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IML Patrick Smith Goes to Uganda

Today, International Mr. Leather Patrick Smith is wrapping up four days of LGBT outreach in Uganda, a country with a reputation for extreme hostility to the gay and lesbian community.

“I always said that as International Mr. Leather, I would go to places in the world not just with established leather communities, but to places where […]

By |September 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments

1st Annual Spring Fling Leather-Fest 2016

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for an amazing 2016 Weekend Spring Event.

“Camping with a Primitive Flair”

Each year we will honor the Sun, Moon, Stars and Sky.

In celebration of the Earth and all she has to offer, this year our theme is “Spring Fantasy”.

Spring is a time of new growth, new beginnings and filled with […]

By |September 18th, 2015|Events, News|0 Comments

CineKink Film Festival Hits Chicago for a One-Night Stand

A special evening of films that celebrate and explore a wide diversity of sexuality will screen on Saturday, October 3, 2015 as CineKink, “the kinky film festival,” returns to Chicago for a hot, one-night stand. CineKink: Chicago will begin at 7pm with a screening of the shorts program, Best of CineKink/2015, followed by the feature […]

By |September 17th, 2015|Entertainment, Events, News|0 Comments

SELF 2015

SELF’s 20th anniversary did not disappoint! As the longest running southeast event of it’s size it was a nonstop celebration. One of the highlights was a Boot’s n Cigar party that latest to the wee hours overlooking the Atlanta skyline. To celebrate 20 years, they threw a dance and opened their show with puppies and […]

By |September 6th, 2015|Events US, News|0 Comments

SoCal Drummer 2015

The inaugural SoCal Drummer 2015 fetish weekend was held Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26 in San Diego, CA. The weekend contained five events, opening with the meet and greet which contained the introductions of contestants and judges; demonstrations by the contestants; BDSM 101 teachings with the cooperation of CLUB X, SD; and an […]

By |September 5th, 2015|News|0 Comments

IGNITE – Southwest Leather Conference 2016

Ignite your passions and let the fire within you glow at Southwest Leather Conference. Share in the warmth of your tribe at the annual gathering of leather, sex and spirit in Phoenix on January 21-24, 2016

You can kindle a spark or add fuel to your burning desire with innovative workshops, panels, and discussion groups. […]

By |September 4th, 2015|Events US, News|0 Comments

Under Full Sail: Tracing the Story of Trade-Winds of Chicago, Inc.

by Rob Ridinger

How do you pull back the past of a leather club that was only in existence for a few short years and is remembered (if at all) only in artifacts scattered across the country in dusty trophy cases or by old friendship pins on vests given by brothers who have long since […]

By |September 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

ILS/b – ICBB 2016

Join Master Todd and slave elizabeth as they navigate the hot fun this weekend at the International LeatherSir/leatherboy and International Community Bootblack event in Dallas, TX.

By |September 3rd, 2015|Contests, Events US|0 Comments

Iowa Leather Weekend

It’s time to get corn holed. Iowa Leather Weekend returns October 9-11, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.

The 27th Annual Iowa Leather Weekend is quickly approaching. The producers recently announced their judging panel and tally staff. For full weekend details, please visit: http://www.iowaleatherweekend.com.

Judges Panel

Rob Kreisinger-Denk – Mr. IA […]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Events US, News|0 Comments

NLA: International 2015 Writing Awards

National Leather Association: International, a leading organization for activists in the pansexual SM/leather community, announced the winners for excellence in literary works in SM/leather/fetish writing published in 2014. The judges received a great number of nominations this year and judging in most categories was quite difficult with such exemplary pieces of writing.

Winner of the […]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Books, News|0 Comments

South Plains Leatherfest 2016

Come on home – Registration is open for 2016!

Whether you’re interested in Master/slave relationships or cutting edge SM – or both — you’ll find what you’re looking for at South Plains Leatherfest-International Master/slave Weekend in Dallas, Texas on March 11-13, 2016.

South Plains offers two seminar “tracks” featuring some of the community’s best-known and most experienced […]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Events US, News|0 Comments

Judges Announced For Mr. Palm Springs Leather

Palm Springs Leather Order of the Desert (PSLOD) recently announced the lineup of judges for the Mr. Palm Springs Leather Contest to be held at 7 pm on Saturday, Oct 31st at 7 pm at the Palm Springs Convention Center on the Grand Concourse during Leather Pride Weekend. The esteemed panel includes (in alphabetical order):

Esteban […]

By |September 1st, 2015|Events US, News|0 Comments