Midwest Drummer names new titleholders

CHICAGO — Midwest Drummer held it’s second contest at Chicago’s Jackhammer bar on Sept. 22. Brandon Gentry of Chicago took home the Midwest Drummer title and Pup Bayard won Midwest Drummerboy.

Regional LGBTQ orgs react to new “religious liberty” guidance

ST. LOUIS — LGBTQ organizations in the Midwest have reacted to Attorney General Jeff Sessions issuing guidance to “protect religious liberty in a broad, yet vague, guidance memo that critics fear could give people of faith — including government workers and contractors — a loophole to ignore federal bans on discrimination against women and LGBT people.”

Chili Cook Off – Sunday Oct 21

CHICAGO – Join members of the leather, kink, fetish communities as they vie for the coveted title of Top Chili Chef at JackHammer! JackHammer will be converted to a kitchen stadium as chili chefs representing the leather and bdsm community gather on Sunday, October 21 at 5 p.m. to ready their special creations – prepared…

Club Rush Night and Rubbermen at Touché

CHICAGO – Next Friday we will be hosting a Fall Club Rush Party beginning at 10pm. Chicago’s leather/fetish community is home to several clubs that provide leathermen and leatherwomen fellowship with like minded folks.  Many of these clubs are social in nature, sponsoring events and volunteering support to LGBT agencies across Chicagoland and nationally.   A…

Chicago Rubbermen – The MIR Edition!

“I don’t have any rubber yet…Do you have anything I can borrow to wear…I don’t want to be the only one in the bar not in rubber.” CHICAGO – Calling all newbies, the curious, the uninitiated, the unrubberized – THIS MONTH IS FOR YOU! Our October bar night will feature a gear try on night.…

OCTOBERFEST & BUD BOYS @ CELL BLOCK

CHICAGO – Here’s your weekend line-up for CELL BLOCK …   THURSDAYS ….Miller Lite Drafts and all well drinks are only $2.50, and all other drinks are $3.50…. our dart teams are back….our bartenders are ready… you can’t afford to stay home!   FRIDAYS….. we feature FAT TIRE BEER for only $4.25…. a great way…

IYK Name Change Vote – 11/19/12 @ 501 Slosh

INDIANAPOLIS – As per the bylaws, we here by give the group 30 days notice of a vote meant to determine whether the membership would like/sees a need to change the name of the group from Indiana Younger Kink. This will be a simple “yes” or “no” vote, held during the 3rd Monday slosh at…

Halloween Party & Benefit for Food Outreach

ST. LOUIS – Hey Ghoul this is a SERIOUS “costume only” party and we can all help Food Outreach too! You and whomever you want are invited as Drunken Punk’n is resurrected for: Drunken Punk’n 5 When: Friday, October 26th 9pm-3am Where: The Private Warehouse of Bad Dog Bar & Grill 3960 Chouteau Avenue (behind…

Saint Louis Rope Social this Sunday

ST. LOUIS – We’re getting the jump on creepy holiday gatherings. Join us for conversation and rope Sunday Oct. 21 at the Bad Dog Bar & Grill. 3960 Chouteau Ave, Saint Louis at 3pm This Sunday is the Saint Louis Rope Social! Join us for the St. Louis Rope Social. In this organic free form…

The Roundtables

CHICAGO – The Roundtables are jointly organized & co-sponsored by GD2 & LRA for those involved in a chosen lifestyle or are simply curious to meet, share and learn in a safe, controlled and private environment. So come out and share with us your knowledge, ask your questions, or maybe even meet someone new to…

IYK’s Halloween Slosh at the 501!

INDIANAPOLIS As luck would have it, October has a fifth Monday, which not only means an extra slosh at the 501 but a Halloween slosh at the 501! So, cum join us in your scariest, funniest, sexiest, wildest, and/or skimpiest costumes for a night of sexy thrills and chills! There will be a costume contest…