Help when you need it, a good read when you don't

Search Result

About chemsex

Further reading on chemsex

CHEMSEX NEWS | MENRUS.COKNews, articles, reports, and studies

We've pulled together a selection of published articles, reports, studies and news. It's not perfect, definitive or complete so contact us if there's something you think we should include.

2019

Gay 'chemsex' is fuelling urban HIV epidemics, AIDS experts warn | Reuters | 12 Sep 2019

The sex drug that kills, part 1: The hidden epidemic of abuse, overdose, and death caused by the sex drug G | BuzzFeed | 5 Sep 2019
The sex drug that kills, part 2: The lethal sex drug GBL is being sold through Facebook | BuzzFeed | 6 Sep 2019
THe sex drug that kills, part 3: He found his husband dead from a GHB overdose but is now fighting to uncover the truth about what happened | 7 Sep 2019
 The sex drug that kills, part 4: A  warning has been issued that rapists are mixing the drug GHB with lubricant | Buzzfeed | 8 Sep 2019

This is what it’s like when your son dies from the chemsex drug GHB | BuzzFeed News | 4 Aug 2019
Gay and bisexual men with problematic chemsex are a diverse group with significant sexual and psycho-social risks | nam aidsmap | 15 July 2019
Decline in chemsex over time in three English clinics | nam aidsmap | 9 May 2019
Chemsex comedown: What's behind the rise in people seeking therapy for 'sober sex' | HuffPost | 14 Mar 2019
Chemsex: Brits more likely to combine drugs with sex, survey finds | BBC | 2 Apr 2019
Crystal meth: The myths and realities of chemsex in the queer community | Now (Canada) | 23 Feb 2019
The drug GHB is killing gay men | BuzzFeed | 22 Jan 2019

2018

Chemsex and PrEP reliance are fuelling a rise in syphilis among men who have sex with men | The Conversation | 28 Nov 2018
This is how the justice system is trying to stop the chemsex crimewave | BuzzFeed | 31 Oct 2018
Adverse effects of GHB-induced coma on long-term memory and related brain function | Filipa Raposo Pereira, Minni T.B. McMaster, Nikki Polderman, Yvon D.A.T. de Vries, Wim van den Brink, Guido A. van Wingen | 1 Sep 2018
Research shows club drug GHB associated with brain and cognitive changes | Medical Xpress | 8 Oct 2018
Overtones singer Timmy Matley died from balcony fall while on crystal meth | Gay Star News | 4 Oct 2018
Brian Paddick was one of Britain's most senior police officers. Now he's speaking out about his ex-boyfriend dying from a chemsex drug | Buzz Feed | 29 Sep 2018
The chemsex problem is now so bad that families of those involved can get help | BuzzFeed | 15 Aug 2018
Gay men having chemsex are five times more likely to have a new HIV diagnosis than other gay men | aidsmap.com | 23 May 2018
Far more harms associated with crystal meth than other chemsex drugs | aidsmap.com | 24 Apr 2018
Sharing solutions for a reasoned and evidence-based response: chemsex/party and play among gay and bisexual men | A Bourne, J Ong, M Pakianathan | 9 Apr 2018
Chemsex exemplifies much wider issues with drugs and sexual consent | The Conversation | 3 Apr 2018
Loneliness and community are key to chemsex | 2 Apr 2018
The connection of chemsex: Does it offer a real sense of community? | Gay Times | 23 Jan 2018
Dramatic shift in drug use trends caused by growth of formerly legal highs | Drs. Rob Ralphs, Paul Gray | 27 Feb 2018
Sex, drugs and research—review probes the world of 'chemsex' | Jason Ong | 6 Jul 2018
Why high rents and loneliness are driving chemsex in London | Gay Star News | 22 Feb 2018
Chemsex is an issue among gay men living with HIV in the UK, study reveals | Avert | 30 Jan 2018

2017

Chemsex drugs and former legal highs targeted by Home Office | The Guardian | 14 Jul 2017
The Inside Story of London's Chemsex Scene | Vice | 12 Jun 2017
  An observed rise in g-hydroxybutyrate-associated deaths in London | Forensic Science International 270 (2017) 93-97 | Imperial College London | Jan 2017

2016

Observed rise in "G" associated deaths in London | Toxicology Unit, Imperial College London | 25 Nov 2016
Chemsex: why is gay sex causing straight panic? | João Florêncio | The Conversation | 12 Apr 2016
Gay sex survey: why preventing HIV means calling an end to finger pointing | Ford Hickson | The Conversation | 21 Jun 2016
Sex, drugs and self-control: why chemsex is fast becoming a public health concern | Alastair Macfarlane | FSRH Margaret Jackson Prize Essay | 30 Jun 2016

2015

Chemsex and gay men: Has the issue been overblown? | Pink News | 7 Apr 2015
Examining consent to sex while high on drugs: ChemSex | Design Redefined | Mar 2015
Acute HCV infections observed among HIV-negative gay men in London | NAM Aidsmap | 10 Jun 2015
Sexual transmission of HCV is increasing among gay and bisexual men with HIV | NAM Aidsmap | 18 Sep 2015

Chemsex and care-planning: one year in practice | David Stuart and Johannes Weymann/ 56 Dean Street | HIV Nursing, 2015; 15

The rise of chemsex on London's gay scene | BBC News/ Radio 4 | 5 Jul 2015 | 10m33s

2014

Experts warn of rise in gay ‘slamming’ | The Independent | 19 Jan 2014
Slings, slamming and Chemsex | Huff Post Lifestyle | 10 Feb 2014
Gay men warned on risks of 'chemsex' | The Guardian | 8 Apr 2014
Chemsex risks are not restricted just to gay men | The Guardian | 10 Apr 2014

The chemsex study | Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham | Sigma Research | Mar 2014
Recreational drug use, polydrug use, and sexual behaviour in HIV-diagnosed men who have sex with men in the UK: results from the cross-sectional ASTRA study | Marina Daskalopoulou et al | Lancet HV, Vol 1 | Oct 2014

2013

High-risk drug practices tighten grip on London gay scene | Kirby, T,  Thornber-Dunwell, M | Lancet, Vol 381 |  Jan 2013
High-risk drug practices in men who have sex with men |  Victoria L Gilbart et al | Lancet, Correspondence, Vol 381 | Apr 2013
Sexualised drug use by MSM: background, current status and response | David Stuart/ Antidote | HIV Nursing | Spring 2013
New HIV diagnoses in London's gay men continue to soar | Kirby, T,  Thornber-Dunwell, M | Lancet, Vol 382 | Jul 2013
HIV, HCV, and drug use in men who have sex with men | Sean R Hosein, David P Wilson | The Lancet, Correspodence, Vol 382 | Sep 2013

2010

Crystal methamphetamine: an intractable problem | Thorley, F | HIV Nursing | Sep 2010

↑ Back to top