How to cope with depression from disease

Janet Komanchuk-

Sometimes, not knowing the truth about something of immediate importance can create some of the most intense stress, says former chronic pain sufferer Janet Komanchuk. “The families of victims who’ve been missing for years or decades – identifying the body of their loved one, for example, can bring closure. For me, being diagnosed with fibromyalgia [...]

Stepping Stone San Diego: ‘Helping people get their lives back’

Stepping Stone of San Diego is a non-profit rehabilitation center that primarily serves the LGBT community by helping those who struggle with alcohol, drug addiction and HIV/AIDS reclaim their lives. “If you are a gay man, gay woman or transgender person and go to a program that does not accept that, you are not going [...]

Pride headliner tyDi, Australia’s No. 1 DJ: ‘It’s all about the music’

San Diego will be graced at this year’s San Diego Pride with not only one Aussie, but two. Famed Australian DJ tyDi will grace the Pride stage, and brings with him a slew of accolades including being voted as Australia’s No.1 DJ for two years now; pretty impressive for a guy who started DJing only [...]

WERQ! Carmen Electra wishes she were in San Diego for Pride

exclusive: Guess who has sent you a sticky sweet, thoroughly thoughtful and super-sexy post card, Mr., Ms. and Mrs. San Diego LGBT Pride-goer? Carmen Electra, that’s who! Electra reaffirmed her LGBT-ally roots and affinities in 2014 when she was crowned by none other than Jeffrey Sanker as queen of this year’s 25th anniversary White Party [...]

Comedian Heather Turman: showing the world what this generation of ‘gay’ is!

“They say it takes 20 years for a stand-up to make it … I don’t have that kind of time …” So says comedian Heather Turman in the first episode of her Web-series, Conversations with Future Stars, which was part of the official selection at LA Webfest 2013. However prophetic those words may be, Heather [...]

Aussie sensation Ruby Rose heats up Pride

San Diego Pride 2014 is chock full of top-notch entertainment including Aussie sensation Ruby Rose, who rose to fame when she placed second in the Girlfriend model search, a competition produced by the popular teen Australian magazine Girlfriend. Since then she has gone on to tackle television, film, fashion and music. That being said is [...]

PrEP, PEP and why condoms still matter

It’s never easy writing about HIV and STD prevention. It’s a highly complex topic that has transitioned from a black and white issue of life and death to a comprehensive discussion of sexual health and holistic understanding of lifestyle. Unlike news stories from the 1980s, 1990s and even the early 2000s, HIV is no longer [...]

Unicorn Jewelry — bringing the community together

PRIDE SPONSOR FOCUS: Unicorn Jewelry & Watch Boutique has been serving the San Diego community for over 30 years, and is proud to be a Pride sponsor in 2014. For Unicorn, community and family have always been at the center of their philosophy and this opportunity is just one more way for them to carry [...]

The Cliks hit home with authenticity

Featured San Diego LGBT Pride recording artists, The Cliks are many things to many people – but the Canadian indie band is about one thing more than any other – passionate, inspiring rock music. “I’m certainly influenced by the Beatles, Marvin Gaye, a lot of soul music and Michael Jackson,” says The Cliks front man, [...]

Manage the damage

There are so many aspects to preventing the unwanted aspects of aging that it’s impossible to cover them all in one article. In my anti-aging practice, patients receive counseling and direction on exercise, eating right, hydration, nutritional supplementation, sleep, stress reduction, skin care and optimizing hormones. You would probably never need my services if you [...]

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