GDA Essentials

The 2024 Golden Dildeaux Awards

A prestigeous, outrageous, all-in-good-fun fundraiser, with two dozen delightful award categories.

“OUR CHEEKY COMMUNITY CHOICE AWARDS”

“Hollywood stars get an Oscar; SOMA stars get a Woody!”

The Golden Dildeaux Awards have been a San Francisco tradition since 1974.  The full history, lists of past winners, and the ballot where you can begin voting NOW are all at sflcd.org/gda/.

Below is some essential info, for your convenient reference:

Nominations:

  • Open from Saturday February 16 to Thursday, April 25, at 5 pm
  • Nominate anyone, friend or foe!
  • Nominations are free!
  • Top nominees move to the voting round.
  • Nominees must be at least 21+ and live in the SF Bay Area.
  • The categories are updated each year; they are fun, often campy, and sometimes embarrassing.  New category suggestions for future years are always welcome.

Voting:

  • Open from Saturday, March 16, 9 pm to Thursday, April 25, 5 pm
  • Votes are $1 each.
  • All vote dollars go to benefit the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District, helping to keep SOMA Kinky and Queer!
  • We are a 501(c)3 organization; votes / contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.
  • All voting is online, at sflcd.org/gda/.
  • Major credit cards or PayPal welcome.
  • Unlimited Voting.  Multiple votes are allowed.
  • Standings are released on Wednesdays.
  • Vote early! Vote often!  Encourage friends to vote!

Parties:

  • The Golden Dildeaux Beer Bust
    • March 3, 2024, SF Eagle, 3 to 7 pm
    • The LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District’s first beer bust of the year
    • Categories were announced, nominations solicited
  • The Nominations Reveal Party
    • March 16, 2024, SF Eagle, 6 to 8 pm
    • Lists of Nominees were revealed, voting began
  • The Mr. SF Eagle Leather Beer Bust
    • March 31, 2024, SF Eagle, 3 to 7 pm,
    • Benefiting the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District
    • A great opportunity to drum up votes for your favorite nominees!

The Award Ceremony:

  • Woodys Awards Show
  • Saturday, April 27, 2024
  • 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  Be prompt!
  • The San Francisco Eagle, 398 12 Street, San Francisco
  • The trophies (called Woodys) are handed out to the winners.
  • One additional Woody is also presented, for the biggest fundraiser in a single category.
  • The sexual orientation or gender identity of anyone listed below is not implied in any way.

Categories and Nominees:

1. The TOP of Them All… (The “They Who MUST BE OBEYED” Award)
Domina Atua
Leo Peralta
Marilyn Hollinger
Sir Hex
Sumiko Saulson Mauskaveli
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2. Best in RUBBER… (The “Slippery When Wet” Award)
AJ Huff
Austin LaCrosse
Rush
Stephen Cesaro
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3. BEST LOOKING ASS in the Bay Area… (The “Full Moon” Award)
Ariel Sky
Ivy Limieux
Joshua Munoz
Manny Ojeda
Pony (Marc Owens)
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4. QUEEREST OF THE QUEER… (The “Over the Rainbow” Award)
Byrd Bannick
Eric Press
Jack Stehn
Staci Everheart
Star D
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5. Best PUPPY HANDLER… (The “FETCH!” Award)
Alpha Pup Mark Hankins
Alpha Pup Savage aka Jamal
Mama Kat
Nunca Sola
Tim Pupsker Kiss
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6. FIERCEST FEMME… (The “Sexy Siren” Award)
Alecia Burley
Marilyn Hollinger
Michele Horn Davis
Raquela Singer
Reika Minixie
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7. Best LEATHER FASHIONISTA… (The “Brazen Runway” Award)
Jawn Marques
Jessamy Barker
Jose Fabulosa Flores
Kara Plaxa
Troy Brunet
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8. Your FAVORITE SILVER FOX… (The “Hot Daddy” Award)
Cal Callahan
Dandy Buckley
Jim Stokes
Kevin Harding-Toy
Race Bannon
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9. Best IMPACT PLAYER-BOTTOM… (The “Black & Blue” Award)
Eric See
Kayla Jennings
Pup Jake
Robert Callbeck
Tammy Lg Hatter
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10. The HOTTEST CIGAR SMOKER… (The “Smoke Ring” Award)
Graylin Thornton
Marc Pony Owens
Race Bannon
Ray DeRenzis
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11. GOLDEN SHOWER Lover… (The “Fire Hydrant” Award)
David Hayes
David Hyman
Staci Everheart
Tim Pupskers Kiss
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12. Most VERSATILE Player… (The “Orange Hankie” Award)
Madame Madora
Stephen Cesaro
Steve Ibarra
Val Langmuir
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13. Best CUDDLE BEAR… (The “Honey Pot” Award)
Aaron Cruz
Badger
Daniel Huggybear Cherry
Patrick Stephenson BEARPAD
Zeke Lopez
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14. Best BOOTBLACK… (The “Spit Shine” Award)
Innocent
Micky Ordaz
Sky Russell
zander- Bootblack
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15. Biggest PIG… (The “Hole Hog” Award)
David Hyman
Devin Musiol
Pig Zero
Tonka
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16. HORSE HUNG Stud… (The “Dick of Death” Award)
AJ Huff
Andre Steens
Graylin Thornton
Logan Hawke FF
Steve Geist
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17. Best PUPPY… (The “Best in Show” Award)
Alpha Pup Savage
Pup Agera
Pup Jake
Pup Jingles
Pup Loadz
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18. BUTCHEST WOMAN… (The “Serious Swagger” Award)
Dandy Buckley
Myra Krantz
Nunca Sola
Rio Spooner
Val Langmuir
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19. NOVICE PLAYER of the Year… (The “Rookie” Award)
Daniel Snow
Louis Milne
Paul Elterlein
Raquel Strat
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20. Favorite BARE CHEST CALENDAR Guy … (The “Man of the Month” Award)
Ben Perez
Ces Reg
Manny Ojeda
Marco Mania
Sam Wren
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21. Best Power FISTING-BOTTOM… (The “Golden Gape” Award)
Alex Seidel
Kevin Stone
Luis Strobe Canales
Tammy Lg Hatter
Tim Pupskers Kiss
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22. Best INSTIGATOR… (The “Troublemaker” Award)
Badger
Ben Perez
Drew Ward
Kelly Rivera Hart
Zack Attack Sanderson
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23. Best Drag or Burlesque Performer… (The “Big Slay” Award)
Ariel Sky
Jamie D Bauchery
Newonce
Sadie Payne
Suppositori Spelling
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24. BEST SEX in the Bay Area… (The “Orgasmatron” Award)
Austin LaCrosse
Lincoln Anderson
Pup Loadz
Reika Minxie
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25. BIGGEST FUNDRAISIER (The “Wolf of Folsom Street” Award)
Highest vote-getter in a single category wins!