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.

interview with Micky Rebel

I had a chance to catch up with Oregon State Bootblack 2015 Micky Rebel. She was a great sport and did the interview while holding my chicken Jorge! (Named for Jorge Vieto in San Francisco.) Thank you Micky!

By | June 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Interview with Mr. Oregon State Leather 2015 Cole Miner

There are some exciting things happening in the Portland Leather scene! I was hearing ripples from friends as far away as San Francisco about a new, very active men's club called Flaggers PDX, as well as whispers about a new rubber club. When I asked for more details it seemed that there was one common [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|Interviews, People|0 Comments

Update from Leland Carina

Those of you who read Leatherati loyally may be wondering where I have gone. There’s a story, if you care to read. When I first started engaging in Leather and kink in the Bay Area many years ago it felt so fresh to me. It was exciting, cutting edge, and being a sexually deviant outlaw [...]

By | November 25th, 2014|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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