Category: Opinion

Opinion pieces by our columnists, writers and readers.

What can change in a year?

I’m a Puppy…Now What Revisited a Year Later One year ago today, I wrote I’m a puppy…now what part one, which detailed my journey into the start of puppy play. I chose to revisit it today because a lot has changed in my life. I’ve moved, I’ve started a pack, I’ve been collared by an…

On Traditions, Community Evolution, and Social/Sexual Orientations

I am an unashamed, unapologetically, Sarcastic, Gay, GenXer, Middle-Aged Guard, LeatherMan with three Priorities; Beating, Drinking, and Fucking. Preferably in that order, but I’ll take what I can get. Traditions “never” change Earlier this year, I was holding up a cloth weave jockstrap and commented to boy johnathan, “I’m more of a traditional Leatherman, I…

Editor’s Note: How to use social media

I had originally planned this for earlier this year. But things keep popping up that I felt a need to write about. But this has popped again, like it ALWAYS does. So, I figured this is needed. If anything sounds familiar, take it to heart. You’re might be doing it. So, Daddy Tom’s rules for social…

Editor’s Note: Another IML down

Another year, another IML. This year marked 14 years of me covering International Mr. Leather. That is a really long time. But, turns out there can still be IML firsts for those who started going when they were still young and skinny. This is the first time I’ve collared someone at IML. Now, I have…