Here's How Queer Nightlife Is Addressing a Rise in GHB Use
By some measures, use of and overdose on the drug is on the rise. But stigmatizing users is the wrong response.
An Ex-Hells Angel Tells Us What It Takes to Beat Addiction
Joe Calendino’s new memoir recounts his struggle to leave drugs and the streets.
Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Festival Security Guard
"I've been threatened with a gun, an axe and I've also had a beer glass shattered in my face – twice."
We Need to Talk About the Queer Community's Meth and GHB Epidemic
Our nonchalant attitude towards this problem is just as detrimental as the drugs themselves.
Anthony "aCe" Pabey
The THUMP Guide to Drugs
GHB: An Explainer on the Most Stigmatized Club Drug
THUMP asked an expert everything you ever wanted to know about G.
The Inside Story of London's Chemsex Scene
Christine Schierano has been documenting the world of drug-fuelled sex parties for the past six years.
We Asked an ER Doctor All the Ways You Could Die of a Drug Overdose
Drowning your brain while rolling on molly isn't just an urban legend.
Everything You Need to Know About GHB in Canada's Club Scene
Is the drug seeing a resurgence in popularity? We spoke to some experts to find out.
Montreal After-Hours Club Stereo Introduces Zero-Tolerance Policy for GHB
"Do I really want people to die in my club? It's not worth it, and we need to do something about it."
Benjamin Boles and Britt Julious
Infamous Toronto After-Hours Club Sues Police for $23 Million
The owners of The Comfort Zone allege that police have intimidated patrons for years.
THUMP Canada Staff
Talking with a Man Who Takes Nine Grams of GHB Every Night to Treat His Narcolepsy
Xyrem is one of the most effective treatments for narcolepsy—only it's nearly impossible to get hold of, leading to fears that sufferers might start to self-medicate with drugs bought off the dark web.
How Gay Clubs Changed the Way We Take Drugs
Many of the world's most popular drugs took off in gay clubs, but it looks like the days of gay men being "early adopters" of new psychoactive substances are numbered.