Category Archive for: ‘News’

December Planning Session

December Planning Session Report / Upcoming Activities

On Sunday, December 2, a dozen DFA men met at Brett and Tom’s house for a follow-up to November’s initial Brainstorming Session. We had a lively discussion and lots of volunteers offered to take the lead on several of the ideas that had been brought to the table. If you missed the meeting, check out this summary document. The names …

Brainstorming Meeting Attendees

Brainstorming Follow-Up

Last Saturday, November 17, two dozen DFA men gathered at Stefen and Ray’s house for a potluck dinner and brainstorming session to solicit ideas for future DFA events and activities. It was a night of great food and friendship, and a big list of creative ideas was generated! In fact, there was so much wonderful discussion and fellowship that we …

DFA First Gathering

Potluck Brainstorming Session

Last Saturday, around fifteen guys gathered at Cooper Anderson’s home to hear Papa Tony from FetishMenSanDiego talk about how their new group has grown so very quickly and brought a whole new level of energy, fun and brotherhood to the fetish scene in their city. The experience was so incredible and motivating that many folks wanted to meet again and …

Some FMSD Men

Community Building Meeting

Urgent News! As part of Leather Pride, this Saturday, November 10 we have the opportunity to learn from Papa Tony of FetishMenSanDiego about how they’ve built their own exciting and dynamic group! Special thanks to DFA Member Cooper Anderson for offering to host! Here are the details: From Papa Tony: On Saturday, November 10th at 10am, I will be giving …


PS Pride Has Just Gotten Kinky!

For the first time ever, this year’s Palm Springs Pride Festival will feature Fetish in the Outfield, our very own Leather Realm! It’s an adult place (18+) where you can feel comfortable hanging out in your gear (no bare asses or cocks, please), check out exhibits from the world-famous Carter-Johnson Leather Library, see workshops and demos, and even dance! A …

DFA First Gathering

Introducing Our New Newsletter!

Dear DFA Members, You may not have noticed, but an important anniversary slipped by quietly at the beginning of this month. As of September 8, DFA has been around for half a year! Over that time, we’ve gathered together—in groups both large and small—for more fun, creative, friendly fetish activities than our Valley has seen in ages! And we’ve grown …

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June Event Wrap Up

Pardon the delay in getting this update in place. It’s just that your webmaster was super occupied with a major work project last month! In any case, major kudos to Alex Ironrod, Hank Smith and Bruce Linton for organizing a stellar DFA event on June 16. For those of you who don’t remember, Alex opened his home (and his dungeon!) …


San Diego Road Trips!

It’s no secret that our brothers in FetishMenSanDiego have been incredibly supportive of DFA. In fact, wonderful San Diego men have participated in almost every activity that we’ve held since our founding! Now our SD friends have two great activities of their own coming up — the Belt Party/FMSD Second Anniversary and San Diego Pride — and they’ve invited us to join …


DFA Second Event: Rope Bondage Class & Gear Up Party

It’s a little less than two weeks till the next DFA event and lots of fun and brotherhood are in the works! See you on lucky Friday, April 13 at The Barracks! What’s Gonna Happen? Our second event will be a two-parter, and it’s a direct response to your survey requests over the last couple of months. You asked for …

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Next Gathering: April 13

Get Ready! The next DFA Event will be Friday, April 13 at The Barracks in Cathedral City. More details will be coming soon, but for now plan on a Kinky Skills-Building Workshop from 7:30-9:00 pm, followed by a Social from 9-11. Our first event attracted a great group of over 120 sexy, friendly guys eager to build brotherhood and create the …

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