SF BASiL Hosts Leather Mocktail Party

SF BAY AREA SOBER in LEATHER is inviting one and all to a night of risqué entertainment, craft mocktails, delectable snacks and a silent auction as they celebrate their outgoing sober leather titleholders and welcome the appointment of Mr., Ms. and Sober Kinkster 2018.  The event is set for Saturday, November 4th, 2017, from 7:30 to 10:00 PM, and will be held at San Francisco’s premier kinky event space, SF Catalyst, 1060 Folsom Street.

Funds raised will go to support the BASiL titleholders and help produce events for clean and sober kinksters and their supporters outside of the bar scene. The evening will include drag performances by Kochina Rude and Sue Veneer, burlesque by Sheba Queen of the Night and international burlesque star Kitten de Ville.  A special guest performance by our own Mr. San Francisco Leather 2017 Geoff Millard will be sure to peel the paint off the walls. DJ set by La Mano.

Established in 2013, SF BASiL is an inclusive, sober-centered community organization that caters to but not limited to the leather, kink, BDSM, fetish communities in the greater SF Bay Area. Its purpose is to organize and network with other individuals and businesses in providing safe and sober alternatives away from the bar scene, to unite the sober communities on either side of the bay, to reach out to those who wish to lead a sober lifestyle, help those in recovery, and be a beacon of strength and hope to those who looking for a solution. SF BASiL is not affiliated with any 12 step or other recovery programs.  

Your hosts for the evening will be Mr. Sober Leather 2017 Al RahmMs. San Francisco Leather 2017 Azalea Rose, Mr. San Francisco Leather 2017 Geoff MillardMs. Sober Leather 2016/17 Rio Spooner, and Sober Kinkster 2016/17 Sailor.  Event sponsors include Mr. S Leather and the San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance.  

Additional information is on FaceBook.  Admission is $10 to $25, on a sliding scale.  Advance ticket purchase is recommended, as this event is expected to sell out!

Keep Leather Alive in SoMa!

Do you remember your first scene, the catalyst that launched you into your current
journey of sex-positive living? Butterflies in your stomach; that mix of fear and
excitement; curiosity buzzing high…those last few steps bridging your long-awaited
fantasy to the reality of here and now. Perhaps you wanted to learn more about these
fantasies and explore the depths of your Self. You probably went online in search of
community, classes, and parties. Perhaps the first event you found was not your thing,
but luckily there were other venues hosting events on the same night…and every night!

About SF Catalyst.

SF Catalyst is a community-run educational and social space in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco. The 2500+ sq. ft. space is available for use by groups, organizations, and individuals for events that are in alignment with the mission of The San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance, an all-volunteer-run non-profit organization, which is to create a welcoming and supportive environment for members of the SF Bay Area Leather, Fetish, Kink, & Motorcycling communities. The space has been through a few incarnations and has been an important part of the community for over ten years.

Why we need your help

SF Catalyst is an old space under new management. Our number one priority is to establish itself as a true home for our diverse community.

In helping us with this campaign you not only get some great perks, you’ll be helping SF Catalyst establish itself as a safe and diverse space for everyone to express their sexual freedom in a way they might not otherwise be able to in their day-to-day life.

How we are going to use your donation.

We’ve set our fundraising goal at $20,000. We believe this is what it will take to keep our space open and available to all members of our diverse community. In addition to paying the bills, the donations that we receive from you will go towards renovations and repairs such as:

  • Install new emergency lighting and lit exit signs.
  • Fix and upgrade current plumbing issues including adding a sink to the upstairs restroom.
  • Replace the damaged wheelchair ramp and improve accessibility where possible.
  • Repair and update lighting.
  • Add electrical conduit throughout to clean up the hanging wires.
  • Repair the broken motorized winch.

Visit igg.me/at/sfcatalyst to keep SF Catalyst alive and thriving in 2018!


Click Here for updates on recent Leather Alliance events and projects
including the recent OurTownSF Expo, the Folsom Week parties organized by Leather Alliance organizations, and the Alden Spafford Progressive Dinner.



The San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance…

…is committed to creating a welcome and supportive environment for members of the SF Bay Area leather, fetish, kink and motorcycling communities.  We seek to facilitate community members in safely learning, growing, connecting, honoring and enjoying each other.

Please click here for reports on recent events.

Alliance Projects

SF Catalyst

SF Leather Alliance Weekend

SF Leather Community Awards

Mr SF Leather Contest

Leather Alley at SF Pride

The Alden Spafford Progressive Dinner

The Holiday Community Volunteer Appreciation Party

SM Safety Education

Suicide Prevention Education

Motorcycle safety, education and group rides

We also maintain an emergency Grants Account. Community members in financial need because of accident, serious illness or death of a significant other that causes financial hardship may apply to receive up to $1500 in assistance for basic living expenses.

Contact and Other Info

You can contact the San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance at info (at) leatheralliance (dot) org

Like us on Facebook:  LeatherAlliance

Find us on Twitter: @LeatherAlliance

Photo credits on this Web site include Rich Stadtmiller, Daniel SamblanetJoe Mazza and David Hyman.


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