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Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, March 6, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, March 6, 2019

    San Francisco Leather Alliance Weekend - The contest Photo by Dot Jawn Marques bested five other men to become Mr. San Francisco Leather 2019 and Allison Boots earned enough points to win the San Francisco Bootblack title at the SOMA Arts Cultural Center on Saturday night, M...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, February 27, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, February 27, 2019

  With Eagle Plaza approved, proponents work to open in time for Folsom Street Fair A rendering of the future Eagle Plaza Images - Courtesy of Friends of Eagle Plaza By Carrie Sisto for Hoodline Earlier this month, the Board of Supervisors and Mayor London Breed formally approved the...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, February 20, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, February 20, 2019

IMsL and IMsBB just around the corner The International Ms Leather and International Ms Bootblack send out recently noted that there are only 50 days until the big weekend in San Jose, CA. Besides the contests and the big Thursday night Seduction show which is a hallmark of IMsL IMsBB, th...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, January 25, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, January 25, 2019

  Mid Atlantic Leather - The contest By Rodney Burger Mr. Pittsburgh Leather Fetish 2019 Emerson Aniceto took home the title of Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather 2019 at the annual Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend (MAL) held on January 18th – 20th at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill....

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, January 16, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, January 16, 2019

  Eagle LA Mr. Leather 2019 By Robert Green Mike Ebelhar took the 12th title of Eagle LA Mr. Leather in a tight competition of four very sexy men. The runner-up was Valdinei Santos. The Eagle was packed with a line around the building, with Leatherfolk from near and far in attendance...

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, November 21, 2018

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, November 21, 2018

      Mr. Regiment 2019 Leather The Regiment of the Black and Tans produced the Mr. Regiment 2019 Leather contest which was won by Joshua Hernandez on Saturday, November 17 at Eagle LA. The runner-up was Tony Giragos. Jason Mark was entertaining as the emcee. The winner will...

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Dave Rhodes' Hump Day October 3, 2018

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day October 3,...

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    This is the emotional reality of outliving the AIDS epidemic IML 2017 Ralph Bruneau reflects on the impact of losing loved ones to HIV By Ralph Brunueau, appearing in Gay Star News "My recent FB post got picked up for publication today, National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Means the world to be able to tell this story on this day." "Walking the dog in Griffith Park. So beautiful. Love the day. Love my dog. Love my life. I see a bruise on my leg. An irregular shape, small, purple with a bit of black. How did that...

Community Event Photos

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
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 October 3, 2018

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day October 3,...

    This is the emotional reality of outliving the AIDS epidemic IML 2017 Ralph Bruneau reflects on the impact of losing loved ones to HIV By Ralph Brunueau, appearing...

NATIONAL NEWS
Jeffrey Payne, Former IML, runs for Governor of Texas

Jeffrey Payne, Former IML, runs for...

    Most candidates would shy away from having a portrait taken on a motorcycle wearing full formal biker Leather. They would be afraid their constituents might take offense and be shocked by such a powerful and frankly sexual image. Not so for the late Governor Ann Richards who donned a kinky white fringed Leather outfit and posed astride a...

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, February 7, 2019

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, Februar...

    NLA International - Lifetime Achievement Award The National Leather Association: Internati...

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...