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Shared fantasies: Justin Lehmiller on the science of sexual desire

Shared fantasies: Justin Lehmiller on the science of sexual desire

By Race Bannon

In this column, I'll share some insights from Justin Lehmiller, an esteemed Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute and author of the book 'Tell Me What You Want: The Science of Sexual Desire.'

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By Race Bannon | July 2, 2019

LGBTQ people from all walks of life, including us kinksters, walked down Market Street at Sf Pride — joyful, proud and determined to continue to stake our claim to a happy and equal life.

By Race Bannon | July 2, 2019

Even after Pride month, there's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.


By Race Bannon | June 19, 2019

With pre-Pride events added each day, there's even more going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.

By Race Bannon | June 5, 2019

Every year for decades men have descended on Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend for an annual leather pilgrimage otherwise known as International Mr. Leather (IML), as did I this past week.


By Race Bannon | June 5, 2019

In chilly summers, leather's comfy, and there's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.

By Race Bannon | May 22, 2019

A new exhibition opened at the GLBT Historical Society Museum on 18th Street, 'The Mayor of Folsom Street: The Life and Legacy of Alan Selby,' to honor his memory. A large crowd was on hand to welcome this exhibition.


By Race Bannon | May 9, 2019

I've noticed how remarkably precise and specific some people have become with their stated sexual identities and options. Those people should teach a class titled How to Turn Off a Sexual Partner in 60 Seconds or Less.

By Race Bannon | May 8, 2019

From Bare Chests to bare butts, meetings and exhibits, there's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.


By Race Bannon | April 24, 2019

Over the course of my tenure writing this column, I've received feedback that readers often prefer something other than pure reporting on events. As one gentle critic put it, "I prefer you don't just reword an event's program," and they have a point.

By Race Bannon | April 24, 2019

From kink demos to naked nights, and th SF Eagle's block party, there's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters.


By Race Bannon | April 10, 2019

From fetish nights to talks, sober and beer-y events, including the SF Eagle's upcoming anniversary, there's a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters through April.

By Race Bannon | April 10, 2019

Recently, a young gay man messaged me, stating, "I've tried the leather scene. It's not for me." I asked why. He said, "It's not about sex anymore. It's not even about anything erotic anymore." Was he correct?


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