It's coming up fast: the biggest weekend in San Diego's Gay Leathermen Community in a long time. If you miss it, you will kick yourself!
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Friday, May 16 (third Friday, every other month), 10:30pm: STUD Night @ the Eagle, at 3040 N Park Way. Featured guest will be local hottie and PuP Seth Fisher.
Saturday, May 17, 9:30PM: LL Bear Dance Party @ Rich's, at 1051 University. Third Saturday of each month. Great music, fun dancing. VERY cruisy.
May 17-18: Long Beach Pride, with the parade on SUNDAY May 18.
From: Mr. Long Beach Leather 2013, Marc Ransdell-Bellenger:
As you may or may not know my hometown of Long Beach CA is traditionally the first in the country to kick off Pride Season. This year it is May 17th and 18th, with the parade taking place on the morning of the 18th.. As Mr. Long Beach Leather, 2013, I would like to officially invite you to march with the Long Beach Leather contingent in the parade. I hope you accept my invitation and enjoy the hospitality of Long Beach’s Leather community has to offer.
Saturday, May 17, 6 PM: International Mr. and Ms Olympus Leather 2014 Contest
Doors open at 5 PM
Los Angeles Ballroom on the second floor of the Hilton LAX on Century Blvd.
Approximately 12 men and women will compete for this International title. Each will present tantalizing fantasies on stage.
You can attend International Mr. and Ms Olympus Leather 2014 without missing Long Beach LGBT Pride Parade and Festival. The contest will be over in time to make it back to Long Beach for the late parties and the parade on Sunday morning.
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Wednesday, May 21 from 6-9PM: Get ready for the Flog Swarm! First training and practice is for men only. It's all about building intimacy and trust. Details.
May 22nd: Commemorative Postage Stamp release day: San Diego's team of champions have arm-twisted those in charge, so that we are FINALLY getting a Harvey Milk Forever postal stamp.
From Bill Neilson: Kudos to Nicole & Big Mike, Frank & Tom!!!… Event Heads-Up: Our Very Own LOCAL Restaurant ‘Harvey Milks American Diner’ Is planning a huge ‘PARTY’ for this Very Special ‘Commemorative Postage Stamp release day: May 22nd, 2014 ’... Monitor FB page for updates https://www.facebook.com/HarveysHillcrest ... Or visit (soon to come) new redesigned website http://harveymilksamericandiner.com/
May 23-26: International Mr. Leather 2014 Contest in Chicago
Saturday, May 31, 12 Noon: Flog Swarm. As of May 13, we have 64 participants signed up, with more RSVP'ing every day. It's going to be magnificent, fun, and utterly Tribal. We will be asking for an optional charitable donation at the door - 100% of proceeds go to charity. Details.
Saturday, May 31, 6:30PM: Gear Invasion Dinner at Harvey Milk's Diner. There will be a Master's Cap Presentation Ceremony, lots of out-of-town guests, and excellent food. Dress up if you've got it!
This is from last year.
Saturday, May 31, 9PM: Movie Night. Meet outside of the North Park Birch Theater for the Gear Contest and Group Photo. Then, once we go inside, it's time for announcements and a few Folsom Street Fair stories. Then, it's time for Folsom Forever, with a Director's Q&A after the movie. After THAT, we will head on over to the Eagle (a couple of blocks away) to discuss the movie.
June 6-8: Los Angeles Pride, with the parade on SUNDAY, June 8.
Saturday, June 7, 4-7pm: Return of Cigars & Boots at Redwing Bar & Grill!
Hosted by Jon LeatherBoy Somerville and Ron Brundige LeatherAlpha
Cigars, tobacco pipes, cigarettes, and dip welcome.
You don't have to be a tobacco enthusiast to enjoy the socializing!
$3 Well Drinks, $3 Domesic Bottled Beers, and Happy Hour Menu Specials until 6PM.
Bootwhite on site, so bring your leathers!
Open to all genders/sexualities (21 and over).