02 Oct 2018

San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair reinforces consent

Under the fierce sun of the last Sunday of September, skin-tight black latex, leather bondage and stark nudity dominated Folsom Street in the SOMA district of San Francisco, with the

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02 May 2018

The sex-positive community gives back

Sex work has notoriously been reduced to a surface-level outlet for pleasure. But for one particular industry professional, her role as a sex worker has given her tools to give

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19 Apr 2017

SF State embraces sexuality with new kink club

Kinks on Campus is a new student-run organization providing educational workshops, panel discussions and opportunities to build community through kinky sexuality. The group was recognized by the Associated Students, Inc.

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08 Feb 2017

Let’s Get Deep: Beginners guide to BDSM

I have never been a person to pull out all the stops for Valentine’s Day. The most I have ever done to celebrate the holiday is wait for the discount

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29 Sep 2015

“Ask First” campaign educates BDSM kinksters about consent at Folsom Street Fair

Dressed in black and gold ruffled panties, thigh-high stockings and pink sequined nipple pasties, Maxine Holloway said she was tingling with excitement at the thought of being surrounded by thousands

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12 Mar 2015

Students respond to 50 Shades of Grey hype

For SF State freshman Ariana Fletcher, bondage/discipline/sadism/masochism is more than a trend brought on by the new film “Fifty Shades of Grey”. BDSM is her sex life. Though the controversial

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