Tag: bear

World Bear Weekend coming to Lexington in 2018

LEXINGTON — A new bear event, World Bear Weekend, will be coming to Lexington’s Marriott Griffin Gate Resort & Spa in August 2018. “I created this event to blend several communities together into one grand event!” said organizer Adam Rodriguez-Routt. “Bear, Leather, Puppy, Bootblack, Kink… there’s something for everyone.” The event is open to the…

Mr. Heartland Bear, Aug. 4

ST. LOUIS — Hey guys it’s that time of year again. Come out and celebrate the diversity of our bear community August 4-6. WE ARE LOOKING FOR CONTESTANTS. All types of men including bears, cubs, otters, and admirers have competed. The Heartland Bear title includes prizes such as a leather vest, bar tabs, run fees…

Illinois gets new bear titleholders

(From left) Cipactli Croc Onyx is Mr. Illinois Bear 2017, Michael S. is Mr. Illinois Bear Hunter 2017, and D.J. is Mr. Illinois Cub 2017. (Photo by Ed Negron) CHICAGO — The Illinois Bear Contests selected their new titleholders this past Saturday at the Leather Archives & Museum. Cipactli Croc Onyx is Mr. Illinois Bear 2017, D.J.…

Ohio Gets New Leather Publication

CLEVELAND – This past weekend, Ohio became home to a new leather publication, the Ohio Leather & Bear News. Started by Mr. Ohio Leather 2014 Kelvin Davis, the online newspaper’s goal is to bring club and organization news to the Ohio leather community and help build a stronger community. While the focus is on Ohio…