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Culture, The Exhibitionist Up Your Alley: #KinkThanksgiving Is the Alternative to Pride (NSFW)

Up Your Alley: #KinkThanksgiving Is the Alternative to Pride (NSFW)

WARNING: BUTTS Apple just announced that it'll be releasing a rainbow flag emoji this fall, as part of a suite of new id eograms that looks mostly like it's plugging in a few holes in the existing emoji-verse than anything…
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News, The Snitch Yesterday's Crimes: The Great Folsom Street Fire

Yesterday's Crimes: The Great Folsom Street Fire

The Barracks at 1147 Folsom St. between Seventh and Eighth streets was a two-story BDSM wonderland with theme rooms that catered to every fetish imaginable. After opening in 1971, the bathhouse quickly established itself as one of the biggest and…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist FRIDAY: Sex-Positive 4UMag Throws Pre-Folsom Party at Artists Television Access

FRIDAY: Sex-Positive 4UMag Throws Pre-Folsom Party at Artists Television Access

In the summer of 2013, former culture editor for the dearly departed San Francisco Bay Guardian, Caitlin Donohue, joined forces with the other coolest kid in town, hip-hop party and video producer, Kelly Lovemonster to launch 4UMag.com, an online…
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Dining, SFoodie Get Your Kink on at The Armory Club

Get Your Kink on at The Armory Club

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Culture, The Exhibitionist NSFW: Pics from Yesterday's Up Your Alley Street Fair (Contains Lots of Butts!)

NSFW: Pics from Yesterday's Up Your Alley Street Fair (Contains Lots of Butts!)

Unlike last year's Folsom Street Fair, when the fog essentially didn't lift all day, this year's Up Your Alley (aka Dore Alley) was sunny. Folsom's Dirty Little Brother was the usual amalgam of old-school leather, furry chests, big boobies,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Folsom Street Fair and Up Your Alley 2015 Posters Are Out

The Folsom Street Fair and Up Your Alley 2015 Posters Are Out

The posters for this 2015’s Up Your Alley and Folsom Street Fairs have been released. The Folsom poster depicts five people (including genderfuck drag queen Grace Towers) riding a cable car as it crests a hill, possibly symbolizing a…
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Music, All Shook Down The Top 5 Parties in San Francisco This Weekend: L-Vis 1990, Danny Tenaglia, Deviants and More

The Top 5 Parties in San Francisco This Weekend: L-Vis 1990, Danny Tenaglia, Deviants and More

Grime City presents L-Vis 1990 and Ghosts on Tape at F8, 10 p.m.-3 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19. $15; feightsf.com Few artists can lay claim to more or less single-handedly spearheading a musical movement or genre by themselves, but that's…
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Music, All Shook Down Deviants Turns 11th Street Into an X-Rated Arcade For Folsom Street Fair

Deviants Turns 11th Street Into an X-Rated Arcade For Folsom Street Fair

Deviants Adult Arcade Beatbox, Audio Discotech, Bergerac Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 There are many outdoor festivals in San Francisco, but the Folsom Street Fair is the city's most iconic street-level event. Every year, the stretch of Folsom Street between 7th…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist San Francisco Featured on the Finale of Vice's <i>Slutever</i> Series

San Francisco Featured on the Finale of Vice's Slutever Series

An estimated 400,000 people gathered to attend this year's Folsom Street Fair in September to witness and participate in the world's largest leather and bondage festival. For the record, I wasn't in attendance. Stories of people jacking off onto spectators…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist 2012 Folsom Street Fair Photos: The Safe-For-Work Edition!

2012 Folsom Street Fair Photos: The Safe-For-Work Edition!

Miss the Folsom Street Fair over the weekend but still have a hankering for leather and sexually wild BDSM action? Of course you do! Alas, you're at work, stuck at a cubicle with your boss's stare cutting right through you.…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Girly Guide to Gear: Folsom, Cum & Glitter Style

The Girly Guide to Gear: Folsom, Cum & Glitter Style

It's that time of year again. This weekend, San Francisco's kink community -- and plenty of gawkers -- head to Folsom Street for the city's biggest costume party. Wave upon wave of guys in leather chaps, harnesses and boots…
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Music, All Shook Down The Top Five Parties in S.F. This Weekend: Icee Hot Starts a Label, Miracles Club at Public Works, and More

The Top Five Parties in S.F. This Weekend: Icee Hot Starts a Label, Miracles Club at Public Works, and More

Sadomasochism, bondage, leather, public kinkiness, etc. It's time, once again, for the Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco. Easily one of the city's largest outdoor events, you might think that everything else would get drowned out in the excitement leading…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Folsom Street Fair 2011: A Perfect Day for Leather

Folsom Street Fair 2011: A Perfect Day for Leather

In recent years, nature's running joke at the Folsom Street Fair has been to make it either blindingly sunny and unbearably hot or the first cold and rainy day of the fall -- neither one good for lots of exposed…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Attend the Folsom Street Fair on Sunday -- and Make a Conservative Angry

Attend the Folsom Street Fair on Sunday -- and Make a Conservative Angry

Do you enjoy pleasure? Read on: You may not be ready to truss up your balls and ride a lifeguard into the heart of Folsom Street Fair, but that does not leave you out of this deeply and delightfully deviant…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Fashion Tips and Tricks for First-Timers at the Folsom Street Fair

Fashion Tips and Tricks for First-Timers at the Folsom Street Fair

With the 27th annual Folsom Street Fair happening on Sunday, the big question is, "What are you going to wear?" Folsom is one of the largest fashion events in San Francisco, and whether you're a spectator or a leather aficionado,…
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Music, All Shook Down Deviants 2011 Will Keep the Spirit of Folsom Street Fair Going All Night

Deviants 2011 Will Keep the Spirit of Folsom Street Fair Going All Night

It all started in 1984 as a prideful response to an AIDS-shocked San Francisco. The Folsom Street Fair's beginnings were as a neighborhood response to rapid redevelopment plans and new city ordinances regulating SOMA leather bars and bathhouses. Rather…
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News, The Snitch Only In SF: Folsom Street Fair, Open-Air Sex Fest, Deemed Too Mainstream

Only In SF: Folsom Street Fair, Open-Air Sex Fest, Deemed Too Mainstream

Two weekends ago, throngs descended on Folsom Street for the world's biggest and most famous leather festival. No, not a trunk show of fine riding boots or Italian aviator jackets. As any true San Franciscan knows, "leather" refers to bondage,…
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Music, All Shook Down The Week In Event Names: Band Playing This Week or Folsom Street Fair Sighting?

The Week In Event Names: Band Playing This Week or Folsom Street Fair Sighting?

Erik Wilson (Generik11)​Not that the two are mutually exclusive. Answers after the jump. 1. Glitter Wizard 2. Industrial Frottage 3. Big Black Butthole 4. Grooming the Crow 5. Cat and the Nine Tails 6. Tool 7. Carolina Chocolate Drops 8.…
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Music, All Shook Down Folsom Street Fair, Tour De Fat, Springsteen Tribute, Jared Mees & Grown Children, Arts Expo and More

Folsom Street Fair, Tour De Fat, Springsteen Tribute, Jared Mees & Grown Children, Arts Expo and More

There are so many awesome events this warm weekend in September, the problem won't be what to do, but how to pack it all in. Make the best use of your time, map out a proper schedule and get…
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Music, All Shook Down Bay Links: Wild Men, Dirty Clothes & Drugs

Bay Links: Wild Men, Dirty Clothes & Drugs

Haven't gotten your fill of the…
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