Live at Palm Springs Leather Pride 20

Join Leatherati’s Loren Berthelsen live from PS Leather Pride 20!

By |October 31st, 2014|Contests, Events US|0 Comments

Leather Realm San Diego

New Team, New Logo, New Dynamic

The Leather Realm at San Diego Pride has always been geared towards education and presenting to attendees what is possibly their first taste of BDSM. This year, the Realm got a major retooling with a completely new management team.

There was only 1 workshop tent this year, rather […]

By |July 29th, 2014|Community, Events US|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

Of Gay Pride and Gay Shaming

Non-LGBTI people are always asking, or wondering politely in silence, “Why ‘Pride’?” They get that coming-out is important, but haven’t we already done that, like to death?

I’ve had my own head-scratching Pride moments. I won’t say I ever look away from glitter-sprayed go-go boys bumping down Market Street under SMIRNOFF banners, but they do give […]

By |June 25th, 2014|Current Affairs, Opinion|5 Comments

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

Dykes on Bikes – DC Pride 2014

Saturday, June 7th saw a warm and sunny day for Washington, DC’s Pride March. “Build Our Bright Future” was this year’s theme.

Dykes on Bikes, Washington, DC led the march. Other women bike clubs represented were Dykes With Bikes MarVa Chapter and a new club, Out Riders WMC. Centaur MC/Leather Contingent also was represented further back […]

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

Amsterdam Leather Pride & Kink Academy

One of the oldest streets in Amsterdam is the Warmoesstraat, familiar to many as the home of Amsterdam’s leather and fetish scene. There have unfortunately been several iconic bars and clubs that closed over the years and many thought that the city wouldn’t recover its kink crown. But new openings in recent years have helped […]

By |October 16th, 2013|Events Europe|0 Comments

Live from Toronto Leather Pride

Leatherati North Correspondent JJ Deogracias is on the ground (possibly literally!) all week during Toronto Leather Pride.  The amazing week of event kicks off on Saturday, August 3 and runs until August 11.  Join JJ here as he blogs live all week!

By |August 3rd, 2013|Events Canada|1 Comment

Pride, Shame and Coming Out

The following first appeared in the June 2013 issue of “Growing Pains,” the newsletter of the Society of Janus, in Patrick Mulcahey’s regular column.

My self-esteem gets hit hard when I dwell on being a pervert. I know I’m “normal” — but do others battle with this rollercoaster of emotions?

Only all of us. But we don’t […]

By |June 26th, 2013|Opinion|1 Comment

Austin Pride Coverage

Leatherati correspondents Master Todd and slave elizabeth will be at Austin Pride this weekend covering all of the Leather-related events.

Coverage will begin this weekend on Leatherati Live

By |September 20th, 2012|Events US|0 Comments

Leatherati Live This Weekend

Wow!  Amazing coverage is coming your way this weekend with live blogging from Toronto Leather Pride and Oregon Leather Pride.
Leland Carina is immersed in the hotness of Oregon Leather Pride and will be posting in Leatherati Live all weekend.
JJ Deogracias is up to his tiara in events at Toronto Leather Pride and of course I'm […]

By |August 10th, 2012|Events Canada, Events US|0 Comments

News to Abuse: Center for Sex and Culture – ForteFemme – Brisbane Leather Pride

Leathermen's Discussion Group
The next meeting of the LDG happens on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 and the featured panelists are co-founders and principals of San Francisco's premier resource for all things sexual, the Center For Sex and Culture.
Carol Queen and Robert Lawrence will talk about their own roles in the erotic evolution of San Francisco's leather/kink/fetish […]

By |August 10th, 2012|Events Australia, Events US|0 Comments