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Life Beyond Therapy: The 8 kinds of love

Now that Valentine’s Day has passed, many of us are wondering: What exactly is “love” anyway?

Bears San Diego celebrate 20 years

The entire community is welcome to Bears San Diego’s 20th anniversary celebration, March 7 at Numbers Nightclub, 3811 Park Blvd., in Hillcrest.

Life Beyond Therapy: The ‘well of loneliness’

I felt that, as a young homosexual, I was doomed to loneliness. It took me many years to realize that this was not true. Being LGBT does not mean we are more likely to be lonely, although we may, at times, face the same “social isolation and rejection” as Ms. Hall’s heroines.

SDHDF purchases Diversionary Theatre building

San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) recently announced it purchased the University Heights-based Diversionary Theatre building, which is located at 4545 Park Boulevard and also houses Lambda Archives, for $1.2 million.

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.

GSDBA forms bicycle club

The club, with the theme “pedal, network, prosper,” will have its kick off event on Saturday, Jan. 31. The first ride will start at Coronado’s Ferry Landing and follow the mostly flat bike path along the Strand.

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.

Life Beyond Therapy: Cleaning up

For the vast majority of people, New Year’s resolutions are not useful and often make us feel worse, because 99.99 percent of the time we can’t follow through with them.

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?