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Life Beyond Therapy: Considering parenthood?

LGBT parenting is definitely here, and the number of forms it can take are infinite.

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A question of care: Growing older and facing loss as LGBT people

At this point in history, I believe the unifying theme for LGBT aging advocates lies in our ability to respond to loss. We must imagine solutions that catch each other when we experience profound loss, and we need stories that account for our unique histories and commonalities.

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College wrestling champion comes out

Former Ohio State NCAA champion wrestler Mike Pucillo opens up about his sexuality in a new interview with Open Mat's Jason Bryant.

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Life Beyond Therapy: Love, friendship and “soul mates”

New research suggests that believing in the concept of a soul mate tends to make people more dissatisfied in their relationships.

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Life Beyond Therapy: The joys of youth

As a psychotherapist who sees lots of LGBT young men and women in their teens and early 20s, I feel like young people in our community are getting a bad rap: They’re slammed for narcissism, cell phone/technology obsession, selfishness … you name it.

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  • Life Beyond Therapy: Considering parenthood?

    LGBT parenting is definitely here, and the number of forms it can take are infinite.

  • A question of care: Growing older and facing loss as LGBT people

    At this point in history, I believe the unifying theme for LGBT aging advocates lies in our ability to respond to loss. We must imagine solutions that catch each other when we experience profound loss, and we need stories that account for our unique histories and commonalities.

  • College wrestling champion comes out

    Former Ohio State NCAA champion wrestler Mike Pucillo opens up about his sexuality in a new interview with Open Mat's Jason Bryant.

  • Life Beyond Therapy: Love, friendship and “soul mates”

    New research suggests that believing in the concept of a soul mate tends to make people more dissatisfied in their relationships.

  • Life Beyond Therapy: The joys of youth

    As a psychotherapist who sees lots of LGBT young men and women in their teens and early 20s, I feel like young people in our community are getting a bad rap: They’re slammed for narcissism, cell phone/technology obsession, selfishness … you name it.

  • Care of older LGBT adults: New AGS recommendations

    Health professionals who care for older adults can pioneer fairer and more equitable treatment for LGBT individuals subject to unfair discrimination in health care and society, this according to a new position statement from the American Geriatrics Society.

  • Healing Within: Tips to manage stress

    At some point in our lives we will all experience an imbalance within our health. It happens to the best of us. Through stress, poor eating habits, burning the candle at both ends, and overall lifestyle choices, our body takes a daily beating.

  • Life Beyond Therapy: Sigmund Freud goes to Palm Springs

    I was thinking recently of what it would be like if Sigmund Freud — the famous psychoanalyst — were alive today and joined me for a weekend in Palm Springs. He and I would sit by the pool at an LGBT-friendly resort during White Party weekend, margaritas in hand, watching the boys and girls go by.

  • ACTION ALERT! Fund set up to help Firestorm player, injured in freak accident at softball tourney

    Mike Petracca, who plays for the San Diego Firestorm softball team, was severely injured in a freak accident on Saturday, Jan. 18, while in Las Vegas, Nevada to compete in a softball tournament.

  • Life Beyond Therapy: "Eternal boy" syndrome

    Do you remember Peter Pan? His theme song was, “I won’t grow up.” While this may be charming in an animated Disney character, it’s not a good strategy for us as LGBT men and women.

  • Healing Within: Make lasting changes this year

    There are several things you can do to get back on track with your health. But the first thing you want to do is get real. Be honest with yourself.

  • Look Better Naked: Promote healthy living even during time of stress

    Practicing healthy lifestyles can help combat the negative impact of stress on telomeres, a part of chromosomes whose rate of shortening is considered a sign of aging.

  • Life Beyond Therapy: "I hate the holidays"

    Most of us suffer some negative effects from what I call RRT (Retailing/Religion/Tradition). Instead of falling victim to the effects of RRT, why not decide how you want to spend the next few weeks?

  • Look Better Naked: The gastro-immune system connection

    Antibiotics are prescribed to eliminate bad bacteria. Yet millions of “good bacteria” or probiotics also live in the gut and help to promote a healthy immune system. Most antibiotic treatments are not able to tell the difference between the two and tend to wipe out the population of good bacteria.

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  • Bike to Work Day postponed due to rain

    The heavy rains and thunderstorms in the forecast across the San Diego region Friday could create unsafe bike riding conditions, according to SANDAG spokesman Ian Monahan

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  • Portland, Oregon to host 2016 LGBT World Cup

    Portland has secured the bid for one of the biggest LGBT sporting events in the world, the 2016 International Gay and Lesbian Football Association World Championship.