Lifestyle

September 8, 2012
Healthy Queer Woman

Is Being a Queer Woman Good for Your Health?

By Leslie J. Calman When I became Director of Mautner Project: The National Lesbian Health Organization, I heard a fair number of smart smart aleck jokes about why lesbians need a health organization: Allergic reactions to flannel shirts? Heel inflammation from those Birkenstocks? (You get the picture.)
September 8, 2012
woman at doctor's appointment

Are You Sexually Active?

Coming Out: It Can Be Good for Your Health

By Jacquetta Brooks, MSW, LGSW  We’ve all been there; that awkward moment at the doctor’s office when the white lab coat asks, “Are you sexually active?” For some of us it’s a resounding “Yes.” For others, it’s a string of umms and uhs.
September 2, 2012
Olivia Cruises

Olivia Celebrates 40 Years on the High Seas & Sandy Beaches

By Stephanie Papadakis Attention Washington, D.C. area lesbians: If you are thinking about traveling any time in the next year, and you want to know where the lesbians will be, look no further than Olivia. Bringing entertainment for the last 40 years, Olivia will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2013 with its largest cruise and entertainment lineup to set sail yet: 4,200 women and over 20 entertainers on back-to-back cruises in the Southern Caribbean.
September 2, 2012
Chef Jamie Leeds

Cooking with Chef Jamie Leeds

Fruits of the sea can blossom in your own kitchen

By Angellica Garrigan Jamie Leeds wears many hats in life: mother, businesswoman, mentor, board member and award- winner. She is most well-known, however, for her chef’s hat as the owner and founder of Hank’s Oyster Bar, with two locations in Washington, D.C., and one in Old Town Alexandria.