chemsex

Australia Today

A Buddhist Monk was Arrested for Having Chemsex Parties in his Temple

Police raided the monk's temple and found amphetamines, porn, and a "holy water" bottle filled with lube.
Gavin Butler
11.27.18
Sex

Serial Fisters Tell Us How to Fist—and Why!

"Try it at least once and then tell me how boring your sexual life was before."
Felippe Canale
4.5.18
chemsex

The Rise of Chemsex in New Zealand

We talked to a sex worker about the popularity of drug-enhanced sex in Auckland's underground gay scene.
Frances Morton
11.29.17
chemsex

London's Chemsex Scene Can Be Dark and Lethal

Christine Schierano has been documenting the world of drug-fuelled sex parties for the past six years.
Max Daly
6.13.17
true crime

The Life and Crimes of 'Cannibal Cop Killer' Stefano Brizzi

The Italian invited a policeman to his London flat for a chemsex party, strangled him, chopped him up and, inspired by 'Breaking Bad', tried to dissolve him in acid.
Kevin EG Perry
2.21.17
Drugs

The Story of Mephedrone, the Party Drug That Boomed and Went Bust

In 2010 it was the UK's fourth favourite substance; nowadays it's used almost exclusively on the chemsex scene.
JS Rafaeli
1.18.17
Stuff

Gay Nightlife is Dying and Grindr and Gentrification Are to Blame

As the legendary venues and parties that defined gay nightlife in the 1990s and 2000s die out, what are promoters doing to keep the party moving?
John Lucas
7.28.16
Festivals

​Win Tickets to Our Favourite Movies at This Year's Revelation Film Festival

We're also giving away a Gold Pass that gives you entry to every movie.
Katherine Gillespie
6.29.16
Film

Here's What You Should See at This Year's Melbourne Queer Film Festival

From a doco about the Puerto Rico trans community to a feature about chemsex, the rich program celebrates the diversity of the LGBTQI experience.
Nathan Smith
3.23.16
Chemsex Week

How the Media's Moral Panic Over Chemsex Demonizes Gay Men

Nobody is arguing that chemsex does not exist, but the media is inflaming the issue.
Richard Smith
12.4.15
Chemsex Week

An Illustrated A to Z of Chemsex

A is for apps, b is for barebacking, and n is for never again.
Patrick Cash, Illustration: Dan Evans
12.2.15
Chemsex Week

Why We Need Gay Sex Education in Schools

The school system is where we need to start educating young people about sex and relationships, because it rarely comes from parents.
Cliff Joannou
12.1.15
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