Art

LA&M to Show “Family Tree” Exhibit in June

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 printed […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Art, Entertainment, News|0 Comments

Tom of Finland Foundation Highlighted in MOCA U Film

Touko Laaksonen, better known as Tom of Finland, is a famed erotic artist and queer icon whose legacy spans multiple generations.

Tom of Finland Foundation continues to embody and celebrate his contributions to both erotic art and the queer community, and a poignant short film is now providing visibility to the Foundation itself and Durk Dehner, […]

By |April 9th, 2014|Art, Community, Film, History, Interviews|0 Comments

Tom of Finland Exhibit Nearing End at MOCA

Artist Richard Hawkins tours Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland, the first American museum exhibition devoted to the art of Mizer (1922-1992) and Touko Laaksonen, a.k.a. “Tom of Finland” (1920-1991), at MOCA Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. Hawkins, who guest co-curated the exhibition with MOCA Curator Bennett Simpson, examines selections from the first-ever presentation […]

By |January 21st, 2014|Art, Events US, Film, News|0 Comments

We Fetish International Photo Award

For most kink men and women there is something that usually identifies them – their fetish for gear. The clothes and accessories they were, the gear they use in their play. For many the gear and look is as important to them as the sex itself, sites such as GearFetish and BLUF exist to celebrate […]

By |December 30th, 2013|Art, Contests, Events Europe|0 Comments

Interview @ The Tom of Finland Foundation

Check out the latest interview focusing on Tom of Finland with Durk Dehner and Sharpe of the ToF Foundation.

From the YouTube about:

Famed erotic artist Tom of Finland made as much of an impact on the lives of individual men as he did on the history of masculine representation. On a palm tree-lined street in Echo […]

By |October 31st, 2013|Art, Interviews|0 Comments

Misfit’s Day Speech

The misfits are known for their infamous parodies so I thought this appropriate for them. For those that are fans of the original work, I hope you don’t make me suffer the slings and arrows from my words. Well, maybe the slings.

Years ago I broke tradition as President of NLA to award these men with […]

By |October 17th, 2013|Art, Clubs, History, Opinion, People|1 Comment

Sex-Ed Book Project Gains Major Attention

A new sex-ed project called Girl Sex 101 has gained a lot of attention and kickstarter funding via the social media world. Girl Sex 101 is a “feminist, pleasure-positive, and consent-oriented sex education to help women of all orientations and experience levels understand their bodies and those of their partners.”  It’s comics meet sex-ed, with tasteful, […]

By |October 5th, 2013|Art, Books, Entertainment, Interviews, News, People|0 Comments

A Poem To A Master

by David Stein
I love the predatory way you eye me sometimes, like a tasty unclaimed morsel — the lone canapé on a plate or the last chocolate truffle —

then swoop in and gleefully take me, using my throat or ass to get yourself off while keeping my tackle locked down, useless without your key.

I love how […]

By |September 20th, 2013|Art, Entertainment, People|0 Comments

Keep Your Timber Limber (Works on Paper)

This week sees the opening of a new exhibition entitled ‘Keep Your Timber Limber (Works on Paper)’ at The Institute of Contemporary Art in London, UK.
The exhibition explores how artists since the 1940s to the present day have used drawing to address ideas critical and current to their time, ranging from the politics of gender […]

By |June 16th, 2013|Art, Events Europe|0 Comments

HIDE

The Leather Archives & Museum recently announced the opening of its newest exhibition:  HIDE.  The exhibit will run from June 21, 2013 – January 5, 2014

The opening reception is on Friday, June 21st 2013 at 9:00 PM and admission is free.

The LA&M also announced that Karl and Caren from Art On Leather will attend the […]

By |May 16th, 2013|Art, Events US|1 Comment

Masturbate!

May is National Masturbation Month in the US and recently I was able to attend a photo exhibit which celebrates masturbation! It was held in San Francisco at the Center for Sex and Culture, very fitting in my opinion. This exhibit was based on a blog started over two years ago by Shiloh McCabe, a […]

By |May 15th, 2013|Art|0 Comments

A Portrait of Painter Nagrom Morgan Monceaux

A Portrait of Painter Nagrom Morgan Monceaux

A Part of the Black N Leather Series: Artists, Authors and Activists By Tyesha Best, Leatherati Contributing Editor

Foreword: There are many persons of color that have given much of their artistic souls to help enrich, educate and make aware of what it is like to be a minority within […]

By |February 25th, 2013|Art, Entertainment, History, Interviews, News, People|1 Comment