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Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, April 17, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, April 17, 2019

IMsL and IMsBB winners International Ms Leather 2019 Haley Alice and your new International Ms Bootblack 2019 Gretchen Wellman in San Jose, CA. There are three IMsL and two IMsBB contestants. The IMsBBs are Brooklyn and Gretchen, and the IMsLs are Haley, Heather Kelley and Tuesday Niles....

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, April 3, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, April 3, 2019

  LA Leather Pride Two weekends of fun saw the largest attendance for many of the events. History was made when Mr., Ms LA Leather and Bootblack were held together, Assembly was huge, Doug Okeeffe had four Fireside Chats, Tom of Finland on display and the Off Sunset Festival grew. Ea...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, March 27, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, March 27, 2019

    Avatar Club los angeles - Guy Baldwin Avatar invited Guy Baldwin, M.S., a los angeles based psychotherapist, BDSM educator, author and activist to be the speaker for its Wednesday, March 27 educational meeting at MCC in the Valley. Baldwin has worked in private practice pred...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, March 6, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, March 6, 2019

    San Francisco Leather Alliance Weekend - The contest Photo by Dot Jawn Marques bested five other men to become Mr. San Francisco Leather 2019 and Allison Boots earned enough points to win the San Francisco Bootblack title at the SOMA Arts Cultural Center on Saturday night, M...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, February 27, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, February 27, 2019

  With Eagle Plaza approved, proponents work to open in time for Folsom Street Fair A rendering of the future Eagle Plaza Images - Courtesy of Friends of Eagle Plaza By Carrie Sisto for Hoodline Earlier this month, the Board of Supervisors and Mayor London Breed formally approved the...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, February 20, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, February 20, 2019

IMsL and IMsBB just around the corner The International Ms Leather and International Ms Bootblack send out recently noted that there are only 50 days until the big weekend in San Jose, CA. Besides the contests and the big Thursday night Seduction show which is a hallmark of IMsL IMsBB, th...

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Dave Rhodes' Hump Day October 3, 2018

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day October 3,...

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    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 in Gay Star News "My recent FB post got picked up for publication today, National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Means the world to be able to tell this story on this day." "Walking the dog in Griffith Park. So beautiful. Love the day. Love my dog. Love my life. I see a bruise on my leg. An irregular shape, small, purple with a bit of black. How did that...

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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
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
Mates Leather Weekend Raises $3,214

Mates Leather Weekend Raises $3,214

Despite the worst weather in Mates Leather Weekend’s 16 years, over 600 people came to Provincetown, RI to enjoy four days and nights of events geared towards the Leather/Fetish community October 5-7.The total amount raised through the event was $3,214, benefiting the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod. In addition, 58 articles of clothing were donated to Ruthie’s Boutique (a...

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, March 13

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, March 1...

San Diego Leather Pride 2019 By Doriam Couto Get out your gear, flag your fetish, and Find Your Tribe at...

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...