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International Mr. Bootblack 2018 Contestants' Bios and Photos

International Mr. Bootblack 2018 Contestants' Bios and Photos

  There are four confirmed contestants for International Mr. Bootblack this year. With the assistance of Jeremiah Morris we were able to present this to you. Jeremy is the Coordinators for the International Mr. Bootblack Competition. For more about International Mr. Bootblack includi...

IML 2018 Contestants' Photos and Bios

IML 2018 Contestants' Photos and Bios

  Members of the IML Class of 2018 who appeared at Mid Atlantic Leather in January. A record 72 men have officially registered by the early May deadline as contestants for IML 40 or International Mr. Leather 2018. IML contestant coordinator Jeff Tucker, an IML 1994 titleholder himsel...

IMsBB and IMsL shine in San Jose with Teagan and girl ang winning

IMsBB and IMsL shine in San Jose with Teagan and girl ang winning

    Teagan from girl ang was chosen to be International Ms Leather 2018 and Teagan was named International Ms Bootblack in front of 768 cheering spectators at the DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose in San Jose, CA on Saturday night, April 21. The Heart and Soul Award winner was Sir Do...

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...

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Terry LeGrand, Born To Raise Hell, Dies  - 1939-2018

Terry LeGrand, Born To Raise Hell,...

Written byDave Rhodes

By Jack FritscherIconic pioneer filmmaker Terry LeGrand (1939-2018) passed at his Hollywood home on April 18. As Marathon Films, Terry produced the great leather classic film “Born to Raise Hell” (1975) directed by Roger Earl starring their discovery, Val Martin, whom “Drummer” editor Jeanne Barney featured on the cover of “Drummer” issue 3. At the infamous LAPD raid of the “Drummer Slave Auction” on April 11, 1976, the intimate friends Terry, Roger, Jeanne, and Val were among the 42 persons arrested. Terry and Roger were longtime friends not lovers, and Terry was the sole owner of Marathon Films. As a...

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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
International Mr. Bootblack 2018 Contestants' Bios and Photos

International Mr. Bootblack 2018 Contestants' Bios...

  There are four confirmed contestants for International Mr. Bootblack this year. With the assistance of Jeremiah Morris we were able to present this to you. Jeremy is the Coordinators...

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, May 9, 2018

Dave Rhodes' Hump Day, May 9,...

  International Olympus Leather winnersInternational Olympus Leather Weekend saw three winners May...

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...