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Dark Side of Kink Opens in Waterford, MI

WATERFORD, Mich. — The Dark Side of Kink started out as a large annual event that was created to cater to everyone in our community, not just small pockets like some of the smaller events, with 480 people attending the first event. In Michigan there are not many places to buy leather or fetish apparel, with some bars hosting pop up retailers or underwear shops. In fact if you Google leather shops in Michigan you will only find one other store currently offering fetish apparel. So Sir Jay, the current GLLA-MI Handler, decided to venture into the retail market, to make fetish apparel available to a community in need of a location to find their leather and fetish needs.

Great Lakes Leather Alliance XVI

INDIANAPOLIS — Great Lakes Leather Alliance (GLLA) was held in Indianapolis on September 28, 2017 – October 1, 2017. In it’s 16th year, it had one of its largest contests yet with eight different contests going on simultaneously and working together with the Great Lakes Pup and Trainer Contest (GLPT). GLPT is in its third year…

It can happen to anyone…

Who do I tell what happened? I cannot tell anyone, who would believe me? How did I let this happen to me? These are the questions that pop into your head when it is happening to you, after it has happened to you, and for months, years, for most the rest of your life. This…

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,…

International Bootblacks: boy Patrick ICBB 2016

Let’s take a moment to introduce you to all three of this year’s current International Bootblacks. There are three in all, International Mr. Bootblack (IMBB), International Ms Bootblack (IMsBB), and International Community Bootblack (ICBB). In this three part series the bootblacks were each asked a series of questions as well as some questions asked of…