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Tina’s Bedroom: A conversation about Chemsex

Tina’s Bedroom: A conversation about Chemsex

The following material may trigger and/or elicit cravings if you have or had an issue with substance use. Men who have sex with men (MSM) are often identified for being at high risk of engaging in substance usage; whether driven by stigma, low self-esteem, mental health issues or other factors. Particularly in Australia, where methamphetamine […]

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Clinical trials for inject-able PrEP treatment start

Clinical trials for inject-able PrEP treatment start

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) treatment has made a major difference to the number of people contracting HIV in developed countries. Currently people can take a daily pill, usually the brand medication Truvada, and protect themselves from acquiring the virus. The medication has been shown to have a 99% effectiveness rate in stopping the virus from being […]

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Film Reviews: Chemsex, Finding Dory and more

Chemsex (R) Directed by William Fairman and Max Gogarty ★★★★ This scary British documentary captures footage of gay men who combine psychoactive drugs and multiple-partner sex on London. It is frightening because health issues of unsafe sex with HIV-positive men are disregarded and social media and hook-up sites make it easy to engage in weekend-long […]

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How do you tackle the challenges of Chemsex?

How do you tackle the challenges of Chemsex?

The confronting documentary Chemsex is screening in Perth this month.  The film dives deep into the largely underground gay subculture that pursues the hedonistic, often unsafe thrills of drug driven sex. GHB and crystal meth are the drugs of choice. Tackling the health challenge is David Stuart, the substance abuse lead at London’s 56 Dean […]

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