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Alamo City Leather & Fetish Weekend Wrap Up

By Michael PupRyker Kaplan

In a redux that could only come from the Southwestern Gateway City of San Antonio, Texas comes the newest contest in the Leather Circuit.  In 2013, producers Steven Parker and Jerry Parker began the Alamo City Leather & Fetish Weekend. For 2014 those same producers, plus their puppy Garmr added the Mr. […]

By |March 29th, 2014|Events, Events US, News|1 Comment

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

When Leaders Fall

Not surprisingly, we expect our leaders to be selfless, tireless and above reproach.  Unfortunately we all too often find out they’re just human, with all of the nasty foibles and faults of ordinary people, which leaves us feeling angry and disillusioned.  Their act of betrayal consumes our focus often obliterating all of the good which […]

By |September 7th, 2013|Opinion|17 Comments

Kink Weekend OKC Wrap Up

Kink Weekend OKC 2013 was billed as a “one of a kind erotica event” and it certainly delivered! The event took place July 19-21 in Oklahoma City and hosted a weekend full of sexy cruising, education, and a hot leather contest, Mr. Heartland Leather.

Thursday evening started the weekend off with a “Drink and Meet” at […]

By |August 21st, 2013|Events US|0 Comments

Kickstarter Project- High Shine: 15 Years of International Ms Bootblack Ends TONIGHT

The International Ms Leather Kickstarter project that will document 15 years of IMsL Bootblack History ends today at 11:59 pm (EDT).

The successful campaigning by the IMsL organization has kept enthusiasm high and in turn has led to great success in raising funds to meet requirements to complete this project. They have already surpassed their set goal […]

By |March 16th, 2013|Community, History, News|0 Comments

Centaur MC Donate to LA&M

Chicago, IL

Following Centaur MC’s 2013 Mid Atlantic Leather (MAL) Weekend, the organization made a donation of $4,000 to the Leather Archives & Museum.  The Washington DC based organization has contributed $13,000 to the LA&M since 2011.  In recognition of their outstanding support, the Leather Archives named Centaur MC as a Lifetime Member of the organization.

Centaur […]

By |February 27th, 2013|Clubs, History|0 Comments

Centaur MC Donate to LA&M

Chicago, IL

Following Centaur MC’s 2013 Mid Atlantic Leather (MAL) Weekend, the organization made a donation of $4,000 to the Leather Archives & Museum.  The Washington DC based organization has contributed $13,000 to the LA&M since 2011.  In recognition of their outstanding support, the Leather Archives named Centaur MC as a Lifetime Member of the organization.

Centaur […]

By |February 27th, 2013|Clubs, History|0 Comments

Beat the Meat

In cooperation with Blackout Leather Productions and Mr. Oregon State Leather 2012 Danny Cage, this month’s L.U.R.E. at the Eagle Portland is proud to host Northwest LeatherSIR 2013 Quinn Sowers, Northwest Leatherboy 2013 Jean Hardy, and Northwest Community Bootblack 2013 Paul William Josef-Grosart for a special evening of fun and fundraising on the 26th of […]

By |January 8th, 2013|Clubs, Events US|0 Comments

PSLOD Grants

PSLOD (Palm Springs Leather Order of the Desert) is proud to announce it’s first round of grants, made possible by its members and the 2012 Palm Springs Leather Pride Weekend.

Three 501(c)(3) organizations were brought forward recently by their membership for grant consideration.

The first grant proposal was for the Palm Springs Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence who […]

By |January 8th, 2013|Clubs|0 Comments

News to Abuse: Leatherati Campaign – Romp 2013 – Mr SF Leather

Keeping the Lights on at Leatherati
A huge thanks to everyone who has contributed to our Keep the Lights on at Leatherati funding campaign on Indiegogo!  Your support is critical to our success.
Unfortunately, with only 20 days left in the campaign, we're just over 10% of the way to our target.  The editors and contributors work tirelessly to make sure that Leatherati is an important source of news and information in our leather/kink communities and we're in real danger of losing that.
Please, contribute today, and help keep the lights on at Leatherati.  Plus you get to pick from some cool perks, like banner ads for your business or event, classified ads, t-shirts and more.
Thanks for stepping up!

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By |December 13th, 2012|Contests, Events US|0 Comments

Today is Kinky Tuesday!

You survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday, so we'd like to dub today Kinky Tuesday! 
It's your day to keep the kink coming at Leatherati. We need your help to keep the lights on.
There are 3 easy ways you can lend your support

Go to www.indiegogo.com and make a donation today and choose from some amazing incentives
Use the Recurring Subscription form below
Tweet, Facebook and email info about our campaign

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By |November 27th, 2012|News|2 Comments

CARAS Fundraising Month A Success

CARAS (Community Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities) designated October, 2012 its first “fundraising month” and asked individual supporters and community organizations to make a donation or join CARAS. The effort raised $2,437.50 dollars.
The single largest fundraising event was held on October 20 in Santa Clara, California, at Tinker’s Damn Nightclub. Luis Sarmento […]

By |November 16th, 2012|News|0 Comments