your meals ahead of time. Here’s how: Plan Your...

Queer Health Warrior Dr. Demetre Discusses Second Patient Declared HIV-Free

A second HIV patient is reportedly in remission, according to the journal Nature. The case marks only the second time in a dozen years where scientists believe they may have cured...

Common Sense Advice to Help LGBTQ People Lose Weight and Avoid Fad Diets

For many LGBTQ people, losing weight today is both a necessity and an obsession, but too many are trying to do it with fad diets. According to the Center for Disease Control, 62%...

NYC Bath Houses Are Back, and Gay Men Are Cruising Them Once More

As a direct result of the AIDS epidemic, New York City shuttered bathhouses citywide in 1985. But with the advent of PrEP and the undetectable = uninfectious movement, bathhouses...

Happy Feet? Get the Best Podiatry Available from Gay Chelsea Foot and Ankle

We ask our feet to support us through thick and thin; so we sought out an expert to ask how we can take the best care of them in return. Dr. Ethan J. Ciment (pictured, above,...

Master Your New Year’s Resolutions with Life Coach Roger DeWitt

How do you achieve your resolutions? Change what you resolve. The tradition of making new Year’s resolutions can be traced back at least 4,000 years to the  ancient...

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...

Transgender Health: Receiving Optimum Care

NewYork Presbyterian Queens, in association with the Queens Pride Lions Club, presents a symposium on Transgender Health. This free event will present an overview of health topics...

HealthSherpa Guides the LGBTQ+ Community From Wilderness to Wellness

HealthSherpa was founded in 2013 on the belief that healthcare should not be politicized, but instead is a fundamental right rather than a privilege. The organization began in San...

SpectrumScores: Finding HIV Care at Your Fingertips

Three classmates are helping people living with HIV — and LGBTQ people — find the treatment they deserve. The concept came to Phil Williams and two classmates at the...

Honey? Oh, Sugar, Sugar…

Excessive sugar consumption leads to weight gain and conditions such as diabetes. Unfortunately many artificial sweeteners have also been linked to negative side effects. So...

Trump Policy May Permit Dismissing HIV-Positive Service Members

HIV stigma is on its way out, according to the World AIDS Conference currently underway in Amsterdam. But it’s alive and well here in the U.S. military — courtesy of the...