Category: Community Comment

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On Traditions, Community Evolution, and Social/Sexual Orientations

I am an unashamed, unapologetically, Sarcastic, Gay, GenXer, Middle-Aged Guard, LeatherMan with three Priorities; Beating, Drinking, and Fucking. Preferably in that order, but I’ll take what I can get. Traditions “never” change Earlier this year, I was holding up a cloth weave jockstrap and commented to boy johnathan, “I’m more of a traditional Leatherman, I…

Community Comment: Unity

This weekend, while at the SINergy kink/Leather/sex positive event in Lansing, Michigan, I had a moment of clarity: As a fully out Chicago Femme Leatherman, I take my Leather and S/M life much too much for granted…and I shouldn’t.   During the weekend event, I wore the clothes, knee-high Wescos, and cuff that I wear…