Seeking and joining. That, I dare say, is something many of us share in common; a drive to find that niche where our natures can grow and flourish. For many of us in the Leather-BDSM community, GMSMA has provided just that kind of niche.
I can't say when I became aware of GMSMA (it seems to have been around forever), but in 1999 my long-held yet never acted-upon interests led me and my lover of 19 years to check out Folsom Street East. Although we seemed very out of place in our plaid shirts and khaki pants, I was immediately struck by an overwhelming sense of openness a