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Head First: Explosive Sexual Healing hurts so … good?

October 3, 2014
I’ve got a lot of repressed issues, and I came to San Francisco to try to get them resolved. But I never imagined a...

Where are all the vanilla sexuality events?

September 25, 2014
I moved to the Bay Area this year with the intention of diving head first into kinky chaos. As far as repressed small town...

Head First: On “dysfunction,” freaking out, and my huge, THC-fueled orgasms

September 18, 2014
I have very little experience with marijuana — mostly because I’m from a small, East Coast town where such a substance is referred to...

New SFBG columnist dives into SF sex culture head first

September 11, 2014
I moved to the Bay Area seven months ago to escape my repressed, small town life on the East Coast and learn what...

Is Kink breaking up with SF?

Tales of local porn-purveyor Kink.com’s demise were reported early yesterday by Uptown Almanac, whose story, “Freak Flag May Not Fly Forever Over Kink’s Castle,”...

‘Venus in Fur’ electrifies at A.C.T.

March 27, 2014
Good lord, this play is hot, hot, hot. Rave reviews of its run in New York last year -- mostly heralding the rise of...

Save your Valentine’s Day date, order a bike-delivered condom

February 13, 2014
So your Valentine’s Day date is going great, way better than expected, and it’s looking like some hot sex might be where this is...

Sex culture, Kinky Salon, and the three Pollys

January 31, 2014
Polly Whitakker has been one of my favorite superstars of San Francisco sex culture, traveling a path from her native London through the Polly...

Bang with Friends buttons up, becomes DOWN

November 14, 2013
Even apps wanna play games with your heart — Bang with Friends has announced it will phase out its current, shameless name and make...

Q&A: Dita Von Teese on gaining sexual confidence, creating beauty on her own terms

June 24, 2013
She is classy, beautiful, and sexually poised. She’s seductive, creative, and ambitious. She is world-famous burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese, and she is coming...

Hot sexy events: Pride-perfect gear

June 12, 2013
Deep in the bowels of Stevenson Street, there lies a company that could. Could surf the waves of an ever-changing Internet, could accurately predict...

Sexy events: Fatties rise up

June 5, 2013
Happy Pride Month everybody! This is neither sexy nor an event in the strictest sense, but anyone who doesn't kindle to forced body norms...

Hot sexy events: Ecosexual gurus want you in boot camp

May 24, 2013
You could be mistaken, in certain moments of Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens' ecosexuality activism, into passing it off as woo-woo nonsense. In a...

Hot sexy events: Aliens, etc.

May 10, 2013
You will have to excuse the few weeks that your sexy events column has taken off -- our Day-Glo phalanges have been so atwitter...

John Waters would love tonight’s Que(e)ry party — and more, from your week in sexy events

April 10, 2013
We've all seen the John Waters quote: “If you go home with somebody, and they don't have books, don't fuck 'em!” Baltimore's favorite trashy son,...

Main Street’s sex club: Eros celebrates 21 years in business

April 10, 2013
A few things that you may not know about Eros, the 21-year old sex club with the unassuming, rainbow-flagged façade that stands across the...

Kink.com beloved in Pope land! Local porn site among top downloaded in Vatican City [UPDATED]

April 9, 2013
A local anti-BDSM porn activist emailed me tidings of Flash magazine's Guatanamo-themed Coachella party this morning as proof that "Kink.com' s influence is spreading, albeit...

Standing on streetcorners naked, and this week’s sexy events

April 3, 2013
Memories of a taxi driver desperately trying to flag Courtney Trouble into his cab popped up unexpectedly today upon hearing the BBW queer pornographer...

Hot sexy events: Nerd boobs, Bill Gates’ condom quest, and the Sheagle = landed

March 27, 2013
Hey, dudes who don't like condoms, has Bill Gates got your back or what? During the same month that the Pope Emeritus reincarnates as...

Hot sexy events: Getting (a?)head in the boardroom

March 20, 2013
I've been reading Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg's new book Lean In recently, which despite its rather class-specific advice and observations is a...

Bone, on: Here’s the week in sex events

March 14, 2013
Internet flame wars, naked people in Berkeley, fativism, shamrock-spangled stripper heels. Oh yep, that's this week in sex events.Hot and Heavy readingI've made no...

How to get hot this week: sexy events

March 8, 2013
I was paging through my neon-orange-and-yellow copy of Tristan Taormino's Feminist Porn Book and generally feeling good about International Women's Day when I discovered that gah!...

Trouble down under: SF indie film banned in Australia

March 5, 2013
Cuddle porn, banned in Oz? The Australian Classification Board took exception with auteur Travis Mathews' tender look at life and love among gay men in...

More on what consent means for BDSM porn: A performer speaks out

February 28, 2013
Having sex for money can change the dimensions of the kinds of acts you're willing to explore. That's a fact in a porno landscape...