Category: Regional

News affecting the entire region’s bear, leather and kink communities.

Chuck Windemuth: 1959 – 2013

CHICAGO – Chuck Windemuth, 54, of Chicago and Cumberland, Md., passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at the home of his parents in Cumberland after a long battle with cancer with his family by his side. Born on January 16, 1959, in Cumberland, Chuck was the son of Louis Paul Windemuth Sr., Cumberland, and the…

GLLA APP has been updated

INDIANAPOLIS – If you have the app, just log in to it and it will update. It might take a few minutes but it will let you know when it has updated. If you don’t have the app you can install it by going to http://m.magmito.com/105250/gllax from your smart phone Don’t have a smart phone?…

Midwest Leather Comes to Chicago

By Tony Esquivel, Jr. CHICAGO – Ah, the aroma of Leather, skin, and cigars. Is it IML? No, it’s Friday night, April 7, 2006, for the Mr. Midwest Leather 2006 Meet ‘N’ Greet at the Chicago Eagle. The Master of Ceremonies for contest was Jon Krongaard of Chicago. He is Vice President of the Leather…

Great Lakes Puppy 2006 from the Inside

CHICAGO – Pup whimper of Columbus, Ohio won the Great Lakes Puppy 2006 title this past weekend and Sir Bill of Oak Brook, Illinois got the Handler title. The difference between this contest and the other puppy contests I’ve covered? This time, yours truly, this faithful reporter, was the first runner-up for Great Lakes Puppy.…

2003 Great Lakes Titleholders Selected

INDIANAPOLIS – The Great Lakes Leather Alliance selected new titleholders for LeatherSir, Leatherboy, Ms. Leather Pride, Master/slave and BootBlack over a three-day weekend in downtown Indianapolis. Bill Morse of Chicago won the Great Lakes LeatherSir title, titusboy of Ohio won the Great Lakes Leatherboy title. Both will go on to represent the region in the…