These photos from Folsom Street East show another side of the rainbow.
Folsom Street East Celebrates 20 Years of Kink.
Next Pictures are Slightly NSFW
Folsom Street East is an annual street festival in New York that celebrates and inspires participation and pride in fetish, kink, and LGBTQ communities through the creation of safe spaces for public expression of our sexual identities. Folsom Street East promotes and provides grants to other nonprofit organizations serving these communities.
Charities that Folsom Street East Supports
Iris House, which provides comprehensive support, prevention and education services for women, families and underserved populations affected by HIV/AIDS and other health disparities in a safe family-centered environment.
New York City Anti-Violence Project empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy.
Queer Detainee Empowerment Project, which provides support to LGBTQI detainees and undocumented persons. FSE has granted more than $250,000 to local community organizations since the first street festival in 1997.