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It can happen to anyone…

Who do I tell what happened? I cannot tell anyone, who would believe me? How did I let this happen to me? These are the questions that pop into your head when it is happening to you, after it has happened to you, and for months, years, for most the rest of your life. This…

Mr Wisconsin Leather 2018

MADISON, Wisc. — Mr. Wisconsin Leather began with a simple motto: ‘UNA SEMPER IN ALTIORIBUS’ – ‘TOGETHER ALWAYS HIGHER’…and with each year, we continue to work to elevate ourselves to a higher and higher standard, making MRWL not just another Leather Event, not just a Celebration, but a symbol of who we are, what we stand for,…

International Bootblacks: boy Patrick ICBB 2016

Let’s take a moment to introduce you to all three of this year’s current International Bootblacks. There are three in all, International Mr. Bootblack (IMBB), International Ms Bootblack (IMsBB), and International Community Bootblack (ICBB). In this three part series the bootblacks were each asked a series of questions as well as some questions asked of…

International Bootblacks: Pup Pawlish IMBB 2017

Let’s take a moment to introduce you to all three of this year’s current International Bootblacks. There are three in all, International Mr. Bootblack (IMBB), International Ms Bootblack (IMsBB), and International Community Bootblack (ICBB). In this three part series the bootblacks were each asked a series of questions as well as some questions asked of…

Bootblack Round-Up 2017

ST. LOUIS — During the weekend of August 11 – 13, 2017, the second annual Bootblack Round-Up will be held in St. Louis, Missouri. In 2015, Sparkie, 2015 Illinois Community Bootblack, wanted to do a unique fundraising event to end his title year and decided to fill the void for Bootblack-focused events. So, he contacted his friend, Blackjack, who…

CLAW 2017 Through the Eyes of a Puppy

CLAW 2017 took place Thurday, April 27 to Sunday, April 30 in Cleveland, OH. Pictures supplied by Fetish Photography by Alpha Bayard. Thursday Night was the unofficial start to CLAW 2017, with a welcome party located at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, followed by several parties at local bars. Here we have pics…

CLAW 2017: What Should I Do?

CLEVELAND — CLAW is Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend and is one of the biggest leather events in the country. Going to events like this can be daunting to begin with, but if it’s your first time, it makes it even more difficult to try to figure out what’s going on, when, and where. We are going…