MIR 18 – Max, Mr Rubber Netherlands

Max, Mr. Rubber Netherlands, won Mr. International Rubber 18 at MIR weekend in Chicago, Illinois on Nov. 1, 2014. Franz of Germany is 1st runner-up, Alejandro of Mexico is 2nd runner-up.

Max was one of ten contestants from across North America and Europe who came to Chicago to represent their regions at MIR. And, in […]

By |November 9th, 2014|Events US, News|0 Comments


"The Mr. Tri-State Leather/Pup/Rubber Contest will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio the weekend of November 7-9, 2014. This year, in addition to our Mr. Tri-State Leather and Mr. Tri-State Rubber titles, we are adding a Tri-State Pup title to our family. The Tri-State region includes Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky."

By |November 7th, 2014|0 Comments

Live at MIR 18

Join Leatherati’s Tynan Fox and Alex Lindsay live this weekend from Mr International Rubber 18 in Chicago, IL.

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

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

Leatherati S-E-X Series: “Breathing” by Tenille Brown

Since the release of my first book as editor released from Cleis Press in July, I’ve gotten many interesting inquiries during different times and at various appearances. At my reading, which took place at Charis Books in Atlanta, an attendee wanted to know how many of my stories was in the book. Another wanted to know if […]

By |August 7th, 2014|Books, Entertainment|2 Comments

IML 2014 – Friday Part 1 – Rubber!

IML 2014 Part One
By West
Photos by Missy Leach

Welcome to Leatherati’s coverage of IML 2014. Part contest, part convention, part leather family reunion, IML is the granddaddy of leather events, celebrating its’ 36th Anniversary.

This year’s host hotel, the Marriott in Downtown Chicago, has been slowly filling up with leather people for the past few days, and […]

By |May 24th, 2014|Contests, Events US|0 Comments

Mr Florida Rubber a Well-Oiled Weekend of Fun!

Ft. Lauderdale experienced a high volume of skin-tight, well lubed, flirtatious Rubbermen in its city! The Mr Florida Rubber Contest was an event that included parties at the Ramrod, demos at Leatherwerks, a well organized and highly entertaining contest and very tasty Fetish dinner. Also celebrated this past weekend was the South Florida Boys of […]

By |February 19th, 2014|Contests, Events US, News|1 Comment

Speakers for MIR 17

CHICAGO – Producers for Mr. International Rubber (MIR) recently announced the speakers for education sessions at MIR 17, to be held November 8 -10, 2013.

Rick Holte – Rick’s career in Kink began in 1995 when he started designing fetish gear under his own label “Love and Fire” while working as a production manager and performer […]

By |October 13th, 2013|Events US|0 Comments

No Safe Word – Episode 42

Check out the No Safe Word podcast Loren and Alex recently did with Daddy Tony and Sparky.

Listen after the jump

By |August 31st, 2013|Podcasts|0 Comments

MIR 17 Judges Announced

CHICAGO (August 25, 2013) – Mr. International Rubber (MIR) recently announced the judges for MIR 17, to be held November 8 -10, 2013.

The judges are:

Daddy Tom, member of Centaurs MC and Mama’s Family
Dean Ogren, American Brotherhood Weekend producer and American Leatherman 2000
Master Dexter, International LeatherSIR 2005
Philip Hitchcock, PHD Gallery owner and Mr. Midwest Leather 2010
RubInuki, […]

By |August 26th, 2013|Events US|0 Comments

Mr New England Rubber 2013

Apparently there was a pretty hot turnout for the third annual Mr. New England Rubber contest held for the first time in Provincetown April 18 – 21.  Producers reported that some 200 pervs attended clad in some of the hottest gear  Provincetown has ever seen.

The contest was held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 and in […]

By |May 17th, 2013|Contests, Events US|0 Comments

No Replacement for MIR16

Chicago – On February 25, 2013 the Mr. International Rubber family suffered an unthinkable loss with the sudden and unexpected death of its current titleholder, the 16th Mr. International Rubber, Jason Lynch of Taunton, Massachusetts. He had just celebrated his 38th birthday on the day prior.

During his all too brief time as the standard bearer […]

By |April 13th, 2013|Contests, Events US|0 Comments