"Here at Leatherati, it is my goal to showcase as many aspects of the Leather, BDSM and Kink Communities. Our community is diverse with a plethora of sub groups- one being the pups and Handlers/Trainers. The pup community has been around for decades, and in recent years an influx of individuals joining this subgroup has propelled this subculture to the forefront nationally. New local clubs, social media groups and contests have sprung from in various cities across the country. The pup community, like all of our other sub communities, is not without its challenges."
Leatherati Woof! Series, will be making its debut starting the first full week in October 5-11. Leatherati needs your help to pull this amazing week off! Here is a little of what we need:
All pup and handler clubs can submit info about their clubs and members. A short feature for each club will be accepted. What […]
by Tyesha Best
When our proud Leatherfolk talk about our culture, especially in our speeches and in social media rants, we talk about brotherhood and sisterhood and our bonds that hold us together. We lament at times about the lack of integrity and honor from some of our peers. We turn noses up at irresponsibility […]
Let’s Talk About S-E-X!- Call for Submissions
Our next Leatherati Series will be about SEX! When introducing what our Leatherati S-E-X Series will be, we first must define our subject.
Taken from several dictionaries, sex is defined as:
Noun- 1. Physical activity in which people touch each other’s bodies, kiss each other, etc: physical activity that […]
Never Say Never- Tips, Tricks and Erotic Inspiration For Lovers, grasps at your hand and guides you through exploring how sex can be when thinking outside of the box. Starting at the simpler fetishes and heading towards the deeper, edgier fetishes including 24/7 submission. Never Say Never, a diverse anthology, teaches you that exploring […]
Welcome to Leatherati’s newest series: HIV/AIDs. In this series you will hear from a select few individuals of our Leather Community who offer their personal stories, views on the newest medications available, the controversies surrounding PrEP and more. These group of individuals opened up their hearts, their time and very deep emotions concerning this […]
Tristan Taormino has written a near pamphlet sized book divulging some of the most absolutely necessary concepts needed to navigate kink, for those fresh perverts seeking to navigate BDSM with ease and confidence. 50 Shades of Kink, is a sex-positive introduction of the more artistic passions of sexual activity that allows for a bite-sized […]
The Leather Archives & Museum (LA&M) will be featuring a two-part exhibition starting on June 13th lasting 6-months till mid-December. A Leatherwoman of many talents, Hromovy, will be the featured artist as the LA&M makes room for her work, “Family Tree”, a fresh photographic portrayal of our Leatherfolk.
Hromovy’s “Family Tree” is an installation piece […]
Leathermen Paper Dudes is a fun companion to Thom Magister’s Biker Bar: Bikes, Beer & Boys, of which if you haven’t purchased sexy work, you should! Magister once again shows his talent of camera and Photoshop expertise, creating an enjoyable collector’s book that portrays Leathermen as paper dolls. These paper man dolls come with […]
Leatherati’s Next Series will be on HIV/AIDS. The GLBT community was very heavily affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, which resulted in extraordinary losses of many of our brothers, sisters, club members, clubs and history in a very short period of time. Though we have come a long way since its first discovery decades ago, […]
Though he calls himself a nerd and others call his work Erotic Macramé or Shibari, I call him an Erotic Evangelist-a world traveler, teaching the gospels of sexuality and spirituality, working endlessly to erase boundaries and stigmas separating the two. Lee Harrington is releasing his catechism on more advanced Shibari that answers all the questions […]
Night in Black Leather
UNIFORMS-The 20th Anniversary Show
For Immediate Release
Houston, TX. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Night in Black Leather, or NIBL for short. Originally created by Don Gill of Don Gill Productions, this annual entertainment show raises funds for local charities, often focusing on HIV/AIDS in the Houston community.
“Twenty years ago I […]