Midwest Drummer names new titleholders

CHICAGO — Midwest Drummer held it’s second contest at Chicago’s Jackhammer bar on Sept. 22. Brandon Gentry of Chicago took home the Midwest Drummer title and Pup Bayard won Midwest Drummerboy.

Regional LGBTQ orgs react to new “religious liberty” guidance

ST. LOUIS — LGBTQ organizations in the Midwest have reacted to Attorney General Jeff Sessions issuing guidance to “protect religious liberty in a broad, yet vague, guidance memo that critics fear could give people of faith — including government workers and contractors — a loophole to ignore federal bans on discrimination against women and LGBT people.”

SWIPE-Waukesha – Fear – Oct. 22

WAUKESHA — There are 5 Sunday’s in October. We meet on the 4th Sunday – Oct 22nd at 6:30pm. SWIPE-Waukesha’s October meeting topic is: Fear What are you afraid of? Is fear stopping you from moving forward in your relationship? Is fear stopping you from having a relationship? Is fear keeping you from communicating openly…

Anti-LGBTQ fliers go up at Cleveland State

CLEVELAND — A flier encouraging LGBTQ students to kill themselves was found Monday at the main classroom building of Cleveland State University, local media reported. From News 5 Cleveland: The flier depicts an illustration of a man with a rope tied around his neck. It also gives statistics of what it claims are suicide rates among…

Oakland County Munch, Oct. 20

TROY, Mich. — You can find us in one of the party areas or ask the hostess for the “Oakland County Group”. There’s plenty of tables/chairs and mingling about space. Come out, have a fun evening and meet a great group of wonderfully kinky people. A MUNCH is the perfect opportunity for new people looking to network…

Downriver Club Munch, Oct. 19

LINCOLN PARK, Mich. — The public munch is from 7:00PM to 9:00PM at Noodle House in Lincoln Park, MI located at 4232 Fort St. The phone number is (313) 382-1688 for further restaurant information. The restaurant is located on Fort Street, just south of Goddard, right next door to Macaffrey’s. As a reminder, we do…

Chicago Rope November: Second Anniversary Event

CHICAGO — This November, Chicago Rope turns two years old! We’re celebrating with a special event featuring a class on Vintage Rope Bondage with BadKittyBondage, a team that presented at our very first event and has supported us all along. For beginners, we’ll be offering Rope 102, part Two in our Foundations of Japanese Rope Bondage…