The Society: Subcultures: (Straight Edge Subcultures )

The straight edge lifestyle means: no alcohol, no narcotics, no smoking, and no promiscuous sex. Some straight edge individuals also choose to become vegetarian or vegan. The straight edge lifestyle is meant to liberate the mind and body of an individual from chemical substances so he or she will become more focused and clear-minded. Straight edge is about freedom from addiction and demonstrating to the rest of the world that drugs and alcohol are not necessary to living a happy lifestyle. Straight Edge Subcultures Society.

Straight edge (sometimes abbreviated sXe or signified XXX or X ) is a subculture of hardcore punk whose adherents refrain from using alcohol, tobacco and other recreational drugs, in reaction to the excesses of punk subculture. (wikipedia)