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25 Aug 2020

Bondage-a-Go-Go Is Closing, Over Pandemic And ‘Ongoing Issues’

Many San Francisco club nights were bound to close during the COVID-19 pandemic, but this one really hurts. The weekly BDSM/kink institution Bondage-a-Go-Go announced its closure on Monday, possibly bringing an end to the “longest running fetish dance party in San Francisco” after 27 years. The long-lasting leather, latex, and

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 3
11 Sep 2018

The Sex-Positive Muppet Drag Queen of New York

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress thinking he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

BAS Editorial Team 5
25 Jan 2017

10 Things To Know Before Having Sex In A Burger King Bathroom

Stop what you’re doing, cause I’m about to ruin the image and style that you’re used to… when it comes to public sex. Before you get crazy with your girl with the boom in the Burger King bathroom, there’s a few things you should know. While you may think public sex

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06 Dec 2016

The Best Underground BDSM Parties in NYC

So you want to go to BDSM parties in NYC? Understandable. They’re pretty rad. Here’s a run down of some of the city’s finest and what you can expect when you show your kinky ass up. Pangea Pangea is BYOB and doesn’t do that thing where cost is affixed to

Lana A. 0
08 Jan 2015

How To Do Rubber and Latex Fashion on a Budget (NSFW)

If these skintight rubber fashions and the NSFW tag above pique your interest, you’re perhaps tempted to attend SF fetish fashion events like RubbDown ‘15 or International Ms Leather. And you’ll surely look fuckin’ fabulous in those shiny, clingy outfits that so prominently emphasize the precise dimensions of your boobs and/or junk.

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
15 Sep 2012

$1 Beer Bust and FREE BBQ at Honey Soundsystem’s Folsom Opening Party

If your chomping at the bit in frenzied anticipation of this year’s Folsom Street Fair, then wipe yourself off a tad and head down to The Holy Cow on Sunday.  The resident mixers of sound, Honey Soundsystem are the official welcome wagon for this coming week’s frisky business. Honey usually

Stephen Torres - Threadbare-Fact Finder (Editor, San Francisco) 1
13 Feb 2011

Lupercalia: The Better VD

Valentine’s Day is lame, right? Or it’s awesome, if you’re coupled up, a fan of chocolate, and/or not a strong feminist. But why settle for ignoring, protesting, or even participating in this church-sanctioned holiday for lovers? Lucky for you, an ancient Roman fertility festival takes place February 13-15 every year

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 2
16 Jan 2010

Cheap Fetish

According to dictionary.com, to fetishize is to ‘˜regard an object with awe as being the embodiment or habitation of a potent spirit or as having magical potency.’  There are many things in my day-to-day life that, for me, hold these powers.  Call it magical thinking (shout out to my shrink!),

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