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Dave Rhodes' Hump Day April 4, 2018

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day April 4, 2018

    Carter/Johnson Leather Library Florida Annex opensBy Rae N Chris We are wrapping up the first night of a full weekend, March 30 - April 1, at the new Carter/Johnson Leather Library Florida Annex. Vi Johnson just got done giving a wonderful history talk for our local community...

Dave Rhodes Hump Day December 27, 2017

Dave Rhodes Hump Day December 27, 2017

    Scene from Southwest Leather Conference 2017. Photo by Dave Rhodes Southwest Leather Conference - Take the PlungeSouthwest Leather Conference 2018 - Take the Plunge will highlight the annual Southwest Master/slave Contest and Southwest Bootblack Contest in gorgeous Phoenix, A...

Dave Rhodes Hump Day November 22, 2017

Dave Rhodes Hump Day November 22, 2017

    Welcome to Dave Rhodes' Hump Day - Wednesday, November 22, 2017 The holidays are here. The Leather/Levi/Fetish/Kink/Gear/Rubber/Puppy/Motorcyle community knows how to party and fund raise during this special time of year and you will see the tip of the iceberg as far as event...

Palm Springs Leather Pride

Palm Springs Leather Pride

    The main event of Palm Springs Leather Pride is the Mr. Palm Springs Leather 2018 contest which was won by Jax Kelly who was tops among four men on Saturday night, October 29 at the Palm Springs Air Museum. Runner-up was Tony Dewain. International Mr. Leather 1992 Lenny Brobe...

Iowa Leather Weekend draws 1,700

Iowa Leather Weekend draws 1,700

    2018 Iowa Leather titleholders. Photo by Everett Allen Photography By Rob Anderson Meet your 2018 Iowa Leather titleholders: Ms  Iowa Leather Joy Carty of West Des Moines, IA; Mr. Iowa Leather Bull Baugh of The Amanas, IA; Mr. Iowa Bear...

American Brotherhood Weekend announces 2017 titleholders

American Brotherhood Weekend announces 2017 titleholders

  Photo by Brian Mincey American Brotherhood Weekend announces 2017 titleholdersBy Sarah SloaneThe American Leatherman 2017 title was awarded to Rod McCoy, who hails from the great state of Maryland. Rod held the title of Leatherman of Color 2011, and is a Full Brother of ONYX. Joinin...

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Dave Rhodes Hump Day March 21, 2018

Dave Rhodes Hump Day March 21,...

Written byDave Rhodes

    Mr. and Ms San Diego Leather, and Bootblack Contests Mr. San Diego Leather Doriam Manuel Couto, Ms San Diego Leather Kira Renee, and San Diego Bootblack Shilo Vix were sashed, medaled and patched on Saturday night, March 17 at the WorldBeat Cultural Center. Bennett Evan Robbins was the second man competing for the Mr. title. About 200 cheering Leatherfolk, an increase of about 30 percent from 2017, were there including from as far north as Portland, Oregon and east as Baltimore, Maryland. Tiger and Wayne Dietz served as emcees. Afterglow Party with High Leather Cocktails, Open Bootblacking and...

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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 March 21, 2018

Dave Rhodes Hump Day March 21,...

    Mr. and Ms San Diego Leather, and Bootblack Contests Mr. San Diego Leather Doriam Manuel Couto, Ms San Diego Leather Kira Renee, and San Diego Bootblack Shilo Vix...

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 March 14, 2018

Dave Rhodes Hump Day March 14,...

    One of these men will represent los angeles at International Mr. Leather in May. Who will i...

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...