Minnesota LeatherSIR/boy Contest

Producers of Minnesota Leather Pride announced they are producing a contest for a new set of leather titles: Minnesota LeatherSIR and Minnesota Leatherboy. The formal announcement of the titles took place on Friday, June 13 at A Grimm Fairy Tale Fashion Show and Bootblack Party (part of Minnesota Leather Pride June event series) with the […]

By |June 20th, 2014|Contests|0 Comments

On the 71: Talking Transition and Shutting Up

Leatherati Transgender Series

by Riley Johnson 

As some readers know, I have been been active in the Leather community since 2005, and as less of you know, I transitioned to maleness in 2001. I’ll save you from the long story, but much of my past was an uphill climb. As a part of my transition, I experienced […]

By |November 1st, 2013|News, Opinion, People|1 Comment

ONYX National Council responds to ILSb Announcement

The Men of ONYX have released a statement regarding changes announced by the board of ILSb/ICBB. You can find the original article where ILSb/ICBB first announced their changes here.  There are also articles regarding how regional producers have reacted here and here. We will continue to follow up with the board of the ILSb/ICBB and other community reactions […]

By |September 26th, 2013|Community, Current Affairs, News, Politics|0 Comments

LeatherTigger’s Mindfruits #2 — Oh, Here We Go Again!!!

 

Sunday morning, I woke up to see a post on Facebook informing me that members of the International Leather Sir/boy (ILS/b) braintrust have decided to no longer allow transgender men to compete for the title. Henceforth, when it comes to representing male players in the Community, only “bio-males” (or cisgender males) need apply.

Though I am […]

By |September 25th, 2013|Community, Contests, News|13 Comments

Major Changes at ILSb/ICBB

Dallas, TX -The board of directors of the International Leather SIR/boy and International Community Bootblack organization announced several major changes today, which impact the structure of the contests and the regional feeder contests. First, ILSb/ICBB is dissolving contracts with the regional producers. Second, contestants for International LeatherSIR and International Leatherboy must be a cisgender (biologically-born) […]

By |September 22nd, 2013|Community, Contests, Current Affairs, Interviews, News, People, Politics|125 Comments

Results from ILSb and ICCB 2013

After a fabulous weekend of education, play, socializing, and contest activities in Dallas, Texas the winners of the 2013 contests have been added to the history of this amazing event. In case you missed them, they are:

International LeatherSir 2013, Southwest Leather Sir, Sir George

1st Runner up Intl Leather Sir, Northern California Leather Sir, Sir Brent.

International […]

By |September 9th, 2013|Contests, Events US, News|0 Comments

Live from ILSb

Follow the adventures of this year’s International Leather Sir Leather boy, ILSb, August 29 – September 2 2013. Tyesha Best, Master Todd, and I will be covering the event throughout the weekend live from Dallas, Texas. Keep up with the parties, the HOTNESS, and the contests here… or better yet, join us in person and […]

By |August 28th, 2013|Contests, Events US|3 Comments

Unity in Leather

Check out the upcoming Unity in Leather weekend in Ft Lauderdale, FL June 14th – 16th, 2013 and the South Florida LeatherSIR/Leatherboy 2014 contest to be at the Schubert Resort June 15th, 2013.  This year’s contest is dedicated to Eric Lawrence for his life commitment to the leather community.

The weekend kicks off with a pool […]

By |May 20th, 2013|Events US|0 Comments

JJ Deogracias – Live at ECLSb

This weekend is Eastern Canada LeatherSIR/boy and Leatherati North Correspondent, and resident fierce fashonista, JJ Deogracias will be live with tall the action.

Join him if you’re in the house, otherwise check out the live blog right here

#eclsb on Twitter

 

By |March 28th, 2013|Events Canada|0 Comments

ECLS/b Judges Panel Announced

Toronto – The Eastern Canada LeatherSIR / Leatherboy contest
weekend will take place in Toronto at the end of March on the Easter long
weekend. ECLSb events will run Thursday, March 28 through Sunday, March 31.
Presenting Sponsor of ECLSb 2013 is Steamworks. Priape is the Major Sponsor.

The contests to select new Eastern Canada LeatherSIR and Leatherboy
titleholders will […]

By |March 22nd, 2013|Contests, Events Canada|0 Comments

ECLS/b Judges Panel Announced

Toronto – The Eastern Canada LeatherSIR / Leatherboy contest
weekend will take place in Toronto at the end of March on the Easter long
weekend. ECLSb events will run Thursday, March 28 through Sunday, March 31.
Presenting Sponsor of ECLSb 2013 is Steamworks. Priape is the Major Sponsor.

The contests to select new Eastern Canada LeatherSIR and Leatherboy
titleholders will […]

By |March 13th, 2013|Contests, Events Canada|0 Comments

Southwest LeatherSIR, Southwest Leatherboy, and Southwest Community Bootblack

Phoenix – At Leather in the Desert 2013 held Feb. 28- Mar. 3 in Phoenix, AZ, boy Michael Kurt from Phoenix won Southwest Leatherboy 2013 with boy Leon Trujillo of Albuquerque, NM finishing 1st runner-up in a close contest. Kyle McDonel from Phoenix is the new Southwest Community Bootblack. SIR George Saltzman, Southwest LeatherSIR 2012 agreed […]

By |March 9th, 2013|Contests, Events US|0 Comments