Newsflash: Getting Drunk Leads to Casual Sex

And we pay these people! Researchers at the Common Sense Institute of Idiotville have discovered that binge-drinking New Yorkers have higher rates of HIV. You’ll never believe the remarkable findings:

“There’s a wide body of evidence that shows the use of alcohol can lead to lowered inhibitions and impaired judgment,” said Sean Cahill, managing director of public policy, research and community health at the nonprofit Gay Men’s Health Crisis.

and

…gay bars are a site of social interaction and a site of community,” [Cahill] said.

Thanks for that sparkling report, brilliant researchers! You can go back to burning piles of money now.