Flog-a-Thon Fundraiser in Indy

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana kink community is planning a send-off for Slave Adeena, International Person of Leather 2017, as she gets ready to step down.

Big Queer Trans Snow Ball Dance on Saturday

ST. LOUIS — Metro Trans Umbrella Group, a transgender support and service organization in St. Louis, is holding their annual Big Queer Trans Snow Ball Dance this Saturday, Jan. 13.

Court tells Kink.com to defend self against HIV claims

SAN FRANCISCO — Porn producer Kink.com has been told that it has to defend itself against lawsuits from actors who say they contracted HIV on set. Courthouse News reported that Atain Specialty Insurance Company sued Peter Acworth, CEO Kink.com, and his companies in November 2015. Atain claimed has no duty to cover litigation costs related to a rash…

Deviations Detroit 2018 Schedule

DETROIT — Come to listen to the music, come to meet the regulars and the other new folks who turn up each month, come to play on the equipment, or come to see and be seen! No matter what you tastes and desires this is the place for you; your once a month opportunity to…

Three Illinois LGBTQ rights laws go into effect Jan. 1

CHICAGO — Three laws supporting LGBTQ rights passed and signed in 2017 will go into effect on January 1, 2018. Equality Illinois, the statewide LGBTQ rights organization, said they had pushed for all three during the year. The birth certificate modernization law allows transgender people tto update the gender marker on their birth certificate without…

StL PolyHarmonic Discussion Group, Jan. 21

ST. LOUIS — Our first group’s discussion day for 2018! AND THE FIRST ONE UNDER OUR NEW NAME! St Louis PolyHarmonic Discussion Group!! EVENT LINK HERE For those who have questions about Poly & seek answers For anyone who has an interest in Poly at all! For those practicing Poly & in Polycules We gather together…

F*ck Cancer fundraiser raises $1,131 in Chicago

CHICAGO — Midwest Drummer and Drummerboy held a fundraiser at Jackhammer on Saturday night to raise money for cancer research. Brandon Gentry and Pup Bayard recruited about 20 people to wear or donate ripe jockstraps that were auctioned off on stage by local entertainer Diamond Devereaux. A total of $1,131 was raised with all the…

CDC says that particular words aren’t banned

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday that seven words weren’t actually banned at the agency. On Friday evening, the Washington Post reported that the words are “vulnerable,” “entitlement,” “diversity,” “transgender,” “fetus,” “evidence-based” and “science-based” could no longer be used on official documents for the 2018 budget. CDC Director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald said…