"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."
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 […]
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 […]
IML 2014 Part One
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Check out the No Safe Word podcast Loren and Alex recently did with Daddy Tony and Sparky.
Listen after the jump
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
by Mike Skiff
Celebrating a decade of decadence – and called one of the “20 Coolest Film Festivals” by Moviemaker Magazine and “New York’s naughtiest film festival” by the Wall Street Journal – CineKink NYC returns this February 26th to March 3rd with a fresh line-up of new films including the world premiere of writer/director […]
by Leatherati guest writer Christian Walters
There are so many reasons we wear gear, be it leather, rubber, spandex, or “other”: it feels good; it smells good; it makes us feel sexy; it makes us feel confident. And, of course, it just looks damn hot. Gear has its on sense of style, and the Rubber […]