Category: Wisconsin

News from the Wisconsin bear, leather and kink communities.

SWIPE-Madison – Problem Solving – Dec. 9

MADISON, Wisc. — SWIPE-Madison’s December’s meeting topic is: Problem Solving How do you problem solve in your relationship(s)? How do you problem solve in your Power Exchange? Can your problem–solving method(s) be different between vanilla relationships and Power Exchange relationships or is it different per person (not dependent on the type of relationship)? There is…

SWIPE-Waukesha – Vulnerability – Sun, Nov 27

WAUKESHA — SWIPE-Waukesha’s November topic: Vulnerability What does it mean to you? What are the benefits? What makes it scary? Feel free to bring a snack to share! For location information, please contact cat_in_milw (smart phone owner) or Sir_Wieland (He does not have a smart phone; if you contact him after 3pm on Sunday, he…

LGBT Milwaukee: How Pride Was Born

MILWAUKEE — If you missed our LGBT Milwaukee Book Release party on August 22, here’s another chance to join the conversation about Milwaukee’s rich LGBTQ history! Michail Takach, author of LGBT Milwaukee and Communications Director for Milwaukee Pride, Inc., in partnership with the Wisconsin LGBT History Project, seeks to make the story of LGBT Milwaukee…

SWIPE-Waukesha: Getting Your Needs Met, Oct. 23

WAUKESHA — SWIPE-Waukesha’s October topic: Getting Your Needs Met How do you get your needs met in your relationship? If you’re not in a relationship, how do you get your needs met? Feel free to bring a snack to share! For location information, please contact cat_in_milw (smart phone owner) orSir_Wieland (He does not have a…

SWIPE-Waukesha – Authenticity – Sept. 25

WAUKESHA — SWIPE-Waukesha’s September topic: Authenticity – Inspired by a class presented by @MasterObsidian and @Hisnamaste What does “being authentic” mean to you? How can you be authentic to yourself and others? How does “being authentic” affect your relationship(s)? Feel free to bring a snack to share! For location information, please contact cat_in_milw (smart phone…

SWIPE-Madison – Doubt – Fri, Sept 9th @ 7pm

MADISON, Wisc. — SWIPE-Madison’s September’s meeting topic is: Doubt Are you really submissive/Dominant? Can you really handle being non-monogamous/monogamous? How did you get passed the questioning and doubt? What if your partner came to you questioning their position in the relationship, what would you do or say? How would you help them? There is no…

Pup Chomper wins Mr. Wisconsin Leather 2017

Mr. Wisconsin Leather 2017 Pup Chomper surrounded by the judges and tallymasters after his win. (Photo by Ivan Nunez) Photo and story by Ivan Nunez MADISON, Wisc. — Chad “Pup Chomper” Schuld became the new Mr. Wisconsin Leather 2017. The contest took place August 26-28 in Madison, Wisc. In its fourth year, the contest is…

SWIPE-Waukesha – Communication in Your Relationship – Sun, Aug 28

WAUKESHA — SWIPE-Waukesha’s August topic: Communication in Your Relationship How do you communicate with your partner or potential partner? What are your roadblocks to communicating with your partner or potential partner? What’s your communication style? What’s one thing you could/would do to improve your communication with your partner or potential partner? Feel free to bring…