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Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, November 7, 2018

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, November 7, 2018

    Palm Springs Leather Pride - Renegade Richard Passmore was chosen Mr. Palm Springs Leather 2019 at the Palm Springs Air Museum on Saturday night, October 27 in front of about 650 Leatherfolk and kinksters. Passmore was tops among six men vying for the opportunity to compete...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, October 24, 2018

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, October 24, 2018

    Great Lakes Leather Alliance Weekend It was another Great Lakes Leather Alliance Weekend in Indianapolis, IN, September 6-9 where upwards of 750 Leatherfolk gathered. The weekend had several contests and included many workshops, play parties, socials, meals, auctions and a l...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, October 17, 2018

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, October 17, 2018

    Mates Leather Weekend XXII By Rick Conley Fan-freakin-Tastic! The 22nd Annual Mates Leather Weekend has come to an end and the first results are in: 500-plus Leatherfolk were in attendance and $5,252 raised for AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod. Mr. First Mate 2018 is Dominic D...

International Mr. Bootblack 2018 Contestants' Bios and Photos

International Mr. Bootblack 2018 Contestants' Bios and Photos

  There are four confirmed contestants for International Mr. Bootblack this year. With the assistance of Jeremiah Morris we were able to present this to you. Jeremy is the Coordinators for the International Mr. Bootblack Competition. For more about International Mr. Bootblack includi...

IML 2018 Contestants' Photos and Bios

IML 2018 Contestants' Photos and Bios

  Members of the IML Class of 2018 who appeared at Mid Atlantic Leather in January. A record 71 men have officially registered by the early May deadline as contestants for IML 40 or International Mr. Leather 2018. IML contestant coordinator Jeff Tucker, an IML 1994 titleholder himsel...

IMsBB and IMsL shine in San Jose with Teagan and girl ang winning

IMsBB and IMsL shine in San Jose with Teagan and girl ang winning

    Teagan from girl ang was chosen to be International Ms Leather 2018 and Teagan was named International Ms Bootblack in front of 768 cheering spectators at the DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose in San Jose, CA on Saturday night, April 21. The Heart and Soul Award winner was Sir Do...

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International Mr. Bootblack 2018 Contestants' Bios and Photos

International Mr. Bootblack 2018 Contestants' Bios...

Written byDave Rhodes

  There are four confirmed contestants for International Mr. Bootblack this year. With the assistance of Jeremiah Morris we were able to present this to you. Jeremy is the Coordinators for the International Mr. Bootblack Competition. For more about International Mr. Bootblack including judges and rules check out http://www.imrl.com To see our coverage of the 72 men competing for International Mr. Leather go to https://www.theleatherjournal.com/news/regional-news/item/2019-iml-2018-contestants-photos-and-bios

Community Event Photos

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
Dave Rhodes' Hump Day October 3, 2018

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day October 3,...

    This is the emotional reality of outliving the AIDS epidemic IML 2017 Ralph Bruneau reflects on the impact of losing loved ones to HIV By Ralph Brunueau, appearing...

NATIONAL NEWS
Bob Behr has assumed the duties as President of Leather Archives Board

Bob Behr has assumed the duties...

    The Leather Archives and Museum (LA&M) has announced that Bob Behr has assumed the duties as President of the Board of Directors in light of Jon Krongaard’s announcement he is stepping down as President, effective September 27. Krongaard will retain his position on the Board of Directors, of which he has been a member of the last 17...

INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Bootblack KL

Bootblack KL

Basic Information: Name Current Title City, State website (if any) regular community events that you produce or participate (limit 3) Favorite Leather item in your arsenal of bar/fetish wear & social media: Bootblack KL from Ballarat, Victoria, Currently untitled as there is not a title for female identified bootblacks in Australia. I participate in Vic Leathers monthly Gear up munches;...

EDITORIALS
Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, September 26, 2018

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, Septemb...

  Folsom Street Fair Week events in San Francisco     Folsom Street Fair The world's larg...

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...