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So why are some men indulging in drug-fuelled parties of weekend-long, often unsafe, sex with HIV rates on the rise? The writer Matt Cain believes the roots of the dark 'chemsex' scene touch us all. It's Friday night and a group of gay men is gathering in London for a party in one of their homes. They're of different ages and backgrounds but all are in the professions, many of them affluent and enviably successful.
Gay men warned on risks of 'chemsex'
Gay men warned on risks of 'chemsex' | Denis Campbell | Society | The Guardian
Party and play also called chemsex is the consumption of drugs to facilitate sexual activity. Sociologically, both terms refer to a subculture of recreational drug users who engage in high-risk sexual activities under the influence of drugs within groups. The term PnP is commonly used by gay men  [ failed verification ] and other men who have sex with men MSM in North America, while chemsex is more associated with the gay scene in Europe. The drug of choice is typically methamphetamine , known as tina or T ,  but other drugs are also used, such as mephedrone , GHB , GBL  and alkyl nitrites known as poppers. Some studies have found that people participating in such sex parties have a higher probability of acquiring sexually transmitted diseases by having unprotected anal sex with large numbers of sexual partners.
Exploring 'Chem Sex' on the Gay Scene
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G ay men are suffering serious harm and are in danger of spreading HIV by having unprotected sex while under the influence of illegal drugs, the first British study into the growing popularity of "chemsex" has revealed. Men who use substances such as crystal meth while having sex are at risk of overdosing, being hospitalised, losing consciousness, having panic attacks or convulsions, serious mental health problems and sexual assault, according to research conducted among one of the country's largest gay populations. Three-quarters of those interviewed had participated in reckless sexual behaviour while high on drugs, which ran the risk of fuelling the already rising rates of HIV and sexually transmitted infections STIs among men who have sex with men MSM.