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Archiving the Future: Ivan Nunez

Editor’s Note: Ivan Nunez of Minneapolis, International LeatherSir 2016, is the next writer in our Archiving the Future series. This was originally posted on his Facebook page and is reprinted here with permission. If you are involved in the leather community, you may know of the Leather Archives and Museum (LA&M) and that it recently…

Kentucky appeals court revives anti-abortion suit

LOUISVILLE — The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled Friday that a lawsuit by GOP Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin claiming Planned Parenthood had illegally performed abortions was wrongfully dismissed, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. The lawsuit alleges Planned Parenthood had performed abortions without a license, the newspaper reported. The healthcare provider had been told by the…

Archiving the Future: Steph Sanders

Editor’s Note: Since the Leather Archives & Museum board of directors selected Gary Wasdin as the new executive director, the community has been expressing frustration, confusion and anger. The choice of a library system professional over a longtime volunteer with museum management and development experience and a longtime employee of the LAM has sparked discussion…

Naughty New Year in Cape Girardeau, Jan. 13

CAPE GIRARDEAU — Heartland Leather Education Alliance (Heartland LEA) is dedicated to education and support of persons who are interested in, or live, the Leather Life. We are honored to serve Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois, Western Kentucky, Northwest Tennessee, and Northeast Arkansas. ANYONE living Leather or interested in learning about Leather. In June of 2015, slave…

Ohio Fairness Act hearings pushed to 2018

COLUMBUS — A second hearing for the Ohio Fairness Act has been pushed to January 2018, the Columbus Patch reported Tuesday. The act would amend Ohio’s anti-discrimination laws to include sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression as protected classes, expanding legal protections in housing, employment, and access to public services, according to the ACLU…