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World Class Hair Restoration

Dr. Kahen, how has hair restoration changed over the past few years? Are there any new procedures today that promote a quicker and fuller head of hair? There is now no linear scaring in follicular unit extraction technique and the recovery is much quicker. My technique in particular—using Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in tumescence during…

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Justice For Leelah

Activist Dan Savage calls for the prosecution of Leelah Alcorn’s parents, after suicide note reveals tragic home life. BY ORLY LYONNE Dan Savage has called for the parents of Leelah Alcorn, the 17-year-old transgender girl who committed suicide last month by walking into traffic, to be held responsible for her death. “If Tyler Clemente’s roommate…

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Marriage: Is It Right For Me?

Gay men have been forced by a homophobic and heterosexist world to question and think more critically outside the traditional relationship structures we grew up with. BY JAMES GUAY, LMFT Gay men’s relationships face an onslaught of repeated attacks by society-at-large. The issue of gay marriage is the tangible pinnacle of this hatred, the bulls-eye.…

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MEN ON MOTORCYCLES

The Satyrs Motorcycle Club of Los Angeles: bikes, masculinity and brotherhood. BY MARK ARIEL Currently celebrating their 60th anniversary, The Satyrs Motorcycle Club of Los Angeles is the oldest continuously running gay organization in the world. Formed in 1954 during the height of the McCarthy era, seven men came together, bonded by the love of…

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The More You Know

Test your knowledge of recent LGBT events with Ann Rostow’s long-awaited, amazingly popular, always thought provoking annual news quiz. BY ANN ROSTOW Happy New Year dear readers of THE FIGHT and welcome to our annual LGBT News Quiz! I was just glancing over last year’s quiz, and noticed the final question: “The biggest GLBT news…

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Smile Like You Mean It

The ins and outs of dental implant surgery with leading Beverly Hills periodontist Dr. Mahnaz Rashti. Creating healthy smiles utilizing the best restoration method for missing or damaged natural teeth requires the care of a periodontist—a dental implant expert—who is specially trained and skilled in implant dentistry. A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in…

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Streamlining Your Body

Top rated plastic surgeon Dr. Dennis Dass on everything you need to know about liposuction.   Who is the best candidate for liposuction? Ideal candidates are healthy, but have stubborn fat deposits that they would like to have removed to improve overall contour. How is the procedure done? SmartLipo is a minimally invasive procedure that…

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Winning Over Hearts And Minds

Los Angeles LGBT Center breakthrough in persuading voters and reducing prejudice. BY VICTOR MELAMED It’s possible to lastingly persuade conservative voters to support a controversial issue like marriage for same-sex couples—and at a greatly accelerated rate compared to their neighbors -according to groundbreaking data published in last month’s issue of the peer-reviewed journal Science. The…

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The Warrior Within

The Warrior Within Enhance, redefine, and cultivate the spirit of the warrior in you at The Paradise Warrior Retreat Center. BY VICTOR MELAMED The Paradise Warrior Retreat Center is a melting pot for warriors of all ages, genders, nationalities, religions and disciplines. The purpose of the seminar-retreat is to provide attendees with the principles and…

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B BAR AT EAGLE LA. SEE THURSDAY, JANUARY 22 WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7 OUTFEST WEST HOLLYWOOD SERIES: “LOOKING” Council Chambers, 625 N. San Vicente Blvd, 7:30pm. For more information, and to RSVP, visit outfest.org/weho-series. The first two episodes of season two of HBO’s “Looking.” Admission is free. FRIDAY, JANUARY 9 TOPMEN Bullet Bar, 10522 Burbank Blvd, 9pm.…