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Kink Etiquette: Collars, conversation and correct cordiality in kink

Kink Etiquette: Collars, conversation and correct cordiality in kink

  • by Race Bannon
  • Oct 9, 2019

Being polite and having good manners will get you a long way in life. The same goes for kink. All manner of sexual outlaw creature might be great erotic fantasy, but even the most full-throttle players need to abide by standards of basic human decency.

Folsom Street Fair @ SoMa

Folsom Street Fair @ SoMa

  • by Steven Underhill
  • Oct 2, 2019

Under sunny skies and a brisk breeze, thousands of attendees at the annual Folsom Street Fair enjoyed strutting in leather, lace and a (newly trending) colorful array of kink and fetish gear for all kinds of tastes.

Leather Events, September 26 — October 13, 2019

Leather Events, September 26 — October 13, 2019

  • by Race Bannon
  • Sep 25, 2019

Get ready for the biggest leather and kink week of the year, with nightlife and kink events all over town. Strap in, strap on!

10 Tips for Folsom newbies - Navigating the sexy street fair for optimum fun

10 Tips for Folsom newbies - Navigating the sexy street fair for optimum fun

  • by Race Bannon
  • Sep 25, 2019

Folsom Street Fair is just days away. Among the crowd will be throngs of people who have traversed past Fairs multiple times. For them, it's an annual gathering for which they already know the ins and outs.

Finding meaning:  The purpose-driven kink life

Finding meaning: The purpose-driven kink life

  • by Race Bannon
  • Sep 4, 2019

in considering 'meaning' as a core need, I've reflected on all we do and are as LGBTQ kinksters. Puncture the veneer of the superficial armor of our displayed sexual proclivities; the most satisfying are founded upon a sense of meaning.

Leather Events, September 5-22, 2019

Leather Events, September 5-22, 2019

  • by Race Bannon
  • Sep 4, 2019

Meet & greets, spanking parties, beer busts and dance nights; there's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.

Leather Events, August 23 — September 8, 2019

Leather Events, August 23 — September 8, 2019

  • by Race Bannon
  • Aug 20, 2019

Even after the Mr. SF Leather contest, there are plenty more events for leather and other kinksters.

Here we go again: Mr. SF Leather 2020 contest crowns kinksters

Here we go again: Mr. SF Leather 2020 contest crowns kinksters

  • by Race Bannon
  • Aug 20, 2019

The Mr. San Francisco Leather and San Francisco Bootblack 2020 contest took place this past weekend. You might be thinking "Didn't we just have this contest in March?" You would be correct. That was for the 2019 titleholders.

Leather: Collective Compersion - Expanding our erotic lexicon

Leather: Collective Compersion - Expanding our erotic lexicon

  • by Race Bannon
  • Aug 7, 2019

It seems that every day the word compersion makes its way further into daily discourse. While its usage is by no means pervasively common, at least not yet, I've noticed it being uttered verbally or in print much more often lately.

Leather Events, August 8-23, 2019

Leather Events, August 8-23, 2019

  • by Race Bannon
  • Aug 7, 2019

Even after our local street fair, Up Your Alley, there are still many kink and leather events to enjoy in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Up Your Alley weekend's packin'

Up Your Alley weekend's packin'

  • by Race Bannon
  • Jul 24, 2019

Up Your Alley weekend annually draws thousands of fans of kink, leather, and a cruisy outdoor street fair. The amount of related events has multiplied, ranging from bar nights to dance parties and sex-play events. Strap on your harness and dive in.

Leather Events, July 25 — August 10, 2019

Leather Events, July 25 — August 10, 2019

  • by Race Bannon
  • Jul 24, 2019

Welcome to the second-busiest leather-kink weekend in the Bay Area, where there's always a lot going on for leather and other kinksters.

Pride is about being authentic:  Leather contingent kinks up the annual march

Pride is about being authentic: Leather contingent kinks up the annual march

  • by Race Bannon
  • Jul 2, 2019

LGBTQ people from all walks of life, including us kinksters, walked down Market Street at Sf Pride — joyful, proud and determined to continue to stake our claim to a happy and equal life.

Leather Events, July 5-21, 2019

Leather Events, July 5-21, 2019

  • by Race Bannon
  • Jul 2, 2019

Even after Pride month, there's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.