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  • History 

    October 3, 2017, 20:53

    Looking back where Burning Man began on Baker Beach in San Francisco in 1986 it was about a breakup with a heterosexual relationship and a means of coping with…

  • Events & Happenings 

    July 27, 2017, 20:36

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  • All Of Us event 

    June 29, 2017, 11:18

    All Of Us event is the only LGBTQ focused event in the world using the Burning Man 10 Principles as a foundation. This is not an officially sanctioned event by…

  • Greeters Station 

    July 22, 2016, 16:39

    Queer Burners was started in 2008 in an effort to create a network for LGBTQ Burning Man participants to network with each other when not at Burning Man. It is…

  • Activate 

    October 21, 2014, 14:48

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  • Register 

    October 21, 2014, 14:47

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  • Groups 

    October 21, 2014, 14:45

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  • Site-Wide Activity 

    October 21, 2014, 14:43

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  • Forums 

    October 21, 2014, 14:42

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  • Members 

    October 21, 2014, 14:39

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  • Gallery 

    September 24, 2014, 21:27

      Have a good view and send us your pictures to add to any gallery, too. Just email them to info queer burners com as an attachment or link to your…

  • Quire: Leadership Network 

    November 6, 2013, 10:57

    Founded in 2008, Queer Burners is to create venues, events and forums to network LGBTQ++ camps and groups with queer Burning Man culture (10 Principles). By…

    • The hive mind of Queer Burners 

      June 4, 2016, 16:52

      When there is a call for action in the community from an organizational point of view these are the people who actively stepped up. They did not approach it…

  • Queerdos & Burning Man 

    December 21, 2012, 23:49

    So, you are planning on go to Burning Man? What is your plan, because it ain't just going camping. Do you know the 10 Principles? Do you know where your…

    • 2017 

      October 14, 2016, 11:53

      Hello 2017 - a year unlike any other. Burning Man announced that "Radical Ritual will be the theme of the annual event. Likewise, this year Queer Burners has…

    • 2016 

      December 20, 2015, 20:40

      Burning Man’s 2016 art theme is inspired by the Italian Renaissance of the middle fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, when an historic convergence of…

      • 2016 Queer Burner Retreat 

        January 12, 2016, 09:57

        Well, that happened! May 27th to May 30th at the amazing GroundSwell Institute in Mendocino County in California 150 people of various genders / races / sizes…

    • 2011 

      March 12, 2015, 13:25

      "Rites of Passage" - There are moments of crisis and frisson in our lives which inform us that we've somehow crossed an inner threshold and are changed. Thus…

    • 2012 

      March 12, 2015, 11:26

      "Black Rock City is a kind of Petri dish. Theme camps cling in fertile clusters to its latticework of streets, artworks tumble out of it, like pollen on…

    • 2013 

      March 12, 2015, 11:08

      2013 Burning Man's "Cargo Cult" was another amazing year! Moderate weather, largest city ever (yes, they had to make room for camps beyond the already…

    • 2014 

      March 12, 2015, 10:49

      For countless centuries, travelers along the Silk Route crossed paths in caravansaries, a network of oases and sanctuaries that dotted the 4,000-mile road from…

    • 2015 

      February 25, 2015, 09:46

      Well 2015's Carnival of Mirrors came and went and it was fantastic. Read our official Trip Report for 2015 from this blog. Carnival of Mirrors featured…

      • 2015 Spring Retreat 

        February 12, 2015, 10:53

        On May 22nd through May 25th, Memorial Day Weekend, a group of leaders who are part of the Quire / QBLN got together and created what could be our first major…

    • 2009 

      September 12, 2010, 03:50

      In retrospect, Larry Harvey's choice of "Evolution" as the Art Theme for the 2009 Burning Man event could not have been more prescient. Not only did 2009 bring…

    • 2010 

      September 12, 2010, 03:36

      The event Metropolis was the 25th anniversary of this experience. It has changed, greened, evolved and mutated to what it is today. For many burners this was…

  • Site Map 

    December 19, 2012, 20:15

    This page contains the site table of contents. Use it to quickly find content on this website.

    • Past Polls 

      October 7, 2015, 22:06

      Since the beginning we did polls on here. Some were more serious than others. But... we did it.

    • Search 

      October 14, 2011, 15:29

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  • News 

    July 28, 2010, 01:35

    The all new News Page attempts to filter "Burning Man" specific stories from a Google feed and it is reasonable accurate in it's delivery. I will continue to…

    • Burner History X 

      March 13, 2014, 13:18

      So we have the Gayborhood today, but how long has it been around? Why is there any controversy about the existence of it? Who started it and why? Who and what…

  • FAQ*/Contact/How 

    April 26, 2010, 15:54

    This site was created to be community driven and we need more people to take a stand to make it happen. We need more writers, more people to cross post…

    • Posting&Policies 

      September 14, 2010, 11:23

      This site is a community and I have set it up with the intention that verified members* can post blogs of their experiences related to Burning Man to share…


Blog Posts

  • Category: 10 Principles  (34)
    • May Bi Monthly News Letter P2 by: Toaster

      May 17, 2017, 11:00

      It's mid may and we are heading deep into Festival Season and Gay Pride. The year passes at such a high velocity some times it is hard to keep up with the…

    • Radical Inclusion: Doing Better by: Toaster

      September 15, 2016, 09:00

      There were 2 highly visible incidents during burn week where people had a wide audience who complained they did not feel welcome in the queer neighborhood…

    • Preparation - Some Basics by: QBAdmin Collective

      August 8, 2016, 09:00

      How prepared are you? It seems like a lot of people have sought out camps in the last month or so to fill a surprising high amount of camp openings. In those…

    • 10 Principles Lost: Dissolution of our Foundation by: Toaster

      July 8, 2016, 12:17

      Burning Man co-founder Larry Harvey wrote the Ten Principles in 2004 as guidelines for the newly-formed Regional Network. They were crafted not as a dictate of…

    • Community by: Toaster

      January 18, 2016, 08:50

      When listening to old Larry Harvey speeches COMMUNITY is the same reason Burning Man was founded and allowed to evolve. We build a city every year with a gift…

    • Blogs of the Burnerverse by: QBAdmin Collective

      October 6, 2015, 08:00

      Where do you get your information about Burning Man? In that first year, with glitter filled eyes, the best sources are YouTube and Facebook. The hungrier you…

    • 2015 Burning Man: Global Leadership Conference by: Toaster

      April 15, 2015, 11:30

      The Burning Man Global Leadership Conference happened again this year and Toaster went representing QueerBurners.Com. There were a lot of other LGBTQ++ burners…

    • Admin Note: Discussing about Acculturation by: Toaster

      March 21, 2015, 00:08

      In the last few days we talked a little about Acculturation and the way it was written on the playajoy.org web site resonates with me a lot. This being my…

    • Acculturation in 2015 by: Toaster

      March 18, 2015, 12:00

      I think most people will agree that over the last 28 (or so) years the thing that started off as Burning Man has evolved into something else. The word…

    • Education is Everything: Better Behavior Through Learning by: Cross-Post

      March 16, 2015, 12:00

      Posted by Dan Terdiman Here’s what I remember being surprised by the most during my first visit to Black Rock City, in 1998: No garbage cans. I had…

    • The last word on Plug n Play (PnP) Camps by: Toaster

      December 4, 2014, 15:28

      Burning Man posted 2 items on this subject this week giving us the defining and final decision on the subject. It is something that many members of the…

    • Is Burning Man getting too Gay? by: Toaster

      November 5, 2014, 16:00

      The message that Burning Man started off with, the 10 Principles, are the same thing the LGBTQ community has sought from the world at-large as long as many of…

    • MOOP: the word of the week by: Toaster

      September 22, 2014, 11:40

      Burning Man calls out a camp on one of the first renditions of the MOOP Map published on their blog and it is spawning a lot of discussions that are very…

    • Decompression by: Toaster

      September 17, 2014, 11:06

      What is your decompression? Starting from the moment of Exodus in anticipation of that 6 to 8 hour wait to get to 447? Seeing Gerlach ahead, the steaming hot…

    • Balance by: Toaster

      October 29, 2013, 08:38

      It had occurred to me that there is at times a lack of balance with some of the things we involve ourselves within the community (Burner community). As a…

    • Community Care in the Big Tent by: TomSchmidt

      August 14, 2013, 10:53

      (x-post from Comfort & Joy mailing list) As many of us prepare to leave for the Playa in a few days, I wanted to bring up a subject that I feel very…

    • Regional Burners on QB.Com by: Toaster

      August 8, 2013, 12:01

      There have been several requests from members of the site to find Burners that share space in their individual regions. We have a resource on this site, but…

    • 2 Tribes: Burner v. Faerie by: Toaster

      July 11, 2013, 20:28

      This last weekend this burner joined a celebration being held by another community that I have been told is very similar to queer burners. It is very likely…

    • Coming Soon... UPDATES! by: Toaster

      November 4, 2012, 10:33

      Since the last post there have been some cool things going in with some of the do'ers here on Queer Burners. The Quire: QUEER BURNER LEADERSHIP NETWORK and a…

    • When Wal-Mart meets Burning Man by: Toaster

      September 21, 2012, 16:39

      By Christopher Reynolds Los Angeles Times staff writer September 19, 2012, 7:30 a.m. Attention, Wal-Mart shoppers, Wal-Mart workers and Burning Man…

    • 2012 Burning Man Trip Report by: Toaster

      September 8, 2012, 14:06

      While this site continues to be a launching platform for Queer and Queer Adjacent members of the Burner Culture it also has an intent to keep the 10 Principles…

    • 10,000 more souls by: Toaster

      June 20, 2012, 17:35

      The more the merrier? With the (oh not so long ago) shit storm with the ticketing situation many disenfranchised and sad-sallie burners could never have…

    • How to get a Burning Man ticket by: Toaster

      May 15, 2012, 11:18

      Many of us who have taken very visible positions in the burner community amongst our wonderful queers have been asked on many occasions HOW do I get a Burning…

    • Response to Burners.Me Article by: Toaster

      May 4, 2012, 17:17

      When working on building something with passion and meaning behind it, there is likely to be no shortage of detractors. The win is when there are cheerleaders…

    • Queer Burner Community by: Toaster

      April 30, 2012, 20:46

      There has been a lot of talk from Queer Burners: Toaster (me) about what this web site is meant to accomplish. There is a mission statement that anchors its…

    • Report: Burning Man Leadership Summit 2012 by: Toaster

      April 3, 2012, 10:46

      The Burning Man Project is the new face of Burning Man as they move into non-profit status and work on expanding their model as a guide for community growth.…

    • Burning Man Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      March 23, 2012, 22:01

      Today in the JRS they announced that Burning Man was holding their annual Regional Contact meeting and Leadership Summit here in San Francisco. Your own…

    • QBLS MISSION by: Toaster

      March 4, 2012, 10:53

      March 16th/2012 marks the 1st day of a weekend long series where camp leaders, community leaders and people of action in the Queer Burner community are being…

    • How to choose where to camp? by: Toaster

      February 22, 2012, 17:29

      Before you go one step further... before reading a single paragraph beyond this ONE... ask yourself if you understand what you are getting yourself into? It is…

    • Coming up by: Toaster

      February 18, 2012, 12:43

      With the upcoming Queer Burner Leadership Summit on the horizon and all the crazy uber-anxiety of the general Burner population where do we fit into the scheme…

    • Sparkle Pony's from Hell by: Toaster

      November 8, 2011, 17:30

      According to research, the term Sparkle Pony goes back to 2008. It is like glitter in the eyes or cotton candy farts of not preparing for an event where…

    • The 10 Princa-mandments by: Toaster

      October 22, 2011, 21:03

      Most of us who opted into the the Burning Man life and live it in our daily lives by observing and respecting the 10 Principles have had that occasion where…

    • Homo/Hetro Genus of... by: Toaster

      September 30, 2011, 18:40

      Very often an invitation goes to a person in the Burning Man Culture/Community to be a verified member on GayBurners.Com and post their activities or their…

    • Civic Results by: Toaster

      September 22, 2011, 19:28

      In the world that we have all opted into called Burning Man, we the pee-ple have a varying commitment to the 10 principles. The 10 principles of Burning Man…

  • Category: Admin Notices  (78)
    • We're doing it... by: Toaster

      October 5, 2017, 23:26

      ...mother fuckers. We are blessed and we are working to make this magic every year. As queer people going to the playa we have a specific goal : let's do it…

    • October 2017 by: Toaster

      October 1, 2017, 23:40

      Its been a busy past couple months and I want to thank everyone who has been sticking around. Joining and registering on this site should mean something and I…

    • May Bi Monthly News Letter P2 by: Toaster

      May 17, 2017, 11:00

      It's mid may and we are heading deep into Festival Season and Gay Pride. The year passes at such a high velocity some times it is hard to keep up with the…

    • ALL OF US IMPORTANT EMAIL by: Toaster

      May 17, 2017, 08:49

      So this list of important things went out on 5/16 for All Of Us and only got 63% opens. While that is good for 1 day everyone must have this information for…

    • May 2017 News Letter by: Toaster

      May 11, 2017, 12:52

      It's already a week into May and this news letter is just getting out. That's right, it's a busy month for all of us. Speaking of which: ALL OF US is just days…

    • April 2017 Part 2 News Letter by: Toaster

      April 18, 2017, 10:15

      There is a new voice to the posts on Queer Burners and soon some new looks. Check out some of the latests posts and be sure to consider one of your own. Just…

    • GLC: What about it? by: Toaster

      April 13, 2017, 12:26

      The Global Leadership Conference hosted by Burning Man in Oakland at the beginning of the month was an amazing experience. This was my 5th or 6th one. When…

    • Where are we that....? by: Toaster

      April 6, 2017, 11:47

      Over the years that I have been doing things under the banner of Queer Burner (formerly Gay Burners) it has taken many forms. As the primary voice on this…

    • April News Letter by: QBAdmin Collective

      April 5, 2017, 10:00

      Queer Burners has been around since 2008 and is meant to be a platform for LGBTQ Burners who are Burning Man participants who want to ground and do things…

    • March 2917 News Letter P2 by: QBAdmin Collective

      March 16, 2017, 12:10

      Queer Burners News Letter Thank you to all of you who have subscribed and been subscribed to this news letter through joining the web site (www.queerburners.co…

    • Latest Banner for All Of Us by: QBAdmin Collective

      March 9, 2017, 17:52

    • March 2017 News Letter by: QBAdmin Collective

      March 2, 2017, 12:00

      March 2017 - Happy Burnal Equinox It's a time when the season has really began heating up and…

    • Feb 2017 P2 News Letter by: QBAdmin Collective

      February 16, 2017, 14:48

      Happy everything community... Valentines Day, Black History Month and of course we are still recovering from the #Bowling Green Massacre... right? Thank you to…

    • Feb 2017 News Letter by: QBAdmin Collective

      February 2, 2017, 12:09

      Hi everyone!!! Queer Burners is a platform for LGBTQ++ and our allies to meet and share more diverse resources based on the needs of a community we have…

    • Jan 16th News Letter by: QBAdmin Collective

      January 22, 2017, 19:40

      It is indeed time for people to start polishing up their burner gear and 10 Principles and get ready for 2017 "Radical Ritual". But…

    • All Of Us Ticketing concerns by: QBAdmin Collective

      January 16, 2017, 22:57

      When the ticketing was set up in Eventbrite it was clear that there was no single or flat rate to put them on. There are a variety of accommodations and spaces…

    • Jan 2nd News Letter: Copy by: QBAdmin Collective

      January 5, 2017, 16:41

      It is with excitement and anticipation that we march into 2017 in spite of national politics and the passing of so many great voices and entertainers in 2016.…

    • 12/16 Queer Burners News Letter by: QBAdmin Collective

      December 16, 2016, 11:00

      All Of Us Announced Today!!!!! The All Of Us Event for 2017 is the new version of the Queer Burner Retreat from 2015 and 2016 Memorial Day Weekend and tickets…

    • 11/16 News Letter by: QBAdmin Collective

      November 16, 2016, 10:20

      To get this news letter in your mail box sign in at the bottom of the page. There is a form in the footer to get on the mailing list. Everyone who signs up on…

    • News letter from 10/13 by: QBAdmin Collective

      October 13, 2016, 12:09

      October Part II View this email in your browser ** October Part 2 ------------------------------------------------------------ Here is to hoping everyone…

    • And now for something completely different.... by: Toaster

      September 19, 2016, 11:11

      It's been really heavy in the posting genre since coming back from the burn. The direction that these went was completely unintended. It was organic. A lot of…

    • Rainbow Road: WTF? by: Toaster

      September 15, 2016, 08:00

      I wrote a somewhat cutting piece last week about the Gayborhood / Rainbow Road about what I witnessed and I tried to convey a sentiment from myself and the…

    • Rainbow Road Story Redacted by: Toaster

      September 13, 2016, 11:00

      I decided to pull the post and delete the petition because this was bringing a lot of things to the surface that were not desirable over all. It seems like…

    • Events Information for BM 2016 by: QBAdmin Collective

      August 10, 2016, 11:24

      The creator of the Time to Burn App has provided one of the most widely used online tools for the playa for your smart phone. While many people argue that…

    • Mailer: July Addon by: QBAdmin Collective

      July 26, 2016, 16:35

      *|MC:SUBJECT|*   Yikes! 1 quick correction and an addendum View this email in your browser …

    • July 1st Mailer by: Toaster

      July 26, 2016, 16:17

          Community announcements and news     View this email in your browser   &nb…

    • Fun Raising for QB by: Toaster

      July 22, 2016, 09:00

      We started a fund raising campaign on July 1st asking our community for 00. that will pay a little of on Queer Burners and give us enough money to create…

    • What they say Post Event: SURVEY RESULTS by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 14, 2016, 17:30

      Out of 150 attendees we got 42 people who answered a survey about the weekend. Overall it looks like people love GroundSwell, but not their plumbing or the…

    • Safety by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 14, 2016, 09:48

      In the wake of Orlando, many of us are just stunned. It is probably more surprising that something as bad as that did not happen before. Every week it seems we…

    • URGENT: Changes to the Gayborhood by: QBAdmin Collective

      May 26, 2016, 11:45

      Placement @ Burning Man wants to hear from the community about the role of the Gayborhood. We need feedback from the community NOW as we are meeting with the…

    • 701 5000 100/day 10% ...numbers baby by: Toaster

      December 25, 2015, 08:00

      Queer Burners is meant to be a collaboration. It's here as a canvas for participants to add to it. Recently someone asked me if this was a one man show and I…

    • Web Site Updates by: Toaster

      March 13, 2015, 18:00

      There have been a lot of changes to the web site and there is still more editing to happen. A lot of information has been consolidated that was getting kinda…

    • 2015 Fund Rising by: Toaster

      March 12, 2015, 15:16

      The campaign launched in January 2015 hoping to raise money for Queer Burners was a major flop. It was setup to set some flag stones into place to help finance…

    • 2015 QBLS and Spring Retreat by: Toaster

      February 12, 2015, 11:00

      It's coming! And it will be fabulous. Follow this LINK for the news.

    • QB Network Numbers by: Toaster

      January 17, 2015, 11:00

      One of our claims is an audience of 5000 on our network. While many have opted in and signed up in one form or another many are accessing the free resources on…

    • Launched!!!! A Campaign... by: Toaster

      January 15, 2015, 10:16

      Well, there ya go. Our fund raising campaign for 2015 launched this morning and we are asking burners all over the place to help us out. The goals is to make…

    • What's up with Queer Burners? by: Toaster

      January 3, 2015, 10:45

      We are gearing up for some new changes and also trying to make the site more dynamic and interactive for the 2015 season moving forward. We are so excited…

    • Coming Together in Hard Times by: Toaster

      October 1, 2014, 21:44

      There have been a lot of high profile deaths in the Burning Man community and when we see people grieving it is hard to know where to take those feelings. The…

    • Queer Camps Directory by: Toaster

      September 11, 2014, 18:03

      The AstroPups in front of BAAAHS 2014 The Queer Camps list have been updated. With some reservation there are things about it that I struggled with when…

    • Fluffing by: Toaster

      September 10, 2014, 11:58

      The site is undergoing a bit of a fluffing right now and you may have noticed some significant changes. In order to get more viable mobile access the group…

    • Don't get caught short by: Kitten Calfee

      February 17, 2014, 22:33

      Did you NOT get a Burning Man ticket this week? Here's what to do... This week's Burning Man ticket lala was just ROUND ONE. It was a special early sale for…

    • Web Site Administrata by: Toaster

      January 31, 2014, 11:24

      So, while working on the site and getting it all hammered back out to there it is today (which was a lot of hours of work), the site still gets hit with a lot…

    • Queer Burner Leadership: Announcement by: Toaster

      January 16, 2014, 11:13

      Today we announced the 2014 Queer Burner Leadership Summit and Community Building Conference to be held at the Center for Sex and Culture in San Francisco…

    • WordPress Nightmare by: Toaster

      January 7, 2014, 08:49

      QueerBurners Com is running wordpress to make this whole thing work and for 4 months now it has been a big headache. As often as I have screamed, cried and…

    • Web Site Maintenance by: Toaster

      December 26, 2013, 23:53

      Howdy folks! The web site has been a challenge since right after Burning Man 2013 because of massive software problems. It seems that one has to be on this…

    • Get involved Regionally by: Toaster

      September 14, 2013, 13:35

      Burning Man happens once a year for 8 days of pure bliss in the desert. If you have embraced the 10 principles and want this magic to continue in your life on…

    • Admin Notice: Membership and a Toaster by: Toaster

      September 4, 2013, 22:34

      Membership is back open now that Burning Man 2013 is finished. This Toaster is back and while I was there in the desert I was working it. Yes, I  talk to…

    • All Registration for the site is closed by: Toaster

      August 23, 2013, 23:40

      As I depart for the playa the site is being locked down. Thank you for your understanding.

    • Regional Burners on QB.Com by: Toaster

      August 8, 2013, 12:01

      There have been several requests from members of the site to find Burners that share space in their individual regions. We have a resource on this site, but…

    • Get the latest here... by: Toaster

      June 4, 2013, 23:08

      The @queer_burners on twitter is fed off a couple resources and with it we get it here to the web site as well. If you do not use Facebook, you will have…

    • Queer Burner Leadership Summit (QBLS) by: Toaster

      April 11, 2013, 07:08

      We did it. I could not do it alone. Although I did put a lot of effort into this event it could not have happen if a few people had stepped up and lend a hand…

    • Tis the Season by: Toaster

      February 11, 2013, 19:05

      Everywhere... potentially starting with ticket sales or the Burnal Quinox, things are starting to heat up in all the burner communities. Queer Burners is not…

    • Site Update by: Toaster

      December 22, 2012, 17:14

      A lot of upgrades and changes were completed today, but there will be some ongoing adjustments going forward. Some feedback from members has been critical of…

    • Tickets! Christmas Tickets! by: Toaster

      December 15, 2012, 22:03

      You knew it was coming but did you know it was going to be 0.00? That's right! Higher price for the benefit of having that tickie in your hand. The upside,…

    • We are <3 by: Toaster

      November 30, 2012, 20:14

      Site Registration is back open today because of the article that appeared on the JRS today. I am so grateful we have the community that we have and I hope to…

    • Project Update by: Toaster

      November 17, 2012, 20:41

      Right now my priority list is: Quire: 2 or 3 Camp Outs for 2013/Regioanals Quire: Queer Burner Leadership Summit 2013 Queer Burners: 5 years in…

    • New Membership Suspended by: Toaster

      November 15, 2012, 18:04

      All new memberships are on hold til January 2013. Use the contact form to request a membership that will be manually put in with: your user name, default world…

    • Coming Soon... UPDATES! by: Toaster

      November 4, 2012, 10:33

      Since the last post there have been some cool things going in with some of the do'ers here on Queer Burners. The Quire: QUEER BURNER LEADERSHIP NETWORK and a…

    • 10/26/12 - \"Sweet Thing\" Camp Out and QBLS 2013 Logistics Meeting by: Toaster

      October 26, 2012, 20:00

      No description found for this item.

    • 2nd of 3 announced by: Toaster

      October 11, 2012, 16:34

      The 2nd of 3 projected events by Queer Burners was "announced" this week... but only in the planning stages. Almost as quickly as we started planting seeds we…

    • 09/20/12 - Queer Burner Meetup - San Francisco Chapter - San Francisco, CA by: Toaster

      September 20, 2012, 20:00

      No description found for this item.

    • The first of 3 by: Toaster

      September 12, 2012, 17:44

      The first of 3 major QB events has hit the airwaves today on our Facebook page. This is your chance to discover a Regional event if you have never been to one.…

    • Add your images! by: Toaster

      September 8, 2012, 17:19

      Add your pictures to the site and share your adventures! Please use the uploader (members only) and we will make sure it get's published as soon as possible.…

    • Stay Informed!!! by: Toaster

      August 7, 2012, 20:11

      See the new section in the above menu called "Announces" where I will endeavor to post important announcements and their sources! One of the most important out…

    • Keeping up with them Burners by: Toaster

      August 5, 2012, 21:38

      The site has been through a lot and it is not done yet. It is vital that this site provide you useful information and help you to be prepared for your burn.…

    • Never sleeping... by: Toaster

      July 30, 2012, 16:55

      There is a lot of activity going on. Updates here on the site are subtle, but little bits and pieces of information are being added all the time. The facebook…

    • Facebook by: Toaster

      July 17, 2012, 18:05

      Today I added a Queer Burners group which will add some dimension to our burners connections - I hope. The main Facebook page for x-posting is still here, but…

    • Events and Stuff by: Toaster

      July 17, 2012, 17:06

      A lot of people have asked, but this is the first year no one has taken it upon themselves to help us compile a list of queer events going on in the BRC. Not…

    • Spam is Bad by: Toaster

      July 14, 2012, 09:56

      I had to shut off new member registration for a bit while I deal with a nasty spam attack. I am getting hit with 150 spam accounts a day. Meanwhile, I will try…

    • Response to Burners.Me Article by: Toaster

      May 4, 2012, 17:17

      When working on building something with passion and meaning behind it, there is likely to be no shortage of detractors. The win is when there are cheerleaders…

    • Queer Burner Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      February 13, 2012, 15:57

      Queer camp leaders, community leaders, get together for our own summit before the Burning Man Leadership Summit to talk about issues in our communities…

    • Letter to Members by: Toaster

      October 10, 2011, 10:05

      Hey everyone... While at Burning Man and since I have had the pleasure... no "pleasure" does not even describe... bliss of meeting members of the site in…

    • SOLD OUT!!!! by: Toaster

      July 25, 2011, 11:13

      According to BMorg online Ticket Sales for Burning Man are officially sold out! That's right kids, one of the biggest years ever for this event, is running out…

    • Principles and Blurry Lines by: Toaster

      May 9, 2011, 12:39

      With a recent discussion of monetization on the site and this author possible getting a gift from someone who wanted to post an ad on the site I thought it…

    • Decommodification on GB by: Toaster

      May 8, 2011, 21:34

      I got some rather harsh feedback on the last email from a particular member that gave me some food for thought. There was some issue with the question I put on…

    • Members Posting on GB by: Toaster

      February 17, 2011, 21:54

      There are some new changes on the site again. In an effort to make this thing something really cool, I keep trying to improve it and get all the LGBT-XYZers…

    • Buis. Side of Burning Man by: Toaster

      August 21, 2010, 01:51

      So, I was posting the new page Decompression Digest today when I realized that just recently I remember reading an article in The Examiner how Burning Man, LLC…

    • Site Update by: Toaster

      April 26, 2010, 08:11

      As of today, I am processing a whole new revision of the site. The previous software I used for the site had some security problems. This one shold work…

  • Category: All Of Us Event  (9)
    • All Of Us was fucking awesome by: Toaster

      June 9, 2017, 14:25

      So, it's been a week now since All Of Us ended. Many of the people involved in the magic are off doing the ALC (AIDS Life Cycle) ride from San Francisco to…

    • May Bi Monthly News Letter P2 by: Toaster

      May 17, 2017, 11:00

      It's mid may and we are heading deep into Festival Season and Gay Pride. The year passes at such a high velocity some times it is hard to keep up with the…

    • ALL OF US IMPORTANT EMAIL by: Toaster

      May 17, 2017, 08:49

      So this list of important things went out on 5/16 for All Of Us and only got 63% opens. While that is good for 1 day everyone must have this information for…

    • April 2017 Part 2 News Letter by: Toaster

      April 18, 2017, 10:15

      There is a new voice to the posts on Queer Burners and soon some new looks. Check out some of the latests posts and be sure to consider one of your own. Just…

    • April News Letter by: QBAdmin Collective

      April 5, 2017, 10:00

      Queer Burners has been around since 2008 and is meant to be a platform for LGBTQ Burners who are Burning Man participants who want to ground and do things…

    • Update Banner for All Of Us Event 2017 by: Toaster

      March 25, 2017, 23:01

      An updated version of the All Of Us event banner for 2017. This has become so exciting I can hardly believe it. With good people involved the whole things…

    • March 2917 News Letter P2 by: QBAdmin Collective

      March 16, 2017, 12:10

      Queer Burners News Letter Thank you to all of you who have subscribed and been subscribed to this news letter through joining the web site (www.queerburners.co…

    • Latest Banner for All Of Us by: QBAdmin Collective

      March 9, 2017, 17:52

    • March 2017 News Letter by: QBAdmin Collective

      March 2, 2017, 12:00

      March 2017 - Happy Burnal Equinox It's a time when the season has really began heating up and…

  • Category: Article  (95)
    • July 1 News Letter out June 30 by: Toaster

      June 30, 2017, 12:15

      The by monthly news letter went out on June 30th to launch the weekend and let people know about coming events. July 4th Weekend It's time for fireworks and…

    • GLC: What about it? by: Toaster

      April 13, 2017, 12:26

      The Global Leadership Conference hosted by Burning Man in Oakland at the beginning of the month was an amazing experience. This was my 5th or 6th one. When…

    • Where are we that....? by: Toaster

      April 6, 2017, 11:47

      Over the years that I have been doing things under the banner of Queer Burner (formerly Gay Burners) it has taken many forms. As the primary voice on this…

    • March 2917 News Letter P2 by: QBAdmin Collective

      March 16, 2017, 12:10

      Queer Burners News Letter Thank you to all of you who have subscribed and been subscribed to this news letter through joining the web site (www.queerburners.co…

    • Let's Talk About ... IT by: QBAdmin Collective

      October 31, 2016, 10:00

      Starting somewhere around 2006 an active member of the community named Mario Cisneros started a gay pride parade event that would begin at the foot of the man…

    • Radical Inclusion: Doing Better by: Toaster

      September 15, 2016, 09:00

      There were 2 highly visible incidents during burn week where people had a wide audience who complained they did not feel welcome in the queer neighborhood…

    • Rainbow Road: WTF? by: Toaster

      September 15, 2016, 08:00

      I wrote a somewhat cutting piece last week about the Gayborhood / Rainbow Road about what I witnessed and I tried to convey a sentiment from myself and the…

    • Burning Man 2016 by: Toaster

      September 10, 2016, 10:40

      What an amazing year. Rainbow Road (Inner and Outer) found itself spread out really thin in 2016 as opposed to the way were concentrated in 2015. There will…

    • What's a Sparkle Pony? by: Coop

      August 20, 2016, 13:00

      The following was an email received and answered: (The name of the inquisitor was changed) Can you please tell me what a sparkle pony is? It sounds…

    • Naked Pub Crawl by: QBAdmin Collective

      August 20, 2016, 11:02

      Well it's out. One of the most popular events happening on the playa is the Naked Pub Crawl aka Men's Naked Bike Ride... although not technically synonymous.…

    • Mediation and Neighborly Behavior by: Toaster

      August 13, 2016, 13:32

      This has been a topic that has come up quite often in the community lately in many forms. During a meeting last year at the Red Lightening camp hosted by the…

    • Burner Express is not enough: Making Shit Happen by: QBAdmin Collective

      July 27, 2016, 11:30

      Apparently the need for sustainable transportation that reduces the impact of cars on Gerlach and Black Rock City is bigger than Burner Express (BE) buses can…

    • Burning Man opens in a f*ing Month by: QBAdmin Collective

      July 27, 2016, 10:45

      The whirlwind is here and for those of us building camps we are in crunch time. It is the mission of this site to be a platform that helps the community in…

    • Too White to be Queer by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 20, 2016, 08:00

      The theme this year was : "Incusivity". The production team form the 2016 Retreat worked very hard to make the event itself safe, welcoming and desirable for…

    • What they say Post Event: SURVEY RESULTS by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 14, 2016, 17:30

      Out of 150 attendees we got 42 people who answered a survey about the weekend. Overall it looks like people love GroundSwell, but not their plumbing or the…

    • All in Placement's hands now... by: Toaster

      June 4, 2016, 12:26

      Many community members were given a jolt with the news that BMorg's Placement wanted to talk to LGBTQQ leaders about the state of the Gayborhood. Was it…

    • You have been granted a magic wand by: QBAdmin Collective

      October 8, 2015, 09:00

      For all the silly things in this world there is nothing more ridiculous than the winds at 50 mph blowing dust non-stop so bad one cannot see 3 feet ahead of…

    • Blogs of the Burnerverse by: QBAdmin Collective

      October 6, 2015, 08:00

      Where do you get your information about Burning Man? In that first year, with glitter filled eyes, the best sources are YouTube and Facebook. The hungrier you…

    • Burning Man and Turnkey Culture by: Cross-Post

      August 1, 2015, 08:08

      After the 2014 Burning Man event, turnkey (a.k.a. “plug and play”, a.k.a. concierge) camping in Black Rock City rightfully became a hot-button issue in our…

    • 2015 Burning Man: Global Leadership Conference by: Toaster

      April 15, 2015, 11:30

      The Burning Man Global Leadership Conference happened again this year and Toaster went representing QueerBurners.Com. There were a lot of other LGBTQ++ burners…

    • Radical Vulnerability by: Toaster

      April 2, 2015, 12:00

      This post was take from a discussion string on the Burning Man Global Leadership Summit with the written permission of the poster Gustav Josefsson and one of…

    • Stories of 1st Year by: Toaster

      March 23, 2015, 12:00

      What was your first year at Burning Man like? Following up our week of Acculturation posts lets see what some people experienced on their blogs out there: …

    • Admin Note: Discussing about Acculturation by: Toaster

      March 21, 2015, 00:08

      In the last few days we talked a little about Acculturation and the way it was written on the playajoy.org web site resonates with me a lot. This being my…

    • Acculturation in 2015 by: Toaster

      March 18, 2015, 12:00

      I think most people will agree that over the last 28 (or so) years the thing that started off as Burning Man has evolved into something else. The word…

    • Making Acculturation sexy (through Submission) by: Cross-Post

      March 17, 2015, 12:00

      Definition: Ac·cul·tur·a·tion 1. A process by which the culture of an isolated society changes on contact with a different one. 2. A process by which a…

    • Education is Everything: Better Behavior Through Learning by: Cross-Post

      March 16, 2015, 12:00

      Posted by Dan Terdiman Here’s what I remember being surprised by the most during my first visit to Black Rock City, in 1998: No garbage cans. I had…

    • Indian Burning Man? by: Ganesh's Dream

      January 15, 2015, 11:00

      I saw this post by accident when I went looking for camps with people from India. It was written by Chip Connelly, or better he was referred and revered in it.…

    • What's up with Queer Burners? by: Toaster

      January 3, 2015, 10:45

      We are gearing up for some new changes and also trying to make the site more dynamic and interactive for the 2015 season moving forward. We are so excited…

    • It's getting steamy out there! NEW DATES!!! by: Toaster

      December 9, 2014, 12:12

      According to Twitter Handle @DaysToTheBurn we are 271 Days from when the Man Burns at Carnival of Mirrors. While it is usually about this time people get…

    • SNARK sucks... but I digress by: Ganesh's Dream

      December 6, 2014, 12:21

      Seems like the only time I just in is when something is going on that just makes me feel really upset about the way the burning man community is heading. On…

    • The last word on Plug n Play (PnP) Camps by: Toaster

      December 4, 2014, 15:28

      Burning Man posted 2 items on this subject this week giving us the defining and final decision on the subject. It is something that many members of the…

    • Ruining Burning Man? WTF? by: Toaster

      November 11, 2014, 11:11

      What is really ruining Burning Man? Is it being ruined at all? Every year there is a new source to blame. The position from this Admin (Toaster) is that…

    • Is Burning Man getting too Gay? by: Toaster

      November 5, 2014, 16:00

      The message that Burning Man started off with, the 10 Principles, are the same thing the LGBTQ community has sought from the world at-large as long as many of…

    • QB Leadership by: Toaster

      October 27, 2014, 09:00

      Our community is expansive. We are part of the Burning Man community and by the latest numbers it appears to be somewhere around 66,000 people who show up in…

    • Art Beyond Burning Man – Making, Thinking, Understanding by: Toaster

      October 25, 2014, 12:24

      Building art for Burning Man always seemed to be part of my yearly cycle. I love what I have been a part of creating in Black Rock City; I have grown up and…

    • Dispatches from Burning Man by: Toaster

      October 23, 2014, 15:49

      In less than a week, over 70,000 people will converge on a dry lake bed in Northwestern Nevada to create Black Rock City, which hosts the festival known as…

    • 2014 Census Results by: Toaster

      October 22, 2014, 13:16

      2013 Census Results In the 2013 post census report there was a radically different report when it came to LGBTQ++ people who attended Burning Man. It was…

    • Plug and Play & Other Bad Things by: Toaster

      October 10, 2014, 22:34

      There has been a lot of talk about things that went down at Burning Man in 2014 that people got fired up about. The big noise has been the value of Plug and…

    • Ello? Is this the answer for Facebook? by: Toaster

      September 24, 2014, 23:47

      It's not just jumping on the bandwagon when it comes to the #mynameis movement sweeping Facebook with drag performers and other people trying to use pseudonyms…

    • MOOP: the word of the week by: Toaster

      September 22, 2014, 11:40

      Burning Man calls out a camp on one of the first renditions of the MOOP Map published on their blog and it is spawning a lot of discussions that are very…

    • Decompression by: Toaster

      September 17, 2014, 11:06

      What is your decompression? Starting from the moment of Exodus in anticipation of that 6 to 8 hour wait to get to 447? Seeing Gerlach ahead, the steaming hot…

    • Queer Camps Directory by: Toaster

      September 11, 2014, 18:03

      The AstroPups in front of BAAAHS 2014 The Queer Camps list have been updated. With some reservation there are things about it that I struggled with when…

    • Queer Burner History Updated by: Toaster

      September 11, 2014, 11:38

      One of our projects for 2014 pre-burn was to write a detailed history about LGBT Burners and how the Gayborhood came into creation. Along with it is some…

    • How to make the perfect Sun Rise by: Toaster

      July 23, 2014, 23:09

      So, it seems to be happening. When one had gone to Burning Man for a few years now it is an experience on a level that is different than people heading out in…

    • 2014 Updates by: Toaster

      July 15, 2014, 20:49

      So much is going on and it is hard to keep up with everything. A majority of things seem to get updates on the Facebook over the site. The good thing is that…

    • Burning Man 101 by: Toaster

      June 2, 2014, 10:52

      Are you new to this crazy stuff? Exploring the idea of going to Burning Man or maybe you ended up with a ticket and have no freaking clue what you are headed…

    • 2014 Queer Burner Survey by: Toaster

      May 28, 2014, 22:59

      The 1st ever survey just about the resources offered on our web site and on Facebook; which are abundant! While the site is maintained for the community part…

    • Queer? WTF? by: Ganesh's Dream

      May 13, 2014, 09:44

      I joined the site a short time ago and am a pretty quiet guy. I live in a world where the "q" word means bad things, but I get it is like some other words that…

    • Queer Burner History : 1993 to Present by: Toaster

      May 6, 2014, 21:28

      History is important. Yes, knowing the past and what came before is the launching platform for the future. No, this is not based on Stonewall. No, this is not…

    • Trip Report: GLC 2014 by Toaster by: Toaster

      April 9, 2014, 13:01

      Burning Man Global Leadership Summit #bmglc14 happened April 3rd-6th in San Francisco and could not be contained a single space. It was in three large…

    • Gender Blender Starts New Chapter by: Toaster

      April 3, 2014, 00:27

      Dear Beloved Amazing Queer Burner Community: Here is a special and important update on what’s new for Camp Gender Blender this year! So after 4…

    • Trip Report: 2014 QBLS by: Toaster

      March 31, 2014, 18:26

      This was the third year for the QBLS and it was amazing. See details on previous years, including trip reports at the library of links below. Special thanks to…

    • Trip Report: Burning Man Placement by: Toaster

      March 30, 2014, 21:50

      On Saturday the 29th Burning Man called in the troops and passed out a mega-ton of information about camps preparing for the playa. That also means preparing…

    • Leadership in the Community by: Toaster

      February 21, 2014, 13:06

      While the discussion is heating up for the upcoming Queer Burner Leadership Summit (QBLS) and Community Building Conference (Facebook / Eventbrite) there is…

    • Why Burning Man? by: Toaster

      January 20, 2014, 22:38

      Going on 27 years, the Burning Man spirit has evolved so much over the years and grew from something quite intimate to a space where one gets lost in a sea of…

    • Low Income Ticket Sales: FAIL by: Toaster

      January 15, 2014, 10:50

      Ticket Sales are starting soon! We talked about it recently here with a quick breakdown showing how 61,000 tickets are planned to be distributed PLUS a limited…

    • RuPaul and Burning Man by: Toaster

      January 12, 2014, 10:11

      Seeing Queer Burners (meaning the population/membership not the web site) in the media these days has become a common thing. In 2013 we saw 2 movies, tons of…

    • What's the word? by: Toaster

      December 27, 2013, 00:46

      In my last post I talked about balance. Although I was talking about one person who was posting some very strong opinions on Burners.Me  it has since come to…

    • Balance by: Toaster

      October 29, 2013, 08:38

      It had occurred to me that there is at times a lack of balance with some of the things we involve ourselves within the community (Burner community). As a…

    • Mainstreaming the Culture by: Toaster

      October 20, 2013, 13:25

      One cannot go to Burning Man, as a queer person, and not see there is a large LGBT presence if you are looking for it. In 2011 Huffington Post writer and…

    • Critical thinking.... by: Toaster

      October 11, 2013, 01:34

      This author has thrown a lot of jabs at BMorg and has lobbed quite a few compliments as well, so I think it has been pretty balanced. Alas, while critical…

    • 2014 Tickets: a la Burning Man by: Toaster

      September 27, 2013, 13:32

      Let's be honest, you better start preparing for your upcoming ticket purchase for Burning Man 2014: __ (unnamed entity) ___. The last few years has been…

    • Trip Report: SPARK Movie by: Toaster

      September 23, 2013, 14:07

      Yesterday I went to see "SPARK" in San Francisco at the Roxie Theater where it is showing on Saturday and Sunday at 4:30pm.   And, just a recommendation,…

    • Regional Burners on QB.Com by: Toaster

      August 8, 2013, 12:01

      There have been several requests from members of the site to find Burners that share space in their individual regions. We have a resource on this site, but…

    • Burners on the Playa by: Toaster

      August 2, 2013, 13:41

      This site is a resource for Queer Burners (LGBTQ++ which is Radically Inclusive) who want to connect with and hang out with other burners with similar wants…

    • 2 Tribes: Burner v. Faerie by: Toaster

      July 11, 2013, 20:28

      This last weekend this burner joined a celebration being held by another community that I have been told is very similar to queer burners. It is very likely…

    • I am looking for a camp! by: Toaster

      May 19, 2013, 22:05

      So, you are looking for a camp to hang with at Burning Man? How do you know which is the right one and where do you begin? Some of us who have been doing this…

    • Queer and Burning Man by: Toaster

      May 7, 2013, 12:01

      We have been fighting a battle that may have reared it's ugly head in 2001 when a protest over a Jiffy Lube sign on the playa caused an uproar on the playa.…

    • Life at VW BusCamp by: tom

      March 28, 2013, 19:09

      BusCamp is made up lotsa folk including many veteran Burners who can make the trip every year. I soon met up with Bill and Merileu - a couple from Oregon…

    • Fund Raising Season by: Toaster

      March 28, 2013, 18:04

      We are seeing a lot of camps promoting their agendas and asking members of the community to come and support the infrastructure of their camp. It comes with an…

    • 2013 Theme Announced by: Toaster

      November 30, 2012, 20:59

      It came out today and depending on your point of view... I think it seems pretty cool. So I am looking forward to what the coming year will bring with vision…

    • 2nd of 3 announced by: Toaster

      October 11, 2012, 16:34

      The 2nd of 3 projected events by Queer Burners was "announced" this week... but only in the planning stages. Almost as quickly as we started planting seeds we…

    • When Wal-Mart meets Burning Man by: Toaster

      September 21, 2012, 16:39

      By Christopher Reynolds Los Angeles Times staff writer September 19, 2012, 7:30 a.m. Attention, Wal-Mart shoppers, Wal-Mart workers and Burning Man…

    • Memories of 2012 by: Toaster

      September 17, 2012, 18:08

      Seems like a lot of people are energized and motivated for 2013 by their experience in 2012. Who would have known that people would have been encouraged with…

    • 2012 Burning Man Trip Report by: Toaster

      September 8, 2012, 14:06

      While this site continues to be a launching platform for Queer and Queer Adjacent members of the Burner Culture it also has an intent to keep the 10 Principles…

    • Welcome to the Default World by: Toaster

      September 8, 2012, 10:22

      Fertility 2.0 is now at an end and a new year begins marching toward August 25th, 2013 with a yet to be themed event (to be announced this Fall according to…

    • Burner Personalities by: Toaster

      August 21, 2012, 15:54

      Want to know about those personalities you will meet out there or in your community? Those burners you are still trying to figure out. This handy guide to…

    • 10,000 more souls by: Toaster

      June 20, 2012, 17:35

      The more the merrier? With the (oh not so long ago) shit storm with the ticketing situation many disenfranchised and sad-sallie burners could never have…

    • How to get a Burning Man ticket by: Toaster

      May 15, 2012, 11:18

      Many of us who have taken very visible positions in the burner community amongst our wonderful queers have been asked on many occasions HOW do I get a Burning…

    • Support Art by: Toaster

      May 10, 2012, 19:39

      Art is the core of Burning Man. No, not the whump-whump-whump-whump-whump-whump-whump-whump ...no. Art is the core because without it it might as well be the…

    • Response to Burners.Me Article by: Toaster

      May 4, 2012, 17:17

      When working on building something with passion and meaning behind it, there is likely to be no shortage of detractors. The win is when there are cheerleaders…

    • Burning Man Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      March 23, 2012, 22:01

      Today in the JRS they announced that Burning Man was holding their annual Regional Contact meeting and Leadership Summit here in San Francisco. Your own…

    • Homo/Hetro Genus of... by: Toaster

      September 30, 2011, 18:40

      Very often an invitation goes to a person in the Burning Man Culture/Community to be a verified member on GayBurners.Com and post their activities or their…

    • Civic Results by: Toaster

      September 22, 2011, 19:28

      In the world that we have all opted into called Burning Man, we the pee-ple have a varying commitment to the 10 principles. The 10 principles of Burning Man…

    • Days gone by... by: Toaster

      September 17, 2011, 11:40

      Another year has come and gone. It went by so quickly and with that some of the biggest events to date, not to mention Burning Man's own Rite of Passage with…

    • Bikes on Playa by: Toaster

      July 12, 2011, 16:56

      Burning Man is huge. No matter how dedicated you are, accept the fact that you won't get to see everything. However, you will be able to see and do a lot more…

    • Camping 101  by: Toaster

      July 10, 2011, 18:09

      I am not the authority on camping at Burning Man. There is a whole survival guide available for the 'how to' and 'how not'. This week I was talking to some…

    • Principles and Blurry Lines by: Toaster

      May 9, 2011, 12:39

      With a recent discussion of monetization on the site and this author possible getting a gift from someone who wanted to post an ad on the site I thought it…

    • Comfort & Joy Announce Repost by: Toaster

      April 4, 2011, 22:46

      I hesitate to put this in the Events Calendar. This is actually pretty huge and something I was hoping I could participate in this year. Comfort & Joy…

    • Burning Man Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      April 4, 2011, 12:57

      This is a trip report: March 31st-April 3rd saw the 5th Annual Regional Conference and Leadership Summit held in San Francisco at a couple locations. It…

    • Burnal Equinox by: Toaster

      February 19, 2011, 15:22

      March 5th marks the 1/2 way point of the year where we are officially at the furthest point from the night the man burns. It is the halfway point before the…

    • Burner Relationships by: Toaster

      October 7, 2010, 14:04

      In previous visits to the playa many of my lucky fellow burners have had the pleasure of playa-romances. Some are famous and some are discreet, but for…

    • Buis. Side of Burning Man by: Toaster

      August 21, 2010, 01:51

      So, I was posting the new page Decompression Digest today when I realized that just recently I remember reading an article in The Examiner how Burning Man, LLC…

    • Playa Sexuality by: Toaster

      July 31, 2010, 01:41

      Sexuality and Burning Man... people outside of BM have often described BM as a place where people to get all fucked up and run around naked. Essentially,…

    • Gay Male Identity@ Burning Man by: Toaster

      June 17, 2010, 13:57

      Having spent my virgin year at Burning Man in 2009, I went as a blank slate. Although I had almost a year in the Burner culture in Vegas, experiencing the…

  • Category: BMHQ  (15)
    • April News Letter by: QBAdmin Collective

      April 5, 2017, 10:00

      Queer Burners has been around since 2008 and is meant to be a platform for LGBTQ Burners who are Burning Man participants who want to ground and do things…

    • Mediation and Neighborly Behavior by: Toaster

      August 13, 2016, 13:32

      This has been a topic that has come up quite often in the community lately in many forms. During a meeting last year at the Red Lightening camp hosted by the…

    • 10 Principles Lost: Dissolution of our Foundation by: Toaster

      July 8, 2016, 12:17

      Burning Man co-founder Larry Harvey wrote the Ten Principles in 2004 as guidelines for the newly-formed Regional Network. They were crafted not as a dictate of…

    • All in Placement's hands now... by: Toaster

      June 4, 2016, 12:26

      Many community members were given a jolt with the news that BMorg's Placement wanted to talk to LGBTQQ leaders about the state of the Gayborhood. Was it…

    • Burning Man Placement is asking for Feedback by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 2, 2016, 12:42

      We did it! A collective of local queer camp leaders met with Placement at BMHQ to discuss how to manage the number of request for 7:30 sector, which are almost…

    • URGENT: Changes to the Gayborhood by: QBAdmin Collective

      May 26, 2016, 11:45

      Placement @ Burning Man wants to hear from the community about the role of the Gayborhood. We need feedback from the community NOW as we are meeting with the…

    • Ticket Sales Announced Today by: QBAdmin Collective

      February 3, 2016, 21:17

      Well, after a long wait the Borg released ticket information. As it turns out the Nevada Entertainment Tax does not seem to apply to Burning Man, but some…

    • Burning Man and Turnkey Culture by: Cross-Post

      August 1, 2015, 08:08

      After the 2014 Burning Man event, turnkey (a.k.a. “plug and play”, a.k.a. concierge) camping in Black Rock City rightfully became a hot-button issue in our…

    • Trip Report: GLC 2014 by Toaster by: Toaster

      April 9, 2014, 13:01

      Burning Man Global Leadership Summit #bmglc14 happened April 3rd-6th in San Francisco and could not be contained a single space. It was in three large…

    • Global Leadership Conference by: Toaster

      April 4, 2014, 13:42

      A whole weekend of leadership wrangling at Burning Man HQ. Let's get motivated! Looking forward to a full day of lets see how we can make our communities…

    • Balance by: Toaster

      October 29, 2013, 08:38

      It had occurred to me that there is at times a lack of balance with some of the things we involve ourselves within the community (Burner community). As a…

    • TO FLAME BUSES NOT AUTHORIZED TO ENTER BLACK ROCK CITY IN 2013 by: Fathom

      July 26, 2013, 10:51

      Hello Queer Burners, I wanted to make sure the word got out to the community about the authorized busses. Here is the post from the latest JRS. Burning Man…

    • Time to put the wheels to the pavement by: Toaster

      June 1, 2013, 20:30

      Camps are recruiting and welcoming new members of their micro-communities. We are 90 days out from the burn people and you need to invest yourself, your time,…

    • 2013 Theme Announced by: Toaster

      November 30, 2012, 20:59

      It came out today and depending on your point of view... I think it seems pretty cool. So I am looking forward to what the coming year will bring with vision…

    • Burning Man Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      April 4, 2011, 12:57

      This is a trip report: March 31st-April 3rd saw the 5th Annual Regional Conference and Leadership Summit held in San Francisco at a couple locations. It…

  • Category: census  (3)
    • All in Placement's hands now... by: Toaster

      June 4, 2016, 12:26

      Many community members were given a jolt with the news that BMorg's Placement wanted to talk to LGBTQQ leaders about the state of the Gayborhood. Was it…

    • Burning Man Placement is asking for Feedback by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 2, 2016, 12:42

      We did it! A collective of local queer camp leaders met with Placement at BMHQ to discuss how to manage the number of request for 7:30 sector, which are almost…

    • 2014 Census Results by: Toaster

      October 22, 2014, 13:16

      2013 Census Results In the 2013 post census report there was a radically different report when it came to LGBTQ++ people who attended Burning Man. It was…

  • Category: Feature  (68)
    • 2016 Burning Man LGBT Events Database by: Toaster

      August 6, 2016, 12:43

      So there is an effort to work with the creator of the Time to Burn App to make sure all camps are well represented in the software. Given that creator Terry…

    • 10 Principles Lost: Dissolution of our Foundation by: Toaster

      July 8, 2016, 12:17

      Burning Man co-founder Larry Harvey wrote the Ten Principles in 2004 as guidelines for the newly-formed Regional Network. They were crafted not as a dictate of…

    • Community by: Toaster

      January 18, 2016, 08:50

      When listening to old Larry Harvey speeches COMMUNITY is the same reason Burning Man was founded and allowed to evolve. We build a city every year with a gift…

    • People: Puck by: QBAdmin Collective

      January 11, 2016, 08:00

      He was one of the earliest Queers to land on the playa and be queer. Not just weird queer but freak fag flag waving homo with other homos making an impact on…

    • People: Mario by: Toaster

      January 4, 2016, 08:00

      Mario was a lead for a camp called Moonbow Camp that was, when I started my burner adventure, a special place on the playa. They were at 3:30 and A when I…

    • People: Pink Pants by: QBAdmin Collective

      December 27, 2015, 08:00

      Advocate, leader, creator, spark of seemingly endless energy. Ariel is a highly motivated member if our Queer Burner Community. Ariel ( Pink Pants) is the…

    • People: Jessica Allred by: QBAdmin Collective

      December 21, 2015, 08:45

      Jessica was one of the first women from Camp Beaverton to reach out to the Queer Burner community at large in an effort to make Camp Beaverton more accessible…

    • Changes to Theme Camp Thinking by: QBAdmin Collective

      December 17, 2015, 10:50

      What makes a theme camp? What gives some of these staying power while others fade? Who is really making a mark on the culture, while who is just producing a…

    • People: Cody Chance Enicke by: QBAdmin Collective

      December 14, 2015, 08:00

      Cody is a champion in his community. It is certainly not contained to his camp at Burning Man every year. He is a leader with the Glamcocks and their voice for…

    • People: Scott Burdette by: QBAdmin Collective

      December 10, 2015, 08:00

      Ain't she a pretty girl? This is Scott. He does a lot in the community, perhaps more than you know, not just in the LGBTQ sector. He is one of the founders of…

    • People: Cindy Vee by: QBAdmin Collective

      November 30, 2015, 08:00

      One of the leaders of Gender Blender (Website); the camp name says it all. Cyndi generally runs the camp along with David, Ariel, Katt and have picked up…

    • People: just one word "Foxy" nuf said by: QBAdmin Collective

      November 23, 2015, 08:00

      She was head Beaver from Camp Beaverton Home for Wayward Girls for a couple years. She was also the perfect ambassador that created a lot of bridges to other…

    • People: They call him Chickpea by: QBAdmin Collective

      November 16, 2015, 08:00

      Do you know his birth name? For so many years he has been simply known as Chickpea. But in recent years we have been introduced to another persona that stemmed…

    • People: John Major aka M*J*R by: QBAdmin Collective

      November 9, 2015, 09:00

      He is one of the many captains of the Giant Sheep roaming several venues from Burning Man, Folsom Street, Palm Springs Pride and more and more and more. The…

    • People: Toaster by: Ganesh's Dream

      October 26, 2015, 23:07

      The web site for gay burners started a long time ago, but not nearly as long as the Burning Man ideology existed. Some say Queer Burners and Burning Man cannot…

    • Acculturation in 2015 by: Toaster

      March 18, 2015, 12:00

      I think most people will agree that over the last 28 (or so) years the thing that started off as Burning Man has evolved into something else. The word…

    • QB Network Numbers by: Toaster

      January 17, 2015, 11:00

      One of our claims is an audience of 5000 on our network. While many have opted in and signed up in one form or another many are accessing the free resources on…

    • Launched!!!! A Campaign... by: Toaster

      January 15, 2015, 10:16

      Well, there ya go. Our fund raising campaign for 2015 launched this morning and we are asking burners all over the place to help us out. The goals is to make…

    • What's up with Queer Burners? by: Toaster

      January 3, 2015, 10:45

      We are gearing up for some new changes and also trying to make the site more dynamic and interactive for the 2015 season moving forward. We are so excited…

    • It's getting steamy out there! NEW DATES!!! by: Toaster

      December 9, 2014, 12:12

      According to Twitter Handle @DaysToTheBurn we are 271 Days from when the Man Burns at Carnival of Mirrors. While it is usually about this time people get…

    • SNARK sucks... but I digress by: Ganesh's Dream

      December 6, 2014, 12:21

      Seems like the only time I just in is when something is going on that just makes me feel really upset about the way the burning man community is heading. On…

    • 2015 Burning Man Theme: Carnival of Mirrors by: Toaster

      November 21, 2014, 17:15

      The new theme was announced on Burning Man's new web site www Burning Man Org today! The new site is a great leap from the Com site which is still around.…

    • Ruining Burning Man? WTF? by: Toaster

      November 11, 2014, 11:11

      What is really ruining Burning Man? Is it being ruined at all? Every year there is a new source to blame. The position from this Admin (Toaster) is that…

    • Is Burning Man getting too Gay? by: Toaster

      November 5, 2014, 16:00

      The message that Burning Man started off with, the 10 Principles, are the same thing the LGBTQ community has sought from the world at-large as long as many of…

    • QB Leadership by: Toaster

      October 27, 2014, 09:00

      Our community is expansive. We are part of the Burning Man community and by the latest numbers it appears to be somewhere around 66,000 people who show up in…

    • 2014 Census Results by: Toaster

      October 22, 2014, 13:16

      2013 Census Results In the 2013 post census report there was a radically different report when it came to LGBTQ++ people who attended Burning Man. It was…

    • Plug and Play & Other Bad Things by: Toaster

      October 10, 2014, 22:34

      There has been a lot of talk about things that went down at Burning Man in 2014 that people got fired up about. The big noise has been the value of Plug and…

    • Ello? Is this the answer for Facebook? by: Toaster

      September 24, 2014, 23:47

      It's not just jumping on the bandwagon when it comes to the #mynameis movement sweeping Facebook with drag performers and other people trying to use pseudonyms…

    • MOOP: the word of the week by: Toaster

      September 22, 2014, 11:40

      Burning Man calls out a camp on one of the first renditions of the MOOP Map published on their blog and it is spawning a lot of discussions that are very…

    • Decompression by: Toaster

      September 17, 2014, 11:06

      What is your decompression? Starting from the moment of Exodus in anticipation of that 6 to 8 hour wait to get to 447? Seeing Gerlach ahead, the steaming hot…

    • Queer Camps Directory by: Toaster

      September 11, 2014, 18:03

      The AstroPups in front of BAAAHS 2014 The Queer Camps list have been updated. With some reservation there are things about it that I struggled with when…

    • Queer Burner History Updated by: Toaster

      September 11, 2014, 11:38

      One of our projects for 2014 pre-burn was to write a detailed history about LGBT Burners and how the Gayborhood came into creation. Along with it is some…

    • How to make the perfect Sun Rise by: Toaster

      July 23, 2014, 23:09

      So, it seems to be happening. When one had gone to Burning Man for a few years now it is an experience on a level that is different than people heading out in…

    • 2014 Updates by: Toaster

      July 15, 2014, 20:49

      So much is going on and it is hard to keep up with everything. A majority of things seem to get updates on the Facebook over the site. The good thing is that…

    • Burning Man 101 by: Toaster

      June 2, 2014, 10:52

      Are you new to this crazy stuff? Exploring the idea of going to Burning Man or maybe you ended up with a ticket and have no freaking clue what you are headed…

    • Queer? WTF? by: Ganesh's Dream

      May 13, 2014, 09:44

      I joined the site a short time ago and am a pretty quiet guy. I live in a world where the "q" word means bad things, but I get it is like some other words that…

    • Queer Burner History : 1993 to Present by: Toaster

      May 6, 2014, 21:28

      History is important. Yes, knowing the past and what came before is the launching platform for the future. No, this is not based on Stonewall. No, this is not…

    • Trip Report: GLC 2014 by Toaster by: Toaster

      April 9, 2014, 13:01

      Burning Man Global Leadership Summit #bmglc14 happened April 3rd-6th in San Francisco and could not be contained a single space. It was in three large…

    • What's the word? by: Toaster

      December 27, 2013, 00:46

      In my last post I talked about balance. Although I was talking about one person who was posting some very strong opinions on Burners.Me  it has since come to…

    • 2014 Tickets: a la Burning Man by: Toaster

      September 27, 2013, 13:32

      Let's be honest, you better start preparing for your upcoming ticket purchase for Burning Man 2014: __ (unnamed entity) ___. The last few years has been…

    • Stiffy Lube 1 by: Kitten Calfee

      August 9, 2013, 20:05

      Talked with Tim Bates today ~ an old Stiffylube team leader who helped deal with media inquires as far back as 2001 (projects include media liaison about the…

    • 2 Tribes: Burner v. Faerie by: Toaster

      July 11, 2013, 20:28

      This last weekend this burner joined a celebration being held by another community that I have been told is very similar to queer burners. It is very likely…

    • 2nd of 3 announced by: Toaster

      October 11, 2012, 16:34

      The 2nd of 3 projected events by Queer Burners was "announced" this week... but only in the planning stages. Almost as quickly as we started planting seeds we…

    • What's Queer?  by: Toaster

      September 25, 2012, 20:50

      You might be asking yourself... this site is for Queers how do I fit in? Of course, the question is obvious on other more relate-able terms. Queer? Adjective:…

    • Memories of 2012 by: Toaster

      September 17, 2012, 18:08

      Seems like a lot of people are energized and motivated for 2013 by their experience in 2012. Who would have known that people would have been encouraged with…

    • Member Video for 2012 by: Toaster

      September 10, 2012, 18:46

      Thank you Vincent!!!

    • Facebook by: Toaster

      July 17, 2012, 18:05

      Today I added a Queer Burners group which will add some dimension to our burners connections - I hope. The main Facebook page for x-posting is still here, but…

    • 10,000 more souls by: Toaster

      June 20, 2012, 17:35

      The more the merrier? With the (oh not so long ago) shit storm with the ticketing situation many disenfranchised and sad-sallie burners could never have…

    • How to get a Burning Man ticket by: Toaster

      May 15, 2012, 11:18

      Many of us who have taken very visible positions in the burner community amongst our wonderful queers have been asked on many occasions HOW do I get a Burning…

    • Support Art by: Toaster

      May 10, 2012, 19:39

      Art is the core of Burning Man. No, not the whump-whump-whump-whump-whump-whump-whump-whump ...no. Art is the core because without it it might as well be the…

    • Report: Burning Man Leadership Summit 2012 by: Toaster

      April 3, 2012, 10:46

      The Burning Man Project is the new face of Burning Man as they move into non-profit status and work on expanding their model as a guide for community growth.…

    • QBLS MISSION by: Toaster

      March 4, 2012, 10:53

      March 16th/2012 marks the 1st day of a weekend long series where camp leaders, community leaders and people of action in the Queer Burner community are being…

    • How to choose where to camp? by: Toaster

      February 22, 2012, 17:29

      Before you go one step further... before reading a single paragraph beyond this ONE... ask yourself if you understand what you are getting yourself into? It is…

    • Coming up by: Toaster

      February 18, 2012, 12:43

      With the upcoming Queer Burner Leadership Summit on the horizon and all the crazy uber-anxiety of the general Burner population where do we fit into the scheme…

    • Post Ticket Drama by: Toaster

      February 13, 2012, 15:58

      Inspired by a recent post by DanNation.Org it was time to do some hindsight into the Burning Man Ticket fiasco and start looking ahead instead of looking…

    • Queer Burner Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      February 13, 2012, 15:57

      Queer camp leaders, community leaders, get together for our own summit before the Burning Man Leadership Summit to talk about issues in our communities…

    • Ethnicity at Burning Man by: Toaster

      February 13, 2012, 15:52

      It can be said that Burning Man is a very white washed event. For some the overwhelming presence is the sexually charged atmosphere that is also prevalent, but…

    • Ticket Oblivion by: Toaster

      February 13, 2012, 15:50

      Where o' where will your tickets appear.... or where or where will it be? So the mystery deepens and thought ticket say went relatively smoothly the aftermath…

    • Sparkle Pony's from Hell by: Toaster

      November 8, 2011, 17:30

      According to research, the term Sparkle Pony goes back to 2008. It is like glitter in the eyes or cotton candy farts of not preparing for an event where…

    • The 10 Princa-mandments by: Toaster

      October 22, 2011, 21:03

      Most of us who opted into the the Burning Man life and live it in our daily lives by observing and respecting the 10 Principles have had that occasion where…

    • Letter to Members by: Toaster

      October 10, 2011, 10:05

      Hey everyone... While at Burning Man and since I have had the pleasure... no "pleasure" does not even describe... bliss of meeting members of the site in…

    • RF + Burner = huh? by: Toaster

      October 2, 2011, 08:41

      Increasingly since this site was put together he subject of Radical Faeries has been injected into some of the discussions and even hold a couple places here…

    • Homo/Hetro Genus of... by: Toaster

      September 30, 2011, 18:40

      Very often an invitation goes to a person in the Burning Man Culture/Community to be a verified member on GayBurners.Com and post their activities or their…

    • Civic Results by: Toaster

      September 22, 2011, 19:28

      In the world that we have all opted into called Burning Man, we the pee-ple have a varying commitment to the 10 principles. The 10 principles of Burning Man…

    • Days gone by... by: Toaster

      September 17, 2011, 11:40

      Another year has come and gone. It went by so quickly and with that some of the biggest events to date, not to mention Burning Man's own Rite of Passage with…

    • Safer Sex Camp by: Toaster

      August 22, 2011, 09:18

      This is a repost from an email received. The excep worksheet refered to is not present: Greetings from Safer Sex Camp with Locator (5:30 and Birthday) Att…

    • ALERT: Bringing Alcohol? by: Toaster

      August 16, 2011, 16:27

      Hey all,If you are bringing alcohol to the playa (and I think about 3/4 of the registered theme camps in the 7:30 sector have bars so this means you) please…

    • Burner + Virgin = Birgin by: Toaster

      May 18, 2011, 09:38

      So many people lately have told me they have never been to Burning Man and always wanted to go. The ones who are not blowing smoke out their asses sometimes…

  • Category: Heads up for BM  (71)
    • Where are we that....? by: Toaster

      April 6, 2017, 11:47

      Over the years that I have been doing things under the banner of Queer Burner (formerly Gay Burners) it has taken many forms. As the primary voice on this…

    • GLC: Gayborhood Broken up? by: Toaster

      April 3, 2017, 11:03

      The Burning Global Leadership Conference (#bmglc2017) (GLC) was last weekend and one question has been on my mind: will Placement be breaking up the Gayborhood…

    • March 2017 News Letter by: QBAdmin Collective

      March 2, 2017, 12:00

      March 2017 - Happy Burnal Equinox It's a time when the season has really began heating up and…

    • Burning Man 2016 by: Toaster

      September 10, 2016, 10:40

      What an amazing year. Rainbow Road (Inner and Outer) found itself spread out really thin in 2016 as opposed to the way were concentrated in 2015. There will…

    • Naked Pub Crawl by: QBAdmin Collective

      August 20, 2016, 11:02

      Well it's out. One of the most popular events happening on the playa is the Naked Pub Crawl aka Men's Naked Bike Ride... although not technically synonymous.…

    • Events Information for BM 2016 by: QBAdmin Collective

      August 10, 2016, 11:24

      The creator of the Time to Burn App has provided one of the most widely used online tools for the playa for your smart phone. While many people argue that…

    • Preparation - Some Basics by: QBAdmin Collective

      August 8, 2016, 09:00

      How prepared are you? It seems like a lot of people have sought out camps in the last month or so to fill a surprising high amount of camp openings. In those…

    • 2016 Burning Man LGBT Events Database by: Toaster

      August 6, 2016, 12:43

      So there is an effort to work with the creator of the Time to Burn App to make sure all camps are well represented in the software. Given that creator Terry…

    • Burner Express is not enough: Making Shit Happen by: QBAdmin Collective

      July 27, 2016, 11:30

      Apparently the need for sustainable transportation that reduces the impact of cars on Gerlach and Black Rock City is bigger than Burner Express (BE) buses can…

    • Are you Safe at Burning Man? by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 10, 2016, 10:59

      In a recent poll we took from our subscribing community asking LGBTQ++ people we asked about the reasons why the Gayborhood became a thing. We also knew from…

    • BRC Gay Pride Parade - Please Support by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 6, 2016, 10:12

      There is new blood running the Gay Pride event at Burning Man this year. Justin is part of Camp Proper and he is taking a whole new perspective on the Gay…

    • All in Placement's hands now... by: Toaster

      June 4, 2016, 12:26

      Many community members were given a jolt with the news that BMorg's Placement wanted to talk to LGBTQQ leaders about the state of the Gayborhood. Was it…

    • Burning Man Placement is asking for Feedback by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 2, 2016, 12:42

      We did it! A collective of local queer camp leaders met with Placement at BMHQ to discuss how to manage the number of request for 7:30 sector, which are almost…

    • Get ready for Ticket Sales... like NOW! by: QBAdmin Collective

      February 19, 2016, 19:05

      If you have done nothing yet, there are 2 things you must stop and do immediately. Because if you wait you are screwed. So you need to: Create a Burner…

    • Ticket Sales Announced Today by: QBAdmin Collective

      February 3, 2016, 21:17

      Well, after a long wait the Borg released ticket information. As it turns out the Nevada Entertainment Tax does not seem to apply to Burning Man, but some…

    • Changes to Theme Camp Thinking by: QBAdmin Collective

      December 17, 2015, 10:50

      What makes a theme camp? What gives some of these staying power while others fade? Who is really making a mark on the culture, while who is just producing a…

    • 2016 Burning Man Theme by: QBAdmin Collective

      October 27, 2015, 20:00

      It was announced today! The news finally arrived. Just in time to get people excited for the pre-holiday ticket sale in coming up where Burning Man raises more…

    • Burner Service Announcement #3: The Black Rock Rangers by: Cross-Post

      July 31, 2015, 08:00

      A great series of videos by Built by Burners on YouTube

    • Playa Conditions by: Cross-Post

      July 23, 2015, 23:13

      It's definitely that time of year, when a boy's thoughts turn to dust and fire and questions begin forming in his mind. I don't mean the obvious ones, which…

    • It's getting steamy out there! NEW DATES!!! by: Toaster

      December 9, 2014, 12:12

      According to Twitter Handle @DaysToTheBurn we are 271 Days from when the Man Burns at Carnival of Mirrors. While it is usually about this time people get…

    • The last word on Plug n Play (PnP) Camps by: Toaster

      December 4, 2014, 15:28

      Burning Man posted 2 items on this subject this week giving us the defining and final decision on the subject. It is something that many members of the…

    • 2015 Burning Man Theme: Carnival of Mirrors by: Toaster

      November 21, 2014, 17:15

      The new theme was announced on Burning Man's new web site www Burning Man Org today! The new site is a great leap from the Com site which is still around.…

    • 2015 Camps listed? by: Toaster

      November 17, 2014, 23:00

      Are you kidding me with this already? Yes, today I posted the 2015 Camps List without knowing who the heck was going in the first place. The truth is that I…

    • BRC Honoraria Art Grants — New Process for 2015! by: Toaster

      October 29, 2014, 08:00

      Big Rig Jig by Mike Ross, 2007. (Photo by Gabe Kirchheimer) Burning Man Arts — the new department combining the Black Rock City Art Department with the…

    • How to make the perfect Sun Rise by: Toaster

      July 23, 2014, 23:09

      So, it seems to be happening. When one had gone to Burning Man for a few years now it is an experience on a level that is different than people heading out in…

    • 2014 Updates by: Toaster

      July 15, 2014, 20:49

      So much is going on and it is hard to keep up with everything. A majority of things seem to get updates on the Facebook over the site. The good thing is that…

    • Burning Man 101 by: Toaster

      June 2, 2014, 10:52

      Are you new to this crazy stuff? Exploring the idea of going to Burning Man or maybe you ended up with a ticket and have no freaking clue what you are headed…

    • Gender Blender Starts New Chapter by: Toaster

      April 3, 2014, 00:27

      Dear Beloved Amazing Queer Burner Community: Here is a special and important update on what’s new for Camp Gender Blender this year! So after 4…

    • Trip Report: Burning Man Placement by: Toaster

      March 30, 2014, 21:50

      On Saturday the 29th Burning Man called in the troops and passed out a mega-ton of information about camps preparing for the playa. That also means preparing…

    • Why Burning Man? by: Toaster

      January 20, 2014, 22:38

      Going on 27 years, the Burning Man spirit has evolved so much over the years and grew from something quite intimate to a space where one gets lost in a sea of…

    • 2014 TTITD Ticket Sales by: Toaster

      January 12, 2014, 08:19

      According to the JRS (Jack Rabbit Speaks) ticket sales are starting soon. They will virtually be the same as last year except they will come through a…

    • 2014 Tickets: a la Burning Man by: Toaster

      September 27, 2013, 13:32

      Let's be honest, you better start preparing for your upcoming ticket purchase for Burning Man 2014: __ (unnamed entity) ___. The last few years has been…

    • Photos by Dot on the Playa by: TomSchmidt

      August 14, 2013, 10:46

      This year I will once again be bringing my camera to the Playa. This is meant to be my gift to the camp, and I also want to respect everyone's privacy. Here is…

    • Regional Burners on QB.Com by: Toaster

      August 8, 2013, 12:01

      There have been several requests from members of the site to find Burners that share space in their individual regions. We have a resource on this site, but…

    • 2013 Naked Pub Crawl by: Toaster

      August 5, 2013, 09:33

      The ride starts at the Man at 11:00 AM on Wednesday. The event is listed here: http://playaevents.burningman.com/2013/playa_event/9468/ The…

    • Playa Events 2013 / LGBTQ by: Toaster

      August 5, 2013, 08:37

      A big thank you for Terry Grossman, author of the the iPhone & Android - Burning Man Apps for your smart phone for creating this document which is also…

    • 2013 Burning Man Gay Meet & Greet by: Catcher

      August 3, 2013, 11:18

      The 2013 Burning Man Gay Meet & Greet is from 8:00p - 11:00p on opening night Monday, August 26.  Hosted by Down Low Club located in the Gayborhood at…

    • Burners on the Playa by: Toaster

      August 2, 2013, 13:41

      This site is a resource for Queer Burners (LGBTQ++ which is Radically Inclusive) who want to connect with and hang out with other burners with similar wants…

    • TO FLAME BUSES NOT AUTHORIZED TO ENTER BLACK ROCK CITY IN 2013 by: Fathom

      July 26, 2013, 10:51

      Hello Queer Burners, I wanted to make sure the word got out to the community about the authorized busses. Here is the post from the latest JRS. Burning Man…

    • Time to put the wheels to the pavement by: Toaster

      June 1, 2013, 20:30

      Camps are recruiting and welcoming new members of their micro-communities. We are 90 days out from the burn people and you need to invest yourself, your time,…

    • I am looking for a camp! by: Toaster

      May 19, 2013, 22:05

      So, you are looking for a camp to hang with at Burning Man? How do you know which is the right one and where do you begin? Some of us who have been doing this…

    • Tickets! Christmas Tickets! by: Toaster

      December 15, 2012, 22:03

      You knew it was coming but did you know it was going to be 0.00? That's right! Higher price for the benefit of having that tickie in your hand. The upside,…

    • 2013 Theme Announced by: Toaster

      November 30, 2012, 20:59

      It came out today and depending on your point of view... I think it seems pretty cool. So I am looking forward to what the coming year will bring with vision…

    • Burner Personalities by: Toaster

      August 21, 2012, 15:54

      Want to know about those personalities you will meet out there or in your community? Those burners you are still trying to figure out. This handy guide to…

    • Keeping up with them Burners by: Toaster

      August 5, 2012, 21:38

      The site has been through a lot and it is not done yet. It is vital that this site provide you useful information and help you to be prepared for your burn.…

    • Facebook by: Toaster

      July 17, 2012, 18:05

      Today I added a Queer Burners group which will add some dimension to our burners connections - I hope. The main Facebook page for x-posting is still here, but…

    • How to get a Burning Man ticket by: Toaster

      May 15, 2012, 11:18

      Many of us who have taken very visible positions in the burner community amongst our wonderful queers have been asked on many occasions HOW do I get a Burning…

    • NOMADIC GAY BAR ON PLAYA! by: Adam S

      April 30, 2012, 20:50

      Hello fellow queers! I and a friend are currently at work on a bike-based mobile gay bar to bring to the playa! BIKE-BASED NOMADIC GAY BAR COMING TO THE…

    • Burning Man Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      March 23, 2012, 22:01

      Today in the JRS they announced that Burning Man was holding their annual Regional Contact meeting and Leadership Summit here in San Francisco. Your own…

    • How to choose where to camp? by: Toaster

      February 22, 2012, 17:29

      Before you go one step further... before reading a single paragraph beyond this ONE... ask yourself if you understand what you are getting yourself into? It is…

    • Post Ticket Drama by: Toaster

      February 13, 2012, 15:58

      Inspired by a recent post by DanNation.Org it was time to do some hindsight into the Burning Man Ticket fiasco and start looking ahead instead of looking…

    • Ethnicity at Burning Man by: Toaster

      February 13, 2012, 15:52

      It can be said that Burning Man is a very white washed event. For some the overwhelming presence is the sexually charged atmosphere that is also prevalent, but…

    • Ticket Oblivion by: Toaster

      February 13, 2012, 15:50

      Where o' where will your tickets appear.... or where or where will it be? So the mystery deepens and thought ticket say went relatively smoothly the aftermath…

    • Sparkle Pony's from Hell by: Toaster

      November 8, 2011, 17:30

      According to research, the term Sparkle Pony goes back to 2008. It is like glitter in the eyes or cotton candy farts of not preparing for an event where…

    • Safer Sex Camp by: Toaster

      August 22, 2011, 09:18

      This is a repost from an email received. The excep worksheet refered to is not present: Greetings from Safer Sex Camp with Locator (5:30 and Birthday) Att…

    • Important 411 by: Toaster

      August 20, 2011, 18:47

      Hey all, I thought I would use this vehicle to give you some information that you may or may not know - some of it is new some of it is old but all of it is…

    • ALERT: Bringing Alcohol? by: Toaster

      August 16, 2011, 16:27

      Hey all,If you are bringing alcohol to the playa (and I think about 3/4 of the registered theme camps in the 7:30 sector have bars so this means you) please…

    • Playa Names by: Toaster

      August 11, 2011, 19:53

      I came across this posting and thought it needed to be shared. You can find it here... What are other types of burners called and why? Thank you …

    • Why Burning Man 2011? by: Toaster

      August 2, 2011, 09:08

      As mentioned in a previous post, there is a lot of reasons that make this year's "Rites of Passage" very inspiring for people to attend. Beside the usually…

    • SOLD OUT!!!! by: Toaster

      July 25, 2011, 11:13

      According to BMorg online Ticket Sales for Burning Man are officially sold out! That's right kids, one of the biggest years ever for this event, is running out…

    • MAP OF THE WORLD by: Toaster

      July 22, 2011, 18:36

      ROUGHLY speaking, and without any authority to claim one way or another, for those asking here is the general Queer Spread. There are a couple concentration…

    • Costuming by: Toaster

      July 19, 2011, 15:11

      (7/18/2011) Yesterday's trip to the "Prepare for the Playa" and my recent involvement with "Burning Man Costume Creations" got me thinking a lot about what…

    • Bikes on Playa by: Toaster

      July 12, 2011, 16:56

      Burning Man is huge. No matter how dedicated you are, accept the fact that you won't get to see everything. However, you will be able to see and do a lot more…

    • Camping 101  by: Toaster

      July 10, 2011, 18:09

      I am not the authority on camping at Burning Man. There is a whole survival guide available for the 'how to' and 'how not'. This week I was talking to some…

    • Burner + Virgin = Birgin by: Toaster

      May 18, 2011, 09:38

      So many people lately have told me they have never been to Burning Man and always wanted to go. The ones who are not blowing smoke out their asses sometimes…

    • Playmates: Wearable Art by: booka

      May 9, 2011, 11:47

      Hey Guys! I'm Booka, the mastermind and lone workhorse for "PlayaMates. I've been a Artist all my life. Recently, I really needed to find a new outlet for…

    • King's Royal Robes by: kingkoitus

      May 9, 2011, 10:48

      Hello I am called King. The King of faux fur! I make custom, made to order Royal Robes and Light Up Coats. This will be my 8th burn this year and after my…

    • Burning Man Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      March 26, 2011, 21:30

      Next week starting April 1st will be the annual Leadership Summit and Regional Conference in San Francisco. Many issues will be discussed as well as tools…

    • Getting Mail @ Burning Man by: Toaster

      August 24, 2010, 00:33

      When mailing to the playa please address your playa-bound mail as completely as possible in this format to increase the odds of your mail being received: C…

    • Buis. Side of Burning Man by: Toaster

      August 21, 2010, 01:51

      So, I was posting the new page Decompression Digest today when I realized that just recently I remember reading an article in The Examiner how Burning Man, LLC…

    • Being Prepared for Burning Man by: Toaster

      June 24, 2010, 23:23

      What does it take to be ready for your journey to Burning Man? Ask yourself 'are you ready?' Will you ever be ready? So many people blindly wander into this…

  • Category: Leadership News  (31)
    • Burning Man Placement is asking for Feedback by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 2, 2016, 12:42

      We did it! A collective of local queer camp leaders met with Placement at BMHQ to discuss how to manage the number of request for 7:30 sector, which are almost…

    • Burning Man GLC: Toaster Trip Report by: Toaster

      April 9, 2016, 08:00

      This was my fourth or fifth GLC. The Global Leadership Conference focuses on Regional Contacts and Community Leaders out there in the world making Burning Man…

    • Burning Man GLC: Foxy Trip Report by: FoxBox

      April 7, 2016, 15:09

      4 days of great sessions, based on tracks such as Civic Activation, Community Events, Leadership Skills, and Organizational Development. I attended:…

    • Community by: Toaster

      January 18, 2016, 08:50

      When listening to old Larry Harvey speeches COMMUNITY is the same reason Burning Man was founded and allowed to evolve. We build a city every year with a gift…

    • 2015 Burning Man: Global Leadership Conference by: Toaster

      April 15, 2015, 11:30

      The Burning Man Global Leadership Conference happened again this year and Toaster went representing QueerBurners.Com. There were a lot of other LGBTQ++ burners…

    • QB Network Numbers by: Toaster

      January 17, 2015, 11:00

      One of our claims is an audience of 5000 on our network. While many have opted in and signed up in one form or another many are accessing the free resources on…

    • QB Leadership by: Toaster

      October 27, 2014, 09:00

      Our community is expansive. We are part of the Burning Man community and by the latest numbers it appears to be somewhere around 66,000 people who show up in…

    • Coming Together in Hard Times by: Toaster

      October 1, 2014, 21:44

      There have been a lot of high profile deaths in the Burning Man community and when we see people grieving it is hard to know where to take those feelings. The…

    • 2014 Queer Burner Survey by: Toaster

      May 28, 2014, 22:59

      The 1st ever survey just about the resources offered on our web site and on Facebook; which are abundant! While the site is maintained for the community part…

    • Trip Report: GLC 2014 by Toaster by: Toaster

      April 9, 2014, 13:01

      Burning Man Global Leadership Summit #bmglc14 happened April 3rd-6th in San Francisco and could not be contained a single space. It was in three large…

    • Global Leadership Conference by: Toaster

      April 4, 2014, 13:42

      A whole weekend of leadership wrangling at Burning Man HQ. Let's get motivated! Looking forward to a full day of lets see how we can make our communities…

    • Trip Report: 2014 QBLS by: Toaster

      March 31, 2014, 18:26

      This was the third year for the QBLS and it was amazing. See details on previous years, including trip reports at the library of links below. Special thanks to…

    • Leadership in the Community by: Toaster

      February 21, 2014, 13:06

      While the discussion is heating up for the upcoming Queer Burner Leadership Summit (QBLS) and Community Building Conference (Facebook / Eventbrite) there is…

    • Queer Burner Leadership: Announcement by: Toaster

      January 16, 2014, 11:13

      Today we announced the 2014 Queer Burner Leadership Summit and Community Building Conference to be held at the Center for Sex and Culture in San Francisco…

    • Balance by: Toaster

      October 29, 2013, 08:38

      It had occurred to me that there is at times a lack of balance with some of the things we involve ourselves within the community (Burner community). As a…

    • Mainstreaming the Culture by: Toaster

      October 20, 2013, 13:25

      One cannot go to Burning Man, as a queer person, and not see there is a large LGBT presence if you are looking for it. In 2011 Huffington Post writer and…

    • Get involved Regionally by: Toaster

      September 14, 2013, 13:35

      Burning Man happens once a year for 8 days of pure bliss in the desert. If you have embraced the 10 principles and want this magic to continue in your life on…

    • 2013 Cargo Cult : A Trip Report by: Toaster

      September 4, 2013, 15:24

      After 2012's Fertility 2.0 and the crushing ticket fiasco of all times it would seem hard to bounce back, but Burning Man Project did and pretty darn well. All…

    • Burners on the Playa by: Toaster

      August 2, 2013, 13:41

      This site is a resource for Queer Burners (LGBTQ++ which is Radically Inclusive) who want to connect with and hang out with other burners with similar wants…

    • Queer Burner Leadership Summit (QBLS) by: Toaster

      April 11, 2013, 07:08

      We did it. I could not do it alone. Although I did put a lot of effort into this event it could not have happen if a few people had stepped up and lend a hand…

    • Fund Raising Season by: Toaster

      March 28, 2013, 18:04

      We are seeing a lot of camps promoting their agendas and asking members of the community to come and support the infrastructure of their camp. It comes with an…

    • Leadership in Queer Burners by: Toaster

      March 11, 2013, 10:56

      We held the first Queer Burner Leadership Summit (QBLS) in 2012 as the pre-step before the internationally attended Burning Man Regional Summit now called the…

    • Coming Soon... UPDATES! by: Toaster

      November 4, 2012, 10:33

      Since the last post there have been some cool things going in with some of the do'ers here on Queer Burners. The Quire: QUEER BURNER LEADERSHIP NETWORK and a…

    • The first of 3 by: Toaster

      September 12, 2012, 17:44

      The first of 3 major QB events has hit the airwaves today on our Facebook page. This is your chance to discover a Regional event if you have never been to one.…

    • Response to Burners.Me Article by: Toaster

      May 4, 2012, 17:17

      When working on building something with passion and meaning behind it, there is likely to be no shortage of detractors. The win is when there are cheerleaders…

    • Queer Burner Community by: Toaster

      April 30, 2012, 20:46

      There has been a lot of talk from Queer Burners: Toaster (me) about what this web site is meant to accomplish. There is a mission statement that anchors its…

    • Report: Burning Man Leadership Summit 2012 by: Toaster

      April 3, 2012, 10:46

      The Burning Man Project is the new face of Burning Man as they move into non-profit status and work on expanding their model as a guide for community growth.…

    • Burning Man Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      March 23, 2012, 22:01

      Today in the JRS they announced that Burning Man was holding their annual Regional Contact meeting and Leadership Summit here in San Francisco. Your own…

    • QBLS MISSION by: Toaster

      March 4, 2012, 10:53

      March 16th/2012 marks the 1st day of a weekend long series where camp leaders, community leaders and people of action in the Queer Burner community are being…

    • Coming up by: Toaster

      February 18, 2012, 12:43

      With the upcoming Queer Burner Leadership Summit on the horizon and all the crazy uber-anxiety of the general Burner population where do we fit into the scheme…

    • Queer Burner Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      February 13, 2012, 15:57

      Queer camp leaders, community leaders, get together for our own summit before the Burning Man Leadership Summit to talk about issues in our communities…

  • Category: Member Posting  (13)
    • People: Mario by: Toaster

      January 4, 2016, 08:00

      Mario was a lead for a camp called Moonbow Camp that was, when I started my burner adventure, a special place on the playa. They were at 3:30 and A when I…

    • Queer? WTF? by: Ganesh's Dream

      May 13, 2014, 09:44

      I joined the site a short time ago and am a pretty quiet guy. I live in a world where the "q" word means bad things, but I get it is like some other words that…

    • Community Care in the Big Tent by: TomSchmidt

      August 14, 2013, 10:53

      (x-post from Comfort & Joy mailing list) As many of us prepare to leave for the Playa in a few days, I wanted to bring up a subject that I feel very…

    • Photos by Dot on the Playa by: TomSchmidt

      August 14, 2013, 10:46

      This year I will once again be bringing my camera to the Playa. This is meant to be my gift to the camp, and I also want to respect everyone's privacy. Here is…

    • Stiffy Lube 1 by: Kitten Calfee

      August 9, 2013, 20:05

      Talked with Tim Bates today ~ an old Stiffylube team leader who helped deal with media inquires as far back as 2001 (projects include media liaison about the…

    • Life at VW BusCamp by: tom

      March 28, 2013, 19:09

      BusCamp is made up lotsa folk including many veteran Burners who can make the trip every year. I soon met up with Bill and Merileu - a couple from Oregon…

    • Member Video for 2012 by: Toaster

      September 10, 2012, 18:46

      Thank you Vincent!!!

    • NOMADIC GAY BAR ON PLAYA! by: Adam S

      April 30, 2012, 20:50

      Hello fellow queers! I and a friend are currently at work on a bike-based mobile gay bar to bring to the playa! BIKE-BASED NOMADIC GAY BAR COMING TO THE…

    • Days gone by... by: Toaster

      September 17, 2011, 11:40

      Another year has come and gone. It went by so quickly and with that some of the biggest events to date, not to mention Burning Man's own Rite of Passage with…

    • Comfort & Joy Announce Repost by: Toaster

      April 4, 2011, 22:46

      I hesitate to put this in the Events Calendar. This is actually pretty huge and something I was hoping I could participate in this year. Comfort & Joy…

    • Burning Man Food....watch me work! by: Nosler

      February 6, 2011, 21:55

      Hey Folks, OK, not really like me, but I'm going to shamelessly pimp my blog, 3 Day Chef about food and I promise I'll post about my Burning Man meals.…

    • A very BurningMan evening..... by: tom

      February 5, 2011, 11:41

      a clip from my blog you can find here -->   Mot's blog A very Burning Man evening A early week snafu ended up cancelling some evening plans for me…

    • the virtual line was worth the wait... by: Randy George

      February 5, 2011, 11:41

      Tickets purchased...  Now just seven long months to plan and wait and wait some more...

  • Category: Personal Accounts  (33)
    • Update Banner for All Of Us Event 2017 by: Toaster

      March 25, 2017, 23:01

      An updated version of the All Of Us event banner for 2017. This has become so exciting I can hardly believe it. With good people involved the whole things…

    • And now for something completely different.... by: Toaster

      September 19, 2016, 11:11

      It's been really heavy in the posting genre since coming back from the burn. The direction that these went was completely unintended. It was organic. A lot of…

    • What's a Sparkle Pony? by: Coop

      August 20, 2016, 13:00

      The following was an email received and answered: (The name of the inquisitor was changed) Can you please tell me what a sparkle pony is? It sounds…

    • Mediation and Neighborly Behavior by: Toaster

      August 13, 2016, 13:32

      This has been a topic that has come up quite often in the community lately in many forms. During a meeting last year at the Red Lightening camp hosted by the…

    • 10 Principles Lost: Dissolution of our Foundation by: Toaster

      July 8, 2016, 12:17

      Burning Man co-founder Larry Harvey wrote the Ten Principles in 2004 as guidelines for the newly-formed Regional Network. They were crafted not as a dictate of…

    • Safety by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 14, 2016, 09:48

      In the wake of Orlando, many of us are just stunned. It is probably more surprising that something as bad as that did not happen before. Every week it seems we…

    • Burning Man GLC: Toaster Trip Report by: Toaster

      April 9, 2016, 08:00

      This was my fourth or fifth GLC. The Global Leadership Conference focuses on Regional Contacts and Community Leaders out there in the world making Burning Man…

    • Nathan Recounts His Burner History by: Nathan Purkiss

      August 18, 2015, 13:39

      Group organizing at Burning Man is a big topic of discussion this year, and it has led to some very interesting recounting of how various communities have…

    • Stories of 1st Year by: Toaster

      March 23, 2015, 12:00

      What was your first year at Burning Man like? Following up our week of Acculturation posts lets see what some people experienced on their blogs out there: …

    • Admin Note: Discussing about Acculturation by: Toaster

      March 21, 2015, 00:08

      In the last few days we talked a little about Acculturation and the way it was written on the playajoy.org web site resonates with me a lot. This being my…

    • How to make the perfect Sun Rise by: Toaster

      July 23, 2014, 23:09

      So, it seems to be happening. When one had gone to Burning Man for a few years now it is an experience on a level that is different than people heading out in…

    • Trip Report: 2014 QBLS by: Toaster

      March 31, 2014, 18:26

      This was the third year for the QBLS and it was amazing. See details on previous years, including trip reports at the library of links below. Special thanks to…

    • 5 Years of Queer Burners by: Toaster

      March 24, 2014, 13:01

      One of the best pieces of advice I got when in the first half of this project came from Kitten was that the posts and so forth from this site were not written…

    • X-Post from Gay Burners Facebook by: Toaster

      September 25, 2012, 20:33

      (This is a repost from the Gay Burners page on Facebook. It, according to Facebook, was seen by 261 people as of this x-post and almost no one made comments on…

    • Report: Burning Man Leadership Summit 2012 by: Toaster

      April 3, 2012, 10:46

      The Burning Man Project is the new face of Burning Man as they move into non-profit status and work on expanding their model as a guide for community growth.…

    • The 10 Princa-mandments by: Toaster

      October 22, 2011, 21:03

      Most of us who opted into the the Burning Man life and live it in our daily lives by observing and respecting the 10 Principles have had that occasion where…

    • MAP OF THE WORLD by: Toaster

      July 22, 2011, 18:36

      ROUGHLY speaking, and without any authority to claim one way or another, for those asking here is the general Queer Spread. There are a couple concentration…

    • Costuming by: Toaster

      July 19, 2011, 15:11

      (7/18/2011) Yesterday's trip to the "Prepare for the Playa" and my recent involvement with "Burning Man Costume Creations" got me thinking a lot about what…

    • Burner + Virgin = Birgin by: Toaster

      May 18, 2011, 09:38

      So many people lately have told me they have never been to Burning Man and always wanted to go. The ones who are not blowing smoke out their asses sometimes…

    • What? Who? Where? WTF? by: Toaster

      April 19, 2011, 10:11

      I will not presume through this page to ass-u-me I know everything there is to know about all of you. The mission of this site and it's members are: 'LGBT plus…

    • Burning Man Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      April 4, 2011, 12:57

      This is a trip report: March 31st-April 3rd saw the 5th Annual Regional Conference and Leadership Summit held in San Francisco at a couple locations. It…

    • Day 1 Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      April 1, 2011, 14:12

      The day started off with registration and a chance to reconnect with friends new and old. Last night's reception was a great warm up. This morning my…

    • Burning Man Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      March 26, 2011, 21:30

      Next week starting April 1st will be the annual Leadership Summit and Regional Conference in San Francisco. Many issues will be discussed as well as tools…

    • Burnal Equinox by: Toaster

      February 19, 2011, 15:22

      March 5th marks the 1/2 way point of the year where we are officially at the furthest point from the night the man burns. It is the halfway point before the…

    • Burning Man Food....watch me work! by: Nosler

      February 6, 2011, 21:55

      Hey Folks, OK, not really like me, but I'm going to shamelessly pimp my blog, 3 Day Chef about food and I promise I'll post about my Burning Man meals.…

    • A very BurningMan evening..... by: tom

      February 5, 2011, 11:41

      a clip from my blog you can find here -->   Mot's blog A very Burning Man evening A early week snafu ended up cancelling some evening plans for me…

    • the virtual line was worth the wait... by: Randy George

      February 5, 2011, 11:41

      Tickets purchased...  Now just seven long months to plan and wait and wait some more...

    • Recovery? How's it going? by: Toaster

      September 17, 2010, 11:38

      Every year, for those feeling affected by the journey/experience at BRC, there is an amount of time it takes to get back into the flow. For this guy, I am…

    • Video: Boys of Burning Man by: Toaster

      September 15, 2010, 02:52

      Came across this and thought I would post it. Not such a big deal, but it was a nice little shortie.

    • Queer Tails of the Playa by: Toaster

      September 9, 2010, 12:34

      Tell your story from the Comments section below! Use this for short stories or experiences you had this year or any previous year you are dying to share.…

    • ButchPirate On A Mission '09 by: Butch Pirate

      August 6, 2010, 01:13

      It was my virgin year as well in '09, but I was on a mission. Not to get laid, not to get wasted till I puked my guts out and slept for three days, and…

    • Playa Sexuality by: Toaster

      July 31, 2010, 01:41

      Sexuality and Burning Man... people outside of BM have often described BM as a place where people to get all fucked up and run around naked. Essentially,…

    • Last Year My Virgin Year by: Toaster

      July 24, 2010, 07:40

      So, @Craig inspired me to write a quick post. I am also managing to avoid doing some work I reallllllly need to be doing. I drove to Burning Man with…

  • Category: QBLS  (5)
    • Web Site Updates by: Toaster

      March 13, 2015, 18:00

      There have been a lot of changes to the web site and there is still more editing to happen. A lot of information has been consolidated that was getting kinda…

    • Trip Report: 2014 QBLS by: Toaster

      March 31, 2014, 18:26

      This was the third year for the QBLS and it was amazing. See details on previous years, including trip reports at the library of links below. Special thanks to…

    • Queer Burner Leadership: Announcement by: Toaster

      January 16, 2014, 11:13

      Today we announced the 2014 Queer Burner Leadership Summit and Community Building Conference to be held at the Center for Sex and Culture in San Francisco…

    • Queer and Burning Man by: Toaster

      May 7, 2013, 12:01

      We have been fighting a battle that may have reared it's ugly head in 2001 when a protest over a Jiffy Lube sign on the playa caused an uproar on the playa.…

    • Queer Burner Leadership Summit (QBLS) by: Toaster

      April 11, 2013, 07:08

      We did it. I could not do it alone. Although I did put a lot of effort into this event it could not have happen if a few people had stepped up and lend a hand…

  • Category: Queer Camps  (32)
    • We're doing it... by: Toaster

      October 5, 2017, 23:26

      ...mother fuckers. We are blessed and we are working to make this magic every year. As queer people going to the playa we have a specific goal : let's do it…

    • Mediation and Neighborly Behavior by: Toaster

      August 13, 2016, 13:32

      This has been a topic that has come up quite often in the community lately in many forms. During a meeting last year at the Red Lightening camp hosted by the…

    • URGENT: Changes to the Gayborhood by: QBAdmin Collective

      May 26, 2016, 11:45

      Placement @ Burning Man wants to hear from the community about the role of the Gayborhood. We need feedback from the community NOW as we are meeting with the…

    • Queer Camps Directory by: Toaster

      September 11, 2014, 18:03

      The AstroPups in front of BAAAHS 2014 The Queer Camps list have been updated. With some reservation there are things about it that I struggled with when…

    • 2014 Updates by: Toaster

      July 15, 2014, 20:49

      So much is going on and it is hard to keep up with everything. A majority of things seem to get updates on the Facebook over the site. The good thing is that…

    • Queer Burner History : 1993 to Present by: Toaster

      May 6, 2014, 21:28

      History is important. Yes, knowing the past and what came before is the launching platform for the future. No, this is not based on Stonewall. No, this is not…

    • Gender Blender Starts New Chapter by: Toaster

      April 3, 2014, 00:27

      Dear Beloved Amazing Queer Burner Community: Here is a special and important update on what’s new for Camp Gender Blender this year! So after 4…

    • Why Burning Man? by: Toaster

      January 20, 2014, 22:38

      Going on 27 years, the Burning Man spirit has evolved so much over the years and grew from something quite intimate to a space where one gets lost in a sea of…

    • RuPaul and Burning Man by: Toaster

      January 12, 2014, 10:11

      Seeing Queer Burners (meaning the population/membership not the web site) in the media these days has become a common thing. In 2013 we saw 2 movies, tons of…

    • Critical thinking.... by: Toaster

      October 11, 2013, 01:34

      This author has thrown a lot of jabs at BMorg and has lobbed quite a few compliments as well, so I think it has been pretty balanced. Alas, while critical…

    • Community Care in the Big Tent by: TomSchmidt

      August 14, 2013, 10:53

      (x-post from Comfort & Joy mailing list) As many of us prepare to leave for the Playa in a few days, I wanted to bring up a subject that I feel very…

    • Stiffy Lube 1 by: Kitten Calfee

      August 9, 2013, 20:05

      Talked with Tim Bates today ~ an old Stiffylube team leader who helped deal with media inquires as far back as 2001 (projects include media liaison about the…

    • Playa Events 2013 / LGBTQ by: Toaster

      August 5, 2013, 08:37

      A big thank you for Terry Grossman, author of the the iPhone & Android - Burning Man Apps for your smart phone for creating this document which is also…

    • 2013 Burning Man Gay Meet & Greet by: Catcher

      August 3, 2013, 11:18

      The 2013 Burning Man Gay Meet & Greet is from 8:00p - 11:00p on opening night Monday, August 26.  Hosted by Down Low Club located in the Gayborhood at…

    • Time to put the wheels to the pavement by: Toaster

      June 1, 2013, 20:30

      Camps are recruiting and welcoming new members of their micro-communities. We are 90 days out from the burn people and you need to invest yourself, your time,…

    • I am looking for a camp! by: Toaster

      May 19, 2013, 22:05

      So, you are looking for a camp to hang with at Burning Man? How do you know which is the right one and where do you begin? Some of us who have been doing this…

    • Queer and Burning Man by: Toaster

      May 7, 2013, 12:01

      We have been fighting a battle that may have reared it's ugly head in 2001 when a protest over a Jiffy Lube sign on the playa caused an uproar on the playa.…

    • Life at VW BusCamp by: tom

      March 28, 2013, 19:09

      BusCamp is made up lotsa folk including many veteran Burners who can make the trip every year. I soon met up with Bill and Merileu - a couple from Oregon…

    • Fund Raising Season by: Toaster

      March 28, 2013, 18:04

      We are seeing a lot of camps promoting their agendas and asking members of the community to come and support the infrastructure of their camp. It comes with an…

    • The first of 3 by: Toaster

      September 12, 2012, 17:44

      The first of 3 major QB events has hit the airwaves today on our Facebook page. This is your chance to discover a Regional event if you have never been to one.…

    • 2012 Burning Man Trip Report by: Toaster

      September 8, 2012, 14:06

      While this site continues to be a launching platform for Queer and Queer Adjacent members of the Burner Culture it also has an intent to keep the 10 Principles…

    • Camps are bringing it! by: Toaster

      August 15, 2012, 21:21

      Pink Mammoth is one of the icons on the playa with - without a doubt - one of the hottest spots to be at on the playa. They published their DJ lineup on…

    • Time To Burn App (2012!) by: Terry

      August 12, 2012, 19:36

      Hey folks, If you are an iPhone user, and want a quick way to track down LGBT events at the burn, grab my (free) "Time To Burn" app from the Apple store.…

    • Events and Stuff by: Toaster

      July 17, 2012, 17:06

      A lot of people have asked, but this is the first year no one has taken it upon themselves to help us compile a list of queer events going on in the BRC. Not…

    • How to choose where to camp? by: Toaster

      February 22, 2012, 17:29

      Before you go one step further... before reading a single paragraph beyond this ONE... ask yourself if you understand what you are getting yourself into? It is…

    • Queer Burner Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      February 13, 2012, 15:57

      Queer camp leaders, community leaders, get together for our own summit before the Burning Man Leadership Summit to talk about issues in our communities…

    • Healthy Friction, 2nd Annual Group Masturbation! by: Flagstaff

      August 26, 2011, 08:04

      After you have ridden in the Naked Bike Ride and Pub Crawl, you'll end up at Comfort and Joy where we will be waiting for your arrival with Celebration of Your…

    • MAP OF THE WORLD by: Toaster

      July 22, 2011, 18:36

      ROUGHLY speaking, and without any authority to claim one way or another, for those asking here is the general Queer Spread. There are a couple concentration…

    • Camping 101  by: Toaster

      July 10, 2011, 18:09

      I am not the authority on camping at Burning Man. There is a whole survival guide available for the 'how to' and 'how not'. This week I was talking to some…

    • What? Who? Where? WTF? by: Toaster

      April 19, 2011, 10:11

      I will not presume through this page to ass-u-me I know everything there is to know about all of you. The mission of this site and it's members are: 'LGBT plus…

    • Gay Camp Placement by: Toaster

      March 11, 2011, 10:31

      A couple people mentioned in posts and email that they did not really know where the gay camps were concentrated... or more-so where or what the Gayborhood/Ga…

    • Queer Burner Web Sites by: Toaster

      February 24, 2011, 12:17

      I check through the analytics on this web site periodically (the visitor stats) and am always really happy with the things I see. There are a lot of people…

  • Category: Queer Events  (26)
    • We're doing it... by: Toaster

      October 5, 2017, 23:26

      ...mother fuckers. We are blessed and we are working to make this magic every year. As queer people going to the playa we have a specific goal : let's do it…

    • All Of Us Ticketing concerns by: QBAdmin Collective

      January 16, 2017, 22:57

      When the ticketing was set up in Eventbrite it was clear that there was no single or flat rate to put them on. There are a variety of accommodations and spaces…

    • 12/16 Queer Burners News Letter by: QBAdmin Collective

      December 16, 2016, 11:00

      All Of Us Announced Today!!!!! The All Of Us Event for 2017 is the new version of the Queer Burner Retreat from 2015 and 2016 Memorial Day Weekend and tickets…

    • Are you Safe at Burning Man? by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 10, 2016, 10:59

      In a recent poll we took from our subscribing community asking LGBTQ++ people we asked about the reasons why the Gayborhood became a thing. We also knew from…

    • BRC Gay Pride Parade - Please Support by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 6, 2016, 10:12

      There is new blood running the Gay Pride event at Burning Man this year. Justin is part of Camp Proper and he is taking a whole new perspective on the Gay…

    • Queer Burner Retreat email - 5/4 by: Toaster

      May 4, 2016, 08:50

      If you are going to the Queer Burner Retreat there is so much you need to know, especially if you have never been out there before. We have sent out a few…

    • Update on Spring Retreat Tickets by: QBAdmin Collective

      April 30, 2016, 14:54

      We have stopped selling anymore tickets for now. We are technically at our limit of what we can bring on the land for GroundSwell. However, in the next week we…

    • Queer Burner Retreat - SOLD OUT by: Toaster

      April 17, 2016, 22:35

      That is right!!! We are pushing the limits of the land and busting at the seems for this event. It is very exciting to see something so amazing coming…

    • Spring Break: 2 weeks out announce by: Toaster

      May 10, 2015, 20:50

      The event is the first of it's kind that is a 10 Principle based event and it is being promoted to LGBTQ++ participants and our allies. The beauty of Groundswel…

    • 2014 Updates by: Toaster

      July 15, 2014, 20:49

      So much is going on and it is hard to keep up with everything. A majority of things seem to get updates on the Facebook over the site. The good thing is that…

    • Trip Report: 2014 QBLS by: Toaster

      March 31, 2014, 18:26

      This was the third year for the QBLS and it was amazing. See details on previous years, including trip reports at the library of links below. Special thanks to…

    • Leadership in the Community by: Toaster

      February 21, 2014, 13:06

      While the discussion is heating up for the upcoming Queer Burner Leadership Summit (QBLS) and Community Building Conference (Facebook / Eventbrite) there is…

    • Queer Burner Leadership: Announcement by: Toaster

      January 16, 2014, 11:13

      Today we announced the 2014 Queer Burner Leadership Summit and Community Building Conference to be held at the Center for Sex and Culture in San Francisco…

    • 2013 Naked Pub Crawl by: Toaster

      August 5, 2013, 09:33

      The ride starts at the Man at 11:00 AM on Wednesday. The event is listed here: http://playaevents.burningman.com/2013/playa_event/9468/ The…

    • Playa Events 2013 / LGBTQ by: Toaster

      August 5, 2013, 08:37

      A big thank you for Terry Grossman, author of the the iPhone & Android - Burning Man Apps for your smart phone for creating this document which is also…

    • 2013 Burning Man Gay Meet & Greet by: Catcher

      August 3, 2013, 11:18

      The 2013 Burning Man Gay Meet & Greet is from 8:00p - 11:00p on opening night Monday, August 26.  Hosted by Down Low Club located in the Gayborhood at…

    • Fund Raising Season by: Toaster

      March 28, 2013, 18:04

      We are seeing a lot of camps promoting their agendas and asking members of the community to come and support the infrastructure of their camp. It comes with an…

    • Coming Soon... UPDATES! by: Toaster

      November 4, 2012, 10:33

      Since the last post there have been some cool things going in with some of the do'ers here on Queer Burners. The Quire: QUEER BURNER LEADERSHIP NETWORK and a…

    • 2nd of 3 announced by: Toaster

      October 11, 2012, 16:34

      The 2nd of 3 projected events by Queer Burners was "announced" this week... but only in the planning stages. Almost as quickly as we started planting seeds we…

    • The first of 3 by: Toaster

      September 12, 2012, 17:44

      The first of 3 major QB events has hit the airwaves today on our Facebook page. This is your chance to discover a Regional event if you have never been to one.…

    • 2012 Burning Man Trip Report by: Toaster

      September 8, 2012, 14:06

      While this site continues to be a launching platform for Queer and Queer Adjacent members of the Burner Culture it also has an intent to keep the 10 Principles…

    • Camps are bringing it! by: Toaster

      August 15, 2012, 21:21

      Pink Mammoth is one of the icons on the playa with - without a doubt - one of the hottest spots to be at on the playa. They published their DJ lineup on…

    • Time To Burn App (2012!) by: Terry

      August 12, 2012, 19:36

      Hey folks, If you are an iPhone user, and want a quick way to track down LGBT events at the burn, grab my (free) "Time To Burn" app from the Apple store.…

    • Keeping up with them Burners by: Toaster

      August 5, 2012, 21:38

      The site has been through a lot and it is not done yet. It is vital that this site provide you useful information and help you to be prepared for your burn.…

    • Facebook by: Toaster

      July 17, 2012, 18:05

      Today I added a Queer Burners group which will add some dimension to our burners connections - I hope. The main Facebook page for x-posting is still here, but…

    • Events and Stuff by: Toaster

      July 17, 2012, 17:06

      A lot of people have asked, but this is the first year no one has taken it upon themselves to help us compile a list of queer events going on in the BRC. Not…

  • Category: Quire  (12)
    • Radical Vulnerability by: Toaster

      April 2, 2015, 12:00

      This post was take from a discussion string on the Burning Man Global Leadership Summit with the written permission of the poster Gustav Josefsson and one of…

    • 2015 QBLS and Spring Retreat by: Toaster

      February 12, 2015, 11:00

      It's coming! And it will be fabulous. Follow this LINK for the news.

    • 2014 Queer Burner Survey by: Toaster

      May 28, 2014, 22:59

      The 1st ever survey just about the resources offered on our web site and on Facebook; which are abundant! While the site is maintained for the community part…

    • Trip Report: GLC 2014 by Toaster by: Toaster

      April 9, 2014, 13:01

      Burning Man Global Leadership Summit #bmglc14 happened April 3rd-6th in San Francisco and could not be contained a single space. It was in three large…

    • Trip Report: 2014 QBLS by: Toaster

      March 31, 2014, 18:26

      This was the third year for the QBLS and it was amazing. See details on previous years, including trip reports at the library of links below. Special thanks to…

    • 5 Years of Queer Burners by: Toaster

      March 24, 2014, 13:01

      One of the best pieces of advice I got when in the first half of this project came from Kitten was that the posts and so forth from this site were not written…

    • Queer Burner Leadership: Announcement by: Toaster

      January 16, 2014, 11:13

      Today we announced the 2014 Queer Burner Leadership Summit and Community Building Conference to be held at the Center for Sex and Culture in San Francisco…

    • Admin Notice: Membership and a Toaster by: Toaster

      September 4, 2013, 22:34

      Membership is back open now that Burning Man 2013 is finished. This Toaster is back and while I was there in the desert I was working it. Yes, I  talk to…

    • Fund Raising Season by: Toaster

      March 28, 2013, 18:04

      We are seeing a lot of camps promoting their agendas and asking members of the community to come and support the infrastructure of their camp. It comes with an…

    • Coming Soon... UPDATES! by: Toaster

      November 4, 2012, 10:33

      Since the last post there have been some cool things going in with some of the do'ers here on Queer Burners. The Quire: QUEER BURNER LEADERSHIP NETWORK and a…

    • 2nd of 3 announced by: Toaster

      October 11, 2012, 16:34

      The 2nd of 3 projected events by Queer Burners was "announced" this week... but only in the planning stages. Almost as quickly as we started planting seeds we…

    • Queer Burner Community by: Toaster

      April 30, 2012, 20:46

      There has been a lot of talk from Queer Burners: Toaster (me) about what this web site is meant to accomplish. There is a mission statement that anchors its…

  • Category: Radical Faerie  (4)
    • Ello? Is this the answer for Facebook? by: Toaster

      September 24, 2014, 23:47

      It's not just jumping on the bandwagon when it comes to the #mynameis movement sweeping Facebook with drag performers and other people trying to use pseudonyms…

    • 2 Tribes: Burner v. Faerie by: Toaster

      July 11, 2013, 20:28

      This last weekend this burner joined a celebration being held by another community that I have been told is very similar to queer burners. It is very likely…

    • Letter to Members by: Toaster

      October 10, 2011, 10:05

      Hey everyone... While at Burning Man and since I have had the pleasure... no "pleasure" does not even describe... bliss of meeting members of the site in…

    • RF + Burner = huh? by: Toaster

      October 2, 2011, 08:41

      Increasingly since this site was put together he subject of Radical Faeries has been injected into some of the discussions and even hold a couple places here…

  • Category: Relative News  (5)
    • Ruining Burning Man? WTF? by: Toaster

      November 11, 2014, 11:11

      What is really ruining Burning Man? Is it being ruined at all? Every year there is a new source to blame. The position from this Admin (Toaster) is that…

    • 2014 Burning Man Theme Announced TODAY! by: Toaster

      January 8, 2014, 20:04

      2014 Theme is: Caravansary For countless centuries, travelers along the Silk Route crossed paths in caravansaries, a network of oases and sanctuaries that…

    • Days gone by... by: Toaster

      September 17, 2011, 11:40

      Another year has come and gone. It went by so quickly and with that some of the biggest events to date, not to mention Burning Man's own Rite of Passage with…

    • SOLD OUT!!!! by: Toaster

      July 25, 2011, 11:13

      According to BMorg online Ticket Sales for Burning Man are officially sold out! That's right kids, one of the biggest years ever for this event, is running out…

    • Adam Lambert by: Toaster

      April 26, 2010, 08:13

      Is Adam the new Madonna? Well, after Lady GA GA of course. I found this shot of Adam at Burning Man and wanted to share it with you all.

  • Category: Ticketing Problem  (10)
    • Ticket Sales Announced Today by: QBAdmin Collective

      February 3, 2016, 21:17

      Well, after a long wait the Borg released ticket information. As it turns out the Nevada Entertainment Tax does not seem to apply to Burning Man, but some…

    • Low Income Ticket Sales: FAIL by: Toaster

      January 15, 2014, 10:50

      Ticket Sales are starting soon! We talked about it recently here with a quick breakdown showing how 61,000 tickets are planned to be distributed PLUS a limited…

    • What's the word? by: Toaster

      December 27, 2013, 00:46

      In my last post I talked about balance. Although I was talking about one person who was posting some very strong opinions on Burners.Me  it has since come to…

    • Balance by: Toaster

      October 29, 2013, 08:38

      It had occurred to me that there is at times a lack of balance with some of the things we involve ourselves within the community (Burner community). As a…

    • 2014 Tickets: a la Burning Man by: Toaster

      September 27, 2013, 13:32

      Let's be honest, you better start preparing for your upcoming ticket purchase for Burning Man 2014: __ (unnamed entity) ___. The last few years has been…

    • Tickets! Christmas Tickets! by: Toaster

      December 15, 2012, 22:03

      You knew it was coming but did you know it was going to be 0.00? That's right! Higher price for the benefit of having that tickie in your hand. The upside,…

    • 10,000 more souls by: Toaster

      June 20, 2012, 17:35

      The more the merrier? With the (oh not so long ago) shit storm with the ticketing situation many disenfranchised and sad-sallie burners could never have…

    • Report: Burning Man Leadership Summit 2012 by: Toaster

      April 3, 2012, 10:46

      The Burning Man Project is the new face of Burning Man as they move into non-profit status and work on expanding their model as a guide for community growth.…

    • Post Ticket Drama by: Toaster

      February 13, 2012, 15:58

      Inspired by a recent post by DanNation.Org it was time to do some hindsight into the Burning Man Ticket fiasco and start looking ahead instead of looking…

    • Ticket Oblivion by: Toaster

      February 13, 2012, 15:50

      Where o' where will your tickets appear.... or where or where will it be? So the mystery deepens and thought ticket say went relatively smoothly the aftermath…

  • Category: Trip Report  (15)
    • All Of Us was fucking awesome by: Toaster

      June 9, 2017, 14:25

      So, it's been a week now since All Of Us ended. Many of the people involved in the magic are off doing the ALC (AIDS Life Cycle) ride from San Francisco to…

    • Burning Man GLC: Toaster Trip Report by: Toaster

      April 9, 2016, 08:00

      This was my fourth or fifth GLC. The Global Leadership Conference focuses on Regional Contacts and Community Leaders out there in the world making Burning Man…

    • Burning Man GLC: Foxy Trip Report by: FoxBox

      April 7, 2016, 15:09

      4 days of great sessions, based on tracks such as Civic Activation, Community Events, Leadership Skills, and Organizational Development. I attended:…

    • Indian Burning Man? by: Ganesh's Dream

      January 15, 2015, 11:00

      I saw this post by accident when I went looking for camps with people from India. It was written by Chip Connelly, or better he was referred and revered in it.…

    • Dispatches from Burning Man by: Toaster

      October 23, 2014, 15:49

      In less than a week, over 70,000 people will converge on a dry lake bed in Northwestern Nevada to create Black Rock City, which hosts the festival known as…

    • 2014 Caravansary Trip Report by: Toaster

      September 4, 2014, 12:32

      2014 came to the playa with a lot of ceremony as a late released theme for the year seemed to come with a forced luster and lack of promise in the shadow of…

    • Trip Report: GLC 2014 by Toaster by: Toaster

      April 9, 2014, 13:01

      Burning Man Global Leadership Summit #bmglc14 happened April 3rd-6th in San Francisco and could not be contained a single space. It was in three large…

    • Global Leadership Conference by: Toaster

      April 4, 2014, 13:42

      A whole weekend of leadership wrangling at Burning Man HQ. Let's get motivated! Looking forward to a full day of lets see how we can make our communities…

    • Trip Report: 2014 QBLS by: Toaster

      March 31, 2014, 18:26

      This was the third year for the QBLS and it was amazing. See details on previous years, including trip reports at the library of links below. Special thanks to…

    • Trip Report: Burning Man Placement by: Toaster

      March 30, 2014, 21:50

      On Saturday the 29th Burning Man called in the troops and passed out a mega-ton of information about camps preparing for the playa. That also means preparing…

    • Trip Report: SPARK Movie by: Toaster

      September 23, 2013, 14:07

      Yesterday I went to see "SPARK" in San Francisco at the Roxie Theater where it is showing on Saturday and Sunday at 4:30pm.   And, just a recommendation,…

    • 2013 Cargo Cult : A Trip Report by: Toaster

      September 4, 2013, 15:24

      After 2012's Fertility 2.0 and the crushing ticket fiasco of all times it would seem hard to bounce back, but Burning Man Project did and pretty darn well. All…

    • Queer Burner Leadership Summit (QBLS) by: Toaster

      April 11, 2013, 07:08

      We did it. I could not do it alone. Although I did put a lot of effort into this event it could not have happen if a few people had stepped up and lend a hand…

    • Memories of 2012 by: Toaster

      September 17, 2012, 18:08

      Seems like a lot of people are energized and motivated for 2013 by their experience in 2012. Who would have known that people would have been encouraged with…

    • 2012 Burning Man Trip Report by: Toaster

      September 8, 2012, 14:06

      While this site continues to be a launching platform for Queer and Queer Adjacent members of the Burner Culture it also has an intent to keep the 10 Principles…

  • Category: Uncategorized  (18)
    • Mid June News Letter by: Toaster

      June 16, 2017, 11:46

      PRIDE MONTH! It is the Summer of Love & Pride in San Francisco. There are so many amazing events they can't ALL fit in here! Wherever your Pride is, this…

    • 12/2 Queer Burners News Letter by: Toaster

      December 2, 2016, 11:00

      Queer Burners is first about creating and fostering community and safe space for LGBTQAI+ people and our allies. We have a handful of leaders in the community…

    • Radical Inclusion by: Smiles

      February 5, 2016, 08:00

      Radical Inclusion: Anyone may be a part of Burning Man. We welcome and respect the stranger. No prerequisites exist for participation in our community. Radic…

    • 2015 Trip Report by: QBAdmin Collective

      September 29, 2015, 09:00

      Well, we survived another year at the burn. Burning Man: Carnival of Mirrors was spectacular. It was a year that felt inspiring again after a few years of…

    • Planning for 2015 by: QBAdmin Collective

      August 3, 2015, 08:00

      Burning Man is not so much the drugged up party in the north many of the norms out there wish it was. Nor is it the fantasy many weekenders are seeking when…

    • In Conclusion by: QBAdmin Collective

      June 3, 2015, 11:45

      There is a said about the 2015 Spring Retreat and the general consensus is that it was a success. It was a success for the right reasons. It was a success…

    • Spring Retreat Trip Report by: Toaster

      May 29, 2015, 08:00

      On May 22nd through May 25th, Memorial Day Weekend, a group of leaders who are part of the Quire / QBLN got together and created what could be our first major…

    • Spring Break: Announce 2 : 1 Week Out by: Toaster

      May 20, 2015, 18:50

      If you are new to GroundSwell then there are a lot of things you should absolutely know before you go out there. Since this is a 10 Principles based event,…

    • Community! Canned Food Drive!! by: Toaster

      July 30, 2014, 08:19

      Food Drive by Comfort & Joy Once again our friends at Comfort & Joy Village have worked out a food drive for the local native population that…

    • Safer Sex Camp by: Toaster

      August 22, 2011, 09:18

      This is a repost from an email received. The excep worksheet refered to is not present: Greetings from Safer Sex Camp with Locator (5:30 and Birthday) Att…

    • Day 1 Leadership Summit by: Toaster

      April 1, 2011, 14:12

      The day started off with registration and a chance to reconnect with friends new and old. Last night's reception was a great warm up. This morning my…

    • Web Site Analytics by: Toaster

      February 4, 2011, 09:50

      What the heck are those??? Well, this site using something called Analytics to measure who is coming to the site, how long, what pages and where from they hath…

    • New Members by: Toaster

      July 8, 2010, 03:15

      I am so grateful and excited to see so many people joining this site. I know it will get more active as we get closer to BM, but go quiet as it passes. Seems…

    • Burnal Equinox by: Toaster

      June 4, 2010, 08:32

      April 26/2010 Burning Man is Fastly Approaching!!!!! In the above video, Gay Icon "Halcyon" appears in the interview. He as a whole series of often…

    • Larry Harvey goes to First Friday by: Toaster

      June 4, 2010, 08:29

      May 12/2009 Toaster notes: This was a sculpture in front of Comfort and Joy last year. It was awesome because I arrived late into the night (early moring)…

    • Member Priveledges by: Toaster

      May 13, 2010, 05:01

      I have increased access for all current members and it will be done on a case by case basis for the future. This means you can create posts and blogs and…

    • What are you plans for Burning Man 2010? by: Toaster

      April 28, 2010, 09:09

      Please add your comments below about what your plans are for Burning Man this year. Share...

    • New Members - Features by: Toaster

      April 28, 2010, 00:02

      Welcome all new members and members transferring from the mother site. Yes, this version has a lot more abilities. I will continue to add features because this…

  • Category: x-post  (12)
    • More Butts, Fewer Seats! (x-post) by: Cross-Post

      June 10, 2015, 09:58

      June 8, 2015 | Filed under Preparation. Posted by Burning Man UGH.Back when Black Rock City’s population would barely overwhelm an In ‘n’ Out…

    • What happens at Burning Man, stays at Burning Man: by: Cross-Post

      March 25, 2015, 11:00

      Taken from the pages of Queerty in a lovely article linked here. So, fun story time. Burning Man is a weird place. Someone (as a prank) put up a bunch of…

    • Stories of 1st Year by: Toaster

      March 23, 2015, 12:00

      What was your first year at Burning Man like? Following up our week of Acculturation posts lets see what some people experienced on their blogs out there: …

    • Education is Everything: Better Behavior Through Learning by: Cross-Post

      March 16, 2015, 12:00

      Posted by Dan Terdiman Here’s what I remember being surprised by the most during my first visit to Black Rock City, in 1998: No garbage cans. I had…

    • Indian Burning Man? by: Ganesh's Dream

      January 15, 2015, 11:00

      I saw this post by accident when I went looking for camps with people from India. It was written by Chip Connelly, or better he was referred and revered in it.…

    • Immediacy and Impermanence by: Toaster

      November 7, 2014, 08:00

      Posted by Rosalie Fay Barnes There have been some recent losses in our community — suicides and accidents — that serve as stark reminders of the…

    • BRC Honoraria Art Grants — New Process for 2015! by: Toaster

      October 29, 2014, 08:00

      Big Rig Jig by Mike Ross, 2007. (Photo by Gabe Kirchheimer) Burning Man Arts — the new department combining the Black Rock City Art Department with the…

    • Art Beyond Burning Man – Making, Thinking, Understanding by: Toaster

      October 25, 2014, 12:24

      Building art for Burning Man always seemed to be part of my yearly cycle. I love what I have been a part of creating in Black Rock City; I have grown up and…

    • Dispatches from Burning Man by: Toaster

      October 23, 2014, 15:49

      In less than a week, over 70,000 people will converge on a dry lake bed in Northwestern Nevada to create Black Rock City, which hosts the festival known as…

    • 2014 TTITD Ticket Sales by: Toaster

      January 12, 2014, 08:19

      According to the JRS (Jack Rabbit Speaks) ticket sales are starting soon. They will virtually be the same as last year except they will come through a…

    • X-Post from Gay Burners Facebook by: Toaster

      September 25, 2012, 20:33

      (This is a repost from the Gay Burners page on Facebook. It, according to Facebook, was seen by 261 people as of this x-post and almost no one made comments on…

    • When Wal-Mart meets Burning Man by: Toaster

      September 21, 2012, 16:39

      By Christopher Reynolds Los Angeles Times staff writer September 19, 2012, 7:30 a.m. Attention, Wal-Mart shoppers, Wal-Mart workers and Burning Man…


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