Have We Entered an Era of Selective Press by Those Who Want to Control the Media For their Benefit? By Mike Skiff

Walking through the horde of bodies at this year’s Folsom Street Fair celebrating kink and diversity, I noticed people wearing big yellow stickers with two words – “Ask First” – printed in cursive. These stickers were meant to send a bright and friendly message for others to: “Ask first before groping me,” “Ask first before […] Click to read more »

“Folsom Forever” Finds Its Way Home to Frameline Film Festival by Kevin M. Thomas

“Folsom Forever,” the documentary chronicling the history of the world’s largest street fair, makes its way home and will screen June 22 as part of the 38th annual Frameline Film Festival. The film offers more depth and history than one would expect of a film that deals with kink, bondage and fetish interests within the […] Click to read more »

The Standout Doc: SF’s Frameline LGBT Film Fest Offers Insightful and Powerful Documentaries by Kevin M. Thomas

In addition to an array of great narrative features, the documentaries at Frameline 38, the annual LGBT Film Festival in San Francisco, offers some powerful and historic documentaries in the festival that runs through June 29. While a lot of the documentary films were not available to prescreen, here are some standouts – in order […] Click to read more »

“Folsom Forever” Unveils an Important History Lesson of a Misunderstood Culture and the Positive Impact it’s had on San Francisco By Steve V. Rodriguez

In Mike Skiff’s new documentary, “Folsom Forever”, audiences will learn not only about one of the largest street fairs in the country known as Folsom Street Fair, which has catered to the leather, kink and fetish communities for 30 years,  but they will obtain a history lesson about a fair that speaks to human rights […] Click to read more »