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Amy Cox writes about the major issues of our times for SDGLN. She is based in Mississippi, where she sees first-hand how LGBT issues are playing out.
Aunt Johnny is a humor columnist. For years now, Aunt Johnny has been doling out advice to celebrity friends and family - bringing a little dose of wisdom wrapped in wit, sprinkled with satire and sautéed in drama, to those who can't seem to get their act together. He's helped to prevent fashion catastrophes, stupid career choices and petty romantic theatrics to some of the most famous names in show business and politics ... all from the comfort of his martini glass. Now, he's bringing his celebrity and pop culture buzz to San Diego Gay & Lesbian News. With tongue in cheek, he's taking pop culture shaken and stirred. Then he's shaking it some more.
Barb Hamp Weicksel was born in 1952 in Pennsylvania and moved to California in the early 1980s, where she met her partner Susan. They've been together some 30 years and share the love of Susan's four children, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Her blog, Barb's Gift of Gab," can be found HERE.
Realtor Bo Bortner writes The Real e-State, a column for SDGLN. He offers his sound advice and personal knowledge of the industry as a successful agent with Team Metro Real Estate. He is well-versed in Hillcrest, North Park, University Heights, Golden Hill and downtown, but his clients come from all over. He gives back to the local community through his involvement with Mama's Kitchen, The Trevor Project and University Christian Church. He can be reached at (619) 840-2981 or online at his website, bobortner.com.
Christian Baez is an aspiring stylist, born and raised in San Diego.
For business inquiries, he can be reached at Christiankid90@gmail.com or via Twitter @mrchristianbaez.
Danny Arguetty, M.A., a Nutrition, Health and LIFE (Living in Free Expression) Counselor, has been involved in the health field for the last decade. He guides and works privately with clients utilizing customized programs based on bio-individual needs and diverse life situations.
He specializes in yoga privates, weight loss, digestive disorders, healthy aging, sugar/caffeine dependencies, persistent fatigue, chronic stress, relationship support, life coaching and practical healthy living strategies.
Arguetty is also a faculty member at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Adjunct Faculty at Williams College, and author of Nourishing the Teacher: inquiries, contemplations & insights on the path of yoga. He leads 200hr Yoga Teacher Trainings in Southern California and Advanced 500hr Trainings in Kerala, India. You can email him at email@example.com.
Darren A. Farnesi, M.D., APC, writes the monthly column Look Better Naked for SDGLN, where he gives readers up-to-date advice about how to look their best. He offers his personal knowledge of the industry as a successful doctor with Medical Age Management Inc. He can be reached at (619) 299-0700 or online at manageyourage.com.
David Muscat writes the monthly column Musings with Muscat for SDGLN. A State Farm agent (License No. 0E85160), Muscat offers expert advice on all forms of insurance and financial planning. In his personal time, he is extremely involved with the community and non-profits, serving on the board of Mama’s Kitchen, The Center’s MARYAH group supporting the Youth Housing Project, and as president of North Park Main Street. Contact him by phone (619) 795-3853, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit his website, davidmuscat.com.
Hedy Goldman has lots of knowledgeable information to share. She has been practicing real estate since 1996 and is a 2010 gold award winner at Windermere Real Estate SoCal. Hedy sells all over San Diego, but specializes in North County Coastal. She can be reached at (858) 504-2334 or San Diego Realtor.
Jaylin Allen writes Boot~ique, a bi-weekly fitness and diet column for SDGLN and Boot~ique with Video, a fitness video blog that runs on alternating weeks. Born originally in the Boston area, she is now a local fitness expert in San Diego, known for getting her clients in shape in record time through her popular "Boot Camps For Women" and "Zumba" classes. For more information about Jaylin, fitness or her classes, visit her website at bootiquefitness.com or call (619) 602-8087.