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Matthew J. Dempsey's new LGBT therapy web series tackles issues à la carte

"Cost of Two Sandwiches" with Matthew J. Dempsey is a weekly series with no baloney.

Psychotherapist and YouTube personality Matthew J. Dempsey is literally getting people to bring their problems out into the open in a new webseries called "Cost of Two Sandwiches."

The idea came to him after he went on a picnic in what he thought was a date, but turned out to be more of an intellectual connection than a romantic one.

How to survive "gay ghosting"

Dating has always been stressful. In this day and age with contact only a finger tap away, when someone just completely stops interacting with you, it can make you feel rejected without reason.

This is called "ghosting" and it's a tactic that has nothing to do with the person being ignored and everything to do with the person doing the ignoring. 

Fletcher wants mental health facility in Hillcrest, not condos

Nathan Fletcher wants to help people with mental health issues by building new facility in Hillcrest.

District 4 Supervisor Nathan Fletcher said on Monday that he will implore his fellow board members to support converting some county-owned property on the outskirts of Hillcrest into behavioral health services buildings instead of proposed condominiums.

Pacific Beach United Methodist Church: "We will continue to welcome all people"

Pacific Beach United Methodist Church says, "We will continue to welcome all people"

The United Methodist Church (UMC) dealt a powerful blow to its LGBT members last month when at their international General Conference in St. Louis a majority of voters chose to uphold the church's traditional values and ban gay and lesbian clerics and denounce same-sex weddings. 

#MeTooLGBTQ conference coming to San Diego in April

Warning: Sensitive Content.

It was six years ago when I became the victim of rape, right here in my own community. While this was not the first time I was raped by someone in our community, it was the first time I sought help.

Trans crisis hotline gets four-times more calls since memo leak

According to Trans Lifeline, the number of calls coming into their crises center have quadrupled since the New York Times printed a story about an alleged memo that proposes to erase transgender individuals from society. 

Protecting our LGBTQ+ youth

Parents of LGBTQ+ youth may feel isolated themselves, not understand what to do or where to turn.

Growing up is hard to do!

For all of us, especially adolescents and young adults, exploring who we are, what we want in life, and our friendships and intimate relationships are especially important.

It’s not always easy navigating our independence with what our parents and family members may expect or want for us.