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Sober Trans Housing

By Jason Parsley

Many treatment centers and sober houses claim to be gay and trans-friendly, but that’s not always the case. MORE  

A Safe Place To Be Gay and Get Straight

By Jason Parsley

The first LGBT treatment center paved the way for other programs to embrace more sensitive and aware treatment practices. PRIDE is still going strong 28 years later. MORE  

Comic Transformation

By Amy Dresner

With 20 years of sobriety, comedian Ian Harvie looks back on coming out as a lesbian, then as an alcoholic and then as transitioning into a male body in The Fix Q&A. MORE  

Guinness Pulls Support for St. Patrick's Day Parade Over LGBT Issues

By Bryan Le

In protest of policies disallowing gay groups to openly participate in the St. Patrick's Day parade, Guinness will no longer sponsor the event. MORE  

Liquor Stores Dumping Vodka in Protest of Russian Aggression

By Bryan Le

Until Putin stops making military moves against Ukraine, some liquor stores are refusing to stock any Stoli. MORE  

Being a Lesbian in AA

By Michaela Miller

How do you manage terminal uniqueness when you are in fact unique? A minority AA member from Portland reports. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 2, 2013

By Bryan Le

Kids of deployed parents more likely to use booze and drugs, Modafinil is Wall Street's "smart drug", and Avicii curbs drinking after health scare. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 10, 2013

By The Fix staff

Eating disorders linked to drug use, CDC targets LGBT community with anti-smoking ads, and South Korea combats Internet addiction with horses. MORE  

Substance Abuse Higher Among Lesbians

By Valerie Tejeda

An Australian study suggests women in the LGBT community are at a higher risk for binge drinking and drug use. MORE  

Are Gay People More Vulnerable to Addiction?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell answers a reader's question in relation to her own experience.  MORE  

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