You must be at least 18 years of age and have a personal interest in BDSM to join the Society of Janus.

Regularly occurring opportunities to become a member of the Society of Janus include the following:



Attend in-person to learn more about the organization and ask any questions you might have.

Newcomer Crash Course

Learn about our community in a safe, inviting venue -- and become a member if interested!

The SOJ San Francisco Munch

Come socialize with our members and volunteers.

Online Orientations

A new option available to you, if attending in-person isn't feasible.

Dates and times for the events listed above can be found on our calendar.

Currently, membership for a single person costs $50 per year. The discounts on classes, retailers, parties, and conferences allow you earn back your membership dollars very, very quickly. Along with free, exclusive entry into our annual Membership Appreciation Party, there has never been a better time to join SOJ and help us support the community!


Benefits for joining SOJ include:


  • Full voting rights at monthly Bizmeets
  • $10 discount on all of our classes
  • Subscriptions to Growing Pains and Yellow
  • 10% off at select retailers
  • Reciprocal privileges with other organizations
  • Access to the members area at Folsom Street Fair
  • Access to our mentoring program
  • Discounts on play parties hosted by SOJ
  • Discounts at select events at SF Citadel
  • Discounts at conferences
  • Create or join SOJ Special Interest Groups
  • Support our outreach and fundraising initiatives
  • Volunteering opportunities