Tag Archives: John Weis

Folsom Street East: Sunday, June 20th

New York City’s annual leather street festival, Folsom Street East, is next Sunday, June 20th. Inspired by San Francisco’s legendary Folsom Street Fair, FSE was founded in 1997 by former Gay Male S/M Activists (GMSMA) chair John Weis and a cohort of similarly-minded New York City leathermen. “I thought that having a fun day in the sun for the SM/leather ...

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A Place At The Table

Last night my pal Chris accompanied me to the Ali Forney Center’s gala fundraiser, A Place At The Table, held at the Chelsea Art Museum where Manhattan’s gay glitterati nibbled fancy bits from top chefs, took part in silent and live auctions, and were entertained by Tony-nominee Justin Bond and famed singer/songwriter Rufus Wainwright – all in the name of ...

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False Arrests Protest At
Mayor Bloomberg’s House

Today a group of LGBT rights and sexual freedom activists gathered just down the block from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Upper East Side mansion to protest the false arrests of gay men in NYC’s adult bookshops. Robert Pinter, a victim of this campaign, gave interviews to a number of local and national newsmedia outlets as two dozen gay men marched with ...

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