Fetish, My Way

As a young boy, I grew up in a small town surrounded by restricted mentalities and minimalistic ideals. I faced oppression at every turn from people who used any and all means possible to stifle individuality and creative expression. I’ve come a long way from that little boy in Orono playing on the school yard with [...]

By | October 1st, 2014|Community, Opinion|4 Comments

Fetishmen Gets Major Overhaul

Canadian-founded Fetishmen Networks announced today the upgraded and improved fetishmen.net. Following a complete re-write of the site and its features, users are now able to connect more with the people they share interests with. From leather to rubber, bondage to cigars, the new Fetishmen site intends to help men of all sexual orientations connect with [...]

By | July 25th, 2014|Current Affairs|0 Comments

I Would Like a Money Slave

I would like a no-strings, money slave. I would like someone who would send me money and I wouldn't have to do anything in return. Why should they do this? Because I'm a dominant, of course! I think I'm capable of having many money slaves. I think that I could have a whole Internet-harem of [...]

By | April 29th, 2014|Opinion|0 Comments

LA&M 2014-2015 Visiting Scholar Program

The Leather Archives & Museum [LA&M] announced the 2014 - 2015 Visiting Scholar Program at the Leather Archives & Museum for the Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 academic terms. A stipend of $1,000 will be awarded to one recipient scholar to conduct research using the collections of the LA&M. A travel reimbursement allowance of up [...]

By | February 4th, 2014|History, News|0 Comments

E-Cigars: The Next Generation of Play

Written by Squeaker Imp (Steven Disney) Most of what happens in our lifestyle is based on the sensory of our environment. It only seems appropriate to open this article by setting such a stage. It’s a Saturday night in a dark bar where a man sits adorned in leather. Abootblack at service and boy fetching for his [...]

By | February 3rd, 2014|Entertainment, Products|1 Comment

Alamo City Leather & Fetish Weekend

San Antonio will host its first weekend-long leather and fetish event the weekend of March 21st thru 23rd, 2014,. The Alamo City Leather & Fetish Weekend is a continuation of the Alamo City Leather & Fetish Ball, which occurred last March. The prior event was a one night party and show at the Silver Dollar [...]

By | January 30th, 2014|Community, Contests, Events US|0 Comments

The Road to Now

Photo by Michael Rosen If you have been reading my blog, you know sexual diversity has always attracted me despite my very anti gay french upbringing. San Francisco was my ticket to freedom. Follow me down memory lane and meet my mentors. In 1980, KQED-TV, the San Francisco Public Broadcasting channel, produced and [...]

By | January 28th, 2014|History|0 Comments

The Answer is No, So Don’t Be a PA

I have been on way too many boards and planning committees in my life. Don't get me wrong, I love meetings as much as I love lists, but sometimes humanity is not very good at flowing with the changes that keep organizations and relationships together. Cause really, most boards and committees are working relationships and [...]

By | September 8th, 2013|Community, Opinion|1 Comment

Keep Your Timber Limber (Works on Paper)

This week sees the opening of a new exhibition entitled ‘Keep Your Timber Limber (Works on Paper)' at The Institute of Contemporary Art in London, UK. The exhibition explores how artists since the 1940s to the present day have used drawing to address ideas critical and current to their time, ranging from the politics of [...]

By | June 16th, 2013|Art, Events Europe|0 Comments

Live at Alamo City Leather Fetish Ball

Leatherati correspondents Master Todd and slave elizabeth are live this weekend at the Alamo City Leather Fetish Ball! Check it out here

By | March 22nd, 2013|Events US|0 Comments

The Journey: Treading the Waters of BDSM

If you have not read the book “50 shades of Gray”, surely you know someone who has or seen it littering the bookstores shelves and on the news. This pseudo kinky romance has wet the libidos of millions of housewives across the nation. But when all is said and done, it is still a work [...]

By | March 9th, 2013|Education|0 Comments

Northbound Leather Fetish Night

Check out all of JJ's photos in Leatherati Galleries After a three-month hiatus, Toronto's local leather retailer, Northbound Leather brought back one of its biggest fetish parties, Fetish Night, for its 23rd anniversary. Eight hundred people – those new to the scene, those regular to the scene, and those who have not been in the [...]

By | February 19th, 2013|Clubs, Events Canada|0 Comments