Category Archives: lifestyle

The Luxe List: 6 solutions to start the New Year right

The Luxe List

It’s a new year, and we’ve got some ideas to help you reach your goals and keep you in great shape throughout 2017.

The 10-Step Sugar Detox Plan

Sugar Detox

Earlier this year, research into sugar’s deleterious effects showed a connection to cancer, heart disease and diabetes. More recently, the American Dental Association reminded parents just how bad sugar is for their children’s teeth.

Out+About: The Rainbow Readers


My first realization of the power of a book was in sixth grade. Although the book was not about LGBT issues, it did allow me to escape my current circumstances of southern Alabama, red dirt and peanut fields. I found a particularly captivating a book about a runaway named David, who explored the countryside of Greece. I was able to learn about other worlds, while learning about myself, through a novel. I think people thought I was a bookworm or super-smart, but in reality, I just wanted to escape my current circumstances.

Out+About: LGBTQ community engagement


In the last few months, I have seen posts online and spoken with community leaders who lament the waning community engagement, while others say we couldn’t have more involvement! So I decided to ask a few members of the LGBTQ community their thoughts, as well as reflect on it myself.

The Holiday Gift Guide

gift guide

Gifts for Her

Not sure what to gift the women in your life? We have great ideas for everyone, from the health nut to the Star Wars fan!