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International Puppy 2017 is Pup Rex Sheppard

International Puppy 2017 is Pup Rex Sheppard

    The International Puppy 2017 Contest celebrated its Fifth Anniversary with Pup Rex Sheppard finishing tops among 11 contestants at R-Bar in St. Louis, MO on Saturday night, July 16 in front of about 200 cheering spectators. The runner-up was Pup Rok. Main events were schedule...

IML 2016 was hotter than the weather in Chicago

IML 2016 was hotter than the weather in Chicago

    Story and photos by Dave Rhodes When the dust settled around 9 PM or so at the Harris Theater in Chicago, IL on Sunday, May 29 Mr. New Jersey Leather 2016 David "Tigger" Bailey was named International Mr. Leather 2016 by IML Executive Producer and Founder Chuck Renslow. Not l...

Lascivious Jane and Meghan are IMsL, IMsBB winners

Lascivious Jane and Meghan are IMsL, IMsBB winners

    By Vonn Tramel, Photos by Rich Stadtmiller and MuffinIMsL Weekend 2016 the “Dirty 30" Celebration was held in San Jose, CA, April 14-17. Seven contestants competed for the titles of IMsBB and IMsL 2016, but Saturday night it was Bootblack Meghan and LasciviousJane who came ou...

IML Class of 2016 Bios and Photos

IML Class of 2016 Bios and Photos

    The Leather Journal welcomes our readers to our annual preview of the International Mr. Leather contestants. There are 52 who made it by our latest deadline and a couple more that did not make it. Word had it that byt the end of April that there would be at least 60 mencompet...

Jeffrey Erdman wins Mr. Los Angles Leather title

Jeffrey Erdman wins Mr. Los Angles Leather title

    Los Angeles Leather Pride: Bound, held March 27 - April 3 saw the sashing of Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2016 Jeffrey Erdman and the Off Sunset Festival as its highlights among other shining star event . Mr. Christopher Street West Jeffrey Erdman was tops among 10 men vying for t...

Ty Portell is sashed as Mr. Missouri Leather 2016

Ty Portell is sashed as Mr. Missouri Leather 2016

    By Terry Laupp Mr. Missouri Leather (MML), celebrated 33 years the weekend of February 26-28 at JJ's Clubhouse Annex in St. Louis Missouri where Ty Portell  from St. Louis was sashed the new Mr. Missouri Leather 201. Three men competed. For the first time in three years...

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RECENT NEWS
GLLA XV Education Program

GLLA XV Education Program

By Christina Court Great Lakes Leather Alliance will celebrate its 15th year in GLLA Weekend October 13-16 in Indianapolis, IN and announced its five-year Education Program. This year, GLLA will begin a five-year program that encourages GLLA Weekend attendees to get a little out of their comfort zones and attend skills workshops, discussion panels and classes they might not normally...

CLAW VX 2015 Gallery

CLAW VX 2015 Gallery

CLAW XV, held April 23-26 at the Holiday Inn South Cleveland, did not disappoint and the 20 percent increase in registration from 2014 was testimony to the growing popularity of the event.

LOCAL NEWS
Southland Title Sisters make history at Off Sunset Festival

Southland Title Sisters make history at...

History was made this year on April 3 at the Off Sunset Festival in Los Angeles, CA. The first three years of the festival saw exclusively men’s groups sponsoring booths...

REGIONAL NEWS
GLLA XV Education Program

GLLA XV Education Program

By Christina Court Great Lakes Leather Alliance will celebrate its 15th year in GLLA Weekend October 13-16 in Indianapolis, IN and announced its five-year Education Program. This year, GLLA will...

NATIONAL NEWS
CineKink Call for Entries - Kinky Film Festival Seeks Submissions

CineKink Call for Entries - Kinky...

  CineKink, the Kinky Film Festival, is seeking works that celebrate and explore a wide diversity of sexuality for its 2016 season. Scheduled for its 13th Annual appearance in February, the specially-curated CineKink NYC will feature a short film competition, audience choice awards, a special adult entertainment showcase/contest, a gala kick-off event and a sexy closing-night party. A national tour...

INTERNATIONAL NEWS
IML 2016 was hotter than the weather in Chicago

IML 2016 was hotter than the weather in Chicago

    Story and photos by Dave Rhodes When the dust settled around 9 PM or so at the Harris Theater in Chicago, IL on Sunday, May 29 Mr. New Jersey Leather 2016 David "Tigger" Bailey was named International Mr. Leather 2016 by IML Executive Producer and Founder Chuck Renslow. Not long befor, Andrew Bootdog Johnson announced that Erick Joseph...

EDITORIALS
Changes at Olympus Leather and Pantheon of Leather, and Technological Evolutionary Chart

Changes at Olympus Leather and...

    There is a lot going on this time around and some of it involves my interests, so I am goin...

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
Leathermen open Farmboy Kitchen in Hollywood, CA

Leathermen open Farmboy Kitche...

    The day has arrived - the Farmboy Kitchen, dream of Hunter Long Fox and Charlie Matula of E...