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.
How Chemsex Helps Queer Men Find Their Place in Big Cities
We speak to gay cultural theorist Jamie Hakim about how chemsex is a response to neoliberalism and the alienation of the modern city.
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.
London's Chemsex Scene Can Be Dark and Deadly
Christine Schierano has been documenting the gay, drug-fueled sex parties for the past six years.
Legal Drug Consumption Sites May Help Ease the Gay Meth Epidemic
One safer consumption activist tells us what lessons can be applied from European and Canadian injection centers to the gay chemsex epidemic.
The Life and Crimes of 'Cannibal Cop Killer' Stefano Brizzi
The Italian invited a policeman to his London apartment for a chemsex party, strangled him, chopped him up, and, inspired by 'Breaking Bad,' tried to dissolve him in acid.
Kevin EG Perry
The Story of Mephedrone, the Party Drug That Boomed and Went Bust
In 2010, it was the UK's fourth favorite substance; nowadays, it's used almost exclusively on the chemsex scene.
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?
Inside the Tumblr Craze of Gay Men Fucking While Doing Crystal Meth
On Tumblr blogs dedicated to Tina (gay slang for crystal meth), gay men are posting videos of naked dudes fucking and "getting that crystal clear."
Chemsex and the Case for Preventative HIV Drugs in the UK
PrEP is not yet available on the NHS, but some argue it should be.
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.
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