Master/slave Conference Dedicated to Lady Lynette

MsC 2015 will be dedicated to the memory of Lady Lynette, who passed away on March 3, 2015. The Executive Committee for MsC 2015 has decided to honor her by dedicating MsC 2015 in her memory.

The Legacy of Lady Lynette:

MsC Associate Producer since 2009
Member of the MTTA Board of Directors since 2008
Deputy Director of the […]

By |March 24th, 2015|Events US, Passings|0 Comments

Iowa Leather 2015

Iowa Leather Weekend 2015 preparations are in full swing.

The 27th Annual Iowa Leather Weekend returns October 9-11th, 2015. This year ILW is pleased to announce some changes to better accommodate the guests and community that have supported them these past 27 years.

The Quality Inn at Wells Fargo arena will play host with […]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Events US, News|0 Comments

Stories from Sydney: Sydney Leather Pride Association

by KL Joy
A beautiful capture from the Pre-Mardi Gras 2015 Fetish Cocktail night, by the talented Medousa Karagiannis, was this image of the some of the  past six and current presidents of the Sydney Leather Pride Association.

The image is poignant and shows great respect and a strong sense of history.

 
L-R: Gary Kennedy, ‘Webby’ Webster, Aaron […]

By |March 19th, 2015|Events, Events Australia|0 Comments

International Master and slave 2015

The winners of IM/s 2015:Master Kevin and slave FairyCongratulations to the winners and all the contestants. 

By |March 14th, 2015|Contests, Events US|0 Comments

Meet SA Leather from South Africa

'SA Leather South Africa is a Non Profit [142-496 NPO] Pan sexual membership-based organization for anyone interested in exploring and participating in the leather/BDSM/fetish lifestyle, whose purpose is to develop character and leadership in the spirit of the leather community, community service, public education, charitable outreach, and social reform without discrimination of any kind. Promoting the health and well-being of all our members, educating each other and those around us. Working together with volunteers, regardless of age, ethnic origin, ability, gender, sexual orientation, belief or political affiliation."

By |March 3rd, 2015|Clubs, Events, News|0 Comments

Southwest Leather Conference 2015 Wrap Up

Attending Southwest Leather Conference (SWLC) consistently reminds me of Garrison Keillor’s description of the residents of Lake Wobegon as each and every attendee manages to be strong, good looking, and well above average.

The 2015 edition of SWLC began in earnest with a welcome back reception and the simultaneous opening of the bootblack lounge down the […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Events, Events US, News|0 Comments

Papa Bear Wins First-Ever IPOL

Papa Bear was selected as the first-ever International Person of Leather at the 3-day Sin in the City weekend held in Las Vegas, NV.

The International Person of Leather Contest is a celebration of the diversity in the Leather Community. The title of Person of Leather exists to promote that diversity.

International Person of Leather […]

By |March 1st, 2015|Contests, Events US, News|0 Comments

SIN IN THE CITY keynote speech, Las Vegas, March 1, 2015

I seem to have reached that inevitable stage of living when I am, not obsessed, but fascinated by the question of how my life turned out the way it did, rather than some other way.

I’m not unhappy. I’m the happiest person I know. But when the first digit of your age becomes a six, it’s […]

By |March 1st, 2015|Events, Events US, Opinion, People|8 Comments

News From Down Under: What’s Happening in Australia? A Look At Melbourne!

"First of all, my name is KL Joy, I’m an Australian author of BDSM inspired erotica, a Leatherwoman walking an amazing journey along side courageous people and I’d like to share some of that story with you. Our leather communities down here are centred on the Melbourne and Sydney cities. They are about 800 km (approx 500 miles) apart, yet the divide between these two communities and the pride we hold in our home towns has a rivalry that dates back to the settlement by Englishmen and convicts in 1788!"

By |February 27th, 2015|Community, Events, Events Australia, News|1 Comment

SEAL Releases Workshop Presenter and Vendor Line-Ups

"Celebrate the return of leather to Charleston, SC at the Connections Niteclub, February 27 - March 1, 2015. This is the first regional leather contest weekend that has been held in the city, and also is bringing leather back to its roots, as the venue was formerly the Charleston Eagle, many years ago! Come and be apart of this history making weekend!"

By |January 21st, 2015|Events, Events US|0 Comments

Add Your Events to the Leatherati Calendar

"Leatherati has its own D-I-Y Calendar that community members can use to place their own events. You can even enhance your submission by submitting photos via email as well! If you are new to our site or have not yet used our Calendar Tab, here is a quick tutorial on how to place your event and let the world know what's happening in your area!"

By |January 19th, 2015|Events, News|0 Comments

Venue Change: SFLDG Program – Are Leather Titles Necessary?

Venue Change!

Are Leather Titles Necessary? will now be held at

San Francisco LGBT Community Center
Rainbow Room
1800 Market Street, San Francisco

7:30-9:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 28, 2015

For more information, see the LDG web site
SFLDG.org

By |January 19th, 2015|Events, News|0 Comments