Category: Ohio

News from the Ohio bear, leather and kink communities.

Mr. Gem City Bear 2017, Aug. 5

DAYTON — Our second annual contest and charity drag show – Set phasers to furry and stunning. Come out and get your space dance on or just come cheer on your favorite bear, cub, otter or daddy bear. Great contestant package for the winner. Cigar social before the event with raffle basket. Raffle prizes and entertainment…

PhEERfest 2017

CINCINNATI — Sincinnati’s only Halloween Edge play event. This is not you mother’s event! What is edge play? Play that makes people cringe.. such horrific things as electric, fire, stapling, needles and many more things to scare. Come out and learn and explore edge play topics with 2 days of classes and 2 play parties. Get…

Building Better Relations 3-class series in Toledo

TOLEDO — Join Traeonna and Kiltgrrl on Saturday, August 5 in Toledo OH for three classes on how to build better relations through communication, conflict resolution, and personal responsibility. Register at https://aeden.yapsody.com/event/index/119361 Tending the Love: Managing Conflict in Relationships (Class 1) 11:00 AM –12:30 PM Things can and often do not go the way we plan them, especially in relationships.…

LA&M receives $26,250 from CLAW

CHICAGO — The Leather Archives & Museum announced today that CLAW Corporation donated $26,250 to the LA&M from its 2017 event. Since its inception in 2002, CLAW has donated over $137,000 to the Leather Archives & Museum and has raised over $799,000 in charitable funds nationwide. The monies raised this year will continue to to…

DNA Leather weekend: Ohio Valley Regional, July 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Valley DNA is honored to bring OVR Drummer/Drummerboy contest to Columbus, Ohio. This contest is open to all gay-identified men in the fetish/kink communities, who are residents of Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Indiana and Michigan. The diversity celebrated at OVR DNA weekend also makes a welcoming home for fetishists that migrate…

OhioSMART June Munch, June 27

PARMA, Ohio — Join OhioSMART as we return to Kumo Japanese Sushi Buffet in Parma! Kumo Website 1975 Snow Rd Parma, OH 44134 Ask for OhioSMART when you get to the desk– we will most likely be in the back room, which is easy to find! What is a munch? It’s a vanilla gathering of…