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LA Leather Pride shakes Southern California - in a good way

LA Leather Pride shakes Southern California - in a good way

Eagle LA Mr. Leather Patrick Smith was awarded the title of Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2015 on Saturday night, March 28 at Club 333 in downtown Los Angeles. He will go to compete at the upcoming International Mr. Leather contest in Chicago in May 22-25, 2015. Over 1,000 revelers from all over...

Mr. Missouri Leather 2015 chosen

Mr. Missouri Leather 2015 chosen

It was freezing cold and snowing outside JJ's Clubhouse in St. Louis, Missouri on Saturday night, Frbruary 28, but it was warm with Leather inside as Andy Struckhoff was chosen to be Mr. Missouri Leather 2015. There were three men competing. Fron the beginning of the Mr. Missouri Leather t...

Mr. San Diego Eagle Leather 2015

Mr. San Diego Eagle Leather 2015

2015 is the first time that the Mr. San Diego Eagle Leather contest was held at a venue away from the bar, Sunset Temple on Saturday night, February 21, where Jay Heimbach was declared the winner. On Thursday, February 19, the San Diego Eagle Leather 2015 contest weekend began with a small...

Sir Chaz, Rhee Win at Indiana Leather Contest

Sir Chaz, Rhee Win at Indiana Leather Contest

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s Leather Sir/boy and Ms. contests were held on March 20 and 21. There was a Karaoke Meet and Greet held on Friday, March 20, at the 501 Eagle in Indianapolis. At this event, the contestants for the weekend were announced. There was one Sir contestant, Sir Chaz. Ther...

Bluegrass Leather Pride

Bluegrass Leather Pride

Bluegrass Leather Pride Weekend in Louisville Kentucky was held the first weekend in March, and at the end of it, two new titleholders were sashed; Ms Mory won the title of Ms Bluegrass Leather Pride, and Bootblack Meghan won the title of Bluegrass Leather Pride Bootblack. Both of them wil...

First International Person of Leather Contest held in Sin City

First International Person of Leather Contest held in Sin City

The weekend of February 28, at Sin in the City, Southwest Person of Leather Papa Bear of Las Vegas, Nevada, became the first International Person of Leather. Highlights of the contest were Papa Bear’s Leather bar fantasy and each contestant’s very moving speeches about diversity and accept...

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Mr. San Diego Eagle Leather 2015

Mr. San Diego Eagle Leather 2015

2015 is the first time that the Mr. San Diego Eagle Leather contest was held at a venue away from the bar, Sunset Temple on Saturday night, February 21, where Jay Heimbach was declared the winner. On Thursday, February 19, the San Diego Eagle Leather 2015 contest weekend began with a small and lovely Leather family banquet at Claire De Lune. The producers, friends and San Diego Leather family gathered around Russ Mortenson Boyd. Boyd has been the producer of the Mr. San Diego Eagle Leather contest for the last 10 years,...

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ONYX Blackout XX is September 17-20

ONYX Blackout XX is September 17-20

ONYX will host Blackout XX, their Anniversary run in Chicago, IL over the weekend of Thursday, September 17 through Sunday, September 20. Attendance at Blackout XX is not restricted to Men of Color. Attendees, heading to Chicago will be from across the country and will comprise persons of various genders and orientations who embrace the lifestyle.

LOCAL NEWS
LA Leather Pride shakes Southern California - in a good way

LA Leather Pride shakes Southern California...

Eagle LA Mr. Leather Patrick Smith was awarded the title of Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2015 on Saturday night, March 28 at Club 333 in downtown Los Angeles. He will...

REGIONAL NEWS
Sir Chaz, Rhee Win at Indiana Leather Contest

Sir Chaz, Rhee Win at Indiana...

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s Leather Sir/boy and Ms. contests were held on March 20 and 21. There was a Karaoke Meet and Greet held on Friday, March 20, at the 501...

NATIONAL NEWS
South Africa's Big Five

South Africa's Big Five

When I was invited to judge the Mr. South Africa Leather contest it took about half a second to say "yes." It didn't sink in until later the impact of that invite. To date, South Africa has not had an international judge let alone a female judge. The producer, Jaco Lourens, is a ground breaker and a visionary. Where South...

INTERNATIONAL NEWS
First International Person of Leather Contest held in Sin City

First International Person of Leather Contest held in Sin City

The weekend of February 28, at Sin in the City, Southwest Person of Leather Papa Bear of Las Vegas, Nevada, became the first International Person of Leather. Highlights of the contest were Papa Bear’s Leather bar fantasy and each contestant’s very moving speeches about diversity and acceptance. The runner-up is Heartland Person of Leather 2014 Master Bill Keith. The International...

EDITORIALS
Welcome to TLJ 3!

Welcome to TLJ 3!

Welcome to TLJ 3 Welcome to what my web designer Vonn Tramel labels TLJ 3, a completely revamped web...

CONVERSATIONS
Conversations: Sir Spencer Bergstedt

Conversations: Sir Spencer Ber...

1. For those who don’t already know, please tell us about yourself and your connection with the leather w...

SOCIETY & ARTS
The making of the Documentary,  “High Shine: 15 Years of International Ms Bootblack”

The making of the Documentary,...

Above: Christina Court (center) is surrounded by documentary participants on the red carpet debut of her...