Category: Missouri

News from the Missouri bear, leather and kink communities.

New Mr. Midwest Leather and Midwest Puppy named

ST. LOUIS — Adam Heusinkveld of Chicago won Mr. Midwest Leather 2017 and Pup Axel, Cleveland Puppy 2017, won Midwest Puppy 2017 this past weekend in St. Louis.

The Midwest Leather and Puppy Contest was held at JJ’s Clubhouse, not far from downtown St. Louis. Adam came out ahead of two other contestants: John Owen of Omaha, who go first runner-up, and Pup Chewy of Chicago, who was second runner-up. Pup Xeno of Chicago got first runner-up for puppy. The contest was the climax of a weekend that included classes, dinners and parties throughout the weekend.

ADL, PROMO urge hate crime investigation in transgender teen’s murder

ST. LOUIS — Civil rights organizations have called for prosecutors to investigate the murder of Ally Lee Steinfeld as a hate crime. From PROMO: The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and PROMO, Missouri’s Statewide LGBT advocacy organization, today expressed deep concern regarding the murder of Ally Lee Steinfeld. Both PROMO and ADL are urging the Prosecuting Attorney’s…

Eastside Munch in O’Fallon, Sept. 7

O’FALLON, Ill. — Yes, the bridge goes both ways! Join us for the September’s Eastside Munch!! When: Thursday ~ Sept 7th, 2017 Event Link Here <<—Click Here 6:30 pm until 9 ish Where?? O’Charley’s Restaurant & Bar 1313 Central Park Drive O’Fallon, IL 62269 Special note: now O’Charley’s has unlimited catfish dinner on Thursday Ask the hostess…

West County Kinky Munch, Sept. 7

MANCHESTER, Mo. — The next West County Munch will be on September 7th. It will regularly occur on the 1st Thursday of each month. It’s located at the same place as last month, the Krieger’s in Twin Oaks near the intersection of Big Bend Road & HWY 141 in Manchester, Mo. Please RSVP and read…

The orange one is coming to Springfield, Mo.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Heads up, Missouri. Trump is coming to Springfield next week, according to the Springfield News-Leader. From the News-Leader: President Donald Trump is coming to Springfield on Wednesday to talk about a proposal to revamp U.S. tax policy. A White House official confirmed the visit to the News-Leader. The trip was first reported…

St. Louis LGBTQIA Munch, Sept. 1

ST. LOUIS — Enjoy some queer space with fellow kinksters! This will be a super casual social gathering of people who are kinky or kink-curious and identify in any way as LGBTQIA. See you at MoKaBe’s Coffeehouse, 6pm-8pm on Friday September 1. Notice that this month the first Friday is also the 1st of the…