Hey Guys. I have woken this morning to an immense sense of sadness that despite all the advances we have made in gay rights, people feel it still perfectly ok to use homophobic slurs like faggot. Three separate news articles today demonstrate how endemic homophobia is. First there were young gay and lesbians being threatened and assaulted on the NYC subway system. … [Read more...] about Why Is It Still Ok To Call People Homophobic Slurs?
Hey there Guys. Today I wanted to share my thoughts on the multiple news reports of how Paris Jackson had an episode of self harm. As I discuss in the video below I am very disappointed in the way that a person in distress as been exploited and treated by the media. Self harm and suicidal behaviour is an important sign of distress and very high risk time for immanent … [Read more...] about Paris Jackson Self Harm And Suicide
Today I read a report of a man who feared for his life after an overdose of synthetic marijuana. Synthetic marijuana, sold as "Kronic" in Australia and "Spice" in the USA has already been associated with a number of deaths world wide. Exploiting a legal loophole, people are manufacturing molecules similar to THC, the active molecule of marijuana, that are altered enough … [Read more...] about Is Synthetic Marijuana Safe?
Hey there Guys. Today I am proud to share an article by a good mate Grant. I'm sure we all have our "moments" when using Facebook, but if participating is causing you stress Grant's advice may just help you to take a step back and close down your computer for the night. I'll leave you in Grant's capable hands. Help! I've just been unfriended on Facebook and I don't know … [Read more...] about Is Facebook Driving Us Crazy?
Hey there Guys. Today I came across an interesting article in The Huffington Post talking about the unrealistic expectations placed on gay men via "social networking" aka "pickup" apps like Grindr, Scruff, Growlr and the many others that are popping up. It's an almost weekly occurrence that I hear of friends being treated poorly and sometimes even abused via other users of … [Read more...] about Are Gay Pick Up Apps Like Grindr Healthy?