Valentine’s Day and related romantic events this month may be enough for lovey-dovey gays. But what about single horndogs looking for lust in all the right places? Fortunately, a variety of slutty events at Bay Area venues offer a frisky feast of options this month.
These days, there’s a whole new world of flirting and pickups out there. When it comes to using your phone to geo-locate nearby gays, a host of contenders compete for your clickability. Some nightclubs even have special events devoted to cell phone hook-ups, er, “social networking.”
Carl and Jeff are just one of the countless heart-warming successes to emerge from Castro bars. Despite a reputation for cheesy pickup lines and one-night stands, gay bars also have a rich history of bringing men together in lifelong bonds.
If candy hearts, chocolates and bouquets of flowers aren’t your style, consider some unusual February events focusing on romance for singles, couples and, well, whatever combination shoots that arrow through your heart.
Photographer Steven Underhill, who shot our gorgeous cover image for BARtab #5, stopped by Chaps II for Locker Room, Sept. 2, which was also the BARtab “Leather & Sex” issue #5 premiere party for BARtab. Gift cards from Good Vibrations and five pairs of tickets to the Scissor Sisters concert (Sept 12 at Oakland’s Fox Theatre) were randomly handed in a fun raffle.
If you’re in the mood to make some new friends and have a good time, you’re in luck: despite a citywide crackdown on bathhouses in the early 80s, San Francisco still boasts a healthy stable of saunas, theaters, and dungeons.
For the sexually creative set, “most sex toys to some degree can be thought of as co-gender,” said Good Vibrations’ resident sexpert Dr. Carol Queen recently about sex toys. And it turns out any couple of any gender or orientation can really use a few.
Most everyone likes a little swat on the ass now and then, to varying degrees. But here in San Francisco, we have the San Francisco Men’s Spanking Party. Spearheaded by Spank Master Bill, the monthly men’s-only parties are an outlet for men to get together who enjoy spanking or being spanked.
For the past ten years, DJ Bud Chism has powered Saturday nights at The Powerhouse. Chism has built a weekly following of men who expect a fresh and unpredictable experience. For cutting-edge house music to match the libidos of its patrons, stop by on a weekend night to revel in aural debauchery.
Big sex club, so hot we can’t show you pictures. Dress code encourages sleazy play clothes like leather, rubber, uniforms, jockstraps, spandex, Levis, tank tops, underwear or no wear, buddy. For safety reasons, please, no bare feet or footwear that doesn’t attach at the heel (such as flip-flops or sandals). If you’re gonna wear slacks, [...]
Leather/Kink Happenings in May
by Scott Brogan
There are always a lot of events going on in the various watering holes of the SoMa district (see below). The newest event is called Wednesday SOMA Men’s Club, brought to you by the SoMa Bar & Business Guild (the same folks who created the popular Folsom [...]