76 per cent of gay and bisexual men use drugs recreationally, according to a new survey carried out by the Gay Times. Half of those surveyed admitted to using cannabis and more than a third take amphetamine drugs such as cocaine and ecstasy. Some of the respondents admitted to using drugs aged as young as 9. Watch highlights of the Headline London debate on whether drugs are more socially acceptable in the gay community.
Luke Alexander, HIV Activist and Columnist The Gay Times, drug use is 'standard practise'
Justin Harbottle, Terence Higgins Trust, highlights the health inequalities for gay men
Justin Harbottle points to mobile apps and small parties
Luke Alexander on being wary of mixing drugs
Mark-Ashley Dupe, Club promoter and DJ says most drugs taken during chillout time