Category: Regional

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

CLAW in 2 weeks!

CLEVELAND – This year CLAW http://www.clawinfo.org is going to be more amazing for everyone! Handlers and pups have a lot of fun and learning to look forward to. Here is the schedule and the sign up for the Puppy Play Demo that will be going on though the weekend. We will also be sending out reminders…

GLLA Announces Judges

INDIANAPOLIS – Great Lakes Leather Alliance has announced both the judges and many of the presenters for their 2013 Weekend in August. The judges for the Great Lakes Leather Sir/boy and Ms. Leather Pride contests are: Blade – Blade was born from a union of a prom queen and a biker Dad.  It was inevitable that…

Etienne Art Show at CLAW

CLEVELAND – In honor of his induction into the Leather Hall of Fame, the Leather Archives and CLAW are proud to present a career spanning retrospective of the great art of Dom Orejudos, better known in the leather community as the artist Etienne. Includes rare opportunity to see the original artwork as well as his…

Pledge Your Used Jock to CLAW

CLEVELAND – Win two CLAW Premium packages including hotel room (Retail value $750). To enter, click this link: http://secureagent.net/clawregi/index.php?option=com_rsform&formId=9. All donations welcome. Leather and other gear, porn, books, art,. household stuff, gift certificates, etc. Pledge now, even if you don’t know exactly what you will donate. Rooms at the full leather Hampton Inn. Donations may…

GLLA Keynote Speaker Announced

INDIANAPOLIS – Gabriel Majors first found a leather community at the DC Eagle in the late 1980’s. He again  found community in the Northwest in the 1990’s interpreting ASL for events there. Gabriel credits his work as a member and volunteer during the genesis of the Wet Spot in Seattle with finally bringing him out…

Help Us Pick a New Name!

All you need to do is look at what we have on the site to realize that The Chicago Den is a regional news source. We have the name Chicago Den simply because we were founded in Chicago and when we relaunched the site, we were largely focused on Chicago and its metro area. But…