Eric and Greg Kochman were athletic, well-liked high school students. So why did they kill themselves?
(I’m often asked what has happened to a particular person, or trend, that I’ve written about in The New York Times Magazine. People want to know what happened to the transgender middle-schooler, M., who was secretly living as a boy. Or they want to know how the young gay married couples I profiled are doing [...]
Add a University of New Hampshire study to the host of others that have found that marijuana is not a gateway drug, and that harder drug use depends more on social or environmental factors than on whether a person smokes weed. “There seems to be this idea that we can prevent later drug problems by [...]