Tag: community

Fetish Photos for Inclusivity in Chicago, Jan. 20

CHICAGO — A fundraiser for inclusive organizations will be this weekend at Jackhammer in Chicago. From the Facebook event: Originally this was going to be a fundraiser for Bayard Matty and Midwest Drummer 2017 – Daddy B for their travel fund, with the events that transpired this week, I have decided to move in a different direction. All funds…

PrideCenter celebrates first anniversary in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — PrideCenter, a LGBTQ community center in St. Louis, is celebrating one year of being open today. Pride St. Louis worked with community organizations 18 months ago to create a free-standing center for the community. Since it’s opening, according to a press release from Pride St. Louis, many individuals and organizations have worked…

Shameless Grounds looking for break-in suspects

ST. LOUIS — Shameless Grounds, a kink-friendly coffeehouse in St. Louis, was the victim of a break-in on Dec. 28.

In a post on their Facebook page, Shameless Grounds said two thieves broke into the business after closing on Dec. 28. The thieves stole the 100 pound safe that held $1,300 in drawer money, cash reserves, a bit of payroll, and employees tips. The safe itself was worth $400.

However, the security camera did get footage of the two thieves. The business is asking the community for help in identifying the suspects.

CIPx/MAsT:Decatur to launch community website in Illinois

DECATUR — CIPx and MAsT:Decatur announced Wednesday that they are planning a website for the leather and kink community of Central Illinois. According to a post on the Central Illinois BDSM group on Fetlife, the site will feature area events, community projects, possible chat room and house a lifestyle library with both real-time library branches…

Saints & Sinners: Charity Drag Show in Indy, Jan. 14

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis LGBTQ community will be holding their annual Saints & Sinners: Charity Drag Show on Jan. 14, 2018. The Indiana Crossroads Sisters will be collecting toiletry items for the food pantry. Needed items include: bar soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste and deodorant. Bag Lady Queen 2016 Scarlette O’Hairy will be the host and Bootblack Cathy will…

Indiana Leather Club announces 2018 schedule

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Leather Club, a social and service leather club, has announced their schedule of events for 2018. JANUARY 14 Saints & Sinners: Charity Drag Show 20 Member Party cancelled to support Indiana Pup & Trainer Contest 24 Business Meeting FEBRUARY 20 Dinner/Demo 28 Business Meeting MARCH 4 Orientation Class: Impact Play & Safety 9-11 Leather Leadership Conference…

Titans of the Midwest select new board

DES MOINES — The Titans of the Midwest, a regional community service and education leather organization, has selected a new executive board for 2018. The new board members are: President – Sargent James Vice President – Brian Bolt Donner Treasurer – Gerard Schwickerath Secretary – Shane Donegan Public Liaison – D.S. Trumbull Membership Secretary – Jonathan Garton Bookkeeper – Vacant At-Large…

F*ck Cancer fundraiser raises $1,131 in Chicago

CHICAGO — Midwest Drummer and Drummerboy held a fundraiser at Jackhammer on Saturday night to raise money for cancer research. Brandon Gentry and Pup Bayard recruited about 20 people to wear or donate ripe jockstraps that were auctioned off on stage by local entertainer Diamond Devereaux. A total of $1,131 was raised with all the…