Family History and Addiction Risk: What You Need to Know to Beat the Odds

by Rita Milios You grew up in a family of substance users. You know that your risk for developing an addiction to drugs or alcohol is greater because of this hereditary factor. But what exactly are your risks? And is there anything you can do to reduce your risk? According to the National Council on …

Homophobia linked with psychoticism and dysfunctional personality traits

By Hannah Osborne Homophobic attitudes have been linked with psychoticism, a psychological trait present in several severe conditions that can also contribute to heightened states of hostility and anger. Researchers say this is the first time psychological and psychopathological characteristics and the prediction of homophobia have been assessed. Led by researchers at the University of …

Why I’ll miss Candida Royalle – the feminist porn queen

Candida Royalle – the legendary feminist porn director and animal rights activist – has died after long battle with ovarian cancer. Fellow porn director Petra Joy explains what she did for women everywhere By Petra Joy Today is a very sad day for many women, feminists and erotic artists around the world. As the news …