In this podcast a group of men reflect on drug and alcohol use in the gay community.
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"I was in immense, immense amounts of pain when I was at high school, just huge amounts. I was so confused and so terrified. I mean, I couldn't walk down a corridor without everyone yelling gobbler and Mary and poofter and everything, and when I found drugs they took the edge off everything and they just made everything so much more bearable. And I had a sense that I could handle anything in the corridors and anything in the classroom for a long time until I could get stoned again. And when I could get stoned again then it... read full transcript