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Looking for a Link Between Sexual Identity and Alcohol Use

Looking for a Link Between Sexual Identity and Alcohol Use

, by Emily Newman

Do people who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual drink more heavily, more often, and with greater consequences? Read More

Ask A Pharmacist: Alcohol and Medications

Ask A Pharmacist: Alcohol and Medications

, by Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD, AAHIVE

Ever wonder about the risk of mixing alcohol and medications? Our pharmacist offers tips on when it’s likely safe to drink if you’re taking meds—and when to watch out. Read More

Re-Learning to Drink

Re-Learning to Drink

, by Emily Newman

When alcohol permeates every part of our social world, how hard is it to cut down? Read one man’s journey to partial abstinence. Read More

Drinking in Control

Drinking in Control

, by Emily Newman

How are alcohol, sex, and HIV transmission related? Expert Sarah Woolf-King tells BETA what drinkers can do to stay on the ‘upward limb’ of enjoyable—and safer—alcohol use. Read More

Serving the Gay Community: How Bartenders Hope to Keep Patrons Safe

Serving the Gay Community: How Bartenders Hope to Keep Patrons Safe

, by Emily Newman

How are gay bars looking out for their patrons? We spoke with the owner of a well-known bar in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood and a bartender at another popular hangout. Read More