Category: Minnesota

News from the Minnesota bear, leather and kink communities.

Russell Waisanen is Mr. Minneapolis Eagle 2016

MINNEAPOLIS – The eagleBOLTbar was awash in leather the weekend of November 20-22 as kinksters near and far gathered for the Mr. Minneapolis Eagle 2016 Contest Weekend (#MME2016)! The weekend kicked off with “Greet the Meat” where judges and contestants were introduced to the audience. Ren Rushold – Mr. Minneapolis Eagle 2015 was treated to…

Atons of Minneapolis Apologize for Incident

MINNEAPOLIS – The Atons of Minneapolis posted this apology on their Facebook page today after an incident at their recent Minnesota Leather Pride weekend. The letter in it’s entirety. To Minnesota’s Leather/Kink/BDSM Community: On April 4th, during what should have been a celebratory time after the Minnesota Leather Pride contest, a devastating incident occurred which should…

Camp Hardwood, May 29-31

SANDSTONE,Minn. – Explore your kinky sexual freedom with other gay and bisexual men at this clothing optional, charitable event. With the love of kink and the comrades sharing the impact, you can enjoy a complete weekend of like-minded guys who crave many forms of kink. Join us Friday, Saturday and Sunday (May 29th, 30th &…

Steven Patton is Mr. Twin Cities Leather 2015

Mr. Twin Cities Leather 2015 Steven Patton (Photo courtesy of Steven Patton) MINNEAPOLIS – Despite some sub-zero temperatures, Twin Cities Leather Weekend – Feb 13-15 in Minneapolis, MN – was way hot! Five men stepped up to run in the contest: Justin Anderson, Thomas Beranek, Cory Koplin, Travis Lenander, and Steven Patton. Friday night consisted…

Minnesota Leather Pride 2015 Dog Tag Design Revealed

MINNEAPOLIS – A large crowd had gathered for to see the spectacle that was Mr/Miss Catastrophe (People you would not expect to see in drag) fundraiser on January 10 at The Saloon. In addition to the hilarity and horror (gasp!) of the contest, attendees were treated to a big surprise – a first look at…

Twin Cities Leather Weekend 2015

MINNEAPOLIS – As always this year’s contest and Twin Cities Leather Weekend will be Presidents’ Day Weekend 2015 (February 13th – 15th, 2015). Come out and join the Twin Cities Kink/Leather Community for this great celebration of all we do for one another. Book your room TODAY at the Double Tree Suites by Hilton Minneapolis.…

January North Star Kennel Club Mosh

  MINNEAPOLIS – Join the North Star Kennel Club for our January Mosh! This mosh is open to everyone (not just paid members), so if you’re curious about what a puppy mosh is or if you have moshed with us many times, this event is for you! Participation is free for all paid members of…

Minnesota Leather Pride Announces 2015 Theme: “American Leather Story”

MINNEAPOLIS – Four possible themes were presented for six weeks of voting to the Minnesota leather/kink/BDSM community and now the results are in; “American Leather Story” is the theme for Minnesota Leather Pride in 2015! The theme, which references the popular TV series “American Horror S…tory,” was suggested by community member Andrew Bertke. With the…