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International Mr Leather

A Leatherman Exposes Himself! Clifton Tatum: His Heart, Soul & Vision

Nicholas Snow | Posted 06.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

Clifton Tatum's winning of Mr. Palm Springs Leather 2015 in November 2014 was one more step, albeit a very visible one, in a lifelong journey of being of service.

An Apology to International Mr. Leather and the Leather Community

Eric Barry | Posted 08.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Eric Barry

My piece was intended to be a discussion about gender identity, transphobia, and what integration looks like as LGBT (IQQA, etc.) rights continue to progress in our society. Unfortunately, the piece was hurtful a lot of people, many who thought that my intent all along was to malign and misrepresent the leather community.

International Mr. Leather and the Conflict of Exclusivity Within the LGBT Community (NSFW)

Eric Barry | Posted 07.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Eric Barry

How do groups that have traditionally been marginalized create a safe-space for themselves without simultaneously enacting the same exclusionary policies they've been fighting against?

Pecs, Personality And Pre-Internet Bonding: The Story Of International Mr. Leather (VIDEO)

Network Awesome | Posted 06.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Network Awesome

Even if your own closet is devoid of whips and vests, there is one universal truth that can be found in watching the International Mr. Leather contests of old: the undeniable coolness of pre-Internet bonding.

LISTEN: Leatherman Legend Chuck Renslow Talks Chicago Gay History

WBEZ | Posted 07.26.2011 | Chicago

From May 27-30, leather lovers around the world will gather for International Mr. Leather. The annual event in Chicago includes a competition among le...