CineKink Seeks Entries for 2015 Festival and Tour

Kinky Film Festival Invites Filmmakers to Submit Sex-Positive, Kink-Friendly Entries for 12th Annual Event!

October 15, 2014 – RAHWAY, NJ – CineKink – “kinky film festival” – is seeking films and videos, of any length and genre, that explore and celebrate a wide diversity of sexuality, for inclusion at its annual NYC-based event and subsequent screening […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Film|0 Comments

CineKink in Portland

The 2014 CineKink Festival Tour kicks off with a one-night screening of sex-positive and kink-friendly films in Portland, Oregon on Wednesday, August 6. CineKink PDX will begin at 7pm with a screening of the shorts program, “Decade of Decadence,” followed by “Best of CineKink/2014,” at 9pm. All screenings will take place at the Clinton Street […]

By |July 30th, 2014|Events US, Film|0 Comments

Pride and Polaroids

I wasn’t going to post again for a couple of weeks, but last month was Pride month, a celebration of all we are: GLBTQ, Kink, Leather.  Market Street San Francisco was lined in big beautiful rainbow flags; I can almost hear the roar of the Dykes on Bykes!  It hasn’t always been like this, you […]

By |July 25th, 2014|News|2 Comments

Fetishmen Gets Major Overhaul

Canadian-founded Fetishmen Networks announced today the upgraded and improved 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 […]

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

Wet n Hot 18

The world's largest men's water sports fetish weekend, held every July in Palm Springs, California. Join over 600 men from all over the world for a wild weekend full of play, brotherhood and fun.

By |July 11th, 2014|0 Comments

Portland Queer Kink and Leather

Check out Leatherati’s own Co-Editor in Chief, Leland Carina’s, new blog column for PQ Monthly.  Leland has been a major contributor to Leatherat’s success and it’s awesome to see her share her voice with the kinksters in Portland.

I <heart> Leland!

By |June 24th, 2014|News|1 Comment

Leading From The Closet

Recently one of my Facebook friends re-posted a question about whether or not educators and activists in the alternative sexuality communities should use their full name and not hide behind screen or scene names. It’s not a new questions for sure. I hear various forms of it at almost every event I attend.

On that […]

By |March 15th, 2014|Community, Opinion|1 Comment

CineKink Announces Award Winners at Eleventh Annual Kinky Film Festival

Rounding out multiple days of screenings and parties in its eleventh anniversary appearance, organizers for CineKink NYC/2014 announced the recipients of awards in a range of categories during the film festival’s closing celebrations held on Sunday, March 2, 2014

“It’s so exciting to be stepping into the next decade of CineKink,” noted Lisa Vandever, CineKink co-founder […]

By |March 8th, 2014|Current Affairs, Film|0 Comments

Live at Sin in The City

What happens when you mix a bunch of kinksters with Sin City? Well, we’re gonna find out out. Join Leatherati Editor in Chief Loren Berthelsen this weekend for live coverage of all of the Nastier, Dirtier, Raunchier…Wrong-er action at Sin in The City.

By |February 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments


“Pups, Porn, Paddles, Daddies, and Bears. Oh yeah, it’s gonna be one of those nights!”

On Monday, February 17th at 10 pm, KINK! lets you break out of your valentines day funk with a trip to naughty-ville! Mischief Matthew releases your inner dirty sexy bits with fetish feats while DJ Blam Sam Ran hits you with […]

By |February 17th, 2014|0 Comments

CineKink Season Opener

CineKink has announced that THE SARNOS: A LIFE IN DIRTY MOVIES will be the CineKink Season Opener selection for its eleventh annual film festival, CineKink NYC, running February 25-March 2, 2014.

The documentary is a love story about legendary sexploitation director Joe Sarno, “the Ingmar Bergman of 42nd Street,” and his wife and collaborator Peggy. Following […]

By |February 11th, 2014|Events US, Film|0 Comments

Funny You Don’t Look Q-ish?

As a man who has sex with men, I have long identified as being gay. Affectionally, I am in love with a man and I have been that way for most of my adult life. That pretty much qualifies as gay in my book. However, the idea of sexual identities in the LGBTQI alphabet soup […]

By |February 4th, 2014|News, Opinion|1 Comment