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.”

First ever Midwest Puppy named last night

From the Bad Dog Bar in Grill in Saint Louis Thank you to everyone that came out for the 1st ever Midwest Puppy Contest last night! Wow what a night! Hot Leather Men and pups galore! Congrats to pup hercules aka Alex Wintermantel for being names Midwest Puppy 2012! So many pups in the mosh…

Touché to host Chicago Leather Clubs Rush Party

CHICAGO – Chicago’ leather/fetsih community is home to several clubs that provide leathermen and leatherwomen fellowship with like minded folks. Many of these are social in nature, sponsoring events and volunteering support to LGBT agencies across Chicagoland and national. A few of these clubs also host private events for their members to practice their sexual/fetsih…

American Brotherhood This Weekend

CHICAGO – The American Brotherhood contest will be held this weekend in Chicago, with events at Touche, Jackhammer and the Leather Archives & Museum. The judges for this year are Johnny boy Birdsell, American Leather boy 2009; Jeff Tucker, IML 1994; Khiki Cavannarro, International Master 1999; Daddy Sky Cotton; Jay Harcourt, Mr. Hayes Valley Leather…

$4.00 FRIDAY and MORE @ CELL BLOCK

CHICAGO – We’ve got a lot going on at the CELL BLOCK this weekend… Don’t miss out … FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5 … It’s our monthly $4.00 FRIDAY … You name it, and it’s just $4.00 … ALL BEER $4.00 including bottles, draft, domestic and imports … ALL LIQUOR $4.00 including all call brands and even…

Lube Wrestling at Touche

CHICAGO – Touche hosted a lube wrestling night hosted by Mr. Chicago Leather 2012 Angel and Mr. Midwest Rubber 2013 Collin Wood. It actually was for a good cause with money from raffles and a silent auction for the Children of Appalacia Learning Center, a social service and education organization based in Cincinnati. Collin lives…

TNGC Presents – Pet Play – Saturday, October 6

CHICAGO – What does any person here know about (pet) play? Pet play is really only limited by the individual, the protocols, boundaries, goals, even the creature (pet) identity can be created by the participant. Most of my interest and knowledge likes specifically in pup/puppy play. Which originally got it’s beginnings in the gay leather…

Midwest Puppy & Mr Midwest Leather Contests This Weekend!

Come on out this Friday night to the Bad Dog Bar & Grill in Saint Louis for the Midwest Puppy Contest, part of the Midwest Leather Weekend http://www.midwestleatherweekend.com It’s going to be a great weekend for the Leather and Puppy Communities. There will be Puppy Mosh Pits Friday and Saturday Nights!

GD2 Newcomers Social, Sat, Oct 13

CHICAGO – We’ve had really fantastic turnouts at GD2 socials the last several months (last month was 60+), so if you’d like to come see what GD2 has to offer, take a tour of the space, or meet others who are fun and kinky, come on out! Hope to see you there! ***** Are you…

LRA 2012 Schedule of Events (Oct – Dec)

CHICAGO – LRA Schedule of Events October, 2012 – December, 2012 (Dates/events are subject to be added/changed/updated. Check back frequently!) October Thursday, October 4 — Recovery in the Lifestyle, 7pm Friday, October 5 — American Brotherhood Weekend Afterparty, 9pm Saturday, October 6 — American Brotherhood Weekend Afterparty, 9pm Friday, October 12 — Bootblack and Cigars…