Ken.. a gay icon for the ages

I found this recently while visiting a pal. I wonder what mother purchased this?


Our own twisted sister herself…

Our own twisted sister herself @PeachesChrist w another theme night brewing. Pam Grier live at Castro 2/17

Currently one of my fav examples of how elegant a message can be woven with humor!

From the folks at they see Birth Control from under the covers!

SF: “Rubber: Gear and Kink” with Rick Holte and Seven Mitchell

Leathermen’s Discussion Group Announcement: 

“Rubber: Gear and Kink” with Rick Holte and Seven Mitchell

Wednesday, February 22, 2012   7:30 pm – 9:30 pm    Mr S. Playspace, 385A Eighth Street

The coordinators of Rubbermen of San Francisco join us for a discussion and demonstration of rubber as gear and as kink:
  • Kinds of rubber and how to buy it
  • The care and feeding of rubber and how to store it
  • Tears, repairs, and how do I get this on?
  • Playing with rubber
  • Rubber bondage!
LDG programs start promptly at 7:30 p.m.  Doors will open at 7:00 and close at 8:00 pm.
Leather, gear, fetish wear, even nudity always encouraged, never required.  No admission charge.  Open to all adults.
Most LDG programs are video-recorded.  Ample seating is provided out of camera range.

RT @leatherarchives: photograp…

RT @leatherarchives: photographer Bruce LaBruce ignites fury in Spain with “Obscenity” PSA with … PSA with a solid msg & direction that speaks to many. #dhcx #hs158s12

How friggen stupid. RT @wicked…

How friggen stupid. RT @wickedgayblog: Groupon Gets Hate Mail Over Charitable Safe-Sex Campaign For Boston LGBT

Eating Right with Nelson Vergel on

Had a chance to read this well written piece today on HIV and Food on another list I follow and thoughts I would share the link over at Positively Aware. I agree with Nelson – much of the content is useful to over all fit health – but more so with those with additional health concerns as well. (More on Nelson at

Living with a chronic illness like HIV can present certain nutritional challenges. Without effective HIV medication treatment, replicating virus can tax the body, destroying lean body mass and impairing immune function and quality of life.1, 2

Hitting the digital bricks this week. X

Heading off to Orlando to check out the DHCX conference info

Then on to see pals and our new “Live Fit” contributor in Fort Lauderdale…

Next stop DHCX…

Next stop DHCX

Kingdom Cakes knocked it out o…

Kingdom Cakes knocked it out of the park with its mini’s tonight!

The Gay Male Couple’s Guide to Nonmonogamy

One more recent post was a guide for those of us who prefer the concept of non monogamy or open relationships – which in fact differs from from the “Don’t ask, don’t tell” philosophy which some couples adapt. Written by Daniel Vaillancourt – it serves up plenty of food for thought..

Now someone needs to write one on for the nasty queens who have determined that being single gives a person a right to be a cunt online and snark at men in open relationships who use social network sites such as Manhunt, Grindr and Scruff to name but a few – which by the way you stupid fucks IS NOT the same as using dating one – so get off your high horse before you snark at men who openly say they are partnered and looking.

46th Annual SF Bay Area Leather Community Awards – Cast Your Vote

The 46th Annual SF Bay Area Leather Community Awards dinner, produced by the Leather Alliance, will be held on Friday, March 2, 2012.  Local community members may cast their votes for the awards until midnight Saturday, February 11th.  Find the voting ballot here:

The 46th Annual SF Bay Area Leather Community Awards Dinner, produced by the Leather Alliance, will be held on Friday, March 2,2012. The 2011 Awards Dinner and the Mr SF
Leather Contest are part of the “Leather Alliance Weekend 2012”.

Been a while since you had you…

Been a while since you had you equipment checked? Free HIV/STD testing at Gold’s Gym-Castro February 8th (5:30-8:30)


To occur during the week of Valentine’s Day, this free exhibition will honor those loved and lost over the past three decades.

January 26, 2012 – San Francisco, CA – Courtesy of Under One Roof (, the NAMES Project Foundation (, the AIDS Emergency Fund (, and San Francisco businessman Petyr Kane, sections of the renowned AIDS Memorial Quilt will be shown at various locations in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood the week of February 12 – 20, 2012.

How AIDS Was Branded: Looking Back at ACT UP Design

How AIDS Was Branded: Looking Back at ACT UP Design

Steven Heller | Jan 12, 2012
A conversation with a member of Gran Fury, the “propaganda wing” of the early AIDS-awareness movement


From the collection of Larry Townsend

Hot Hard Gay Erotica! SF’s Center for Sex and Culture presents: “From the Collection of Larry Townsend”

Artist: “Macbeth” from the collection of Larry Townsend