Swingers fall through the cracks

Drugged-up swingers risk losing more than their car keys, according to a study that shows they have a high rate of STIs.

Their penchant for frequent partner swapping, group sex and multiple drug use puts them in a dangerous category of their own, yet as a group they are largely unrecognised and underserved by the medical profession, say Dutch researchers.

More tailored interventions by sexual health services are needed to help encourage safer sexual practices and prevent the spread of STIs, according to their study in the journal