Survey finds 76 per cent of gay men use drugs recreationally

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Survey finds 76 per cent of gay men use drugs recreationally
1st August 2014

Children as young as nine have admitted to recreationally taking drugs in new research into drug abuse within the gay community. 

More than half of those surveyed by the Gay Times admitted to using cannabis and poppers. A further third said they also using cocaine and ecstasy. 

One in 20 admit to injecting drugs – also known as ‘slamming’ .

Gay Times journalist Benjamin Butterworth discusses social pressures within the gay community. 

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