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IML and IMBB 2017 Contestant Bios and Photos

IML and IMBB 2017 Contestant Bios and Photos

  The Leather Journal has three International Bootblack 2017 and 56 International Mr. Leather 2017 contestants photos and bios for your enjoyment. This is the first year that the IMBB contestants have been included. Undoubtedly the contestant count in both contests will increase betwe...

San Diego Leather Pride 2017

San Diego Leather Pride 2017

    San Diego Leather Pride was held at the World Beat Cultural Center in Balboa Park the weekend of March 15-19 with the highlight being the Mr. and Ms San Diego Leather 2017 contest with the following winners: Ms San Diego Leather Tamanava Eden-McClintock, Mr. San Diego Leather...

California Drummer 2017 weekend in Cathedral City

California Drummer 2017 weekend in Cathedral City

    By Anthony Harman California Drummer is a fetish weekend which begins Friday, June 30 concluding Sunday, July 2 at the Barracks in Cathedral City. The weekend will start off with classes ranging from BDSM 101 teachings to Intro to various Fetishes. Friday night will kick-off...

Drummer North America's third year

Drummer North America's third year

  By Anthony Harmon January 26-29 Drummer North America held its Third Annual Drummer, Drummer Boy, and Drummer Bootblack contest at the re-known Alexis Park Resort in Las Vegas, NV with the winners being Drummer - Jack MacCullum, Drummer Boy - Pup Cruze and Drummer Bootblack - Boy Ti...

Feeling the Woo at Southwest Leather Conference XV

Feeling the Woo at Southwest Leather Conference XV

    Approximately 500 Leatherfolk attended the Southwest Leather Conference which celebrated its 15th Anniversary at the Four Points Sheraton in Phoenix, AZ the weekend of January 19-22 with the highlights being the Southwest Master slave Contest and the Dance of Souls. The weeke...

IML 2017 judging panel named

IML 2017 judging panel named

    As tradition has had it for many years, the introduction of judges for the International Mr. Leather 2017 contest was done during Mid Atlantic Leather Weekend in Washington, DC. Jon Krongaard of the IML Executive Committee made the announcement and added several important pie...

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RIP Garrett Scott Mr LA Leather Bear 2006

RIP Garrett Scott Mr LA Leather...

Written byVonn Tramel

August 17, 1966 - April 13, 2017 Garrett Scott, Leatherman, of West Hollywood, CA and more recently of Long Beach, CA passed away in the morning hours of April 13, 2017, after a lengthy battle with cancer (edit for correction) The cause of Garrett's death has not yet been determined. I had the privilege to meet Garrett Scott on two or three occasions. I didn’t know him well, but those that had the opportunity to love him and truly see his humanity respected him as a man who gave all he could and knew the boy as “a big kid...

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LOCAL NEWS
SD Eagle Patrons Egged Early Monday Morning

SD Eagle Patrons Egged Early Monday...

At approximately 150 am Monday, November 14, 2016, three patrons of the San Diego Gay Leather bar The San Diego Eagle were, made the recent victims of hate, when they...

REGIONAL NEWS
San Diego Leather Pride 2017

San Diego Leather Pride 2017

    San Diego Leather Pride was held at the World Beat Cultural Center in Balboa Park the weekend of March 15-19 with the highlight being the Mr. and Ms...

NATIONAL NEWS
The Master/slave Conference 2012 (MsC) paid a heartfelt tribute to Leatherwomen during its special program Our Traditions Live on Saturday evening, September 1 in Washington, DC

The Master/slave Conference 2012 (MsC) paid...

The Master/slave Conference 2012 (MsC) paid a heartfelt tribute to Leatherwomen during its special program Our Traditions Live on Saturday evening, September 1 in Washington, DC. The program was key to another successful MsC over this past Labor Day Weekend in the nation's capital.The main speaker of the evening was Master J from Arlington, VA. She did a recollection of...

INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Meet the 2017 IMsL IMsbb Contestants

Meet the 2017 IMsL IMsbb Contestants

Meet the 13 Individuals who will compete in San Jose Enjoy!

EDITORIALS
Election Night Fun - Political Bingo

Election Night Fun - Political...

  This election has been the most contentious in our lifetime and there is so much to win or lose…on...

CONVERSATIONS
Conversations with Leather - Race Bannon

Conversations with Leather - R...

    Jaco: For those who don’t already know, please tell us about yourself and your connection w...

SOCIETY & ARTS
15th Anniversary Showing of "The Secretary" Film Festival Cum Dungeon Party

15th Anniversary Showing of &q...

Performers from Europe's morally notorious fetish club Torture Garden are scheduled to "dance" the night...