05/26/2011 12:57 pm ET Updated Jul 26, 2011

Leatherman Chuck Renslow Reflects On Life, Chicago Gay History

From May 27-30, leather lovers around the world will gather for International Mr. Leather. The annual event in Chicago includes a competition among leather men and the latest in leatherware. The man who started it all more than 30 years ago is Chuck Renslow.

Renslow is likely the granddaddy of Chicago's leather scene.

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