‘Chemsex’ and the Dangers of Drug‐Fuelled Sex
DISCLAIMER: The documentary, ‘Chemsex,’ shows graphic scenes of drug use. It is not recommended that it be watched by those in addiction recovery who may be triggered by these events. Two years ago, we at The Cabin published an article on slamming, otherwise known as ‘chemsex,’ which involves gay men partaking in sexual acts while under the influence of drugs – most commonly (crystal) meth, GHB, GBL and/or mephedrone. The situation has since gotten worse. It is estimated that 1-in-8 gay or bisexual men are living with the HIV virus in London alone, and chemsex is thought to play a major role in these statistics. In a documentary made by VICE, which was released in December 2015, men from the UK share about their harrowing experiences with chemsex while highlighting the incredible dangers and health hazards that accompany this lifestyle.‘Chemsex’ is a graphic and harrowing documentary that reveals the realities of an underground drug-fuelled gay sex phenomenon that is taking the lives of many through drug addiction and HIV. Learn about its dangers.