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

Toronto Leather Pride 2015 Wrap-Up

As the Parapan Am Games were ramping up in Toronto, so was this year’s Toronto Leather Pride Weekend (August 6th-9th, 2015).

The “opening ceremonies” for the weekend started with SALUTE! at Crews & Tango where the the 2015 Titleholder Team – Mr. Leatherman Toronto 2015 Brett Murden, Ms. Leather Toronto 2015 Luca, and Toronto Puppy 2014 […]

By |August 25th, 2015|Community, Contests, Events Canada, News, Shopping|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."

By |July 23rd, 2015|Community, Entertainment, News|0 Comments

Folsom Forever – Interview With Director Mike Skiff

On the heels of his success with Kink Crusaders, director Mike Skiff is back with another excellent documentary.  Folsom Forever has been burning up the indie film circuit this last year and is poised for much wider distribution with the release to video on demand on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 on various sites including iTunes.

We […]

By |June 7th, 2015|Entertainment, News|0 Comments

IML & IMBB 2015 Class 37 Contestant Numbers Are In!

"The IML Home Game has done major work in procuring the contestant numbers for both the IML and IMBB 2015 class. Thanks to all of those who contributed to help get this list together! As the competition starts tonight, check out the IML Home Game group for statistics and "Super Bowl" style banter with some of the biggest die hard IML fans around! And without further ado, here are the contestants and their numbers:"

By |May 22nd, 2015|Entertainment, Events, People|0 Comments

Leatherati Live From IML 2015!!!!!!

"The Leatherati IML 2015 Team is eager to keep you updated with minute to minute coverage of all the contest portions. Also, something new for you to check out this year is The IML Home Game...."

By |May 21st, 2015|Contests, Entertainment, Events, Live Blogs|0 Comments

“Colorful Shades of BDSM & M/s” Exhibit Opens Today at Leather Archives

Beginning today, May 21st, the Guest Artist Gallery at the Leather Archives & Museum opens Morris Taylor's "Colorful Shades of BDSM & M/s". The GAG will showcase many of his watercolor paintings that will be available for viewing till January 2016. Today, opening reception for Master Morris' exhibit will be from 7 pm-9 pm. This reception is free to the public and visitors must be at least 18 yrs old.

By |May 9th, 2015|Art, Entertainment, News|0 Comments

Semi-Finalists Announced for 2015 NLA-I Writing Awards

National Leather Association – International (NLA-I), a leading organization for activists in the pansexual SM/leather/fetish community, announced today the semi-finalists for its annual writing awards. Named after activists and writers Geoff Mains, John Preston, Pauline Reage, Cynthia Slater, and the groundbreaking organization Samois, they are awarded annually to recognize excellence in writing and publishing […]

By |April 30th, 2015|Awards, Entertainment, News|0 Comments

On The Road (Again) with Ms Toy

"by Sarah Essex You will be hard pressed to pull up a BDSM video and not find a TAZapper. That annoying little device was the brainchild of Ms Toy (Sarah Essex) and for years she took it and a lot of other great items on the road to events under the TOY’s TOYS business name. The TOY’s TOYS roadshow is no more. Things change…."

By |April 25th, 2015|Entertainment, Products, Shopping|0 Comments

CineKink Announces Award Winners at Twelfth Annual Kinky Film Festival

Rounding out multiple days of screenings and parties in its twelfth anniversary appearance, organizers for CineKink NYC/2015 announced the recipients of awards in a range of categories during the film festival’s closing celebrations held on Sunday, March 1, 2015

“It was an especially tight competition this year,” noted Lisa Vandever, CineKink co-founder and director, as she […]

By |March 31st, 2015|Film, News|0 Comments

Flashback to SF in the 70’s

Ran across this great article on Slate about what it was like to be a gay man in 1970s San Francisco.

Street Fashion Jock is soooo my new look!

Check it out after the jump.

By |March 24th, 2015|Art, History|0 Comments

Leather Life Photography Contest Winners

The Winners of the Leather Life Photography Contest have been chosen.

It was an honor to have so many amazing photographs submitted to the contest. Each of the Contestants photographs will be put up on the We are Leather Women website, along side some of our Judges personal favorites.

WINNERS & PLACEMENT

1st Place – Zoe Gemelli of […]

By |March 7th, 2015|Art, News|0 Comments