Category: Event Photos

Jim Nichols Wins Mr. Crossings Bear 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. – This year marked the inaugural Mr. Crossings Bear Contest at Crossings Lexington in Lexington, Ky., held on June 29. The contest was co-produced by John David Elam and Sam Clemons, along with Crossings owner Darrell Johnson. A full capacity was on hand as Master of Ceremonies Daryl Lyons, Emperor 31 of the Imperial…

WOOF Opening at LA&M’s GAG

CHICAGO – Photographer Richard Kates of Minneapolis was the focus of a reception at the Leather Archives and Museum’s Guest Artist Gallery on Friday, July 6. More than 20 people came to the LA&M despite a brutal heat wave to congratulate Richard and see the photographs that will be on display at the LA&M over…

Michigan’s Woody Woodruff wins IML 2012!

CHICAGO – Woody Woodruff, Mr. Michigan Leather 2012, came out ahead of 49 men from five countries on three continents to bring home the title of International Mr. Leather 2012! Woody was joined on the podium by first runner-up A.C. Demidont, Mr. Eagle New York 2012, and Kevin Jordan, Mr. DC Eagle 2012. Nick Elliot…

CLAW – Cleveland Really Does Rock

CLEVELAND – After hearing about Cleveland Leather Awareness Weekend, I finally made it to the event without a contest. And I didn’t really miss there not being a contest. Now in its eleventh year, for those not familiar with it (there has to be a few) CLAW is an annual weekend of workshops and festivities…