Skip to comments.We Live in Packs: In San Francisco, the dogs are very out. (NYT alert)
Posted on 04/30/2019 11:18:55 AM PDT by reaganaut1
SAN FRANCISCO Men are dogs, some more so than others.
There are those, for example, who wear puppy hoods, harnesses, chain collars and tails while out and about. Sometimes they appear in packs. While hardly as mainstream as walking the red carpet with kink-adjacent accouterments, dressing up doggy style has become more visible in San Francisco and beyond.
Puppy play enthusiasts are part of a larger community interested in bondage, dominance, sadism and masochism, collectively known as B.D.S.M. Participants primarily consider it a form of sexual role play, because they get to act like puppies friendly, frisky, often nonverbal and gain pleasure from doing so. Adherents, lots of whom are young gay men, adopt pet names: Pups named Turbo, Wonkey, Level, Twitch, Trigger, Cakes, Amp and Mowgli spoke to me for this story.
You stop using words and start communicating in growls. Its really fun, said Phillip Hammack, 42, a University of California Santa Cruz psychology professor who goes by Pup Turbo. Youre disconnecting from the human side of thinking about every little thing youre doing. Youre being instinctual and playful.
Jason, a 27-year-old entrepreneur in Boulder, Colo., who goes by Pup Level, said that pup play has accentuated the tendencies he had before he began practicing it. He said his puppy gear allows him to be more who I am. (The Times agreed to not use his last name to prevent professional consequences.)
I was always nuzzling and whimpering like a puppy, he said. Sometimes words are hard to assemble in the right way to express emotions. If Im feeling lonely or sad about something, and Im cuddling next to my partner, Ill give him a whimper and a nuzzle to engage him.
Jason described himself as an emotional support puppy.
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...
SMOD oh SMOD, please plop down on the Golden Gate.
Yet another reason on a growing list to not visit San Fran.
Would you believe that the NYT was once regarded as a serious newspaper?
If God doesn’t destroy San Francisco at some point, He owes Sodom and Gamorah apologies.
Imagine how hard it must be to own a real dog in San Francisco. You couldnt walk it outside.
The canine polite butt sniff.
Its people like this that make me wish for the big reset event.
Apparently, the author considered all of this to be quite normal. In saner times, a good journalist would have spoken to several psychiatrists to find out what the underlying mental issues were involving all this.
My husband is my emotional support puppy— he flies free and everything is 2 for one? = D
Welcome to ‘New Weimar’...watch your step.
At least they have diversity.
What a plum assignment for a New York Slimes reporter! Ha!! All expenses paid to the sex pervert capitol of the Pacific. ( complete with tons of shiit on the streets, if hes into that sort of thing?) He either loved or hated this assignment, ha! Theres no in between. ( at least its one thing in the Ny slimes today that isnt anti- Trump or anti- Semitic )
The article is doing it doggy style.
Apparently supporting Israel is one.
IBT pic of Beto in the furry costume!
They arent mentally ill?
Have you heard the news?
The dogs are dead
You better stay home
And do as you’re told
Get out of the road if you want to grow old
Pink Floyd - Sheep (from ‘Animals’)
See.....aside from the human crap and used needles on the sidewalk, this is why I cant take my young impressionable black lab to San Francisco. He has no idea just how filthy, depraved and disgusting some humans can be. I dont want him to ever find out.
Somebody needs to make a LOT more STRAIGHT JACKETS! Half of a CITY NEEDS them!
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