Category: News

News from across the region and country.

Leathertarian Awards announce 2018 winners

DALLAS — The Leathertarian Awards announced their 2018 winners on Thursday, June 21. They are: Lifetime Award Winner Vi Johnson Female Award Winner Tyesha Nicole Best Male Award Winner Nitro Hankinson The Male and Female winners will receive a check in the amount of $500.00. The Lifetime Award winner will receive a check in the…

C.O.M.M.A.N.D. MC in Maryland changes to inclusive name

BALTIMORE — C.O.M.M.A.N.D. MC of Maryland announced last week they would be changing the name of their club to adapt to changing community demographics. In an announcement on their Facebook group, the club said the acronym C.O.M.M.A.N.D. would now stand for Corps of Marylanders Making A Noticeable Difference. Previously, it had been “Corps of Men.” “We see…

IML 40 comes home to Kentuckiana Pride

LOUISVILLE — James Lee brought the International Mr. Leather title to his hometown Pride celebration this past Sunday in Louisville. Lee went to IML as Mr. Kentucky Leather. He rode with the rest of the Kentucky Leather Brotherhood during Kentuckiana Pride, the Pride celebration for the Louisville metro area. Photos courtesy of Dave Brossaeu, David…

Indy-PAH joins the Cadillac Barbie Pride Parade

INDIANAPOLIS — Indy-PAH joined the rest of the Indianapolis leather community in marching during Indy’s pride celebration, the Cadillac Barbie Pride Parade on June 10. Indianapolis’s Pride celebrations and started in 1988 and moved to Monument Circle in 1990. The Cadillac Barbie Parade started in 2002. Photos courtesy of Pup Spaz

OhioSMART’s June 3rd Saturday- Needles 101 and Beyond

CLEVELAND — OhioSMART will be hosting an education session on needle play at their monthly 3rd Saturday event. From the Fetlife post: Join us June 16, 2018 for: Needle Play 101 and beyond https://fetlife.com/events/671856 With RowanMorrison Class Description: Did you miss our needle intensive last year? Haven’t practiced those skills since? Or are you already…