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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...

Atlanta Eagle has three new titleholders

Atlanta Eagle has three new titleholders

    By Daddy Rod The 29th Anniversary of the Atlanta Eagle Bar and the Seventh Anniversary of Atlanta Leather Pride held April 8-10 saw three people sashed and they are Ms Atlanta Eagle 2016 Princess Leigh (Janelle DeFoor), Mr. Atlanta Eagle 2016 Daddy Rod and Mr. Southeast Rubbe...

San Diego Leather Pride

San Diego Leather Pride

  The highlight of San Diego Leather Pride was the San Diego Leather 2016 contest at the World Beat Center in San Diego's Balboa Park on Saturday night, March 19 with the titles going to Ms San Diego Leather 2016 Jae Marie, Mr. San Diego Leather 2016 Jay Heimbach and San Diego Bootbla...

Shahrazad wins International Person of Leather

Shahrazad wins International Person of Leather

  The Heart of the Flag Federation announced that Shahrazad, Ms Leather Toronto 2016, is International Person of Leather 2016. The International Person of Leather Contest was held on Saturday, February 6, in Las Vegas, NV, during Sin in the City at the Alexis Park Hotel from February...

Mr. Leather64TEN 2016 is James Tyrcha

Mr. Leather64TEN 2016 is James Tyrcha

    James Tyrcha, a trans male, was chosen to be Mr. Leather64TEN 2016 at the Jackhammer in Chicago, IL the night of March 12 and as a result, will compete at International Mr. Leather in May. First runner-up was Gerald Cernak and second runner-up was Matt Cardoni. Steve Bell and...

Mr. Bullet Leather Jason Atkinson

Mr. Bullet Leather Jason Atkinson

  The celebration of Mr. Bullet Leather on Saturday, February 6 at the Bullet Bar in North Hollywood, CA led to the appointment of Jason "Pup Woody" Atkinson to the Mr. Bullet Leather 2016 title. After a constructive discussion with all parties involved in a significant disagreement,...

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David Nelson December 23, 1961 - April 28, 2016

David Nelson December 23, 1961 -...

David Nelson passed away at his home in Atlanta on April 28, 2016 surrounded by family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Glenn C. Nelson. David leaves behind his mother, Carolyn Nelson, brother, Jeff Nelson and sister-in-law, Dolores Nelson. He was born on December 22, 1961 in Knoxville, TN. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Duke...

IML 2015 Contest Gallery

IML 2015 Contest Gallery

When the dust settled at the Harris Theater in Chicago, IL on Sunday night, May 24 Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2015 Patrick Smith was chosen to be International Mr. Leather 2015 from a field of 52 contestants and Bamm Bamm was best of six competitors in becoming International Mr. Bootblack 2015. Read more about IML 37

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
Ty Portell is sashed as Mr. Missouri Leather 2016

Ty Portell is sashed as Mr....

    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....

NATIONAL NEWS
Woodhull Speaks Out on BDSM Court Decision

Woodhull Speaks Out on BDSM Court...

    The federal court in the Eastern District of Virginia recently ruled that Americans have no constitutional right to engage in consensual BDSM activity. The decision in Doe v. George Mason University, et. al, should be a clarion call for advocates of sexual freedom and personal autonomy, to join together and insist on our human right to consensual sexual expression...

INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Southwest Bootblack 2015 Shelly To Compete at IMsBB 2016

Southwest Bootblack 2015 Shelly To Compete at IMsBB 2016

Name: Shelly Current Title: Southwest Bootblack 2015 City, State: Phoenix, AZ Regular community events that you produce or participate: Mr. Pistons contest, Southwest Leather Contest, Leather HEAT. Favorite Leather item in your arsenal of bar/fetish wear: I love kilts! Is your IMsL run in April sponsored by an Event, bar, club, organization? If so Please tell me about your Sponsor:...

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 - IMsBB 2015 slave tabitha

Conversations with Leather - I...

  By Jaco Lourens Photos by Rich Stadtmiller 1. For those who don’t already know, please tell us abo...

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...