Our Gay Bodies: Body Image, Intimacy, and Community through Kink

An interactive discussion among gay and bisexual men about how kink shaped their relationships to their bodies, their sexual partners, and their communities at HIV2020 Online.

Recordings of the event are available in English | Spanish | French | Portuguese

About the speakers:

Zac Cannell is a proud bisexual transgender man, and current holder of Mr Adelaide Leather 2019 title. Zac is an advocate, public speaker, and educator in the areas of sexuality, gender diversity, and the intersection these overlap in mental and sexual health. He is a Social Worker by profession.
Insta – @MrAdelaideLeather2019
Insta – @Pup.Thaddaeus

Amp Somers is a blogger, sex worker, activist and producer of “Watts The Safeword,” a sex education channel that’s got a few kinks, and works on destigmatizing topics on sex and other LGBTQ+ issues. In addition to working as a full-time designer of kinky goods, Amp represents the Mr S Leather Brand.
Twitter: @pupamp
Insta: @pupamp

Sergio Lopez is a Paraguayan activist with SOMOSGAY. Sex positive and polyamorous advocate for pleasure and wellbeing; engages in kink to build confidence and trust through BDSM, wearing leather and playing around with human puppies.
Twitter: @somosgay
Instagram: @somosgayorg
Instagram: @kukowalker

Johnny Tohme is a Gay Arab Immigrant (GAI) from Lebanon, Middle East. After working for LGBT+ rights in his region, Johnny moved to San Francisco and started working for MPact, Global Action on Gay Men’s Health and Rights as a Community Mobilization Manager. While he dabbles in numerous aspects of kink, he is mostly passionate about rope bondage and power play.
Instagram: arabear_bondage