Leather daddies, bootblacks and rubber aficionados unfurled their cat o’ nine tails and enjoyed Southeast Black & Blue Weekend, including a round of title contests on Saturday at the Eagle.
It was a weekend of four kinks wrapped into one fun weekend that included a Meet & Greet on Friday, a Find Your Kink Barbecue on Saturday and four title contests later that night (photos). Yes, Atlanta’s “Dirty Boys” were out in force.
The weekend is not to be confused with Atlanta Bear Fest, which the Eagle hosted in July, or its anniversary weekend in April that led to the crowning of Mr. and Ms. Atlanta Eagle. Black & Blue includes some of the same bears, but way more kink. Medial fetishism? Yep, that too.
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