Category: Community Comment

Community Comment is a reader-written column. Think of it as the Letters to the Editor. All viewpoints are welcome and are only edited for punctuation and grammar. To submit for Community Comment, email your piece to editor@greatlakesden.net or use our Submissions Page.

Community Comment: American Brotherhood Weekend First Timer

Community Comment is an occasional column written by community members on various topics of living a leather, bear and kink lifestyle. American Brotherhood Weekend in Chicago, Illinois was a one of a kind event. It was powerful, intimate and truly a stand-out Leather gathering. The unique mixture of about 100 individuals coming together to celebrate…

Community Comment: When Leaders Fall

By Loren Berthelsen, Reprinted with permission. Originally published on Leatherati Not surprisingly, we expect our leaders to be selfless, tireless and above reproach.  Unfortunately we all too often find out they’re just human, with all of the nasty foibles and faults of ordinary people, which leaves us feeling angry and disillusioned.  Their act of betrayal…