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.”

Video Coverage of ABW

CHICAGO – Along with St. Louis, we were busy covering American Brotherhood Weekend. We’re happy to give you videos of the speeches and fantasies of the contestants. See these and more videos on our video page here on the Den or our YouTube channel! Enjoy!    

Bound To Learn – Oct 19, Nov 16

CHICAGO – Bound To Learn (BTL) provides a collaborative lab environment where you can explore shibari and other types of rope bondage at your own pace while surrounded by peers. Participants bring photographs, books, ideas and projects to work on, creating an informal environment dedicated to organic learning. All genders, sexualities, and rope-orientations are welcome.…

Studio X Milwaukee October 2012 Events

  MILWAUKEE – Here is the schedule for October 2012: Oct. 5, Friday 7pm – 2am Studio X Rope Night event Oct. 6, Saturday 1pm – 6pm Kinky Geeks Game Day Milwaukee event Oct. 6, Saturday 8pm – 2pm Studio X Milwaukee Play Party event Oct. 10, Wednesday 6:30pm – 9:30am Movie Night at The…

Midwest Leather Weekend Wrap Up

ST. LOUIS – This past weekend was the first ever Midwest Leather Weekend in Saint Louis, MO, USA. It was formed by Charlie Schoenherr and Christopher “Tyger Roth who are the Producers of the Mr. Midwest Leather Contest and the Midwest Puppy Contest. Over a conversation at the Bad Dog Bar & Grill they decided…

Where The Bears Are – Episode 20 STAND UP BEAR

Sorry for the delay! Here’s the latest episode of “Where The Bears Are!”

When the Bears follow a lead to a comedy club to question comedian Bruce Daniels (playing himself) about his run-in with the murder victim, Nelson (Ben Zook) decides to dust off his stand up act with disastrous results. Comedian Shawn Pelofsky also appears as herself.



South East Indiana Kinksters Munch and Play Party

COLUMBUS, Ind. – The Munch will be held at the Denny’s in Columbus, IN on Saturday October 27th from 3-5 PM. We will be in the back left section by ourselves. Ask for Harold or the “Investment Group”. Remember this is a family restaurant so no fetish attire please. There will be a play party…

We’re Bringing Sexy Back: Sex Positive Party @ GD2

CHICAGO – GD2 is a sex-positive space, so come out to the Creating Sex Positive Culture educational event at GD2 on Saturday and then stay for an evening party with the same theme. Bring your lovers, your dominants, and your submissives. Pack your preferred lube and condoms in the same bag as your floggers. Make…

LRA’s Infamous Bootblack and Cigar Night

CHICAGO – Come out and join us this Friday, October 12, 2012 for our infamous monthly Bootblack and Cigar Night!! Our bootblacks will be available to service your leathers, give tips on how to care for them so you can look your best this summer. While you’re at it, come out and have a good…