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

A Dominatrix reviews “The History & Art of the Dominatix” by Anne O Nomis

When I was asked to review the new release “The History & Arts of the Dominatrix” by Anne O Nomis, my first thought was “ Oh god, not another book on being a dominatrix.” Over the last few years, the market has flooded with fluff about domination, BDSM and our lifestyle. Most of what I [...]

By | January 13th, 2015|Books|1 Comment

Leatherati S-E-X Series: “Breathing” by Tenille Brown

Since the release of my first book as editor released from Cleis Press in July, I've gotten many interesting inquiries during different times and at various appearances. At my reading, which took place at Charis Books in Atlanta, an attendee wanted to know how many of my stories was in the book. Another wanted to know if [...]

By | August 7th, 2014|Books, Entertainment|2 Comments

Never Say Never Book Review- A Call to Explore More!

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 kinks [...]

By | June 20th, 2014|Books, News, Opinion|0 Comments

“Heartbeat” Finalist for 2014 International Book Awards

American Book Fest announced that HEARTBEAT: Musings on Leather and Leadership by Thomas Smith (Alternate Publishing) has been honored as a finalist in THE 2014 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS (IBA) in the category of Gay and Lesbian Nonfiction on May 21, 2014. Thomas Smith said, "This is great national recognition and I am beyond thrilled!" Heartbeat: [...]

By | May 22nd, 2014|Books, Current Affairs|0 Comments

NLA Writing Award Finalists

National Leather Association: International (NLA-I), a leading organization for activists in the pansexual SM/leather/fetish community, announced today the 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 about Leather, [...]

By | May 21st, 2014|Books, Current Affairs|0 Comments

50 Shades of Kink-A Solid Starting Point For New Kinksters

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 taste [...]

By | May 3rd, 2014|Books, Entertainment, News|0 Comments

Carter Johnson Leather Library – Video Tour

The 3rd annual BOLD conference took place the weekend of February 21-23, 2014 in Burbank, CA. The conference included the first-time appearance of the Carter Johnson Leather Library on the West Coast. The producers, at considerable expense, sponsored Vi Johnson, aka Mama Vi, to bring almost half of the full library to the Burbank Marriott. [...]

By | March 4th, 2014|Books, Events US, History, Interviews|0 Comments

Erotic Evangelist Lee Harrington Set to Release New Shibari Book

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 an [...]

By | February 22nd, 2014|Books, Interviews|0 Comments

The Toybag Guide to Chastity Play

The amazing Mistress Simone has a new guide on the market and it's all about not having sex. Huh? Chastity, of course! From the Amazon blurb: What's so sexy about not having sex? Everything, says Mistress Simone - when chastity is enforced by a hot dominant and backed by the right attitude and equipment. In [...]

By | February 5th, 2014|Books, News|0 Comments

Biker Bar Book A Provocative Portrayal of Gay Leather History

History has had a love affair with Leather.Biker Bar: Bikes, Beer & Boys introduces an exciting new concept using highly realistic images of hand created physiques. The carefully crafted scenes are serenaded by historical anthems revealing the art of sex-infused competitions, fashion, and cruising that spans five decades. Words and visuals intertwine creating a vibrant [...]

By | January 29th, 2014|Books, Interviews, People|3 Comments

Sex-Ed Book Project Gains Major Attention

Drawing by KD, Salacious Magazine: Voyeurism Issue 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 [...]

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