Bondage club brings out hidden kinkiness

The weekly Bondage-a-Go-Go event at the Cat Club in San Francisco is not only bedecked with gimp suits, chains and industrial metal that would put any Marilyn Manson music video to shame. But it’s also a space for an inclusive community that just happens to love BDSM.
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Student vaginas scream out about culture, ethnicity

Screaming “cunt” at the top of your lungs in a public setting with several hundred other people only happens once a year, and it’s at “The Vagina Monologues.” This year’s themes of race, ethnicity and culture hit on consistently prevalent and controversial topics. All walks of life pack a full
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Positions of power in play

Coming from the unincorporated town of rural Hockinson, Wash., then relocating to the hub of gay culture has rocked my world in more ways than one, I have never felt fully comfortable identifying as either dominant or submissive. But since being in the Bay Area, I have learned that this binary doesn’t need to exist. I am only beginning my life as a young rookie in the sexual world, and San Francisco has been my biggest challenge yet.
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Reclaiming the one-night stand

Bluntly put, I am an avid supporter of the one-night stand. That doesn’t mean I spend all my weekends seeking out and partaking in boozy sex with random strangers, but rather that I find true value in the experience.
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Local sex shop chain experiences massive growth

In the four years I’ve been reporting for The Daily Californian, it wasn’t until I attended the post-renovation grand re-opening of the Berkeley location of Good Vibrations that I found the holy grail of party favors: a free vibrator given away with a smile to anyone who wished the sex
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A penetrative history of spanking the monkey

Taming the trouser snake, frosting the pie, unlocking the chamber of secrets, battling the purple-headed yogurt slinger — we all know what these phrases really mean. It’s been around since human beings first realized hands could be useful for something other than high-fiving and biting one’s thumb in insult.
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Video: Cross Country Roadtrip

It turns out the United States is a big country. Like 3,280 miles across. Normally,the other coast is a mere six-hour plane ride away. But where’s the fun in that? Toward the end of this holiday break, I got together with two of my friends and coworkers from the Daily
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Editor’s Note: Catching up.

When winter break rolls around, all you want to do after a series of mind-numbing finals and long days at work is to cut yourself off from your normal world. It’s healthy to toss out the router and disconnect from the Internet, kick back with a good book and eat
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