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She's A Very Kinky Girl; Going Beyond 'Fifty Shades'

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 2
When "Fifty Shades of Grey" debuted in the theaters last month, many people's eyes were opened to the wonderful world of kink. But in the LGBT community, kink has been around for decades, with women and transpeople creating their own safe spaces.

Leather Alliance Weekend

CULTURE | Mar 22
Yet again the fine folks at the San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance, along with a small army of dedicated volunteers and supportive sponsors, produced their Leather Alliance Weekend on March 5-8.

Plan Calls for Leather-Themed Plaza in SOMA

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 16
A leather-themed public plaza would be built on the roadway outside the Eagle bar in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood under a proposal backed by the developer of a new mixed-use housing and retail development.

Are Leather Titles Necessary?

CULTURE | By Race Bannon | Feb 7
On Wednesday, January 28, the San Francisco Leathermen's Discussion Group (LDG) hosted a panel discussion named "Are Leather Titles Necessary?" at the SF LGBT Center.

PrEP: Tipping Point to Put the Sex Back in Leathersex?

CULTURE | By Race Bannon | Jan 24
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, as HIV was beginning to decimate the gay men's community, many people began to embrace BDSM and other forms of kink as "safer" alternatives to insertive sex.

Florida Leather -n- Fetish Pride Weekend

By Mike Halterman | Nov 1
Last year's inaugural Florida Leather -n- Fetish Pride Weekend was a big success, and this year's weekend promises to be even bigger and better!

Luau! :: Orlando Bear Bash 2014

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Sep 21
The Orlando Bear Bash, an annual party for bears, leather enthusiasts, and their admirers, is returning for another fun year of parties and get-togethers beginning Sept. 25. This year the theme is a festive and Hawaiian "Bear Luau."

Folsom Street Fair's Fascinating History

CULTURE | By Race Bannon | Sep 20
On Sunday, September 21, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., the folks at Folsom Street Events, along with countless volunteers, will mount the granddaddy of all leather events, Folsom Street Fair, now in its 31st year.

Oakland Pride Clarifies: Hide Okay - As Long As It's Tanned

FAMILY | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 2
Oakland Pride kicked off its own event this weekend, but found itself embroiled in a near-tempest with media reports that the leather community had been disinvited.

Ghurka: For the Love of Leather

FASHION | By Daniel Scheffler | Jun 26
Inspired by an antiquities auction in the 1970s, Ghurka has grown into a stylish leather goods brand that produces high-quality brands with international appeal yet uniquely American.

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