Events Australia

Meanwhile Down Under

This happened in Australia in 2013 – The Inaugural Australian Master/slave contest, with SyrMaddog and Aimizuki taking the honors with first runners up Trans Bear and Alex deBoot.

Full story after the jump

By |February 20th, 2014|Contests, Events Australia|0 Comments

News to Abuse: Center for Sex and Culture – ForteFemme – Brisbane Leather Pride

Leathermen's Discussion Group
The next meeting of the LDG happens on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 and the featured panelists are co-founders and principals of San Francisco's premier resource for all things sexual, the Center For Sex and Culture.
Carol Queen and Robert Lawrence will talk about their own roles in the erotic evolution of San Francisco's leather/kink/fetish […]

By |August 10th, 2012|Events Australia, Events US|0 Comments

News to Abuse: Taboo Play – Race Bannon – Brisbane Leather Pride

Taboo Play with Mollena Williams
The Leathermen's Discussion Group is this Wednesday, August 24, 2011 form 7:30 – 9:30 pm at Blow Buddies Upstairs Community Room, 933 Harrison Street in San Francisco.  Leatherati Correspondent Leland Carina will report on the meeting for those you you who cannot attend.
If you have ever had a scene that lured you with […]

By |August 23rd, 2011|Events Australia, Events US|0 Comments

New Leather Group in Melbourne

From the Star Observer Online
A new Melbourne gay and lesbian leather association will be set up after concerns Melbourne Leather Pride (MLP) is not adequately representing the leather community and was unable to stage many of this year’s Leather Pride events.
Health promotion worker Nathan Niessen announced the new group — with the working name […]

By |July 19th, 2011|Clubs, Events Australia|0 Comments

News to Abuse: Down Under, Leather Love, "Beat Me" Controversy

Melbourne Leather Pride Returns
After being postponed twice in 2010, Melbourne Leather Pride(MLP) opens today and is set to excite Melbourne from 8 to 26 April with both barrels blazing. MLP is Australia’s premier Leather festival, celebrating and showcasing the culture and diversity of Australia’s leather and fetish communities.
Compete story after the jump
Leather love, compassion: mentorship
Sir Mike […]

By |April 8th, 2011|Events Australia, Events US, Politics|0 Comments

News to Abuse: Down Under, Leather Love, “Beat Me” Controversy

Melbourne Leather Pride Returns
After being postponed twice in 2010, Melbourne Leather Pride(MLP) opens today and is set to excite Melbourne from 8 to 26 April with both barrels blazing. MLP is Australia’s premier Leather festival, celebrating and showcasing the culture and diversity of Australia’s leather and fetish communities.
Compete story after the jump
Leather love, compassion: mentorship
Sir Mike […]

By |April 8th, 2011|Events Australia, Events US, Politics|0 Comments

News to Abuse – Black Party Virgin, Kinky is not Crazy,

Can you use "Black Party" and "Virgin" together? 

 
Kinky does not equal Crazy
Check out this article from Perry Tsai of the Daily Tar Heel on the issues of equating kinky with psychotic. 
 
Get ready for Melbourne Leather Pride
April 8 – 26 the leather heads Down Under with a plenitude of hot events.  More info here.

By |March 25th, 2011|Events Australia|1 Comment

Sydney Leather Pride Week 2010

 New Sydney Leather Pride Association (SLPA) president Rod Spark is a man on a mission — to make Sydney’s leather and fetish community feel comfortable wearing their outfits of choice when and where they please.Leather Pride Week 2010 — which runs July 10-17 — will mark the beginning of that mission. A week where Sydney Leather Pride will refocus and refresh its commitment to the community.“Leather Pride Week has always been an evolving and growing event. We always try to provide something fresh for our community, be it new venues or new events and this year will be no different,” Spark told Sydney Star Observer.

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By |June 30th, 2010|Events Australia|0 Comments

Australia May Sit Out IML 2010

This from the Sydney Star ObserverAustralia may not have an entrant at this year’s International Mr Leather (IML) event after critical sponsorship fell through at the eleventh hour.
Sydney-based business Rainbow Tourism – a member of the International Gay and Lesbian Tourism Association – says it is unable to honour its sponsorship agreement to fly current Australian leather champion Josh Burrows to the May 28 Chicago event.Competition organiser Alex Schoeffel said the business, which pledged two air fares to Chicago and accommodation, had “dishonored” its sponsorship agreement, casting doubt over the future of the Mr Leather Australia/New Zealand competition.“It’s extremely disappointing for the sustainability of the [national] leather festival because it jars the community confidence in the contest,” Schoeffel told Sydney Star Observer.

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By |May 3rd, 2010|Current Affairs, Events Australia|0 Comments

Gear up for the weekend of March 5

 

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By |March 3rd, 2010|Bars, Clubs, Contests, Events Australia, Events US|0 Comments

Gear up for the weekend of February 19, 2010

Gear Up for the February 19 Weekend
 

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By |February 17th, 2010|Bars, Contests, Events Australia, Events Canada, Events US|0 Comments

News to Abuse: Mr Leatherman Vancouver – No Results for Felching – Holiday Inter-Club Party

Another leather dude for the dais  Priape, in collaboration with the Knights Of Malta present the Mr Leatherman Vancouver 2010 contest.  It's all happening the weekend of December 4 and 5.Friday night is the Meet and Greet at Numbers Cabaret followed by the Launch Party at PumpJack Pub and ending up at a Play Party […]

By |December 1st, 2009|Contests, Current Affairs, Events Australia|0 Comments