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Southwest Master/slave contest winners

Southwest Master/slave contest winners

    The Southwest Master/slave contest winners were Master Orpheus Black and slave Indigo Black, and Southwest Bootblack Xiaoyi, taking their titles during the Southwest Leather Conference at the Four Points Sheraton in Phoenix the weekend of January 21-24. The highlights of the...

Bar Raid At Alamo Leather Contest

Bar Raid At Alamo Leather Contest

Edit by Vonn Tramel 3:48pm 2/7/16: Dave Rhodes and I have spoken with Event Producer Steven Parker, who informed me that "TABC told me during their "raid" that we (the event) did nothing wrong and they were going after the bar." /end edit Original Post: Attendees of The 2016 Alamo Leather...

Drummer North America heats up Las Vegas

Drummer North America heats up Las Vegas

    The second Drummer North America (DNA) held January 28-31 at the Alexis Park Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada saw Thomas John emerge as Mr. Drummer North America 2016 and Dan Gurule named North America Drummerboy 2016 in front of a crowd close to 300. Thomas traveled to Las Vegas...

Mid Atlantic Leather sets attendance records

Mid Atlantic Leather sets attendance records

    It was reported that Mid Atlantic Leather 2016 sold out of weekend packages early Saturday afternoon, January 16 at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, DC where Todd Leavitt was chosen to be Mr. Mid Atlantic Leather 2016 and Leather Cocktails was full to the rafters...

International Mr. Leather names judges and tally masters

International Mr. Leather names judges and tally masters

    The judges for the International Mr. Leather 2016 contest were announced during a press conference which began at 12 PM in the 11th floor suite at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, DC by past executive director Jon Krongaard. It is no secret that the stepping down...

Mr. LA Leather 2016 judging panel named

Mr. LA Leather 2016 judging panel named

    By Steven CarlisleBOUND, the 17th edition of Los Angeles Leather Pride, March 27 – April 3 has the Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2016 contest as its main event. The judges will be International Mr. Leather, Mr. LA Leather and Eagle LA Mr. Leather 2015 Patrick Smith, Mr. Sister Leat...

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Bar Raid At Alamo Leather Contest

Bar Raid At Alamo Leather Contest

Edit by Vonn Tramel 3:48pm 2/7/16: Dave Rhodes and I have spoken with Event Producer Steven Parker, who informed me that "TABC told me during their "raid" that we (the event) did nothing wrong and they were going after the bar." /end edit Original Post: Attendees of The 2016 Alamo Leather Contest will certainly never forget! Late Saturday evening, at approximately 1030, just a few minutes prior to the announcement of The Alamo Leather Contest’s Winners bar staff swept through the Mad Marlin’s basement and parking lot. T...

RECENT NEWS
Southwest Bootblack Boot Camp in Phoenix

Southwest Bootblack Boot Camp in Phoenix

  By Cherielle A weekend of bootblack instruction will be happening in Phoenix, AZ weekend of February 26 – 28. Instructors are International Community Bootblack 2010 redwarrior, Southwest Community Bootblack 2015 Cherielle and Philadelphia Bootblack 2015 Wicked Jade. The fun will begin on Friday night at The Rock with a Cigar and Chocolate Social. There will be a traditional chocolate...

IML 37 Opening Ceremonies

IML 37 Opening Ceremonies

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
Southwest Bootblack Boot Camp in Phoenix

Southwest Bootblack Boot Camp in Phoenix

  By Cherielle A weekend of bootblack instruction will be happening in Phoenix, AZ weekend of February 26 – 28. Instructors are International Community Bootblack 2010 redwarrior, Southwest Community Bootblack...

REGIONAL NEWS
Southwest Master/slave contest winners

Southwest Master/slave contest winners

    The Southwest Master/slave contest winners were Master Orpheus Black and slave Indigo Black, and Southwest Bootblack Xiaoyi, taking their titles during the Southwest Leather Conference at the Four...

NATIONAL NEWS
NCSF Coalition Partner Meeting in March

NCSF Coalition Partner Meeting in March

    The NCSF’s Annual Coalition Partner Meeting (National Coalition for Sexual Freedom) will take place at the Fairfield Inn and Suites San Jose Airport, March 4-6 in San Jose, CA. “The annual meeting gives NCSF's Coalition Partners the opportunity to tell the board where our focus should be in the coming year,” says Chairman Kevin Carlson. “It’s also their...

INTERNATIONAL NEWS
South Plains Leatherfest and International Master/slave Weekend in March

South Plains Leatherfest and International Master/slave Weekend in March

    South Plains Leatherfest and International Master/slave Weekend 2016 will be held at the Doubletree Dallas Near the Galleria, March 11-13 in Dallas, Texas. South Plains will see great workshops, hot pansexual, men’s and women’s play parties, Sunday Brunch with this year’s keynote Ms Kendra, the South Plains Coffee House, a great vendor mart, the International Master/slave Contest, and...

EDITORIALS
TABC and Metro Vice comment about raid of The Mad Marlin

TABC and Metro Vice comment ab...

AUTHORS NOTE: THERE ARE MANY NEW ***alleged***FACTS COMING TO LIGHT BEING PUBLISHED ON SOCIAL MEDIA BY TH...

CONVERSATIONS
Conversations With Leather - Hardy Haberman

Conversations With Leather - H...

    By Jaco Lourens 1. For those who don’t know you, please tell us about yourself and what yo...

SOCIETY & ARTS
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Photographs, a review

Robert Mapplethorpe: The Photo...

  Book coincides with two-venue Museum retrospective March 15 - July 31, 2016 The J. Paul Getty Muse...