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Jean Lowerison is the Theater Critic for SDGLN. She has written extensively about theater in San Diego and the region for various publications. She is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley.
Jennine Estes writes the In the Raw support column for SDGLN. She has a private therapy practice in Mission Valley that focuses on helping couples deal with all aspects of conflict, sexual addiction issues, and/or increasing intimacy. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC#47653) with a private practice in the Mission Valley area of San Diego. She also provides relationship advice on her blog, Relationships In The Raw. She can be reached at (619) 471-7104 or at her website, estestherapy.com.
Jim Winsor is a longtime partner of Hale Media, Inc., most often seen out and about catching the community’s activities on film. Best known for his work with SDPIX, Jim looks forward to sharing his experiences both in and outside of the social scene with his SDGLN nightclub column, Jim Winsor's Out & About.
Blogger Jimmy Nguyen is an award-winning lawyer, new media expert, LGBT leader and diversity advocate whose work appears on SDGLN. In 2008, Lawdragon named him one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America, and in 2010, the National LGBT Bar Association recognized him as one of the Best LGBT Lawyers under 40. You can follow him on his website or on Facebook.
Kit-Bacon Gressitt's commentary and political fiction can be read on her blog Excuse Me, I'm Writing and is republished by SDGLN, The Ocean Beach Rag and The Progressive Post. She was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize while working for the North County Times. She is also host of Fallbrook's monthly Writers Read open mic and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kurt Niece writes the Hi-Def Dish television column for SDGLN and Echo Magazine in Phoenix. He is a freelance journalist from Tuscon, Ariz., and author of "The Breath of Rapture." He is also an artist who sells his work on his website.
Mark Thompson writes a monthly column, PFLAG Perspective, for SDGLN. He has been a PFLAG member for five years, including two years as co-president (with his wife Karen) and a year as treasurer. He says his experience of helping in the LGBT community has been one of the most rewarding he’s ever had. Mark has lived in San Diego since the late 1960s, is a land use/environmental consultant, and is currently working on a novel.
Roy Heale is South American correspondent for SDGLN. Born, raised and educated in London, England, Heale lived in Canada for 40 years. His work experience includes all levels of advertising, marketing, public relations and publishing. He was the founder and publisher of Outlooks Magazine in Canada for more than 11 years and owned a marketing agency, SuperMarketing, for 25 years. He spent four years as the promotion manager of an independent television station in Canada. Now semi-retired, Heale is a freelance writer and photographer based in Buenos Aires. He is an active member of IGLTA with his stories published around the globe. He is also a director of the Argentina Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and an Ambassador for Pink Point Buenos Aires.
Scott Herman is the founder and CEO of Scott Herman Fitness. He created the business because he saw the need for people who wanted to get in shape, but couldn’t afford the high cost of a personal trainer. He has worked in a gym since he was 14 and has done everything from GM to Fitness Professional. He attended Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass., where he received his bachelor’s degree in business administration. He also holds a real estate license. After college, Scott harnessed his energy into a career that encompassed all the things he loves: fitness, modeling and the entertainment business. Thus, Scott Herman Fitness on YouTube was born and this dynamo now spends his days expanding his social network on his quest to teach fitness to the world for free.
The Rev. Canon Albert Ogle of St. Paul’s Cathedral in San Diego writes a Friday column, RGOD2, which looks at faith and religion from the LGBT point of view. Ogle is known around the world for his work in support of LGBT rights and HIV-prevention efforts. He is president of St. Paul’s Foundation for International Reconciliation. Donations to the foundation can be made by clicking HERE.