Leland Carina

About Leland Carina

Leland Carina is a photographer, writer, and designer. She serves our community as Co-Editor in Chief for Leatherati.com, and is the Founder of the current San Francisco girls of Leather. She was honored to be a Leather Marshal for the 2012 San Francisco Pride Parade. Leland is currently assisting girls of Leather organizations to form and flourish in various cities across the country. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her boi and organizes three ongoing local events: Queer Leather Dinner, Service Social, and Under the Leather Umbrella. She is a proud member of the Portland Bad Girls. She currently writes a monthly column about the Portland Leather and Kink scene for PQMonthly.com.

Oregon Leather Pride 2014

PORTLAND, OR.

For those of you who have never been to Portland for Oregon Leather Pride Week, you are missing out on a great time. Every year for the first week in August there is a huge number of events to attend, culminating in the Mr and Ms Oregon Leather and Bootblack contest.

One of my favorite […]

By |August 14th, 2014|Community, Contests, Events, Events US, News|1 Comment

Interview with Tobin Britton

Check out this interview with Tobin Britton! Tobin has a long history of involvement with the leather community in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Listen in to find out about his recent experience as a judge for IML and what to look forward to from Blackout Leather Productions coming up in August.

 

More information about Oregon […]

By |July 14th, 2014|Interviews, News, People|0 Comments

Loren and Alex — guests for Under the Leather Umbrella

I’m so happy to have Leatherati’s own Loren Berthelsen and Alex Lindsay on their way to Portland, Oregon tomorrow to be guests for Under the Leather Umbrella! We will be doing an interview, plus an open Q and A with the audience. If you’re in Portland please join us at the Q Center from 1 […]

By |May 2nd, 2014|Events, Events US, Interviews, People|0 Comments

IMsL 2014 Contest Interview: Patty

International Ms Leather 2014 Contest Interview with Ms Leather Toronto Patty

Please keep in mind that this is paraphrased from my notes on the fly. This is in no way intended to be direct quotation, but rather offered to give readers a loose sense of what transpired.

Presentation segment

First, I wanted to take a moment to mention […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Contests, Interviews, People|0 Comments

IMsBB 2014 Contest Interview: Dara

International Ms Bootblack 2014 Contest Interview with Oregon State Bootblack Dara

Please keep in mind that this is paraphrased from my notes on the fly. This is in no way intended to be direct quotation, but rather offered to give readers a loose sense of what transpired.

Presentation segment (explaination of tech boot process)

The boot was an […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Contests, Interviews, News, People|0 Comments

IMsL 2014 Contest Interview: Nerine

International Ms Leather 2014 Contest Interview with Ms San Francisco Leather Nerine

Please keep in mind that this is paraphrased from my notes on the fly. This is in no way intended to be direct quotation, but rather offered to give readers a loose sense of what transpired.

Presentation segment

In The SM and leather scene, flagging is […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Contests, Interviews, People|0 Comments

IMsBB 2014 Contest Interview: Tabitha

International Ms Bootblack 2014 Contest Interview with slave Tabitha Arie

Please keep in mind that this is paraphrased from my notes on the fly. This is in no way intended to be direct quotation, but rather offered to give readers a loose sense of what transpired.

Presentation segment (explaination of tech boot)

I learned how to bootblack from […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Contests, Interviews, People|0 Comments

IMsL 2014 Contest Interview: Lynn

International Ms Leather 2014 Contest Interview with Great Lakes Ms Leather Pride Lynn

Please keep in mind that this is paraphrased from my notes on the fly. This is in no way intended to be direct quotation, but rather offered to give readers a loose sense of what transpired.

Presentation segment

(She’s setting up cinder blocks with pieces […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Contests, Interviews, People|0 Comments

IMsL 2014 Contest Interview: SubMissAnn

International Ms Leather 2014 Contest Interview with SubMissAnn

Please keep in mind that this is paraphrased from my notes on the fly. This is in no way intended to be direct quotation, but rather offered to give readers a loose sense of what transpired.

Presentation segment

I was told I am allowed to give you my book as […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Contests, Interviews, People|0 Comments

IMsL 2014 Contest Interview – Lydia

International Ms Leather 2014 Contest Interview with Ms Leather Sydney Lydia

Please keep in mind that this is paraphrased from my notes on the fly. This is in no way intended to be direct quotation, but rather offered to give readers a loose sense of what transpired.

Presentation segment

I haven’t rehearsed this. I had a hell of […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Contests, Interviews, People|1 Comment

IMsL 2014 Contest Interview: Flossie

International Ms Leather 2014 Contest Interview with Ms SELF 2013 Flossie

Please keep in mind that this is paraphrased from my notes on the fly. This is in no way intended to be direct quotation, but rather offered to give readers a loose sense of what transpired.

Presentation segment

To me, one of the most enjoyable things I […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Contests, Interviews, People|0 Comments

IMsL 2014 Contest Interview: Jenniffer Allen

International Ms Leather 2014 Contest Interview with Ms Iowa Leather Jenniffer Allen

Please keep in mind that this is paraphrased from my notes on the fly. This is in no way intended to be direct quotation, but rather offered to give readers a loose sense of what transpired.

Presentation segment

I am going to teach you how to […]

By |April 28th, 2014|Contests, Interviews, News, People|1 Comment