"*** For Immediate Release *** June 13, 2015 – The Southeastern Alliance of Leather announced the dates for the 2016 Southeastern Alliance of Leather (S.E.A.L.) Weekend contest dates and judging panel at Southeast Leatherfest 2015 Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia. Additionally, the S.E.A.L region has expanded to include the states of Virginia and Florida for its contest starting the 2016 contest season. The contest and workshops will be held July 28, 2016 – July 31, 2016 and the following judges have been confirmed:"
Next up in our series of contestant speeches from IML 2015 – Greg King – Mr. Maryland Leather 2015 and Luis Tipantasig- Mr. Chicago Leather 2015.
Everyone came out of IML 2015 talking about the amazing group of men who competed this year and especially the men who made the top 20 cut. Leatherati’s Dream Team was on hand to capture much of the action, especially the speeches which we’ll be sharing with you over the next few days.
First up are […]
"OMsL is pleased and honored to announce the First Annual Lady Lynette Service Award, to be awarded during this years event. Lady Lynette was much loved, and contributed greatly to not just the Midwest, but the community as a whole. Known around the country for her tireless contributions, Lady Lynette will be dearly missed by all."
"May, 25 2015 Chicago, IL. International Mr Leather has released the rankings of the Top 20 Leathermen who competed this weekend at IML 37. Congratulations to them and great job to all 52 Leathermen who competed!"
"The Leatherati IML 2015 Team is eager to keep you updated with minute to minute coverage of all the contest portions. Also, something new for you to check out this year is The IML Home Game...."
"May 7, 2016 From the Producers of Leatherman of Color Chicago, Illinois. Temporarily Gone, But NEVER truly forgotten. Back by extreme Popular DEMAND! Mufasa’s Pride Production presents THE LEATHERMAN OF COLOR XIII CONTEST at BLACKOUT XX Men or Color have reached an unrelenting stage within the Leather community and are continuing to make strides. Channeling Men such as Ron Moore, D, Cannon, Caine Berlinger, Ric Morris, Graylin Thornton, Mufasa Ali, Sir Dexter, Lance Hoffman, Dee Mal, Sir Dre, Ramien Pierre, Jeffrey Williams and “Doc” Hoskins Jr., the Leatherman of Color is determined to present distinguished men who are leaders in and around their communities and will make a difference where it is needed."
Michael and Angie Shorten, International Master/slave 2014, are pleased to announce that they have formed the Illinois Leather Alliance to produce the Illinois Leather titles contest, starting in 2016. The contest will be held on March 18th and 19th, 2016 at it’s traditional location – Touché – known as “Chicago’s Leather Bar Since 1977.”
“We are […]
Austin’s premier bear bar, the Iron Bear hosted the first Annual Mr. Leather Bear Austin contest on April 18-19, 2015. The contest featured a diverse group of five contestants and at the end Pup Mufasa was named the winner while Shawn and his magnificent beard was named first runner up.
The contest activities began on Friday […]
This year the contest started with a salute to all the countries but not without first speaking to the first nations and asking their welcome.
Our Co-Emcees for the Contest are Sara Vibes and Ashely Young!
Sara Vibes was born and raised in New York City. She is a black, polyamorous, queer, kinky, dandy top heavy […]