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Drummer North America's third year

Drummer North America's third year

  By Anthony Harmon January 26-29 Drummer North America held its Third Annual Drummer, Drummer Boy, and Drummer Bootblack contest at the re-known Alexis Park Resort in Las Vegas, NV with the winners being Drummer - Jack MacCullum, Drummer Boy - Pup Cruze and Drummer Bootblack - Boy Ti...

Feeling the Woo at Southwest Leather Conference XV

Feeling the Woo at Southwest Leather Conference XV

    Approximately 500 Leatherfolk attended the Southwest Leather Conference which celebrated its 15th Anniversary at the Four Points Sheraton in Phoenix, AZ the weekend of January 19-22 with the highlights being the Southwest Master slave Contest and the Dance of Souls. The weeke...

IML 2017 judging panel named

IML 2017 judging panel named

    As tradition has had it for many years, the introduction of judges for the International Mr. Leather 2017 contest was done during Mid Atlantic Leather Weekend in Washington, DC. Jon Krongaard of the IML Executive Committee made the announcement and added several important pie...

Mid Atlantic Leather draws record crowd

Mid Atlantic Leather draws record crowd

    Mid Atlantic Leather Weekend saw at least 3,000 Leatherfolk and kinsters converge on the host Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC the weekend of January 12-15 where Martel Brown was chosen to be Mr. Mid Atlantic Leather ans Todd White was installed as C...

Mr. Twin Cities Leather 2017 contest fills contestant pool in 15 Hours

Mr. Twin Cities Leather 2017 contest fills contestant pool in 15 Hours

  At 5 PM on December 17th the contestant application for the 2017 Mr. Twin Cities Leather contest became available on the contest website. The contest producers sought a pool of five contestants to run for the title the weekend of February 17-19. 15 hours later, the fifth application...

Mr. Mid Atlantic Leather judges named

Mr. Mid Atlantic Leather judges named

  Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather 2016 Todd Levitt will head the panel of judges for Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather 2017 which will be held at the sold out Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC the weekend of January 14-16. A record attendance is expected for Mid Atlantic Leather which w...

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Cigars and Boots and Pies! Oh, My! SD's Cigars and Boots Fundraiser for CA Drummer

Cigars and Boots and Pies! Oh,...

Written byBuster Adams

*A special report for The Leather Journal, by Buster Adams and the writers at San Diego Leather Pride (“SDLP” www.sandiegoleatherpride.com), with special thanks to Scott B. Smith for his talented photographic work, and California Drummer (www.drummercalifornia.com) for their continued collaborative contributions.* First Saturdays are home to “Cigars and Boots”, a long-running social event for Leatherfolk and friends on the back patio of the Redwing Bar and Grill. On Saturday, Jan 7, 2017, San Diego Leather Pride (“SDLP”) was on hand for a lime-green flagger’s dream … bids were taken in order to win the chance to “pie” one of many...

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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
LA's Black Cat Demonstration which started it all 50 years ago celebrated

LA's Black Cat Demonstration which started...

    Saturday, February 11, was the 50th Anniversary of The Black Cat Demonstration in which Avatar Club los angeles founding member and long time activist, Alexei Romanoff, participated as...

NATIONAL NEWS
Leather Hall of Fame name inductees for 2017

Leather Hall of Fame name inductees...

  The Leather Hall of Fame announced the names of its 2017 inductees: Durk Dehner, Peter Fiske, and MSC Hamburg who will be honored at a brunchduring CLAW (Cleveland Leather Awareness Weekend) on Sunday, April 30 at the Westin Cleveland Downtown in Cleveland, OH. The Leather Hall of Fame was established to honor and preserve the legacy of the extraordinary...

INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Leather Archives publishes free Anniversary Catalog to celebrate 25 Years

Leather Archives publishes free Anniversary Catalog to celebrate 25 Years

  A new catalog published by the LA&M, Leather Archives & Museum : 25 Years, celebrates a milestone anniversary for the community institution which is located in Chicago and serving the world.

EDITORIALS
Election Night Fun - Political Bingo

Election Night Fun - Political...

  This election has been the most contentious in our lifetime and there is so much to win or lose…on...

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
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...