Why do we fail so spectacularly at treating addiction? Maybe because we’ve never been able to agree on what it is.
GMPM editor Benoit Denizet-Lewis, who isn’t good at much, has nonetheless never lost to a white person at ping-pong.
Dr. Drew Pinsky on treating celebrities, his own struggles with codependency, and being confused with Dr. Phil.
The pharmaceutical industry hopes to do for addiction what it did for depression. But does addiction demand a scientific solution?
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.
Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns tells gay kids, “It gets better.”
(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 […]
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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.
Benoit Denizet-Lewis is obsessed with Dave Matthews. His friends—and his therapist—think this might be a problem.
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?