chemsex

UK Confirms Harsher Punishment for GHB Users, After Moral Panic

The United Kingdom is moving forward with its plan to impose harsher punishments on people who use GHB—a chemical naturally…

March 31, 2021

How a Chemsex Activist Teaches Yoga as Harm Reduction

In the context of a neocolonial global marketplace commodifying South Asian religious practices, yoga and mindfulness have been utilized by…

February 16, 2021

Watch: A Visually Stunning Chemsex Support Campaign

A Spanish HIV/AIDS organization has launched a colorful video campaign meditating on queer men's chemsex experiences and their pursuit of…

January 14, 2021

UK Drug Council Knows GHB Crackdown Targets Queer People, Recommends It Anyway

Spurred by media panic around a so-called "chemsex crimewave," the United Kingdom's independent drug policy advisors are recommending that people…

November 24, 2020

Pleasure and Risk for Trans Chemsexeurs in Ukraine

Chemsex harm reduction responses in Europe often center gay men, leaving transgender people as an afterthought. But a Ukrainian LGBTQ…

July 23, 2020

Four Modes of Chemsex: Study Participants Describe Their Experiences

The meaning of "chemsex" is a contested matter. In the late 2000s, London-based social worker David Stuart facilitated the introduction…

June 18, 2020