"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. "
Credit goes to Patty, IMsL 2014, for the juicy info on the changes and judges.
This year while at MAL, Jon Krongaard, a longtime board member of IML, announced that he was stepping down from day to day activity and that Joey McDonald would be stepping up to take on the role as Executive Director of […]
by Tyesha Best
Even as many use the title holding system to obtain their platform and their voice, we have started to question how heavily we rely on this system for activists and leaders for our community. One of the most important components of the title holding system is our judges. Judges are chosen based on […]
"This Valentine’s Day Weekend, Feb 13-15, instead of giving your significant a bouquet of roses and a box of chocolates, why not whip him or her into submission? This coming February, plan to attend the Alamo City Leather & Fetish Weekend being held at The Hilton San Antonio Hill Country Hotel & Spa near Sea World. The event weekend was conceived by Steven Parker, who as the winner of Houston Misfits’ first Mr. Third Coast Leather in 2012, promised to bring more leather and fetish to San Antonio. However, after making that commitment, Steven quickly became aware that various groups and clubs already existed in the Alamo City area, but there was no function or purpose to bring the gay, pan, and straight clubs in San Antonio together...."
November 17, 2014, San Francisco, California — The second SF Bay Area Sober in Leather Contest took place on November 15, 2014 at SF Citadel and saw the selection of Mr. and Ms. SF Sober Leather 2015 and SF Sober Kinkster 2015 in front of a full audience. The Saturday night contest show was emceed […]
November 14, 2014, San Jose, California — The Santa Clara County Leather Association’s 17th Leather Weekend took place on November 7-9, 2014 and saw the selection of Mr. and Ms. Santa Clara County Leather 2014 in front of a packed audience at Renegades Bar in San Jose.
The winners, named among a field of four contestants, […]
The Mr. Palm Springs Leather contest, a cornerstone of Palm Springs Leather Pride, saw 5 HOT contestants vie for the title of Mr. Palm Springs Leather 2015. When the last judges scores were tallied in an incredibly close race, the winner was Clifton Tatum (Mr. Tool Shed 2015) (click here for a high res photo), […]
"Sirs, boys, and puppies OH MY! February 27 - March 1, 2015 the Sirs, boys, and puppies are taking over the Southeast in Charleston, South Carolina at the Connections Nite Club! Southeast LeatherSIR, Southeast Leatherboy, Southeast Puppy, and Southeast Trainer titles will all be awarded during the awesome and historic weekend in Charlestown, South Carolina."
The annual Midwest Leather Weekend in St Louis, Missouri took place the first weekend of October. Leather folk locally and from surrounding states converged on the Bad Dog Bar & Grill for parties, fetish seminars and the Mr Midwest Leather and Midwest Puppy contests.
Once again the two contests were held the same night, with their […]
International Person of Leather announced that Lady Catherine Gross has been selected to produce the first SouthEast Person of Leather Contest at SouthEast Leatherfest’s twentieth anniversary to be held June 18-21, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Co-Founders of the International Person of Leather Contest, Master Tallen, Mr. Andrew Love, and slave Jazz are thrilled to welcome Lady […]