The 2009 Folsom Street Fair has come and gone for San Francisco. As soon as the glitter, feathers, and stray cock rings have been swept up from the streets, the planning committee goes right back to work thinking of the future – with leather harness tan-lines burned into their chests by the bright Folsom sun.
The leather pride flag has been adorning the streets of San Francisco heralding in the high holy day of the kink world, The Folsom Street Fair. Thousands of people will fill the hotels, restaurants, and especially bars to celebrate en masse our right to make our own sexual choices as consenting adults.
The International Ms Leather 2009 event (IMsL) this year was not just good (and sexy!) fun, but I think it really succeeded at one of its most important goals: reconnecting friends and leading to the planning, brainstorming, and day-dreaming that will move forward the leather and BDSM communities for at least the next year.
At Midnight on March 18th 2009, “BETTIE PAGE IMMORTAL,” Bondage A Go Go’s 16th Annual Bettie Page Look-alike Contest took place in San Francisco.