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Open wide: Polyamory reconsidered


By Molly Freedenberg

Illustration from story on polyamory.

I used to say the word "polyamory" is just shorthand for "really slow break-up." Though I know two couples who manage to have successful, committed, loving partnerships both within and outside of their marriages, most cases I've witnessed have ended in disaster. Read more »

Hot sex events this week: May 6-12


Compiled by Molly Freedenberg

Femina Potens curator, international award winning Bondage Model and Feminist Porn Star Madison Young hosts this month's "Sizzle."


>> Sizzle
Femina Potens celebrates Masturbation Month with an auto-erotica reading and open mic extravaganza, featuring writer and sexologist Carol Queen, porn performer and BDSM professionalDusty Ho Read more »

Highbrow smut: local literary porno for book lovers


By Juliette Tang

Why Kindle when you can burn?

Sometimes, it really is sexier to close your legs and open a book. Especially in the case of good erotic fiction. While porn gives you a balls-in-the-face visual overload, the pleasures of erotica are subtler, more cerebral. A book of erotica is something you can take with you into the bathtub with a glass of wine, candles lit, and jazz on the radio. Read more »

Are those warm beignets in your pocket?


By Ariel Soto

Steamy, gooey, French ...

This week all over San Francisco restaurants are cooking up hot and steamy dishes, in honor of TasteTV's new book Sexy Dishes: San Francisco -- A Guide to Who's Hot in the Kitchen (TCB Cafe) a celebration of some of the best chefs who are cooking up the most sensuous meals in the city. Read more »

Ask a Porn Star: "Porns stars are over!"


In Which Super Sexy Porn People Answer Questions --each week-- From Bay Area Locals. View the last installment here.

By Justin Juul


Fielding your questions this month is AVN’s current “Transsexual Performer of The Year,” Wendy Williams. Read more »

Cruising Craigslist: Warning bells


Each week, Justin Juul combs the SF Craigslist Personals and Missed Connections for true gems that prove there's enough love for everyone (although in this case, maybe not). Read more »



By Molly Freedenberg


Wow, this coffee is hot. And I'm not talking about when it's brewed. SV Holdings, the parent company that operates Stella and Victoria pastry companies, has launched its own line of organic roasts - and the packaging is downright sizzling.

The central theme is vintage pin-up girls whose poses and phrases are meant to embody the characteristics of the coffee inside the bag. Read more »

Peepshow: Art House Sluts


Each week Justin Juul highlights a rad upcoming local sexy event


Who: Madison Young is a local porn star who also directs films, makes art, teaches sex classes, and co-owns the coolest “feminist, tranny, queer” art gallery/performance space thing in the whole entire world. Read more »

Less sex at Dore? SFPD gets hot over crappy muck-monger


By Marke B.


Hurray, we're back in the 50s again! Read more »

SF Weekly keeps getting spanked



By Tim Redmond

And the poor boring people there don't even enjoy it.

Violet Blue weighs in today with some harsh commentary:

It's just sad when "alternative" papers can't be more trustworthy or accurate as the New York Times when it comes to the one thing they're supposed to excel at: accurately representing local culture. Read more »