Special guest at Iowa Leather Weekend 2017

Jackson Pride Center director loses home in fire

International Bootblacks: Elisa IMsBB 2017

Chicago Lesbian BDSM Author Wins Goldie Award

Special guest at Iowa Leather Weekend 2017

DES MOINES – The 29th Annual Iowa Leather Weekend returns October 13-17th, 2017! Plans are currently underway for another record setting weekend that promises to be full of leatherwomen, leathermen,…

LA&M Announces 2011-2012 Visiting Scholar

CHICAGO – The Leather Archives & Museum (LA&M) announced today that Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone (Ph.D. University of Kansas) has been selected as its 2012-2013 Visiting Scholar. Clifford-Napoleone will use the LA&M collections during September of this year in support of her “Hell Bent for Metal: A Study of Queer Fans of Heavy Metal” research work.…

Art, Dogs and More at The SoFo Tap

CHICAGO – If you have had your eye on one of Jason’s photographs that have been on display, now is the time to act. Jason’s works will be coming down on Monday, July 30th. Between now and next Monday, you can purchase any of the small pieces that are near the pool table for only…

Kentucky Leather Sash Bash Celebration

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Come to Lexington Crossings Saturday August 4th at 10pm to help celebrate our Kentucky Leather Titleholders from Louisville and Lexington. This isn’t a fundraising event… Come hang out, ask questions, thank the titleholders for representing Kentucky at Local, Regional, State, National, and International competitions this past year. Sir Charles and slave jacki…

2 Great Events at GD2 This Weekend

Don’t miss Graphic Sexual Horror this Friday. This is a fascinating, sometimes disturbing, thought provoking film. From IMDB: Graphic Sexual Horror takes a peek behind the terrifying facade of the most notorious of bondage websites, exploring the dark mind of its artistic creator and asking hard questions about personal responsibility. Interviews reveal deep fascinations with…

Colin Wins Mr. Midwest Rubber 2012

CHICAGO –  Colin of Covington, Ky. won the Mr. Midwest Rubber contest on Saturday, July 21, becoming the first winner to come from outside the Chicago metro area. Colin was one of three contestants running this year at Touche. Outgoing MMR Pleek had travelled the region to promote rubber and the contest and his efforts…

Mr. Midwest Rubber Meet and Greet Photos

CHICAGO – Touche was the site of the meet and greet. Along with raffles and socializing, the night also had the introduction of the Mr. Midwest Rubber judges and contestants.The judges are Mr. International Rubber 2012 Sly Hands from Manchester, England; Mr. Cockpit Tynan Fox of Minneapolis; Mr. Chicago Leather 2012 Angel Velez; the first…

BLOCK PARTY at the Cell Block

Thanks to all the Chicago Rubbermen who were at CELL BLOCK last Saturday night to celebrate their 6th Anniversary … A good time was had by all… FRIDAY, JULY 20 … still smoking and want to stop?  Come in and meet with the guys from Howard Brown and find out about their Stop Smoking Clinic……

Summer Drinks and Fun at The SoFo Tap

CHICAGO – Each Saturday The SoFo Tap “goes to the dogs” with our Doggy Days.  All well-behaved owners and their dogs are invited. Be sure to come out on Saturday, July 28th, for the special Doggy Days. The crew from Watch312.com will be out to film for an upcoming show. We have also invited guests…

Getting to know Sarah Sloane

CHICAGO – The one thing I noticed right off about Sarah Sloane is that the more you get to know her, the more you want to ask her! She is one person who never takes a moment for grass to grow under her feet. Just when you think you know all you can know about…