Category: Iowa

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Iowa PAH to tour Iowa’s Pride parades

DES MOINES — Iowa Puppy and Handler Social Club (IA PAH) is gearing up for their first statewide Puppy Pride Tour during June, July, and August. The tour is a grass roots effort to bring exposure to human puppy/pet play to several areas of the state and provide an outlet for participants to connect. Mal…

Pup Pawlympics Winter 2018

  Pup Pawlympics was a result of conversations Iowa Puppy 2018,Mal Orion (who is also the producer) had with other pups in Iowa as he was coming out as puppy. They felt there wasn’t a community here and he wanted to be part of changing that impression. Mal wanted to do something that was less…

Sash Bash 2018

IOWA CITY, Iowa — SASH BASH WEEKEND an event for our leather family and friends to come together and celebrate, socialize and bring kink to Eastern Iowa area. The weekend featured a variety of events including a welcome party, educational workshops, and the PUPPY PAWLIMPICS. SASH BASH WEEKEND started with the MEAT & GREET/SMOKE OUT event on…

Bear Necessities 2018 coming this weekend

DES MOINES — The Capital Bears of Des Moines will be hosting Bear Necessities 2018 this weekend across the Des Moines area. The full schedule: Friday, April 13, 2018 7:00PM – A Bear-y Welcome to Des Moines! – The Blazing Saddle – 416 E 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309 9:00PM – 1:00AM – Bear Bartenders – The Blazing Saddle 10:00PM –…

Mal Orion named Iowa Puppy 2018

DES MOINES — Iowa Leather Weekend (ILW) announced Tuesday in a press release that Mal Orion has been named Iowa Puppy 2018. ILW said that Pup Paddles, winner of the October contest, had to step down from the title because of personal and work demands. The organization thanked Paddles for his contributions to the state…

QPEX March 2018 Social & Play Party

QUINCY — Fetish group QPEX will have their monthly play party on Sunday, March 11. From the Fertlife event: Please join us for a night of Food, Conversation, and Fun at the QPEX Monthly play party. We have a wonderful location in a old church building that was built in 1870. Must see to believe.…