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Mr. Twin Cities Leather 2017 contest fills contestant pool in 15 Hours

Mr. Twin Cities Leather 2017 contest fills contestant pool in 15 Hours

  At 5 PM on December 17th the contestant application for the 2017 Mr. Twin Cities Leather contest became available on the contest website. The contest producers sought a pool of five contestants to run for the title the weekend of February 17-19. 15 hours later, the fifth application...

Mr. Mid Atlantic Leather judges named

Mr. Mid Atlantic Leather judges named

  Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather 2016 Todd Levitt will head the panel of judges for Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather 2017 which will be held at the sold out Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC the weekend of January 14-16. A record attendance is expected for Mid Atlantic Leather which w...

IPTC and IPC will meet in Saint Louis

IPTC and IPC will meet in Saint Louis

    By Pup Tripp Recently in Dallas, TX, executive producers from both the International Pup and Trainer Contest (IPTC) and the International Puppy Contest (IPC) made a joint announcement that, beginning in July 2017, both contests have committed to a two-year period of running c...

Pup Dazzle wins LA Pup 2017 title

Pup Dazzle wins LA Pup 2017 title

  LA Pup 2017 Contestants on stage at the Bullet Bar in North Hollywood, CA. All photos by Dave Rhodes. By Dave Rhodes Los Angeles Puppy Pride Weekend 2017 has come and gone and what a weekend it was. The highlight was the LA Pup 2017 contest which was won by Alfonso "Pup Dazzle" Vasq...

Palm Springs Leather Pride 2016: Sorrow and Success

Palm Springs Leather Pride 2016: Sorrow and Success

    Mr. Palm Springs Leather 2016 Christopher Durbin, Mr. Palm Springs Leather 2017 Jimmy Hicks and PSLOD president Leo Newcomb immediately after the contest at the Palm Springs Air Museum. All photos by Dave Rhodes By Leo Newcomb Palm Springs Leather Pride Weekend began with a g...

American Brotherhood Weekend held in Chicago

American Brotherhood Weekend held in Chicago

  American Leatherman 2016 Doug Kuhn, American Leatherwoman Steph and American Leatherboy Steve Carlisle. Photos by Brian Mincey Article and Photos by Brian Mincey The 2016 American Brotherhood Weekend was held in the Etienne Auditorium of the Leather Archives & Museum October 7-9...

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NOLA Leather to Geaux in March

NOLA Leather to Geaux in March

Written byBrock Anderson

    By Brock Anderson New Orleans only Leather run returns for its third year to the Big Easy, New Orleans the weekend of March 10-12. NOLA Leather to Geaux is a weekend event for the Leather, kink and fetish communities.

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
NOLA Leather to Geaux in March

NOLA Leather to Geaux in March

    By Brock Anderson New Orleans only Leather run returns for its third year to the Big Easy, New Orleans the weekend of March 10-12. NOLA Leather to Geaux is...

NATIONAL NEWS
CLAW announces workshop and class schedule

CLAW announces workshop and class schedule

    CLAW (Cleveland Leather Awareness Weekend) has announced its schedule of workshops and classes to be held at CLAW. The series is divided into three groups - Skills, Education and Discussion which will be held April 2 - May 1. Skills classes: Ball Busting, Intro to Biting, Boot Blacking, Electro Play, Fisting, Flogging 101, 102 and 201, Hogties, Humiliation...

INTERNATIONAL NEWS
First Overseas Fireside Chat with Douglas O'Keeffe

First Overseas Fireside Chat with Douglas O'Keeffe

In the first ever overseas Chat, Inside Leather History, a Fireside Chat was a hit in Amsterdam during Amsterdam Leather Pride.  Chat host and co-producer Douglas O’Keeffe enjoyed the privilege of interviewing Martijn Bakker, owner of Rob Amsterdam, and former owner of Drummer Magazine and The Argos Leather bar.  Held at Amsterdam’s Club Church the Chat was co-produced by LeatherHistory.eu,...

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 - Demetri Moshoyannis

Conversations with Leather - D...

    Demetri Moshoyannis, on the right, staffed a Folsom Street Events booth at LA Leather Pride...

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...