Tag: coming

  • Higher drug abuse among gay youth likely tied to rejection

    For a lesbian, gay, or bisexual youth, “coming out” is an extremely stressful, though important event that can result in improved self-esteem, social-support, and psychological adjustment. However, a recent study found that the reactions to such a disclosure have a lot to do with the risk of those youths abusing alcohol and drugs. Social rejection […]

  • Twilight star Chaske Spencer reveals his drug addiction past

    Kudos to Spencer, one of the stars of “Eclipse,” the most recent (and last?) movie in the popular Twilight series. Apparently, he told not only the rest of the cast, but now also People Magazine, about his addiction to alcohol, cocaine, and heroin. Like me, Spencer became one of the “recovered addicts” only after going […]