Category: Illinois

News from Illinois bear, leather and kink communities, courtesy of The Illinois Eagle.

Hitchin’ Bitches July – Basics & Brush-ups

CHICAGO — We’re back, bitches, and we’re excited to start tying again! After a couple months off, we’re back for July and we’re giving everyone the chance to start off again with the basics – single & double-column ties, hitches, tension, and easy-to-rig stuff! No matter what “basic” means to you, come on out –…

Lakeview Munch in Chicago, July 5

CHICAGO — Come join us at one of the longest running munches in Chicago! Hang out with old friends, meet some new ones and enjoy some great food! The Lakeview Munch is located on Sheffield, just a couple blocks South of Belmont, at Matilda bar/restaurant and starts at 7:30pm. Street parking is available, there is…

CornCon Update

PEORIA — So, this is still happening in less than three weeks. Where we are: – the amazing presenters are geared up – classes are on point! – the hotel is filling up – people are still registering – payments still need to be received (no payments accepted at door) – T shirts will be…

QPEX 6yr Anniversary Extravaganza

QUINCY — Welcome to our 6yr Anniversary Extravaganza Last year was awesome with 85 people from 6 states showing up for show up for our first event at our new building. The QPEX Church. This is just any building but a church that was originally built in the 1870’s. The pictures online do NOT even…

LRA-Chicago Rope Intensive, July 8

CHICAGO — Come out and have some fun with RopeRaiden and Twisted Phoenix as they present two chest harnesses at LRA-Chicago. For the first tie, they will explore the Akechi Denki version of the 2 and 3 rope takatakote (TK). This format will be more of a hands on rope lab so you can learn,…

Chicago Rubbermen news for June

CHICAGO — We are pleased to join the Touche pride float again this year, and we are calling all volunteers! We need marchers, assistants to help with setup and tear-down, and supporters all along the way! Email us if you are interested in participating, and we will give you the details on where to meet.…