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Cigars, Boots, and Chocolate This Sunday

CHICAGO – Just a reminder – Cigars, Boots, and Chocolate is this Sunday. If you’re not up to speed, info is here: Post: https://fetlife.com/groups/55753/group_posts/272501… Event: https://fetlife.com/events/116595/v2 All the details are there. The whisky demo and tasting is going to start early in the evening, so if you’re interested in learning more about whisky, and in…

Extreme Wax Play w/ Sir G, Sat., Aug. 11

CHICAGO – Most folks have seen wax play — soft music, dim lights, wax dripped carefully and thoughtfully onto a reclining bottom.  Peaceful, serene, sensual…and absolutely NOT what you’ll see in this demo!  Here you’ll see wax thrown, ladled, dumped and squirted, painting a lovely abstract on the squirming blindfolded bottom.  No serene music here! …

Chicago Rubbermen August News

CHICAGO – Touché  hosted a great party weekend for the 2012 Mister Midwest Rubber contest. Your new titleholder is Collin! Congratulations and welcome to the shiny. We caught up with Collin to hear about his plans for the coming year: “I am very excited about the upcoming year representing the midwest! Duties are already underway…

Poker Tournament Fundraises for Marriage Equality

  CHICAGO – On Saturday, July 28, there was a Texas Hold ‘em Tournament benefiting Equality Illinois held at Touché on Clark St. in Chicago hosted by the Illinois Leather Master and slave title holders for 2012 Peter Raven and Evangeline Raven. It started early, or at least early for the bar crowd, but did…

CELL BLOCK is your London 2012 headquarters

CHICAGO – What a great BLOCK PARTY last week!  Thanks to everyone who attended and helped our softball team, THE ORPHANS,  raise money to go to the Softball League Championship next month. Look for our next block party the third week of August. It’s an event of Olympic proportions – and we’ll be watching ALL…

Convergence 2012 Coming to Suburban Chicago

CHICAGO – The Girth & Mirth of Chicago, The Girth & Mirth of Arizona and The Girth & Mirth of the Rockies are excited to present Chicago Convergence 2012! Convergence is an international gathering of gay big men and their admirers. It is the largest North American event of its kind for the gay big…

Queer Kink Event Planning Meeting July 31

CHICAGO – I’m brand new in Chicago and to Fetlife and, after a bit of inquiry, realized that there aren’t many queer kink events in Chicago!  So, I’ve hosted two meetings, announced on the GLBTQGQ Chicago board to get a group of people together who want to build their dream queer event! So far it’s…

Phat Friday @ The Cell Block

CHICAGO – Join the newly revived G&M of Chicago and come out to the newest party for the Big Boys (and those who love them!) Phat Friday is your opportunity to meet, greet, and socialize with the sexiest big men Chicago has to offer.  Play some pool. Drink some Buds. Win cool stuff. Listen to…

WCBT Bar Night

CHICAGO – The Windy City Boys Troop wanted to give a heads up that the boys are having their monthly bar night coming up. It will be Saturday the 4th of august At Jackhammer and the Hole. The boys will be serving up jello shots and have a 50/50 Raffle going on and we  Invite…