Todd Harris wins Mr. Chicago Leather 2016

Mr. Chicago Leather

Mr. Chicago Leather 2016 Todd Harris (All photos by Ruff Wray)

CHICAGO – Todd Harris won the Mr. Chicago Leather 2016 title on Saturday, January 23, at the Leather Archives & Museum.

Todd came out on top from a field of six contestants this year. It was the cap to a busy weekend in the Chicago neighborhoods of Rogers Park and Andersonville. Todd will go on to represent the city at International Mr. Leather in May.

The judges for this year’s contest were International Mr. Leather 2015 Patrick Smith, Mr. Tristate Leather 2014 Brian “Bolt” Donner, Mr. International Rubber 19 GummiBarchen, American Leatherman 2015 Dan Ronnenberg and Mr. Chicago Leather 2015 Luis Tipantansig. IML 2003 John Pendal returned for his thirteenth year as emcee. The tallymasters were Mr. Michigan Leather 2015 Josh Fortuna and Mr. DC Leather 2011 Ron Moser. The den daddy was Rob Czar and Sarah Beth was the judge’s boy.

The Titans of the Midwest also hosted Kink U classes throughout the weekend including sounding, hot wax play and healthy kink.

Mufasa, a co-founder of ONYX/Midwest, received this year’s Chuck Windemuth Mentorship Award for his work with educating new members of the community and community involvement.

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