Folsom Street East 2013 Community Survey

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Folsom Street East conducted a survey of its constituents in the summer of 2013. This deck shows high-level survey data, including information about demographics, community engagement, event participation, and organizational support.

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Folsom Street East 2013 Community Survey

  1. 1. FOLSOM STREET EAST Summary of community survey findings Matt Johnson 9 August 2013
  2. 2. How we did it • SurveyMonkey online survey: 13 June - 13 July 2013 • 432 total respondents completed survey – Equivalent to 4-5 percent of street fair attendees • Recruited via: – email blasts to FSE mailing list – page on FSE website – weekly social media posts (Facebook, Twitter, FetLife)
  3. 3. DEMOGRAPHICS
  4. 4. Our respondents tend to be in their forties or older.
  5. 5. They are overwhelmingly male …
  6. 6. … overwhelmingly gay …
  7. 7. … and only a little less likely to be white.
  8. 8. Where are they from?
  9. 9. Just over half live in the five boroughs, the majority of those in Manhattan. Manhattan Brooklyn Queens Bronx Staten Island
  10. 10. Of the Manhattanites, about half are on the West Side between 14th and 59th Streets. Chelsea/Flatiron HK/Garment District Harlem/Wash Hts East Village/LES West Village/Soho/Tribeca UWS UES Other
  11. 11. The next largest neighborhood concentrations are in upper Manhattan and immediately outside it. Harlem/ Washington Heights Jersey City* Astoria/LIC *not included in NYC total
  12. 12. 4 out of 5 respondents live in the NYC metro area. NYC Northern NJ Long Island Hudson Valley SW Connecticut
  13. 13. Of the remaining fifth, the largest concentrations are in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and upstate New York. NYC metro PA MA Other NY Other NE Other Mid-Atlantic South Midwest West Unknown
  14. 14. SOCIAL LIFE
  15. 15. Most have an established interest in kink …
  16. 16. … and regularly attend kink-oriented events.
  17. 17. Here are the fifteen most commonly attended events (apart from FSE events) in rank order.* 1. IML 2. MAL 3. Folsom Street Fair 4. Black Party 5. Eagle NYC events 6. Dore Alley 7. Private parties 8. Delta International 9. CLAW 10. Inferno/CHC events, New York Bondage Club events (tie) 11. Leather Pride Night 12. Folsom Europe, TES events (tie) 13. Mates Leather Weekend, MIR, Paddles events (tie) 14. Master/slave Conference, Santa Saturday, Urban Bear Weekend (tie) 15. Floating World, Hillside Campground events, Lesbian Sex Mafia events, Onyx events/Blackout, Submit (tie) *55 percent of respondents answered this question. Italics indicate events local to metro NYC.
  18. 18. Most are interacting with people online, though not always on kink or sex sites.
  19. 19. Most also spend time with people in person, though not always in kink or sex environments.
  20. 20. About a third reported support of LGBT organizations. Here are the ten most common responses in rank order.* 1. NYC LGBT Center 2. GMHC 3. Human Rights Campaign 4. Leather Pride Night 5. Ali Forney Center, Chicago Hellfire Club (tie) 6. Onyx 7. Anti Violence Project, SAGE (tie) 8. AIDS Walk NY, Callen-Lorde, Delta International, Lambda Legal (tie) 9. AIDS Life Cycle, God's Love We Deliver, Heritage of Pride, Leather Archives & Museum, Lesbian Sex Mafia, Masters and slaves Together, TES (tie) 10. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Housing Works (tie) * “Support” = membership, donation, or volunteering. Italics indicate orgs local to metro NYC.
  21. 21. Responses also included numerous smaller community organizations serving the New York region, among them: • ACRIA • APICHA • Audre Lorde Project • Bailey-Holt House • Bronx Pride Center • FIERCE • Hetrick-Martin Institute • Hudson Pride Connections Center • Iris House • Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art • Queens Pride House • RightRides • Sylvia Rivera Law Project • Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund • Village Care • Visual AIDS
  22. 22. STREET FAIR
  23. 23. A majority attended last year’s street fair.
  24. 24. Most have been to more than one.
  25. 25. They typically rely on people they know to learn about the fair.
  26. 26. Fellowship is the focus of the fair for most.
  27. 27. COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION
  28. 28. Many know about our charitable work, but many others may not.
  29. 29. Whatever their level of awareness, they are willing to support what we do …
  30. 30. … as well as patronize the businesses which support us.
  31. 31. APPENDIX Age range breakdowns by geography
  32. 32. 18 percent under 35; 43 percent under 45 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+ Manhattan Manhattan (n = 143) Count
  33. 33. 35 percent under 35; 61 percent under 45 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+ Brooklyn Brooklyn (n = 54) Count
  34. 34. 38 percent under 35; 63 percent under 45 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+ Queens Queens (n = 40) Count
  35. 35. 7 percent under 35; 35 percent under 45 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+ West Side (14th-59th) West Side, 14th-59th (n = 68) Count
  36. 36. 44 percent under 35; 59 percent under 45 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+ Harlem/Wash Hts Harlem/Wash Hts (n = 27) Count
  37. 37. 53 percent under 35; 87 percent under 45 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+ Astoria/LIC Astoria/LIC (n = 15) Count
  38. 38. 15 percent under 35; 45 percent under 45 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+ Jersey City Jersey City (n = 20) Count

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