Category: Iowa

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Riverbound announces February events

QUAD CITIES — Riverbound, a fetish play and education group in the Quad Cities, has announced their events for the month. From their Fetlife post: Our first event of the month will be Saturday, February 10th, starting at 7pm This is our February munch! Plan to meet, eat and talk with like-minded kinksters that night.…

Self-Tie Iowa meeting on Feb. 19

EASTERN IOWA — Bondage group Self-Tie Iowa will have their monthly education session on Feb. 19 at the CROP play space. From the Fetlife event: This month we are going to focus on chest harnesses. There are quite a few options when it comes to chest harnesses. Just a single column? what about something more…

Iowa sees big rise in gonorrhea cases

DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Health reported that there has been a 145 percent rise in gonorrhea cases in the state since 2013. Iowa had 3,600 cases of gonorrhea in 2017, according to a statement from the department. There were 2,600 cases reported in 2016. From the IDOH press release: In Iowa, increases are…

Iowa Leather Weekend announces leadership changes

DES MOINES — Iowa Leather Weekend announced on Tuesday that they were adding new positions and staff to the production team of the annual contest weekend. Turk Pierson, a current Iowa Leather Weekend staff member,will step into the role of Associate Producer, overseeing the Volunteer Coordinator & Box Office Coordinator. Jennifer Allen, Ms. Iowa Leather 2014,…

Self-Tie Iowa to hold first event Jan. 11

EASTERN IOWA — Self-Tie Iowa, a bondage group in eastern Iowa, will be hosting a education event in the second week of January. From their Fetlife event page: This month we are going to try and work on a self-tie agura (crossed legs.) So please make a point to bring a photo so we have…