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Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, March 19, 2020

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, March 19, 2020

    International Master/slave winners Master Rook and slave rook left South Plains LeatherFest in Dallas, TX with the International Master/slave 2000 title in hand. Three Master/slave teams vied for the coveted titles. South Plains holds more than a contest. The weekend includes...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, February 20, 2020

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, February 20, 2020

    San Diego Leather Pride San Diego Leather Pride Week will be March 11-16 at the World Beat Cultural Center in Balboa Park. Social and educational events are happening throughout the week, including the anticipated San Diego Bootblack, Ms San Diego Leather and Mr. San Diego L...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, February 5, 2020

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, February 5, 2020

    Leather History in los angeles 1945-1983 Avatar Club los angeles hosted the opening of its exhibition chronicling the Leather history of los angeles from 1945-1983 at the One Archives at the USC Libraries on Saturday night, February 1. The exhibit will run all of February and...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, January 21, 2020

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, January 21, 2020

  Mid-Atlantic Leather - 50th Anniversary of Centaur MC By Rodney Burger The new Mr. Mid Atlantic Leather is David Adam Spivey who won his title at the host Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill on Sunday afternoon, January 19 and the opportunity to compete at International Mr. Leather in May. H...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, January 7, 2020

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, January 7, 2020

        Lavender Magazine 641 honors Karri Plowman It is great when one of ours is honored by the greater LGBT community for their efforts which affect the world beyond our scope. Leather businessman and activist Karri Plowman was presented a Lavender Community Award by...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, December 11, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, December 11, 2019

    Mr. International Rubber By Kilker Alcaraz My warmest congratulation goes to Adalberto Rubbadam, our new MIR, having won November 6-8 at The Vic Theatre in Chicago, IL. Also, Matthew Shepherd was first runner-up and presented the best ever fantasy and Rodi Coderage was second...

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Pantheon of Leather 2019 sees 30 new recipients in Dallas

Pantheon of Leather 2019 sees 30...

Written byDave Rhodes

        Pantheon of Leather 2019 saw 30 new recipients added to the total of over 900 over the years at the Crowne Plaza Market Center in Dallas, TX. Pantheon of Leather was held as part of International Leather Sir, Leatherboy and International Community Bootblack on Thursday night, August 29 as part of a formal buffet dinner which had about 30 standing past the sellout crowd. ILSLb ICBB was held Labor Day weekend.  

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High Shine

High Shine

In 1998, Amy Marie Meek announced at International Ms Leather (IMsL), that there would be a new Title for the Leather Women’s Community, and in 1999 the Title for International Ms Bootblack was erected. Now 17 years later, a Documentary about the Journey of the female-identified Bootblack Titleholders has been summed up in a one film, High Shine: 15 Years of International Ms Bootblack.

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
Pantheon of Leather 2019 sees 30 new recipients in Dallas

Pantheon of Leather 2019 sees 30...

        Pantheon of Leather 2019 saw 30 new recipients added to the total of over 900 over the years at the Crowne Plaza Market Center in Dallas,...

NATIONAL NEWS
CLAW donates $17,000 to the Leather Archives & Museum

CLAW donates $17,000 to the Leather...

The Leather Archives & Museum announced today that CLAW Corporation donated $12,000 to the LA&M following the CLAW 2014 event.  The CLAW Nation Silent Auction at International Mr. Leather 2014 raised an additional $5,000 for the LA&M . Since its inception in 2002, CLAW (Cleveland Leather Awareness Weekend) has donated nearly $100,000 to the Leather Archives & Museum and has...

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, January 21, 2020

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, January...

  Mid-Atlantic Leather - 50th Anniversary of Centaur MC By Rodney Burger The new Mr. Mid Atlantic Le...

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...

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