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24 Hours + 7 Years: A Journey Revisited

In a world where coming out seems easier than it used to be, say 10 years ago, there are still stories out there of coming out nightmares. One such story was told seven years ago by a young bear by the name of Robert Harmon from West Virginia. When Robert posted his story on the…

Randy Stern: Bear Cliqueatude

Recently on the Four Lakes Bears message board, an anonymous poster made an observation that the Bear Coffees on Thursdays in Madison, Wisconsin tended to be cliquish. He claimed he was an outsider and felt like he would not be able to participate because of the regulars who show up. He even said that the…

Will Clark: More Than a Bad Boy

  The gay community often treats its adult video stars like true celebrities. The bear community is no different. And you’d be hard pressed to find someone more deserving of it than Will Clark. The friendly Wisconsin native is multi-talented and very busy. Along with being in videos that span many genres – from bear…

Bear Pride 2002

CHICAGO – Despite the rumors earlier this year, the mighty has not fallen. Bear Pride was the mightiest of bear runs on the circuit. Bears know that Memorial Day weekend meant being in Chicago. However, years of operating losses and issues with host hotels allowed the Great Lakes Bears to reinvent the community’s premier run.…

Hot weekend in the Windy City

CHICAGO – The Windy City again will host the two biggest events in both the bear and leather worlds – Bear Pride and International Mr. Leather. Both events take place during the Memorial Day weekend and fill the city with bears and leathermen. Things start off early with the Thursday events for IML. Registration begins…