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This probably sounds incredibly sad, but growing up in a place without a thriving gay scene made me desperate to find others who were like me.
British synthpop band Years and Years frontman Alexander, who is mentioned in the piece, has been open about his struggle with bulimia as he came to terms with his sexuality.
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Description: Gay men are thought to only represent roughly 5 per cent of the total population, but 42 per cent of male eating disorder sufferers identify as gay. Years and Years frontman Olly Alexander left , who is often referred to as a 'twink', has been open about his struggle with bulimia as he came to terms with his sexuality Micha Theiner.