The Ms. San Francisco Leather 2020 contest and the SoMa Bar Crawl are among the events covered by our Leather columnist.
In addition to workshops, play nights and the 15 Association anniversary, you'll find plenty of events in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.
This year marks the 10th annual Bay Area Reporter readers' poll, the Besties, and voting begins Thursday, January 30.
Within the radical sex and relationships communities in which I navigate, there are few things that spark my anger more than shaming, which, in kink communities, is far too prevalent.
Leather feels great on these chilly days and nights, and there's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.
Ask a local San Francisco leather person what they're doing on a Sunday afternoon and you'll often here them say they're going to the beer bust. That typically means the weekly Sunday SF Eagle beer bust.
There's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.
What might a modern day kinkster want to see happen in 2020 that could make their lives better while strengthening the kink communities overall? I'm sure you have your own list, but here's what I'd like to see transpire in the new year.
Kink off, er kick off, your new year at some of the many events going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.
The Powerhouse also held its inaugural Ms. Powerhouse Leather contest recently. I'm using both new contests here as an illustrative point that San Francisco's leather bars are now officially shared space. Welcome to the modern queer leather bar.
Inside, upside and around the holidays, there are still plenty of events in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.
Two events I attended this week made me consider giving gifts with meaning as we approach this holiday season; a grassroots fundraising effort for the victims of a recent Castro fire, and the annual Light in the Grove fundraiser.