Saturday, February 13, 2010

Getting Away From It All

Last night we went out and had a delicious family dinner together. Then the teenager stayed in the hotel with Pickle, while Jason and I headed out somewhere special. We were even able to get is some raunchy, sweaty, dirty public sex while away.

Thus far there has been some outrageous shopping as well. I have made more purchases than I planned, but then again the stores here are so different and the chance to buy pretty things doesn't happen often enough for me.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Family Time

Our whole family is far from home. If I told you where, it would no longer be a secret.

We used our passports to get here and I needed a pharmacy/doctor letter to travel with all my gear.

This get away is greatly needed for each of us to recharge and shed some of the layers of stress that have been weighing us down.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

A Special Evening

Meet N Greet
February 17th
6:30 - 9:00 PM
$25 single / $40 couple
Special Burlesque Performance
Sex Toy Vendor on site
Reservations Required:

After many successful evenings of Deviant Dining, Libido Lounge is proud to present A Members Meet N Greet. This is a social event (no play of any sort) boasting snacks and a warm atmosphere for you to meet other members and see the new facility. For Lounge members who haven't yet come out to play, this is a great evening to dip your toes in the water and get a feel for everything you have in common with other attendees. New and experienced can come out to meet someone new, talk to someone you've played with, or break the ice and introduce yourself to that person you've always seen with his/her hands tied. The evening promises to be an excellent opportunity to plant the seed of anticipation or build a good impression of yourself on other members for the next time you meet at the Lounge.

A Members Meet N Greet is a perfect opportunity to meet some of the Lounge's volunteers, who you can ask about events featured at the Lounge. Have you been thinking about attending a particular event but weren't sure whether or not it would tickle your fancy? Is there something you've been itching to try, but you don't know which event would best suit your desires? At this event, you are encouraged to start a conversation, either to find out the answer to your questions or to enlighten another. You can even make plans to cross paths again at an upcoming event with another member.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Pride House for Olympics

Pride House Launch
Thursday, February 11th, 2pm-4pm

You are invited to the Grand Opening of PRIDE House Vancouver in front of Qmunity (1170 Bute St.) There will be music with Sugarbeach, sporting excitement and an innovative ribbon cutting ceremony. Speakers include Minister Mary McNeil, Minister of State for the Olympics, MLA for Vancouver-False Creek
and Vancouver-Centre MP Hon. Dr. Hedy Fry.

For the first time ever there will be a LGTB pavilion at the Olympics and in Vancouver it will be hosted at two locations, Qmunity and Score on Davie. Other Olympic cities have had gay bars but nothing has ever been done quite like this. PRIDE House is an initiative that brings to light the violations and prejudice that exist against LGBTI people. PRIDE House offers a queer space to watch the Olympics, hang out, meet people from around the world, trade pins and have fun.

Qmunity will be open from 10am-7pm, seven days a week and is the operational hub of the PRIDE House Vancouver experience where you will find friendly PRIDE House ambassadors to tell everything that is fabulously queer in Vancouver. They will also have on hand immigration and refugee experts with a wealth of knowledge and resources. PRIDE House will be a social hub, a welcome space for LGTB athletes, family, friends and visitors to come together to celebrate, to get information and resources, to be safe and to find community. Come and meet the world at Qmunity!

Score on Davie (1262 Davie Street) also hosts PRIDE House and offers a place to have a drink, a meal and celebrate diversity during the games. Lush booths and soft lighting and an inviting private side all lead to Score being one of Vancouvers premium sports lounges. Strategically placed tv's including a 71" Plasma in the main room gives every seat a ringside view of the 2010 games. Join the party at Score on Davie as we toast the Wins!

Vancouver Queer Film Festival is proud to partner with PRIDE house to present several films to coincide with the 2010 Cultural Olympiad. The Pride House Film Series will feature two nights of engaging cinema that promotes LGBT visibility in sport. Training Rules sponsored by CAAWS and Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride sponsored by PFLAG.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Heart Throb

He's such a sweetheart. As of late, he now smiles when smiled at. Follows anyone in the family with his eyes when we enter and exit a room. And coos all the time. I'm smitten.

Monday, February 08, 2010


A friend sent this along to me, and I in turn promised to post it.
Dear Jennifer

Our lab focuses on matters of human sexuality, particularly lovestyles that are socially stigmatized or sometimes excluded from academic study. I am a poly/kink community member and activist, and strive to increase awareness and decrease stigma within academia. For this study, we are looking at how safer sex practices (such as partnermnegotiation and prophylactic use) varies across a variety of lovestyles. The data will only be seen by myself, Dr Conley (the University of Michigan faculty member directing this research), and various research assistants in the lab. We don't ask for any personal information, the survey is completely anonymous.

For more information on Dr Conley's work and on the study itself,
please visit her faculty profile page.

Here is the survey, go ahead....fill it in.

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Oh Crap





(thanks for sending me this Donna)