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Mr Long Beach Leather 2014

The contest just ended at Mr. Long Beach Leather!

2nd runner up is Michael Butler
1st runner up is Ray Ellington
The new MLBL is Douglas Dick.

By |September 13th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Inaugural Ms. Minnesota Leather Pride

Capitalizing on the momentum generated at Great Lakes Leather Alliance where two Minnesotans won regional titles, Minnesota Leather Pride is pleased to announce the first ever Ms. Minnesota Leather Pride contest. The new contest will be part of Minnesota Leather Pride Weekend, which also features the first ever Minnesota LeatherSIR and Minnesota Leatherboy contests, […]

By |September 13th, 2014|Contests, Events US|0 Comments

Pacific Coast Power Exchange 2015

The West Coast has a new title contest- Pacific Coast Power Exchange (PCPE). This contest feeds into International Power Exchange (IPE), which is held at Beyond Leather in Florida. Last year, Stefanos & Shay represented PCPE at Beyond Leather and won the title of International Power Exchange.

This year, the Pacific Coast Power Exchange contest […]

By |September 13th, 2014|Contests, Events US|0 Comments

From the LA&M Archives: Black Leather in Color

 

Black Leather In Color│    August 2014

By Jakob VanLammeren, LA&M Archivist/Collections Librarian 

 

Foundations

It was April 25th, 1993, Washington D.C. It was the March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay, and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation. The leather contingent was large at the third March of its kind, and people of color were well represented. During Saturday […]

By |August 29th, 2014|Community, Education, History, News|3 Comments

GLLA Winners

The contests just ended at Great Lakes Leather Alliance for 2014 and the winners have been announced:

Ms Leather Pride 2014 – Riches

Great Lakes Leather Bootblack 2014 – Marta

Great Lakes LeatherSIR 2014 – Jim and Great Lakes Leatherboy 2014 – Tim

Great Lakes Master/slave 2014 – Ms. Brenda and arcane

By |August 23rd, 2014|Contests, Events US|0 Comments

Person of Leather

Saturday, August 16th, saw the naming of the first-ever Rocky Mountain Person of Leather, Simon/Alexandria Blaise. The Rocky Mountain Person of Leather Contest will forever be significant as the first regional feeder contest to the newly created International Person of Leather Contest, which will be held at Sin in the City in Las Vegas, […]

By |August 22nd, 2014|Contests, Events US|0 Comments

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

I heart Race Bannon.  Not only is he an experienced kinkster and a prolific social commentator (there’s a reason they call it Racebook), he’s also possessed of one of the keenest minds I’ve ever encountered with a knack for getting straight to the heart of a matter.

In his latest Bay Area Reporter column he […]

By |August 22nd, 2014|Community, Opinion|0 Comments

Pantheon of Leather Award Recipients Announced

The Leather Journal just released the names of the 2014 Pantheon of Leather award recipients. It’s a who’s who! Check it out:

Man of the Year – Jaco Lourens
Woman of the Year – Pat Baillie
Mister Marcus Hernandez Lifetime Achievement Award (Man) – Dr. Jack Fritscher, PhD
Mister Marcus Hernandez Lifetime Achievement Award (Woman) – Caron Ryer
Large […]

By |August 15th, 2014|Awards, Community|0 Comments

Leatherati S-E-X Series Closer: I’m Here For the Orgasms

Installment of the Leatherati S-E-X Series

by Gloria Brame
I was enjoying a chat on-line today with a FB buddy about a red rubber “beauty” mask that I’d seen on the internet and its pervertible possibilities. He said he ordered one, but I couldn’t decide if it was worth it – was it a thick rubber like […]

By |August 10th, 2014|Opinion, People|1 Comment

Leatherati S-E-X Series: Butt of the Joke

 
by J Baby
Okay, so this is one for the “stories that are only funny to you after the fact” pile. You know those right? We’ve all had them, right? So here’s one of mine. Several years ago I was a wedding, or a commitment ceremony, or a domestic partnership party, or whatever they used […]

By |August 8th, 2014|Entertainment, People|0 Comments

Leatherati S-E-X Series: “Breathing” by Tenille Brown

Since the release of my first book as editor released from Cleis Press in July, I’ve gotten many interesting inquiries during different times and at various appearances. At my reading, which took place at Charis Books in Atlanta, an attendee wanted to know how many of my stories was in the book. Another wanted to know […]

By |August 7th, 2014|Books, Entertainment|2 Comments

Leatherati S-E-X Series: My Sex Life Isn’t My Boss’s Business

An Installment of The Leatherati S-E-X Series

by Cysteine

Because of Hobby Lobby, I May Have to Out Myself to My Employer.

Just after the Hobby Lobby ruling came down on June 30, writer Dan Savage joked on Twitter, “Gays don’t use birth control – that’s totally a straight thing. So Supremes kinda legalized anti-straight religious bigotry […]

By |August 6th, 2014|News, Opinion, People|1 Comment