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Folsom Street Fair

Tomorrow is the big day.  The event that started in 1984 is the state’s third largest public event, and the world’s largest BDSM leather party. Proceeds support local and national non-profits, and are often a major source of their income. The street fills with games, beer stands, S&M demonstrations and vendors of fetish leather, toys […]

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street fairs

We had no street fairs in my hometown in Wisconsin just church rummage sales. My first was the Grant Avenue Street Fair in North Beach in 1973 jammed with people of all ages enjoying espresso and pastries in tie-dyed clothing. It was a world unlike any I’d known with men in leather pants and women […]

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the penis

Last night at a street fair I saw a couple eating chocolate coated bananas on a stick and that got me thinking about the penis. This proud symbol of our greatest pleasure has been getting attention ever since a caveman shaped a pole and stuck it between two stones and liked what he saw. Obelisks […]

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