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Mr. Gem City Bear 2017 named in Dayton

DAYTON — Benjamin Benton of Indianapolis took home the Mr. Gem City Bear 2017 title in August. The contest was held at MJ’s on Jefferson in Dayton on Aug. 5 and was hosted by the Gem City Bears and Scarlett Fever. The contest raised $700 for Brigids Path, which provides inpatient medical care for drug-exposed newborns, non-judgmental…

Renee Beckman, Women’s International Leather Legacy 2017

Renee Beckman of Alaska won this year’s Women’s International Leather Legacy title last month in Dallas. She’s become the latest Alaskan to take home an international title, one of a distinguished line.

“I’m actually the fifth,” Renee said in a phone interview with the Great Lakes Den. “We now have more international titleholders than anywhere else in the United States.”

Renee said she was actually shocked to win with the class of contestants she competed with. This year had five women competing, the largest number yet. She was taken aback by the bios of the other women and all they had done. When she was announced as the winner, she knew she had done enough.

Derby City Bears 2017 Title Contest, Sept. 23

LOUISVILLE — Greetings Bears, Cubs, Hunters, Goldilocks, and all other friendly faces! The Derby City Bears would like to invite you to our 4th annual title contest, Bears Go to the Beach – where we will have members of the community compete for the following titles: Derby City Bear Derby City Cub Derby City Hunter…

Mr. Kentucky Bourbon Bear & Cub Contest

LEXINGTON — Our annual Mr. Kentucky Bourbon Bear & Cub Contest will take place on Saturday, September 16th at Crossings Lexington. All of the fun begins at 9:00pm with contestant meet & greet and raffles, followed by the contest. Come out and cheer for your favorite candidate. Interested in competing? Visit www.kentuckybourbonbears.com to complete the…

Mr Wisconsin Leather 2018

MADISON, Wisc. — Mr. Wisconsin Leather began with a simple motto: ‘UNA SEMPER IN ALTIORIBUS’ – ‘TOGETHER ALWAYS HIGHER’…and with each year, we continue to work to elevate ourselves to a higher and higher standard, making MRWL not just another Leather Event, not just a Celebration, but a symbol of who we are, what we stand for,…

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…