Tag: leather

Cupcake Wars 5

On Sunday, April 15th, the Trident International WIndy City hosted the 5th Annual Cupcake Wars at Touché in Chicago. This year’s event benefited the Broadway Youth Center. The Broadway Youth Center (BYC) of Howard Brown Health is a haven for LGBTQ youth and young people experiencing homelessness or housing instability. Here they seek refuge and community…

Tom of Finland exhibit at Detroit’s MOCAD

DETROIT — MOCAD- Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit will be hosting TOM House: The Work and Life of Tom of Finland starting Thursday, April 19, with a benefit reception on Sunday, April 22. The reception is being hosted by Equality Michigan and the Tom of Finland Foundation. All proceeds from the opening will be in…

Standing Up for Vivian: #RoadToIMsLBB2018

CHICAGO — On Saturday, April 6th, the Chicago community came out in full force to show their support for Vivian, who will be competing in the 2018 International Ms Bootblack Competition.  The competition takes place April 19 – April 22, 2018. Touche Chicago, one of Vivian’s sponsors hosted “Stand Up! A Service Auction” an auction…

Illinois Leather 2018

CHICAGO — On March 16th, 2018, the Illinois Leather Alliance held their annual contest in Chicago. This year there were a few changes to the contest, including a whole new venue.  The Illinois Leather Alliance holds contests for Sir, boy, Ms. Leather Pride, Puppy, Trainer, Bootblack, Master, Slave, and this year a new contest was…

Sash Bash 2018

IOWA CITY, Iowa — SASH BASH WEEKEND an event for our leather family and friends to come together and celebrate, socialize and bring kink to Eastern Iowa area. The weekend featured a variety of events including a welcome party, educational workshops, and the PUPPY PAWLIMPICS. SASH BASH WEEKEND started with the MEAT & GREET/SMOKE OUT event on…

Two take titles at Indiana Leather Pride

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Leather Pride contest was held this last weekend in Indianapolis. Among the three competing, two walked away with titles. Rachelle Bales (Indybabygirl) was awarded the title of Indiana Ms. Leather Pride 2018 and Cathy Haynes (Bootblack Cathy) became Indiana Bootblack 2018.

Central Illinois kink community to set up new website

PEORIA — The Central Illinois leather community is setting up a new local resource website. The site will be at http://central-il-lifestyle.org/. It’ll feature information such as: an easy-access calendar of events for Central Illinois the Central Illinois Lifestyle Library exciting Regional, National and possibly International Lifestyle happenings It may even permit an ‘on-line’ chatroom Work is…

Minnesota Leather Pride Weekend 2018

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Leather Pride Weekend will return to the Twin Cities on April 6 through 8. The weekend will feature classes, parties and the Minnesota Leather Contest. You can get the application to enter the contest here. Minnesota Leather Pride Weekend 2018 Schedule: Friday, April 6, 2018 Contestant Interview Friday, 4:45 pm – 6:45…