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 Michael PupRyker Kaplan
Quote of the weekend overheard at Brunch: “I’d like a coffee and a glass of dignity, please.”
That quote just about sums up the Wisconsin Leather Levi Daddy & Boy Contest weekend hosted by the Argonauts of Wisconsin on April 4-5.
The weekend started off with a meet and greet at the Nepalese Lounge […]
By Michael PupRyker Kaplan
In a redux that could only come from the Southwestern Gateway City of San Antonio, Texas comes the newest contest in the Leather Circuit. In 2013, producers Steven Parker and Jerry Parker began the Alamo City Leather & Fetish Weekend. For 2014 those same producers, plus their puppy Garmr added the Mr. […]
The first South Central Transgender Leather contest was held on February 7-9, 2014 in Shreveport, Louisiana. The contest is produced and owned by Samantha, International Ms Transgender Leather 2013-14, and is the first feeder for the International contest. Though this was the inaugural event it ran like a well-oiled machine. Samantha is a gifted organizer and has […]
The Mr. Phoenix Leather Contest was held on January 4, 2014 at Anvil Bar in Phoenix, Arizona. Four men competed for the title with Robert Schenberg being named Mr. Phoenix Leather 2014, and Mark Christiansen selected as first runner up. Cody Millinger and Dorian Flores also competed for the title. The winner of Mr. Phoenix […]
The 2013 International Puppy and Trainer contest hosted at Beyond Vanilla in Dallas, Texas has just been completed! After a fabulous two days of interviews, moshing, and show elements your 2013 International Puppy and Trainer are Pup Rylee and Trainer Daddy Rose! Congratulations to them both and to all the contestants. WOOF!!!
2013 Intl Puppy Rylee and […]
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.
This past weekend, August 22 – 25, 2013, Great Lakes Leather Alliance (GLLA) Weekend proved yet again to be an amazing experience. Master and I arrived on Friday afternoon, just in time to teach our class. Right away GLLA began our event weekend with friendly efficient registration and super presenter support from the volunteers and Sir G, […]
Kink Weekend OKC 2013 was billed as a “one of a kind erotica event” and it certainly delivered! The event took place July 19-21 in Oklahoma City and hosted a weekend full of sexy cruising, education, and a hot leather contest, Mr. Heartland Leather.
Thursday evening started the weekend off with a “Drink and Meet” at […]
Tonight! Saturday, June 15th our own Deborah Isadora Wade, Ms Alameda County Leather 2009, is on hand for the 2013 Mr & Ms Alameda County Leather contest. Join her live at the Veteran’s Building in Hayward, CA or follow her live blog right here on Leatherati as her great-great-great grandchildren are sashed by the outgoing […]
Back in February 2013 we ran a story on the new Mr SECC Leather for 2013 and the fact that there were two winners for what has historically been a single title. Incoming SECC President Sir Wayne Turpin promised to keep us updated on further developments.
Shortly after taking over the reins of the organization, Wayne […]