Category: News

News from across the region and country.

The Face of New Leather — Intro

Some have said that here in Chicago, we are currently experiencing a surge in individuals who are new to Leather and new to what Leather is about.These individuals come from all facets of the kink community, age, class and the like.But most importantly, and interestingly, is that there are a number of non-homosexual males who…

September CRASS at LRA – Partial suspensions

FetLife CHICAGO – This month we will be having a special guest instructor, buckykatt99, coming in to present all you fine folks how to start thinking about getting off the ground! That’s right! Buckykatt99 will be presenting on partial rope suspensions. BIO: Bucky is a deviant switch from the Chicago area. After seeing a fetish…

2011 Rose & Thorn Award Winners

Leather Titleholders PORTLAND, Ore. – On Sunday, August 14, Blackout Leather Productions held its Annual Rose & Thorn Awards Ceremony at Courtyard by Marriot in Portland, Oregon. The Victory Brunch and Rose & Thorn Awards ceremony was well attended and every winner was pleased to receive the award. The voting is always very difficult as…

“Rules, Rituals and Contracts” w/ Peter Raven and slave evangeline – 8/27/11 @ 6pm

FetLifeCHICAGO – LRA, Chicago’s oldest pansexual BDSM club, in furtherance of its mission of providing educational and social opportunities to the Chicago Alternative Community proudly announces “Rules, Rituals and Contracts” with Peter Raven and slave evangeline on Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 6pm. We want to share with you, from our personal experience, just how important…

Toronto Leather Pride Titleholders Announced

Leather TitleholdersTORONTO – Alex Canning, Mr. Woody’s / Priape, is the new Mr. Leatherman Toronto, Tarna, Firkin Bootblack is the new Bootblack Toronto and Gary Major is the new Mr. Rubber Toronto. The competitions were held on Sat., Aug. 13, at the Phoenix Concert Theatre. Alex Canning. 35, was raised in a traditional working-class family…

ONYX Mid-Atlantic wants you in submission…

By Theo StormMen of ONYX WASHINGTON – That’s right!! We want you to to join the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of ONYX. ONYX is an organization formed and operated by Men of Color who enjoy the leather lifestyle. ONYX sets as its’ goal, to provide an informational and social organization to address issues specific to people of…

International Olympus Winners Named

Leather TitleholdersInternational Ms Olympus Leather 2011 Sir Kira International Mr. Olympus Leather 2011 Master Tallen Sir Kira representing Central Canada and Master Tallen from the Great Plains Region won the International Mr. and Ms Olympus Leather 2011 titles in Los Angeles, CA in front of almost 150 people at the Sanctuary Studios LAX on Saturday…

Save the date! L.U.R.E. is next weekend!

By Dominic ChevalierLeather Pride Week ended with a blast but the fun is not over! Gear up in your leathers, jockstraps, rubber, boots and uniforms and come on down to the Eagle for the monthly social called L.U.R.E! Hang out with hot leather folks and smoke a fine cigar while the sexy bartenders of the…

ILSb 2011 New Titleholders and Organizational News

International LeatherSIR, Leatherboy and Community Bootblack rocked the foundation of the Holiday Inn Golden Gate in San Francisco the weekend of July 28th – 31st, 2011. Leather folk from around the globe gathered to celebrate, play and enjoy the offerings of the bay area. Everyone came together in celebration of a fantastic Title year for…