It was so random when I found myself to the event it was placed in the hearts of Los Angeles, and I got a chance to meet in person several unique groups in the gay community.
-Human pups and puppy play is when one person takes on the role of a pup or dog and another takes that of the handler or trainer. The pup acts like their canine counterpart and the trainer, for the most part, handles the pup like he would a biological pup. It's not necessarily a sexual play, though it can be.
-Bear is a gay slang term, In male gay culture, a bear is often a larger, hairier man who projects an image of rugged masculinity. Bears are one of many LGBT communities with events, codes, and a culture-specific identity.