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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Upcoming Events

As always, check the FMSD monthly calendar-at-a-glance
which contains news about ALL known upcoming events. 
Be sure to click on "More Info" to get the best details!

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No, not THIS kind….


I'm looking for help - I have a LOT of rare and valuable stuff, stored carefully for decades, but my ignorance of eBay's culture has left me pretty bruised and screwed too many times. The big-city sharpies see me coming from miles away! I'd like some help navigating the path toward finally liquidating my stock.  Any coaches out there? Email me at papatony AT mac DOT com.


Recent Articles

My Darkest Secret, and My Retirement.


First ‘San Diego Leather Fetish Ball’ to be held Saturday, Oct. 5 - News about Mr. San Diego Eagle 2013 Robb Rodd's Leather Fetish Ball.  It's a BIG deal! Here is the audio of his full description about the event.

WEDNESDAY'S AUDIO IS NOW POSTED: August 28, 7PM: "Forbidden Orgasms: Barebacking, Bug-Chasing, Drugs, Brown Hankies, (Fill In The Blank)." I also linked to inexpensive sources for the recommended books that were mentioned.


Visible Bodies: Transgender Narratives Retold - Our local transgender brothers and sisters have been part of this project, which is deeply admirable - Telling our truth, fully and openly is the best, dependable way to raise the level of understanding in the world. It's well-worth donating to their project.  Trans folks are FAR more likely to be bashed than anyone else, and long-term understanding and communication can make all of the difference.  A lot of the folks involved are admirable friends and associates of mine.




Upcoming Men's Discussion Topics

Men's Discussions are at 7PM every Wednesday

Wednesday, September 4Male Grief - The Mask That Men Live Inside. Here is a preview video that will explain the topic.

Wednesday, September 11thHow Do We Meet? How Do We Court? This is a follow-up to the excellent presentation by Marc Webb a few weeks earlier. The worksheet PDF is here, and is suggested study-material.

Wednesday, September 18thEcstasy: How Do We Achieve It In All Aspects of Life? ...and no, we are not talking about the drug.




ROMP RECAP - San Diego Leather Pride 2013

NEWEST TITLEHOLDERS
Left to right:
Outgoing Mr. San Diego Leather 2012 Aaron Duke,
Mr. San Diego Leather 2013 Eli Correa,
Ms. San Diego Leather 2013 Colt Everyday, and
Outgoing Ms. San Diego Leather 2012 Wish Linda
Photo by our superb Photo Journalist Scott Smith!

Pictures and Video from ROMP 2013 - This is a work in progress - we need more pics and videos, if you have them. This is for the archives!  I keep adding more, every couple of days. For instance, I repaired the link to the contest photos, thanks to Scott's feedback.


Upcoming Events

Saturday, August 31, 10PM onward: WOLF'S REVISITED BACKROOM PARTY @ the Eagle, at 3040 North Park Way.


August 30-Sep. 2Badger Flat Run, 52nd Anniversary: Since 1961, Badger Flat has been the legendary event where men could be themselves among other gay men, their appreciation for their motorcycles and the celebration of their common sexuality.


TuesdaySeptember 3 (first and third Tuesday of each month), 7PM: Hands-On Demos @ the San Diego Eagle, at 3040 N Park Way. These are utterly safe, relaxed and sociable opportunities to get better-acquainted with the kinky arts.  All are welcome, at all experience-levels. In fact, we encourage beginners, because we make it okay to be clumsy or unsure. We all have to start somewhere!



Wednesday, September 4, 7PMMen's Discussions. Male Grief - The Mask That Men Live Inside. Here is a preview video that will explain the topic.

Wednesday, September 4, 9PM: Puppy NightSan Diego Eagle, at 3040 North Park Way



Saturday, September 7 (first Saturday of each month), 4-7PM: Please join us for a special Cigars and Boots.  This event will serve as a travel fund fundraiser for Aaron, Eli, and Wish when the travel to Chicago to cheer Aaron on as he competes for American Leatherman 2013.  There will be a $5 donation at the door (no one will be turned away for lack of funds), $5 cigar bar, bootblacks, and raffles.

Aaron will also be collecting donations items for his auction baskets for the contest.  If you would like to donate to Aaron’s auction baskets, please contact him at mrsandiegoleather2012 AT gmail DOTcom

If you are unable to attend the event, but would still like to help with the travel fund, here is an easy way you can make a donation online.
http://www.gofundme.com/3vape8

Saturday, September 7 (first Saturday of each month), 10PM: BearNight Dance @ Numbers Bar, at 3811 Park Blvd.



Sunday, September 8, 4-7PM: Titleholder Introduction @ Numbers Bar, at 3811 Park Blvd. Please join us in welcoming Mr. and Ms. San Diego Leather 2013 Eli Correa and Colt Everyday. PLEASE BRING A DISH TO SHARE.

Wednesday, September 11th (every Wednesday), 7PM: Men's Discussions. Tonight's topic: How Do We Meet? How Do We Court?  This is a follow-up to the excellent presentation by Marc Webb a few weeks earlier. The worksheet PDF is here, and is suggested study-material.

Wednesday, September 11th, 9PM: Karaoke Night with FMSD @ Redwing Bar & Grill4012 30th St.


Saturday, September 14, 3-8PM @ Numbers Bar, at 3811 Park Blvd: Lube It Up And Strip It Down: The Power of Six AIDS Walk Team will host lube wresting!!!  The team includes members from the San Diego Leather Community, The San Diego Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, The Bears San Diego, The Imperial Court de San Diego, The San Diego Transgender Community, and the San Diego Gay Rodeo Association.  Each community group with have members representing them going head-to-head in slippery battle.  The audience will have the opportunity to bid on the winners and the chance to win great prizes.  It will be held at Numbers and there is a $10 door fee.




Saturday, September 14, 2013, 7:30-10pm  "HOT GUYS WITH GUNS" - San Diego Premiere! @ Birch North Park Theater at 2891 University AvePart time actor and full time waiter Danny (Marc Anthony Samuel), still in love with his ex, rich party boy Pip (Brian McArdle), attends a private eye class in preparation for a cop role for which he is auditioning. But when Pip becomes a robbery victim to the “gay sex party bandits,” the two men – despite their unresolved sexual tension - team up as amateur sleuths to solve the crime. As they delve into Hollywood’s gay power world, guns are shot, bodies drop and the two find themselves in one hot gay mess but remain determined to uncover the culprits. Hot Guys with Guns has a script that pops with gay wit and cultural references (“Cops? I am a black man in east L.A. with a dead Mexican on the floor with no head, we can’t call the cops!” as well as a memorable cast of supporting actors (Joan Ryan as Pip’s needy and boozy mom, Trey McCurley as Pip’s red headed boy toy, Alan Blumenfeld as Jimmy, the hard-nosed P.I. instructor, and Darryl Stephens as a friend with a dark secret.

Wednesday, September 18th (every Wednesday), 7PMTonight's topic: Ecstasy: How Do We Achieve It In All Aspects of Life? ...and no, we are not talking about the drug.



Friday, September 20, 10:30pm: STUD NIGHT @ the Eagle, at 3040 North Park WayWOW, can you believe it is our 2 year anniversary already!! Special guests tonight will be Jackson Lawless and Nick Capra.




Sunday, September 29, 11am to 6pm:  Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco.  Here are my Tips for Newbies.



San Diego's own Bryan Teague won American Leatherboy in 2010

October 11-13: American Brotherhood Weekend: A Leather Family Reunion in Chicago. Our own Mr. San Diego Leather 2012 Aaron will be running for American Leatherman 2013.



Saturday, October 5, 2013, 6:30pm - 11:30pm: Leather Fetish Ball @ Sunset Temple at 3911 Kansas Street:

Performances by: Glitz Glam and Travis Ti

Special Appearances:
American Leatherman 2013 Contestant Aaron Duke

Dress Code Encouraged:
Leather, Fetish, Military, Uniform, Rubber

For further information contact your host:
Robert Rodriguez
Mr. San Diego Eagle 2013 at
MrSDEagle2013 [ a ] gmail.com

Saturday, October 19: Ice in the Heat - an International Chastity Event.


November 7-10Palm Springs Leather Pride




Wednesday, Nov. 13, 7PM: Massive Movie Night @ Birch North Park Theater at 2891 University Ave. Tonight's treat: The funniest gay comedy of all time.

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