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Author Archives: Cirrus Wood

Dating in the days before internet p*rn and dating apps

Dating in the days before internet p*rn and dating apps

, by Cirrus Wood

Cirrus tells BETA about the glimpses he’s gotten of how hooking up worked in the days before Grindr—and what made him run back to the safety and convenience of online apps. Read More

Harnesses & harm reduction at Folsom Street Fair [photo essay]

Harnesses & harm reduction at Folsom Street Fair [photo essay]

, by Cirrus Wood

Folsom has become just as much a space for the curious (and camera carrying) crowd as for genuine fetishists and kinksters. Read More

I don’t give a damn about not being a “gold star” gay

I don’t give a damn about not being a “gold star” gay

, by Cirrus Wood

“Maybe it’s because I lack a gold star that I couldn’t care less about them,” writes Cirrus Wood. Read More

Coming out

Coming out

, by Cirrus Wood

Cirrus Wood tells us what changed—and what didn’t—when he came out as gay to people in his life. Read More

The Incidental Pornographer

The Incidental Pornographer

, by Cirrus Wood

“Although I had indeed now starred in an adult film, it made about as much sense to call me a porn star as it does to call teenage sex a felony,” mused Cirrus Wood after making rent money from a foot fetish adult film. Read More