The BDSM/Fetish/Leather community publication of record. Founded May 1987
American Brotherhood Weekend celebrated it's 25th Anniversary and the title of American Leatherman at the Leather Archives and Museum in Chicago October 10-12. The American Leatherwomen celebrated their 20th Anniversary as well.
Congratulations to the 2014 American Leather Family Dominic Chevalier, American Leatherman 2014 from Oregon, Eileen Sanders, American Leatherwoman 2014 from Florida and boy Dave Hudson, American Leatherboy 2014 from North Carolina.
First runners-ups Gabriel Green from California, Danielle King from Oregon and runner-up Sean Healy from Florida also kept the energy high and the competition fierce the entire weekend.
The judging panel included Patrick Grady, Tobin Britton, slave angie, Thib Guicherd-Callin, Mike Zuhl and the 2013 American Leather Family, Aaron Duke, OB Hamm and Tank Teachworth.
This is leading into a letter from Von Tramel who has has something very important to say following my comments.
Almost everyone who has had the opportunity to attend an event emceed by Karen Ultra has heard the phrase, "This is why we can't have nice things," spoken by her on stage. It always comes as a point of humor and those in the room break out in laughter.
There are times when that phrase applies, but not a one-liner from a comedic emcee, but as a result of certain individuals stupid and inconsiderate actions.
Such was the case on Saturday night, October 11 or early in he morning hours of Sunday, October 12
By: Jaco Lourens
1. For those who don’t already know, please tell us about yourself and what your titles are.
Hi Jaco! Thank you for interviewing me as part of this very interesting project. I am not your average bear… I’m a sometimes warm and cuddly- and-a sometimes passionate and ferocious leatherdyke bear! I identify as a leather woman on a path of Mastery. Initially working with a Mentor to master myself, I am presently continuing to work on myself as I guide the development of four terrific leatherwomen that
The Leather Journal welcomes Erik Taylor as one of its commentators on Leather life. I met Erik at The 15 Association's Folsom Weekend play party in San Francisco. We've had several conversations on a wide variety of topics - some scene-related and some not. He writing style is comfortable and I hope our readers will find Erik's writing to be something they will want to read regularly. His writings will appear approximately once-a-month.
May 22, 2014 - I am a storyteller. When telling a story, one is often advised to start at the beginning and when they reach the end, stop. Yet I have learned,