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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...

Palm Springs Leather Pride

Palm Springs Leather Pride

    The main event of Palm Springs Leather Pride is the Mr. Palm Springs Leather 2018 contest which was won by Jax Kelly who was tops among four men on Saturday night, October 29 at the Palm Springs Air Museum. Runner-up was Tony Dewain. International Mr. Leather 1992 Lenny Brobe...

Iowa Leather Weekend draws 1,700

Iowa Leather Weekend draws 1,700

    2018 Iowa Leather titleholders. Photo by Everett Allen Photography By Rob Anderson Meet your 2018 Iowa Leather titleholders: Ms  Iowa Leather Joy Carty of West Des Moines, IA; Mr. Iowa Leather Bull Baugh of The Amanas, IA; Mr. Iowa Bear...

American Brotherhood Weekend announces 2017 titleholders

American Brotherhood Weekend announces 2017 titleholders

  Photo by Brian Mincey American Brotherhood Weekend announces 2017 titleholdersBy Sarah SloaneThe American Leatherman 2017 title was awarded to Rod McCoy, who hails from the great state of Maryland. Rod held the title of Leatherman of Color 2011, and is a Full Brother of ONYX. Joinin...

Dave Rhodes Hump Day - September 13, 2017

Dave Rhodes Hump Day - September 13, 2017

    ONYX: Southern California's Second Second Anniversary. Photo by Dave Rhodes Welcome to Dave Rhodes' Hump Day - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 This column will appear here every Wednesday on TheLeatherJournal.com ILSLb ICBB 2017 resultsThe International Leather Sir 2017, Intern...

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Gary Wasdin intro letter as new Executive Director of the Leather Archives

Gary Wasdin intro letter as new...

Written byDave Rhodes

    Greetings! My name is Gary Wasdin, and I am the new Executive Director of the Leather Archives & Museum. I am humbled to have been chosen to lead this organization and to continue the work that so many have contributed to over the past 26-plus years. While I am only in my third week, your passion and commitment to the LA&M and its work is evident. Thank you for your support.

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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
Durk Dehner Receives Task Force Leather Leadership Award

Durk Dehner Receives Task Force Leather...

    Photo by Denis Largeron Photographie The National LGBTQ Task Force presented its 10th Leather Leadership Award to Durk Dehner at the opening plenary of the organization's 30th Annual...

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
ILSLb ICBB winners in Dallas

ILSLb ICBB winners in Dallas

    ILSLb ICBB winners from 2016 and 2017. Photos by Dave Rhodes The International Leather Sir 2017 sash, patch and medal went to Major Ty from the Florida Region, International Leatherboy 2017 hardware went to boy Kaz from the Great Lakes Region and the International Community Bootblack version was won by boy John Urso from the Atlantic States Region...

EDITORIALS
Dave Rhodes Hump Day January 25, 2018

Dave Rhodes Hump Day January 2...

    Southwest Leather Conference feels the woo in PhoenixSouthwest Leather Conference was held...

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...