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Producer: Wicked Grounds
Time: Thursday 5th of May 2022, 7:00 pm–9:00 pm (PDT)
Location: Wicked Grounds Annex, San Francisco, 293 8th Street, Floor 2, San Francisco, CA 94103

HYBRID: Dating While Kinky

In this Kink 101 session, we'll talk about a variety of strategies for navigating the dating world as a kinkster.

Availability: 98
Description

This class will be offered both in person at the Wicked Grounds Annex in San Francisco, and simultaneously as a live, online class offered through Zoom. Please select SF or online tickets when purchasing.

Whether you're doing online dating, speed dating, blind dates, or the million other ways we meet people, it's hard enough to be yourself and just get to know the someone -- or several someones -- best for you.

Add a desire for fetish/ kink/ leather/ BDSM to the mix, and things get even trickier. When do you talk about kink? How do you talk about it? How do you get what you want safely?

In this Kink 101 session, we'll talk about a variety of strategies for navigating the dating world as a kinkster, including:

  • Dating resources in the kink community
  • Online dating sites/ apps that work for kinksters, and a lot that don't . . .
  • How to navigate those first few crucial dates
  • Red flags and green lights to watch for
  • Basic negotiations
  • Choosing Mx. Right Now, and Mx. Right

PRESENTER:

Miriam Green has been in the public kink scene for over one dozen years in the Austin, Houston, and San Francisco scenes. They teach a series of KINK 101 classes on the SF kink community, BDSM negotiations, and dating while kinky. They also are the owner of Wicked Grounds, San Francisco's first and only kink cafe & boutique.

TICKETING:

This class will be offered both in person at the Wicked Grounds Annex in San Francisco, and simultaneously as a live, online class offered through Zoom. Please select SF or online tickets when purchasing.

Please note: This class is available for free to Wicked Grounds Patreon members who are subscribed at the VIP level ($30/month or higher). If you are a current Patreon member at that level, please reach out to Events@WickedGrounds.com to be put on the guest list. You may select one Kink 101 class per month for this benefit. Want to join? Go to Patreon.com/WickedGrounds to sign up!

$15 - $35 in advance, or $20 - $40 at the door for in-person attendance.

We offer a sliding scale, so that cost is not a barrier to attendance.

The regular ticket is $25. This is what most people should pay.

The $15 ticket is offered for those for whom the $25 ticket would be a barrier to participation. If $25 is too much, we take your word for it! Just pay $15.

Have a great salary? Feeling generous? Paying at the $35 level allows us to make the discounted ticketing available to others who need it. :)

So - that's it! Choose the level you can comfortably afford.

If cost is a barrier at any point on the sliding scale, please use the Volunteer List at the bottom of the listing to request a scholarship seat.

ACCESS:

This class will be taught out of the Wicked Grounds Annex, and will simultaneously be offered as a live, online class through Zoom. You may choose to attend in person at the Wicked Grounds Annex in San Francisco, or online from anywhere in the world!

In SF, this class will be held in the Wicked Grounds Annex. Please note that stairs at the front door are the only means of ingress and egress to the space. Proof of COVID vaccination and masking are both required for all participants. We recommend arriving 10 minutes before the class start time for check in; late check-ins may require you to have vaccination and ticketing verified next door at Wicked Grounds Cafe & Boutique before entry.

Please do not attend in person if you have any respiratory symptoms whatsoever. Anyone displaying signs of respiratory symptoms may be asked to leave, regardless of vaccination status.

Or, attend online anywhere via Zoom! To participate, you will need to download the free, basic version of the Zoom app before the class. This class will not be recorded and is not available for later viewing. Zoom now provides closed captioning which will be available for this event.

Volunteer List
Sign up here to be added to the volunteer list for the event. Your request will be forwarded to the event producer. If needed, you will be contacted.
This event is hosted/produced by:
Wicked Grounds
293 8th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Coffee. Kink. Community. San Francisco's home of the kinky, queer revolution.
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