Tag: GLLA

GLLA announces LA&M Fireside Chat with Ms Kendra at GLLA 2016

INDIANAPOLIS — The Great Lakes Leather Alliance (GLLA) announces that the GLLA 2016 Weekend will host the Leather Archives & Museum (LA&M) Fireside Chat Series. This year—GLLA Weekend’s 15th Year—LA&M’s Fireside Chat host Douglas O’Keeffe will interview GLLA’s Co-Founder and Executive Director Ms Kendra about her life and Leather journey and GLLA’s history. Originally from…

GLLA 2015 Contest Results

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – This past weekend I had the pleasure to attend and cover the Great Lakes Leather Alliance Weekend. The weekend featured a number of events and parties including seven title contests. This year I have decided to write two articles on the weekend, the first focusing on the contests themselves and the second…

GLLA Michigan Contest, May 8th & 9th

DETROIT, MI – GLLA Michigan Contest comes your way Friday May 8th & Saturday May 9th. Friday, May 8 includes a contestant and judges meet and greet throughout the night, ICON charity fund-raising, a KInk U rope skills class at 7pm, a PreP workshop from 9:30p – 10:15p, an ICON CODE party (must be wearing…

Grand Rapids Educational Munch, May 6th

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – May is the big kick off of the Leather Event season in the Great Lakes area so we felt that it would be the perfect time to discuss what events are available in driving distance of Grand Rapids and what you can expect if you decide to attend one. Due to the…

GLLA Condemns Indiana’s SB-101

INDIANAPOLIS – Great Lakes Leather Alliance (GLLA), which holds its annual event in Indianapolis, has released a statement condemning the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” signed yesterday by Gov. Mike Pence (R). Great Lakes Leather Alliance strongly condemns The Religious Freedom Restoration Act (SB 101) recently signed into law by Governor Pence. We are working with…

Den Talk: GLLA, A Homecoming.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – When one attends a Leather Title Contest there are certain words or phrases you expect to hear multiple times. Words like Leather, Contest, Title, Speech, Interview, & Pop Question, are just some of the words that come to mind. So when the word “Home” became the word I heard most often on…

GLLA XIII Contest Results

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – This past weekend I had the pleasure of covering the thirteenth annual Great Lakes Leather Alliance event. This event is the regional event for a number of titleholders in the Great Lakes Region. The titles that are competed for at GLLA are the Great Lakes Leather BootBlack, Great Lakes Leather Sir, Great Lakes…

Ohio Leather Weekend

CLEVELAND, OHIO- May 30th-May 31st, was the first ever Ohio Annual  Leather Weekend. A weekend held to contain the Ohio Leather Master/slave, Ohio LeatherSir/boy, and Ohio Leather Bootblack contests. The bar was significantly packed both nights, with an amazing attendance of people from all over the Great Lakes Region. The contestants all did an amazing…