Note from Papa Tony: This is going to be a VERY busy year, both locally and travel-wise. There are a lot of plans in the works, for new, exciting and playful events that bring us all together in brotherhood!
From David Blair Griffin:
Wednesday, Jan 7th FMSD Discussion Group.
Year In Review: This will be an OPEN FORUM where I'd like to concentrate on all of the blessings that occurred in 2014. The major, annual events for 2015 will also be discussed. It's time to plan your travel schedule!
Thursday, January 8, 7-9PM: Florentine Flogging Class: “The magic of throwing two floggers at once!” Hosted by our brother Travis.
Saturday, January 17, 9pm: Mr. SoCal Leather Contest @ Eagle LA (Map)
Sunday, January 18, 4pm: Eagle LA Mr. Leather 2015 Contest @ Eagle LA (Map)
Saturday, January 24, 9pm: Mr. LA Leather Bear 2015 Contest @ Pistons (Map)
January 30-February 1: All-Male Butchmanns Experience in San Diego. There are a good number of men already signed up, but there is still room for more!
Saturday, January 31, 9pm: Mr. Pistons Leather 2015 Contest @ Pistons (Map)
More pictures and reviews from last year's contest can be found here.
February 19-21: Mr. San Diego Eagle 2015 Contest Weekend. More info about the entire weekend is coming up. Sunset Temple turned out to be such a GREAT location, the contest will be held there again.
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The Los Angeles Leather Coalition and the LA Leather Pride Committee are happy to announce that the 2015 Los Angeles Leather Pride Celebration will take place the week of March 22 – 29, 2015. The theme of this year’s event will be The Tribe: Celebrating the Rites of Passage.
The highlight of Leather Pride will be the selection of Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2015, which will take place on Saturday March 28th at a location to be announced soon.
And as an extra special attraction, the wild and popular OFF SUNSET FESTIVAL street fair will be held on Sunday Mach 29, 2015 the day after the Mr. LA Leather contest and LEGION dance, extending a full weekend of leather and kink fun for everyone!
A series of Mr. LA Leather “Feeder Contests” are being held across the city by various clubs and businesses to select their representing contestant. The qualifying contest schedule is posted on the LA Leather Pride website at laleatherpride.com, and will be updated as new dates are added.
Also confirmed to be returning for 2015 are the very popular Southland Honors Awards celebration as well as The Assembly Uniform Reception.
Additional events will be added soon, so you can expect a full week-long celebration of the leather lifestyle. The 2014 event was a huge success, resulting in significant donations to charity beneficiaries. The 2015 committee expects to out-do those results, and are pulling out all the stops to create a fantastic event week that everyone will want to be part of.
Contestants from last year. It was a GREAT event!
Saturday, March 28, 6pm: Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2015 Contest @ TBA
Sunday, March 29, 11am: Off Sunset Festival in Silverlake. Closing event for LA Leather Pride. WELL worth sticking around for.
June 12-14: Los Angeles Pride, with the parade on SUNDAY, June 14.
Mid-June: FistFest West
June 12-14 - All Male Butchmanns Experience, Phoenix, AZ
Mid-June: Southern California Leather Gathering (SCLG) is an annual outdoor picnic gathering that is open to ALL leather, bdsm, fetish, kink, motorcycle and bear groups/individuals of all genders and orientations. The aim of the event is to provide an opportunity for these various folk to interact in a relaxed atmosphere, have fun and raise awareness about the size and diversity of the leather/bdsm groups within Southern California.
July 17-19: Wet ’n Hot Weekend in Palm Springs. Over 500 sexy, attitude-free guys will descend upon an underground location in Palm Springs for a weekend filled with uninhibited pig play, brotherhood and fun. It’s the Biggest Piss Party on the Planet, and it’s unlike anything else that you’ve ever experienced!
This is a few of the 100 or so folks in the
2014 Pride Parade Leather Contingent!
Late July: Lazy Bear Weekend in Guerneville, California
September 18-19: Las Vegas Pride, with the parade at NIGHT, from 7-10PM, on SATURDAY, Sep. 19.
Thursday, September 3, 2015: Master/slave Conference - MsC 2015
MsC 2015 - Building Community!
MsC 2015 is produced by MTTA, Inc., a 501-c-3 all-volunteer non-profit educational organization.
The highly educational and unique event will take place over Labor Day Weekend outside Washington, DC
Education, Networking and History!
MsC 2015 will include a diversity of educational opportunities with Workshops, Intensives, Panels, Roundtables and Service Stations on Master/slave relationships
Keynote Speaker: Patrick Mulcahey from San Francisco
Our Traditions Live! Program: A Tribute to Men and Women of Color in the Master/slave. Leather and BDSM Communities. Speaker: Sir Guy from New York City
Labor Day Weekend - Sept, 3 - 7, 2015
Crowne Plaza Rockville / Washington DC
Two exclusive hotels with 257 rooms!
Online Registration & Hotel Room Booking will open in March 2015
Advance Registration: $125 (to May 31)
Early Registration: $150 (to July 31)
Standard Registration: $175 (to August 30)
Door Registration: $195
Mid-October: Bearquake in San Diego. BearQuake grew out of an idea of forming an alliance between the various clubs in Southern California and elsewhere. A "Bear Weekend" was planned where we could all get together and get to know each other. A contest was also held for Mr. So Cal Bear and Cub. The success of that first event opened the door to future gatherings which has become "BearQuake".
November 13-15: Desert Leather Pride in Palm Springs
Here are pics from 2013...