Category: News

News from across the region and country.

Interview with Mr. Mid-West Leather 2011 Mike Prater

  Mike Prater, Mr. Mid-West Leather 2011 EVANSVILLE, Ind. – I had the great privilege to sit down with and interview Mr. Mid-West Leather 2011, Mike Prater. We talked about his title and his perception of the leather/kink community in his small town. Talking with Mike, about how being a titleholder was a life-changing experience…

Kinky Kollege, Chicago, IL – Oct 26th to 28th, 2012

CHICAGO – Leather SINS is proud to announce tickets are now on sale for Kinky Kollege: Homecoming 2012. This event will be hosted at a hotel and convention center near Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Friday, October 26th to Sunday, October 28th, 2012. Early registration tickets are only $79, and are available until July 9th. Save…

Tristate Leather Pride Weekend – June 29-July1

CINCINNATI – Come to Cincinnati Pride and show your leather Pride with TRI-STATELeather. The festivities begin on Friday night at ON BROADWAY with a Title Holders Cookout at 6pm. Come meet area title holders and leather club members from Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. Proceeds to go to CARACOLE Client Services fund. Hang out after the…

Judges for ILSb Announced

SAN FRANCISCO – Judges for the International LeatherSIR, Leatherboy portion of the completion are: Head Judge – Master Mike Zuhl Sir Hugh Russell boy Ian McKechnie Chris Meister Patrick Mulcahey Jeffrey Payne Rob Whelcher Dan Hughes Judges for the International Community Bootblack portion of the competition are: Head Judge – Queen Cougar Red Warrior Tyler…

Happy Pride from The SoFo Tap

Sofo Tap CHICAGO – We kick off the weekend with Grrr…It’s Friday and welcome all the visitors in for Pride. Saturday, we open at noon. Saturday night, we are hosting the United Airlines GLBT Pride Party. Come meet the people who bring you the “friendly skies”. Sunday we open at 2:00 pm for your post…

CLAW Distributes Record Amount to Charity; CLAW 12 Logo Contest

CLAW CLEVELAND – With your help, CLAW 11 raised over $55,000, an increase of $20,000 over last year. We are proud to announce the following beneficiaries: AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland Breast Cancer Emergency Fund Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS) CLAW Endowment Cleveland Pride The Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (NE…

ICON Detroit Plans Run

DETROIT – Save the date: the 19th annual ICON run, which we call “Carnival” takes place October 12-13. We have something special planned for our bear friends, and we feature our famous silent auction — the best place to buy pre-owned leather apparel, boots and more…. Proceeds benefit our selected charities: Mr. Friendly, Ruth Ellis…

“Dungeon Drama” with Spyn!, Sat, June 23 @ 6pm

LRA-ChicagoReprinted with permission CHICAGO – LRA, Chicago’s oldest pansexual BDSM club, in furtherance of its mission of providing educational and social opportunities to the Chicago Alternative Community proudly announces “Dungeon Drama” with Spyn on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 6pm. The lights are low, the scene music is thumping, the clap of leather on skin…

CLAW JUNE MEETING!!! June 28

Lady MJChicago Leather Alliance of Women CHICAGO – This month CLAW will be about STIs: from Stigma to Surviving to Thriving in the Scene. Rowanspeak and Adaya will be there to lead a discussion on this sometimes sticky and emotionally-charged topic. Rowanspeak is a switch with passions for roleplay, radical honesty and self-acceptance. An active…

Gay Pride at Touche

David BoyerTouche CHICAGO – Gay Pride Week is here!  Lots of guys coming to town to celebrate Gay Pride in Chicago means it will be a huge weekend at Touché.  We are planning to celebrate all weekend long.We kick off our Pride Celebrations with The Great Lakes Bears on Friday night.  Just in time for…