What has been impressed on me on World AIDS Day is that we should each of us grab on to life hard and live it as fully, beautifully and vibrantly as we can. For kinksters, that means taking full advantage of the many opportunities we have.
There's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters, from drawing events to dance parties, rope demos to bar revelry.
One of the many attractions to San Francisco when I moved here in 1994 was how readily it embraced older gay men. I was always pleasantly surprised at how well older gay men were integrated into the larger LGBTQ whole, especially in the leather scene.
There's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters. Holidays include special parties, too.
Check the many events happening through November in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.
We're a month past National Coming Out Day, but the issue of coming out is something that anyone within the LGBTQ communities struggles with 365 days a year.
Because I think technology will continue to have a rather sweeping impact on our sexualities, I was glad to see the San Francisco Leathermen's Discussion Group hosting a presentation by nationally renowned leatherman Brian "Bolt" Donner.
There's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters. This week includes some Halloween-themed kink events, too.
Harvest the lovely array of nightlife opportunities, including some events that'll pounce early into Halloween themes.
One of the things I noticed throughout Folsom week was that the array and breadth of erotic interests and fetishes and how they present in the LGBTQ kink communities are continuing to grow and solidify into distinct groupings.
Even after the many festivities of Folsom Street Fair week, there's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.
Leather and kinkfans and fanatics enjoyed the annual Folsom Street Fair, the popular South of Market celebration of sexy kinky fun, held Sept. 30.
The Bay Area tends to be awash in far more leather and kink happenings than most metro areas. The month of September each year, especially the week leading up to Folsom Street Fair, is when the number of events for the LGBTQ kinky crowd skyrockets.