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Past Event

Lavender Talks: Body Positivity in Kink Culture

Join us for the latest in the Lavender Talks series, presented with San Francisco Pride and exploring a wide range of topics of interest to the LGBTQ world.

In this program, we explore the role the "kink" subculture plays in the larger LGBTQ community.

Join us for a discussion with some local kink community leaders about body positivity, inclusion and exclusion, and different attitudes toward desire. How do issues of age discrimination, conforming and nonconforming presentation, racism and more get addressed by and within the kink subculture? 

There might be some surprising answers, as we look at the state of the kink in the age of pandemic, economic crisis, and racial justice.


This is a free program; please consider making a donation during registration to support our online program production

This event is online-only; register to receive a link to the live stream program

In association with San Francisco Pride 

Made possible by the generous support of Gilead and Comcast

Gilead Pride Alliance and Comcast

And thanks to San Francisco Pride Legacy Partners:
Bud Light
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
KPIX 5 CBS Bay Area
Kaiser Permanente
GLBT Historical Society
Parc 55 San Francisco

September 24, 2020

United States

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Beth "Bicoastal" Hunt

Leather & LGBTQ Cultural District Manager Emeritus; Lifelong Artist/Performer

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Danny Thanh Nguyen

Writer; Lambda Literary + Ragdale Foundation + Kundiman Fellow; Columnist, Recon

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Bianca Spencer

Ms. Rubber San Francisco 2020; Co-Founder, The Unruly Social Club; Former Chairwoman, Lesbian Sex Mafia

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Michelle Meow

Producer and Host, "The Michelle Meow Show," KBCW TV and TuneIn; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors—Moderator