About Benoit Denizet-Lewis

Benoit Denizet-Lewis is an editor-at-large with The Good Men Project magazine, a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, and the author of two books, including America Anonymous: Eight Addicts in Search of a Life.

America Anonymous

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Why do we fail so spectacularly at treating addiction? Maybe because we’ve never been able to agree on what it is.

The Best LGBT Books of All Time

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Benoit Denizet-Lewis asked our country’s leading queer writers to suggest five indispensable books.

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Brother’s Keeper

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Eric and Greg Kochman were athletic, well-liked high school students. So why did they kill themselves?

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The Dan Savage Interview

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Sex-advice guru Dan Savage on being a gay dad, bad advice, Ashton Kutcher, why he dislikes Dr. Drew, the mistake he regrets the most, and whether he’s good in bed.

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Ping-Pong Prowess

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GMPM editor Benoit Denizet-Lewis, who isn’t good at much, has nonetheless never lost to a white person at ping-pong.

Man-to-Man with Dr. Drew

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Dr. Drew Pinsky on treating celebrities, his own struggles with codependency, and being confused with Dr. Phil.

The Magic Bullet

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The pharmaceutical industry hopes to do for addiction what it did for depression. But does addiction demand a scientific solution?

Young, Gay, and Still Married

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Benoit Denizet-Lewis, who wrote a New York Times Magazine cover story about young, gay, married couples in Massachusetts, checks in with the couples nearly three years later about the strength of their unions.

It Gets Better

It Gets Better

Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns tells gay kids, “It gets better.”

Everyone Is on the ‘Down Low’ These Days

(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 […]

Another Study Debunks the Marijuana-as-Gateway-Drug Theory

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 […]

Photo of the Day: Taking a Stand Against Television

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30 Dates. 30 Days. 30 Cities.

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Kevin Richberg, a 32-year-old gay man (and good man) from Boston, is looking for the love of his life. He’s picked an unusual way to find him.

Crash Into Me

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Benoit Denizet-Lewis is obsessed with Dave Matthews. His friends—and his therapist—think this might be a problem.

When Your Stepmom Looks Like Your Mom

What’s Benoit Denizet-Lewis to do when his dad brings home a woman who resembles—but isn’t—his mom? You mean besides therapy?

Unparalleled Parking

Meet Benoit Denizet-Lewis, the world’s best parallel parker. (Or so he claims. We’re skeptical.)