“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

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

Leather Life Photography Contest-Extended to Feb 8

"The Goal of the Leather Life Photography Contest is to explore and exhibit the various avenues, and intricate ideals of the "Leather Lifestyle". This includes a raw exploration of an individuals view point of their life and of those that live in Leather. Photography brings an unspoken awareness, connection and insight into many journeys. "

By |January 23rd, 2015|Art, Contests, Entertainment|0 Comments

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