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Chemsex

  • Documentary, LGBTQ+
  • โ€ข
  • 1h 23m

โ€œVulnerable gay men with issues around sex, new drugs that tapped into that problem and changing technology. What they call the perfect storm.โ€ Chemsex: the name given to the rising phenomenon which refers to the use of drugs in a sexual context. Often referring to group sex that can last for days, the allure of chemsex has lead to many young men being trapped in a vicious circle of sex, addiction and dependence. This powerful and potent film tells the stories of gay men whose lives have been affected by the crisis; from self-confessed โ€˜slammersโ€™ to sexual health workers, from those who deny thereโ€™s a problem to those who โ€˜got out aliveโ€™. Offering unprecedented access, Chemsex is a brave and unflinching journey in to the dark underworld of modern, urban gay life.

Director

William Fairman

Director

Max Gogarty

Language

English

Country

United Kingdom