(All images by Matthew Rettenmund)
Spent an enjoyable Father's Day surrounded by daddies ... and boys, slaves, pups, bears, otters, sluts, pigs, toilets, and others in the kink community at Folsom Street East XXI: S.L.U.T.S.
To be honest, I'm not in synch with the mindset — I think I feel more at home at Comic Con, and I don't like superhero stuff! — but there are always beautiful and interesting sights, there's always sense of a communal bond, and I can't resist a fun photo op.
I wouldn't submit to a whipping, but I saw lots of men and boys who could have me 'whipped in no time flat.
Funniest moment: Lesbian singer taking the stage to announce she wants to sing a sad song because she thinks the kink community can take the feels, shouting, Who's been disappointed?! — read the room, lady!
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Wanted to take the front, but he was “getting ready!”
Dream boy — when a boy like this hesitates to pose, I always think I should bark at them like a Dom.
JuanFer De La Torre — one of New York's finest
The guy on the L asked if I really wanted the guy on the R in the pic — little devil
Mike Balaban of Capturing Rainbows, an amazing new platform for gay history and personal stories
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This is a massive crop fail on my part — the sign!
My crush for the day. Lucky popsicle.
I'd like to harness their energy
God, I wish I'd asked him to prove it.
It was a matinee so lots of gray-hairs showed up ...
Adorable dude, and such a Nick factor
I thought the guy on the L was GAY GUEST on Insta, but can't find him! I'd love to, er, find both!