The Chemsex Monologues
Where to start? In this case it is probably best to start with Patrick Cash, the writer.
1.5 Years In the Life of G O’Clock
You may know bubbly scenester Mitch Marion from his many, many hosting jobs around gay London. But what you may not know is that he’s also a filmmaker! With his film G O’Clock now officially being distributed by Peccadillo, we took a look at the process of making it over the last 1.5 years.
Issues with Chemsex, Porn, Online Addiction?
The Hudson Centre
There’s a new private clinic in Central London catering specifically for gay men who have issues with chemsex and the various psychosexual complications that go along with it.
5 Guys Chillin’
5 Guys Chillin’ reminded me of the faded glamour of a Stockwell flat at 7am on a Tuesday, without the glamour and more of an unabashed frankness. I think the best word to describe this play is explicit.
Chemsex Documentary Directors
Highly anticipated VICE documentary, Chemsex, hits UK cinemas this week. QX caught up with directors, Max Gogarty & Will Fairman.
Secrecy And Shame Fuelled My Chemsex Problem
Chemsex has been heralded as a significant contributing factor to rising HIV transmissions among gay men. Both are fuelled by stigma; both are damaging our community. Here Keiran* talks about how it’s time to end the shame that has a stranglehold on vulnerable guys.
BFI London Film Festival
It’s time for the BFI London Film Festival! The BFI building on the South Bank is lovely, especially in the autumn. They’ve got a terrace by the Thames, perfect for sipping steaming, star anise-seasoned mulled wine, whilst perving on hot Italian tourists in bomber jackets.
5 Guys Chillin’
As you might expect, 5 Guys Chillin’ is about, well, chillouts. Otherwise known as gay sex parties, often involving or sometimes totally rotating around, drugs like G and mephedrone.
Set against the backdrop of 56 Dean Street’s sexual health clinic in Soho and based on actual interviews with their staff and patients, The Clinic is essentially a love story between two young men, streetwise Ash (Zachariah Fletcher) and sensitive Elliot (Damien Killeen) who hook-up on Grindr.