Self-Education of a LeatherMan: Fantasy & Identity

This post is part of a longer series of reflections as I work to learn more about what LEATHER means to me.  This is mostly self-directed study (with, I hope, the help of a few friends along the way) and will include too many topics to list here.  In fact,…

We Need Kink in our Parades

A response to Heidi French and her post Keep Your Kink Out Of My Pride Parade I woke up this morning to find this on my Facebook feed.  I was so badly upset  that I had to write something.  I've posted it in the comments for her blog and used the…

BDSM 101: What is a Munch?

A Munch is a casual lunch or dinner with other local people who have an interest or experience in BDSM (Bondage & Discipline, Dominance and submission, sadomasochism) and/or Kink and other Fetish. Munch groups have many different characteristics depending on locations of where they meet. Some are held in locations…

commUNITY: support is everything!

I am a firm believer that we, as a commUNITY, can always do more. In the spirit of doing more and celebrating kindness, this month at Leather Happy Hour SLC we will be collecting Urgent Needs and In-Kind Donations for our homeless friends at The Road Home shelter. The Road…

BDSM 101: Pre-Negotiation Your Next Play Party Experience

BDSM 101 Pre-Negotiating Your Next Play Party Experience Play Parties can be a fun, safe place to let inhibitions go in the company of other like-minded kinksters. They also can be intimidating and confusing to navigate play when you arrive ready to have some kinky fun but unsure how to…

Beehive KINK: Get KINKY in Utah!