Living life by your own rules isn’t easy, but it sure is interesting. Dr. Frieda has been defying the odds her entire life and feels at home with other rule breakers, vanguards and gutsy people. In her lively interview series, Defying the Odds, she celebrates strength and individuality, and explores the inner motivations and turmoil behind the choices that lead to an interesting and authentic life.

Steve Gambutti, A True Original
The founder of The Originals Salon in Ridgewood, NJ tells Dr. Frieda about coming out, getting clean, and inspiring others.