2016 Archive

Congratulations to recipients of the 50th Annual Community Awards

Awards

Some standouts in our community were lauded at the Awards, held at Oasis bar

  • Philip M Turner Lifetime Achievement: Gayle Rubin
  • Co-Women of the Year: Beatrice Stonebanks & Jesbian Bagheera
  • Man of the Year: Bob Goldfarb
  • Next Generation Award (under 35): Jason Husted
  • Jim Remer Community Volunteer Award: Marilyn Hollinger
  • Frank Benoit Award: Rover Spotts
  • Outstanding Community Nonprofit: Center for Sex & Culture
  • Best New Organization: The Little Scouts
  • Best Community Educational Event: LDG Up Your Alley Fair History with Gayle Rubin
  • Best Organizational Anniversary Event: LDG Rich Trove 10 Year Anniversary
  • Best Bay Area Leather Contest: Ms San Francisco Leather 2016
  • Best Community Leather/Fetish/Motorcycle Event: LDG Tom of Finland Art Auction & Social
  • Best Community Weekend Event: Gear Up Weekend
  • Most Visible Organization: Leathermen’s Discussion Group
  • Best Overnight Run: Golden Gate Guards, Fall Adventure
  • Best Traditional Run: Golden Gate Guards, Springtime in Yosemite
  • Outstanding Community Business: Stompers

Learn more about the Community Awards

Thank you to our volunteers

Leather Alliance Weekend 2016 could not have happened without the support of our community volunteers

 

Contest Volunteers
  • Sr. Stage Director—Beth Downey
  • Stage Director—Tegan Widmer
  • Lighting Director—Jesbian
  • Audio Visual Director—Rover Spots
  • Audio Visual Director—Kevin Quintero
  • Marketing Director—Jacob Stout
  • Artistic Director—Gerald Borjas
  • Sr. Den Daddy—Erick Lopez
  • Sr. Den Daddy—Nate Cotton
  • Den Daddy Mentee—Stephen Minshal
  • Marketing Director—Jason Husted
  • Tally Master—Barry Miles
  • Hostess—Eden Alexander
  • Hostess—Layla
  • Host—Thao Hill
  • Emcee—Paul Pratt
  • Emcee—Don Mike
  • Producer—Nile Eckhoff
  • Float—Jesus Nunez-jirgl
  • Float—Steven Minshal
  • Performer—Raquella Performer—JD
  • Silent Auction—Rachel Sullivan
  • Stage Hand—Matt McGowan
  • Usher Coordination—Jerry Roberts
Leather Alliance Weekend Volunteers
  • Chair—Larry Shockey
  • Chair—Erik Will
  • Board president and knowledgebase—Dahn Van Laarz
  • Treasurer—Angel Garfold
  • Sponsorships—Rachele Sullivan
  • Finance—Mark Ingham
  • Education consultant and interviewer—Patrick Mulcahey
  • Education support—Daddy Blade Bannon
  • Consultant—Deborah Hoffman-Wade
  • Consultant—Daddy Ray Tilton
  • Consultant—Ava Schmidt
  • Tech consultant—Kevin Casey (LALC)
  • Assistant—Pup Rascal
  • Education videographer—D.S.
  • Super Volunteer—Larry Rivera
  • Coat check—SoMa Guardians
  • Food—Kit and Bear
  • Awards Cohost—Race Bannon
  • Play party—Exiles
  • Play party—SF girls of Leather
  • Play party—The 15 Association
  • Photographer—Rich Stadtmiller

SF girls of Leather

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have http://sfgol.org as a community sponsor. Without their generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

http://SFgoL.org/

WHO WE ARE
We are a group of self-identified Leathergirls. Membership is not limited by race, creed, orientation or gender; however, an identification of Leathergirl is essential. A girl-heart is an individual self-identity. San Francisco girls of Leather is a unique and powerful group of individuals — our solidarity and commonality is found in our understanding that the definition of Leathergirl involves who you are and not just how you play.

WHAT WE DO
SFgoL holds monthly meetings, communicates via discussion board, does outreach at Leather events throughout the Bay Area, and volunteers for a variety of non-profit organizations.

Our mission is twofold:

To provide camaraderie, and a safe space to any individual who identifies as a Leathergirl.
To provide community service within & outside of the Bay Area Leather Community at large.

The Exiles

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have The Exiles as a community sponsor. Without their generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

http://theexiles.org/

The Exiles is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational group for women who have a positive personal interest in BDSM. The group provides educational events where women with all levels of experience will have a safe place to meet, explore and share information about safety, play techniques and resources, and connect with the leather community locally and nationally

We are comprised solely of volunteers – from the officers to the presenters. Many thanks to the people who have worked to make the Exiles YOUR club!

The 15 Association

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have The 15 Association as a community sponsor. Without their generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

http://the15association.org/

We Are…

  • A social and sexual fraternity for men who engage in BDSM.
  • The longest-standing gay male BDSM Association in the western USA.
  • Active in the San Francisco BDSM community with play parties, an annual run (Boot Camp), social events and charitable fund raising.
  • Premier BDSM Players who mentor by example.
  • Safe, Sane and Consensual.
  • A volunteer Association with over 175 members, coordinated by a Fraternal Committee.
  • Open to members and invited guests with a government-issued male ID who are at least 21 years of age.

Ms. San Francisco Leather

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have Ms. San Francisco Leatheras a community sponsor. Without their generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

Ms. SF Leather

http://mssfleather.org/

The Mission of the Ms. San Francisco Leather contest is to create and maintain an annual contest/event that (1) celebrates our diverse and dynamic Greater San Francisco Bay Area leather/kink/fetish community, and (2) raises money to support the work of relatively small non-profit organizations. Each year at the Ms. San Francisco Leather contest, an esteemed panel of judges selects a leatherwoman to represent our community. This representative is a leatherwoman who exemplifies the principles of honor, service and community commitment.

 

California Drummer

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have California Drummer as a bronze level sponsor. Without their generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

California Drummer / Drummerboy

drummercalifornia.com

 

Mr. SF Leather 2016 Beerbust (Sun Mar 6 3pm @ SF Eagle)

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Mr. SF Leather 2016 Beerbust
Funds from this beerbust will support the Mr. SF Leather Travel Fund.
Sunday, March 6, 3pm @ SF Eagle (398 12th Street, San Francisco)
$12 at the door • RSVP on FacebookDownload the SF Leather App

Mr. San Francisco Leather 2016 Victory Party (Sat Mar 5 10pm TBD)

Mr. San Francisco Leather 2016 Victory Party
At the winner’s sponsor bar, or at the Powerhouse if the winner isn’t sponsored by one.
Saturday, March 5, 10pm @ TBD (Winner’s bar, or the PowerHouse if the winner isn’t bar sponsored.)
No tix req’d • RSVP on FacebookDownload the SF Leather App

Education—The Story of YOU: Giving and Getting a Great Oral History – with pup Spike (Sat Mar 5 1:30pm @ Center for Sex and Culture)

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Education—The Story of YOU: Giving and Getting a Great Oral History – with pup Spike
Hosted by Leathermen’s Discussion Group
Saturday, March 5, 1:30pm @ Center for Sex and Culture (1349 Mission Street, San Francisco)
Tickets: $12 (save with a Weekend Pass) • RSVP on FacebookDownload the SF Leather App

How do we preserve the richness and wisdom of the leather community? Our stories are worth capturing and celebrating, and one way to make that happen is through oral histories. In this workshop we’ll explore and practice a number of easy techniques, including

  • What it takes to conduct an excellent interview, or be a great interviewee
  • How to structure an interview and craft questions
  • Easy ways of recording and editing the conversation (audio and/or video)

Knowing who we are as a community is key to keeping our tribe strong and vibrant, and helping new generations find their way. Everyone has a story to tell, and anyone can help record these stories for the future.


About the presenter: pup Spike has been active in the leather communities of San Francisco and South Florida since 2003. He founded goLEATHER, a Fort Lauderdale-based organization to help millennials explore the leather community and support them as they came out into leather. Spike has a passion for documenting personal stories, including interviewing leather folk and preserving their oral histories. He now lives in San Francisco: a great place for a wolf like him to run, grow, howl and breed. And he is active in K9 Unit, a Bay Area organizations for pups of all kinds and those who love them. Spike is the collared pup of Joe Gallagher, IML 1996, and beta to his Alpha, Wolf Freed.


Making the Connection was an educational concept introduced in 2012 by Mr SF Leather Darren Bondy.


imgresThis year,  Leathermen’s Discussion Group is producing the seminars for LAW 2016. Founded in 1996, SFLDG has an educational mission with a once-a-month presentation of a kink/fetish/leather/BDSM skill or topical discussion, interview, or panel relevant to kinky guys and their allies. Every month, 60-150 people join us for 2 hours to meet new people, learn, and have fun. Come with a friend, or drop in on your own. With a huge audience of the most interesting folks in the Bay Area, we tend to be the best place to meet and socialize and hang out with other kinksters. You’ll be welcome.

Education—Payasos: Leather, Laughter, and Latino in L.A. (Sat Mar 5 11am Center for Sex and Culture)

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Education—Payasos: Leather, Laughter, and Latino in L.A.
Hosted by Leathermen’s Discussion Group
Saturday, March 5, 11am @ Center for Sex and Culture (1349 Mission Street, San Francisco)
Tickets: $12 (save with a Weekend Pass) • RSVP on FacebookDownload the SF Leather App

 

Those of us living in what was once called Alta California tend to forget that until 1848, we were a territory of Mexico. In fact, California was under Spanish and Mexican control twice as along as it has been one of the United States (which you would expect to blur our perspective on who the “unauthorized aliens” are).

But even in California, despite the ubiquity of porn sites like NakedPapis.com and gay icons like Ricky Martin, there was no visible, culturally Latino presence in the leather community before this decade. That such a presence not only exists now but has been enlarged and embraced is owing in no small part to a group of Southern California men equally comfortable in clown make-up and leather jockstraps, working tirelessly to support gay, leather, children’s and Latino community causes — and to have beautifully sexy, proud, fun, committed leather lives.

Join us for a conversation with four of these hot amazing men about their histories, accomplishments, mission, how they work and how they play, moderated by Patrick Mulcahey

 Leo IriarteLEO IRIARTE founded Payasos-L.A. in 2010. The very next year, seven of the nine contestants for Mr Los Angeles Leather were Latino, and Leo (competing as Mr Regiment 2011) became the first Latino to take home the title. Leo is a member of the Regiment of the Black & Tans, a Los Angeles men’s uniform club, and is also founder of Brothers In Need, for the support of community members in difficult times.


Esteban BartholoESTEBAN BARTHOLO, Mr Bullet Leather 2015, has received multiple Southland honors for community service. Alongside his roles with Payasos, Brothers In Need, and the Black & Tans, he is co-producer of “Clown Fucker” with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, and active with OUTfest, the Tom of Finland Foundation, California Men who Enjoy Nudism (CMEN), Bienestar/Fuerza Positiva, AIDS Project L.A., and Autism Walk/Autism Speaks. Originally from Medellin, Colombia, he is famous for his nude desert hikes, and loves wax play, water sports, bondage, piercing, CBT, dancing, and Burning Man.


Fernando BuenrostroFERNANDO BUENROSTRO moved to the U.S. from Mexico in 2008, at the age of 19. His introduction to the Payasos came in 2013, when Esteban Bartholo responded to his social media post about wanting to make a real contribution to Los Angeles community life despite being an undocumented resident. Attracted to leather since boyhood, Fernando wore a leather harness for the first time at Los Angeles Leather Pride that year and has never looked back.


Justin Tate EmerickJUSTIN TATE EMERICK, a.k.a. Payaso Chipa Guazu, began his career with the Peace Corps in Paraguay as a Rural Health Volunteer. An LGBT activist from an early age — he is a proud gay Eagle Scout — he founded an anti-Proposition 8 organization called Roots of Equality and produced an interactive event on L.A.’s pre-Stonewall LGBT history. Justin is a friend of Avatar-L.A., enjoying bondage, flogging, and exploring new kinks. He was Mr Regiment 2013, Mr Los Angeles Leather 2013, and is Community Outreach Coordinator for the U.S. Department of Labor.


Making the Connection was an educational concept introduced in 2012 by Mr SF Leather Darren Bondy.


imgresThis year,  Leathermen’s Discussion Group is producing the seminars for LAW 2016. Founded in 1996, SFLDG has an educational mission with a once-a-month presentation of a kink/fetish/leather/BDSM skill or topical discussion, interview, or panel relevant to kinky guys and their allies. Every month, 60-150 people join us for 2 hours to meet new people, learn, and have fun. Come with a friend, or drop in on your own. With a huge audience of the most interesting folks in the Bay Area, we tend to be the best place to meet and socialize and hang out with other kinksters. You’ll be welcome.

Community Roast/Tribute of Gary Virginia (Friday March 4, 7pm @ Beatbox)

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Community Roast/Tribute of Gary Virginia
Ray Tilton and Donna Sachet’s Annual Roast
Friday, March 4, 7pm @ Beatbox (314 11th Street, San Francisco)
$20 sugg. don. (incl. in Weekend Pass) • RSVP on FacebookDownload the SF Leather App

Meet & Greet (Friday, March 4, 5pm, Mr. S Leather)

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Meet & Greet
Contestants, judges, MC’s, and staff mingler
Friday, March 4, 5pm @ Mr. S Leather (385 8th Street, San Francisco)
No tickets needed • RSVP on FacebookDownload the SF Leather App

Peter Feliciano

Peter“Every now and then there is a young artist where one says, “This person has talent and is going to go places with it.” The first time I heard Peter Feliciano’s voice, at the Castro/Upper Market 2013 summer sunset series, I said, “Wow!”

Peter’s voice conveys gentle power. His magnificent storytelling skills, with their unique twist of clear understanding, are evident. I felt his soul, and it was filled with inspiration and passion. I look forward to watching where this special artist will go with his vocal and musical talents. This is why I am extremely excited to share his personal story with all of you.” – read more about Peter…

Raquela

Raquela__The_Official_Website___EPKRAQUELA is an American Billboard recording artist known for her LIVE “Real Singer” performances. Before that she was an award winning singer/actress performing leading roles on Broadway. Her powerhouse vocals got her to open for Diva’s like, Deborah Cox, Lady Gaga, Kristine W, Belinda Carlisle, and many more. Raquela’s cover release of Taylor Daynes, TELL IT TO MY HEART ruled the “Top 40” charts on DJ Times for 28 weeks straight! RAQUELA worked with DJ/Producer legends like, Chris ‘The Greek’, Raphie Rosario and Tony Moran, but her finest collaboration was with one of the Godfather’s of House music, MICKEY Mixin’ OLIVER. Together, “NOTHIN’ MORE TO GIVE” topped Billboard’s “Hot Dance Club” charts for several weeks! Her tracks were spun regularly in New York clubs like Cielo and Sullivan, as well as hyped clandestine parties like, Verboten and Trilogy. Since 2000, her discography was heard all over the country on stations like KTU, Party 105.3, KNGY, Pulse Radio, KSFM and Sirius XM’s – BPM. Aside from deeply rooting herself in the New York scene, she has toured all over the United States, performing for dance music lovers everywhere. Her music is in regular rotation in global venues like, Nikki Beach, Pacha and Nocturnal. Since her first EP release in 2004 on SuperGroove Records, Raquela has also been released on other labels like, Sony Music, Hot Mix 5, CAPP Records and ISV Entertainment. You can check out Raquela’s latest releases on iTunes, but she would rather you kept a good close eye on her at, RAQUELA.com. Despite her hectic travel schedule, this native Californian and lifelong musician is adamant about making time in the studio for her own productions. Please follow her on facebook.com/TheRaquela

SoMa Guardians

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have SoMa Guardians as a community sponsor. Without their generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

SoMa Guardians – Coatcheck Extraordinaire!

Women’s Play Party Hosted by The SF girls of Leather and The Exiles

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Women’s Play Party
Hosted by The SF girls of Leather and The Exiles
Sunday, March 6, 5pm @ Alchemy (1060 Folsom Street, San Francisco)
Tickets: $30 (save with a Weekend Pass) • RSVP on FacebookDownload the SF Leather App

Want to get it on with a an out of town visitor here for the contest, or a local legend? Join us at Alchemy SF, one of San Francisco’s most well equipped inimate dungeon. The space features exposed brick and beams, 3 St. Andrews Crosses, multiple tables, manual and electric hoists, slings, bootblack stations, quiet areas, medical equipment, and a loft with a 4 poster bed. Bring a lock to use the free lockers (limited availability). There is a large open shower area, but no private showers.

SFgoL: http://sfgol.org/
The Exiles: http://theexiles.org/

Men’s Play Party Hosted by The 15 Association

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Men’s Play Party
Hosted by The 15 Association
Friday, March 4, 8pm @ Alchemy (1060 Folsom Street, San Francisco)
Tickets: $30 (save with a Weekend Pass) • RSVP on FacebookDownload the SF Leather App

Want to get it on with an out of town visitor here for the contest, or a local legend? Join us at Alchemy SF, one of San Francisco’s most well equipped inimate dungeon. The space features exposed brick and beams, 3 St. Andrews Crosses, multiple tables, manual and electric hoists, slings, bootblack stations, quiet areas, medical equipment, and a loft with a 4 poster bed. Bring a lock for the free lockers (limited availability). There is a large open shower area, but no private showers or hoses, so arrive prepared.

http://the15association.org/

Meet Mr. San Francisco Leather 2016

Mr. San Francisco Leather 2016 is Mr. Lonestar 2016: Cody Elkin

Join us at The Lonestar (1354 Harrison Street) for the Victory Party

 

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Cody Elkin

CLAW – Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have CLAW – Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend as a platinum level sponsor. Without their generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

 

CLAW 2016 is April 28-May 1 2016, in Cleveland Ohio.

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https://www.clawinfo.org/

 

Elbow Grease Lube

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have Elbow Grease as a platinum level sponsor. Without their generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

 

Elbow Grease Lube

 

http://shop.elbowgreaselubricants.com/

Fist Powder

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have Fist Powder as a platinum level sponsor. Without their generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

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Folsom Street Events

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have Folsom Street Events, producer of the Folsom Street Fair. Up Your Alley Fair, Magnitude, Deviants and Bay of Pigs as a gold level sponsor. Without their generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

Folsom Street Events

 

http://www.folsomstreetevents.org/

 

Seth Munter

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have Seth Munter—Master of Real Estate as a silver level sponsor. Without his generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

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http://sethmunter.com/

 

Stela Furtado (D. Love)

sStela Furtado AKA D. Love, born in the bay area and graduated from California College of Arts. They have been teaching art and showing work in galleries for 20 years. They come from a long line of healing Portuguese women and they are the feistiest of their line. The human figure their medium and skin their canvas. They see beauty in pain using many forms of play to create sensual, playful and exquisite art.

They are a sadist into kink for twenty years and of service to the community for ten. They Identify as a service top Daddy with a wide range of BDSM experience and education, they continue to study to build their skill set to share with others in their community. Stela lives a happy, openly queer, gender-fluid, poly, kink, life with their primary partner who is Trans (FTM.) strive for a healthy balance with love, commitment, transparency, and compersion.
Stela is the Drag King Daddy of Fella-Fem, an artist, gender outlaw, activist and event producer for Queer Sphere. Annually, four years and counting now, They produce a benefit titled “The Benefit for the Boob” for Sister Sara Fem of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence San Francisco as well as the Russian River Sisters. Last year the Sisters, honored Stela with sainthood- dubbing them “Saint Motor Boat”. They are a co-producer for Women’s Weekend Russian River. Over the past year and half, Stela joined forces with Queer Sphere as an Event Producer and Happy Hour Host.

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Element Eclipse

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Element has quite a diverse background in both street and book smarts. He grew up Ohio and participated in color guard, track, boxing, wrestling and choir. After high school Element joined the United States Army Reserves and moved to Portland, Oregon. Between Portland and Seattle he spent five years as a pup under Sir Tony Buff, as part of the Dragon Clan and continues to identify as a Dragon. When Element landed in San Francisco he started dancing all around the bay and bartended at KOK bar in SOMA. In 2013, Element represented Northern California as Northern California Leatherboy 2013 & has nested in San Francisco for 6 years and counting. An associate member with the Chicago Hellfire Club Mr. Eclipse has been in recent affiliation with the Satyr’s & Rainbow Motorcycle Club. Element goes on to state…

“I want to win Mr. San Francisco Leather because I am Mr. San Francisco Leather. I respect a human that works not only for himself and his family but also for things of which he is called upon to do by the people who support him. This title in my hands would be OUR title. LETS WIN!”

Cody Elkin

codyelkinMr. Lonestar Leather 2016

Originally from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Cody is a 43 year old muscle-bear. He’s 6’4”, 270 pounds with a shaved head and lots of body hair. He has a 2-year culinary degree and 4-year degree in hotel and restaurant management. He moved to San Francisco from Philadelphia in 2003, and over the last 13 years has become involved with a variety of LGBT communities including the bears, the leather community, the gay rodeo, the Imperial Court, the Ducal Court, the San Francisco Bare Chest Calendar and more. He’s produced events for the Bears of San Francisco and Lazy Bear Weekend and music events including Grungestar and Countrystar at the Lone Star Saloon. He’s also hosted the annual Christmas Toy Drive for Mama’s Family for the last seven years, and has been recognized as “Mama’s Toy Bear.”

He’s a tireless fundraiser, having worked with AIDS Emergency Fund, Positive Resource Center, PAWS, Breast Cancer Emergency Fund, Maitri, SF Food Bank and many more.
Cody is a Top who flags hunter green and red on the left. He enjoys water sports, deep kissing, spit, puppy play and more. He loves man-smells, having his pits eaten and his boots licked by an eager boy… or two.

Photo credits

TrevorB24LAWbw The sexy amazeballs photos of Trevor Black used for the app are courtesy of Darren Ankenbauer. He is is a Bay Area photographer who generously donated these photos to us. “Portrait photography should be about the essence of ones subject. Capturing those honest moments of each individual is what motivates me to create unique, personal and intimate images.” said Darren. We think he did a great job capturing Trevor, and are grateful he made his art available to us.

Visit Darren Ankenbauer‘s site for more information.

 

What is the Leather Alliance

The San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance is committed to creating a welcome and supportive environment for members of the SF Bay Area leather, fetish, kink and motorcycling communities.

We seek to facilitate community members in safely learning, growing, connecting, honoring and enjoying each other.

The SF Bay Area Leather Alliance, a 100% volunteer 501©3 non-profit organization, was formed by the 2008 merger of the Inter-Club Fund and the Leather Forum. While honoring the pasts of both organizations, the Leather Alliance is committed to moving forward with our communities. Our Board reflects the clubs, groups and individuals within the leather, fetish, kink, gear and motorcycling communities.

Mission and History

The mission of the Leather Alliance is to perform public service to the community and educate the community on health and safety issues. Emergency grants are provided to individual community members in financial need due to accident or serious illness. We endeavor to promote the formation, growth and cooperation of member organizations within the San Francisco Bay Area leather, fetish, kink, & motorcycle communities.

Our history dates to the early 1970’s and the formation of the “Bent Bike Fund” in San Francisco. At that time, being a biker or leather person often meant you were outside the mainstream of both the prevailing society and the newly forming gay consciousness. A decision was made to band together and offer support and financial assistance to each other when needed. To avoid scheduling conflicts within the biker and leather communities, an events calendar was developed. The CMC Motorcycle Awards, the parent of today’s SF Bay Area Leather Community Awards, began in 1976.

The ICF and the Forum continued their traditions and adapted as the scene grew and changed. During the 80’s and 90’s, AIDS led to a loss of many community members, some clubs disbanded, and those who remained struggled to maintain an active community. The 2000’s have brought a greater acceptance and understanding of alternative lives, & new activity within the leather, fetish, kink & motorcycling communities. A need for new energy and direction led both the ICF and the Forum to begin the process that culminated with the 2008 merger.

The Leather Alliance Board, as were the ICF and Forum Boards, is comprised of both Organizational and Individual Directors. This facilitates a balance between the needs and desires of community clubs and organizations and those who choose to remain independent. Both Organizational and Individual Directors share a desire to serve the community and support the goals and mission of the Leather Alliance. As we move forward we are committed to appraising new ideas that support the leather, fetish, kink & motorcycling communities, fostering an environment that allows us to work and play together and welcoming new members to our communities.

Mr. San Francisco Leather 2016 Contest Program

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Mr. San Francisco Leather 2016 Contest
10 contestants, Glory hole auction, art show, and more!
Saturday, March 5, Doors at 6pm, Contest at 7pm @ Hotel Whitcomb (1231 Market Street, San Francisco)
Tickets: $33 (save with a Weekend Pass) • RSVP on FacebookDownload the SF Leather App

Mr. SF Leather 2016 Program

Presentation of Colors

National Anthem

Introduction of MC’s

Welcome

Parade of Club Colors

Introduction of Contestants

Introduction of Judges

Contestant speeches

Acknowledgements of past and present titleholders

— 15 minute Intermission —

Contestant Scoring & Qualifications

Presentation of 4th Annual Lenny Broberg Award

Jock/Brief Wear – Pop Question

Acknowledgments and Thank You – Erik Will and Larry Shockey

Step down Presentation by Trevor Black, Mr SF Leather 2015

Presentation of awards

Brotherhood Award

2nd Runner Up

1st Runner Up

Mr SF Leather 2015

Brief Photo Op

Join us immediately at the Winners Bar or the Powerhouse SF for the after party & meet your new Mr SF Leather!

Interested in volunteering?

The Leather Alliance and Mr. SF Leather Contest can always use an extra hand or two. Please email us and let us know if you would like to lend a hand!

Build Public

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have Build Public as a community sponsor. Without their generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

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Build Public

Our cities and neighborhoods deserve great public space.

When properly cared for, urban plazas, parks and streets unite communities, providing safe shared places to relax, play, connect and celebrate.

When neglected, they divide communities and undermine shared values.

At Build Public we apply the spirit of innovation to empower neighborhoods to fund, build and maintain great public places.

We Build Trust, Place, and Policy.

Fist Fest

The Leather Alliance Weekend is proud to have LDG—Leathermen’s Discussion Group as a community sponsor. Without their generous support, this weekend would not be possible.

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http://fistfest.com/

A Safe Place to Learn and Play

Six (0266)If you’re kinky, or even if you’re not sure yet, come and join us. We are a friendly bunch. Don’t worry about what you’re wearing either. Whether you’re into leather, rubber, latex, fetish gear or you’re just a “jeans n’ T-shirt” kinda guy, it simply doesn’t matter. It’s YOU that matters and YOU we want to see at our event. It’s not about what you wear — hell, many men are naked all weekend. It’s not about your body type or age, or even your level of experience. It’s not about BDSM (bondage, discipline and sadomasochism) or leather or gear.

This is a weekend specifically for and by men who are into BUTTS, HOLES and HANDS (and other related stuff). So leave your friends who faint at the thought of sticking a hand up someone’s butt at home! If you’re into ASSPLAY, this is the weekend for YOU.

 

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MEDIA RELEASE: LEATHER ALLIANCE WEEKEND 2016 ANNOUNCES FULL SLATE OF EVENTS FOR MARCH 4TH-6TH 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA LEATHER ALLIANCE
LEATHER ALLIANCE WEEKEND 2016 / MR. SAN FRANCISCO LEATHER 2016
JANUARY 15, 2015

Contact: chairs@leatherallianceweekend.org

SFLA_WEEKEND_PSTR_TOPRINTThe SF Bay Area Leather Alliance today announced the official lineup for Leather Alliance Weekend 2016. Ten events, including the Mr. San Francisco Leather Contest and the 50th Annual SF Leather Community Awards, will keep attendees busy from March 4th – 6th.

“The Leather Alliance is honored to host and produce this Weekend’s events,” says Dahn Van Laarz, president of the Leather Alliance. “2015 is the 50th Year of the San Francisco Leather Community Awards – a milestone celebrating our continued strength through changing generations in the SF Leather, Kink and Motorcycling communities.”  Dahn adds, “The Mr. San Francisco Leather Contest, now in its 38th year and with 10 contestants, is another example of the vitality of San Francisco’s Leather & kink scene”.

The SF Leather Alliance App—available for iOS, Android, and Web at www.leatherallianceweekend.org—will keep attendees up to the minute with details of the entire weekend.

Leather Alliance weekend kicks off Friday, March 4th at 5 p.m. at Mr. S Leather with the Mr. SF Leather Contest Meet and Greet featuring the contestants, judges and staff for the 2016 contest. At 7 p.m. is the Community Roast/Tribute of Gary Virginia at Beatbox SF, produced by Ray Tilton and Donna Sachet. From 8 p.m. til 1 a.m., men can enjoy a down and dirty play party hosted by legendary men’s group The 15 Association at Alchemy SF Dungeon.

Saturday March 5th at the Center for Sex and Culture (1349 Mission Street) starts with a slate of educational programs focused on cultural diversity and storytelling in our community. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. is “Payasos: Leather, Laughter, and Latino in L.A. in discussion with Patrick Mulcahey.” From 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Spike, will show by example how we explore oral histories with icons of our community in a seminar titled “The Story of YOU: Giving and Getting a Great Oral History.”

At 6:30 p.m. the ballroom at the Hotel Whitcomb opens for socializing and the silent auction, with the Mr. San Francisco Leather 2016 Contest starting at 7:30 p.m. This year will feature a record 10 contestants representing SF kink-friendly businesses and groups. Nile Eckhoff (Mr. Daddy’s Barbershop Leather 2014) is the new producer for this year’s contest for the Alliance.

”San Francisco is the Leather & kink capital of the world, and I’m excited to help take Mr. San Francisco Leather to a new level,” says Nile. After the contest a victory party will be held at the winner’s bar, or the Powerhouse SF if the new Mr. SF Leather 2016 is not sponsored by a bar.

On Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the 50th Annual Leather Community Brunch and Awards will be held at SF Oasis.  The awards are given for events, community leaders, organizations, and businesses who were active in the previous calendar year. Community nominations and balloting is held during the two months leading up to the awards.

The SF Eagle victory beerbust follows, from 3 to 6 p.m., and the weekend wraps up with a Play Party at Alchemy from 5 to 10 p.m. open to anyone not male-identified, hosted by the SF girls of Leather and The Exiles.

The Mr. San Francisco Leather Contest and Leather Alliance Weekend would not be possible without the support of the volunteers, businesses, community groups, and organizations that make up vibrant San Francisco Leather Community. 2016 Sponsors so far include Elbow Grease Lube, Mr. S Leather, CLAW (Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend), and Folsom Street Events. Sponsorship opportunities for this year are still available, with info at leatherallianceweekend.org

The SF Bay Area Leather Alliance, a 100% volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is committed to creating a welcome and supportive environment for members of the SF Bay Area Leather, Fetish, Kink, & Motorcycling Communities.  We facilitate community members in safely learning, growing, connecting, and honoring each other . Our Board reflects the clubs, groups and individuals within the leather, fetish, kink, gear and motorcycling communities. Contact us at info@leatheralliance.org

Men looking for kinky fun in San Francisco?

San Francisco is graced with an unprecedented number of interesting things for The Discerning Kinky Gentlemen to do. We are also blessed with notable folks who make it their business to stay on top of such things, one of them being our good friend Race Bannon. In addition to his distinguished kinkster resume, he is our current EBAR Leather Columnist (following in the footsteps of Mr. Marcus and Scott Brogan), a prolific blogger, and the moderator of what may be the Ultimate Guide To Being Kinky In Northern California, by way of a his facebook group entitled “Race’s Bar” (This group’s membership is restricted to folks who identify as kinky guys.)

Race’s Bar is a primary resource for calendar events of interest to the men’s kink community (which local Leathermen’s Discussion Group publishes in it’s monthly newsletter. LDG cribs from Race’s Bar, and so should you. If you are so inclined, you should join this excellent group on facebook (Please note: This group is for people who identify as men.)

The Story of YOU: Giving and Getting a Great Oral History

Saturday, March 5th, 1:30pm-3:30pm

How do we preserve the richness and wisdom of the leather community? Our stories are worth capturing and celebrating, and one way to make that happen is through oral histories. In this workshop we’ll explore and practice a number of easy techniques, including

  • What it takes to conduct an excellent interview, or be a great interviewee
  • How to structure an interview and craft questions
  • Easy ways of recording and editing the conversation (audio and/or video)

Knowing who we are as a community is key to keeping our tribe strong and vibrant, and helping new generations find their way. Everyone has a story to tell, and anyone can help record these stories for the future.

pupSpikeAbout the presenter: pup Spike has been active in the leather communities of San Francisco and South Florida since 2003. He founded goLEATHER, a Fort Lauderdale-based organization to help millennials explore the leather community and support them as they came out into leather. Spike has a passion for documenting personal stories, including interviewing leather folk and preserving their oral histories. He now lives in San Francisco: a great place for a wolf like him to run, grow, howl and breed. And he is active in K9 Unit, a Bay Area organizations for pups of all kinds and those who love them. Spike is the collared pup of Joe Gallagher, IML 1996, and beta to his Alpha, Wolf Freed.


Making the Connection was an educational concept introduced in 2012 by Mr SF Leather Darren Bondy.


imgresThis year,  Leathermen’s Discussion Group is producing the seminars for LAW 2016. Founded in 1996, SFLDG has an educational mission with a once-a-month presentation of a kink/fetish/leather/BDSM skill or topical discussion, interview, or panel relevant to kinky guys and their allies. Every month, 60-150 people join us for 2 hours to meet new people, learn, and have fun. Come with a friend, or drop in on your own. With a huge audience of the most interesting folks in the Bay Area, we tend to be the best place to meet and socialize and hang out with other kinksters. You’ll be welcome.

Payasos: Leather, Laughter, and Latino in L.A.

Saturday, March 5th 11am-1pm

Those of us living in what was once called Alta California tend to forget that until 1848, we were a territory of Mexico. In fact, California was under Spanish and Mexican control twice as along as it has been one of the United States (which you would expect to blur our perspective on who the “unauthorized aliens” are).

But even in California, despite the ubiquity of porn sites like NakedPapis.com and gay icons like Ricky Martin, there was no visible, culturally Latino presence in the leather community before this decade. That such a presence not only exists now but has been enlarged and embraced is owing in no small part to a group of Southern California men equally comfortable in clown make-up and leather jockstraps, working tirelessly to support gay, leather, children’s and Latino community causes — and to have beautifully sexy, proud, fun, committed leather lives.

Join us for a conversation with four of these hot amazing men about their histories, accomplishments, mission, how they work and how they play, moderated by Patrick Mulcahey

 Leo IriarteLEO IRIARTE founded Payasos-L.A. in 2010. The very next year, seven of the nine contestants for Mr Los Angeles Leather were Latino, and Leo (competing as Mr Regiment 2011) became the first Latino to take home the title. Leo is a member of the Regiment of the Black & Tans, a Los Angeles men’s uniform club, and is also founder of Brothers In Need, for the support of community members in difficult times.


Esteban BartholoESTEBAN BARTHOLO, Mr Bullet Leather 2015, has received multiple Southland honors for community service. Alongside his roles with Payasos, Brothers In Need, and the Black & Tans, he is co-producer of “Clown Fucker” with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, and active with OUTfest, the Tom of Finland Foundation, California Men who Enjoy Nudism (CMEN), Bienestar/Fuerza Positiva, AIDS Project L.A., and Autism Walk/Autism Speaks. Originally from Medellin, Colombia, he is famous for his nude desert hikes, and loves wax play, water sports, bondage, piercing, CBT, dancing, and Burning Man.


Fernando Buenrostro FERNANDO BUENROSTRO moved to the U.S. from Mexico in 2008, at the age of 19. His introduction to the Payasos came in 2013, when Esteban Bartholo responded to his social media post about wanting to make a real contribution to Los Angeles community life despite being an undocumented resident. Attracted to leather since boyhood, Fernando wore a leather harness for the first time at Los Angeles Leather Pride that year and has never looked back.


Justin Tate EmerickJUSTIN TATE EMERICK, a.k.a. Payaso Chipa Guazu, began his career with the Peace Corps in Paraguay as a Rural Health Volunteer. An LGBT activist from an early age — he is a proud gay Eagle Scout — he founded an anti-Proposition 8 organization called Roots of Equality and produced an interactive event on L.A.’s pre-Stonewall LGBT history. Justin is a friend of Avatar-L.A., enjoying bondage, flogging, and exploring new kinks. He was Mr Regiment 2013, Mr Los Angeles Leather 2013, and is Community Outreach Coordinator for the U.S. Department of Labor.

 


Making the Connection was an educational concept introduced in 2012 by Mr SF Leather Darren Bondy.


imgresThis year,  Leathermen’s Discussion Group is producing the seminars for LAW 2016. Founded in 1996, SFLDG has an educational mission with a once-a-month presentation of a kink/fetish/leather/BDSM skill or topical discussion, interview, or panel relevant to kinky guys and their allies. Every month, 60-150 people join us for 2 hours to meet new people, learn, and have fun. Come with a friend, or drop in on your own. With a huge audience of the most interesting folks in the Bay Area, we tend to be the best place to meet and socialize and hang out with other kinksters. You’ll be welcome.

Trevor Black

Trevor BlackMr. SF Leather 2015

Born and raised in Petaluma, California, Trevor travelled down to San Francisco to start his new life at the tender age of 18. Soon after, his involvement in nightlife introduced him to his leather family, where his exploration of kink, bondage, and leather began. Trevor currently works full time in nightlife working behind the bar and throwing parties for the masses. Now 23, you can find Trevor at one of his events, speaking at Magnet, suspended from the ceiling by rope in San Francisco’s SOMA district, or at home cuddling his roommate’s cat.

Pollo Del Mar—MC

Pollo Jose Guzman-JLoDubbed “The Drag Queen of All Media” by The Huffington Post, where she routinely contributes popular celebrity interview features, Pollo Del Mar has been integral in the Northern California LGBT scene for nearly a decade. Whether as a much sought-after emcee, activist, performer, actor, event producer, philanthropist or award-winning journalist, she is one of the most recognizable names and faces in the Bay Area drag community and beyond. Pollo is happy to make her debut this year as co-emcee of the Mr. San Francisco Leather competition -– a contest for which she has tremendous respect and feels intimately connected to by injection.

Patrick Smith

Patrick SmithPatrick Smith is International Mr. Leather 2015, Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2015 and Eagle LA Mr. Leather 2015.

Active in politics, Patrick’s focus as International Mr. Leather is on international and domestic LGBT political activism. He has traveled to countries including Uganda and Ukraine to meet with prominent LGBT activists and learn more about how western society can make a difference. His writing on LGBT issues has been published by The Advocate, HIV Equal and Bear World Magazine. He also served as assistant to the Chief of Staff in the Office of the Prime Minister of Canada.

Patrick first came to Los Angeles in 2011 from his hometown of Winnipeg, Canada, to pursue his MBA at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. There he served as the head of corporate relations for Out@Anderson, the LGBT student association. He is involved in fundraising for the Point Foundation, Sexual Minorities Uganda, and other charitable organizations in support of the global LGBT community.

Patrick lives in the historically significant Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, home of the Black Cat demonstrations of 1967, with his husband and love of his life, Michael. He currently works as Director of Business Development for Marvel Studios.

Gary Virginia

Gary Virginia Head Shot LeatherGary Virginia moved to San Francisco in 1987 for his career in university development, and later managed Lahaina Galleries/SF. After surviving an AIDS diagnosis in 1995, he went on disability and his community work blossomed.

After winning the Mr. Daddy’s Leather 1996 title the year that bar opened, he went on to win Mr. SF Leather and placed sixth at IML. Soon he was tapped to join the board of AIDS Benefits Counselors (now Positive Resource Center) and served for six years, including as president. His “Heart of the Matter” leather column ran in SF Frontiers for 3.5 years.

Gary founded Krewe de Kinque charitable Mardi Gras club in 2004 and co-founded the annual Pride Brunch for PRC with Donna Sachet 17 years ago. He served as president of SF Pride the last two years, and serves on several advisory boards.

His many honors include the Peter J. Austin Memorial Leather Brotherhood & Achievement Award (1998), mayoral honors for “Gary Virginia Day” (April 4, 1997), Man of the Year at the 31st Annual Motorcycle Awards, and Excellence in Philanthropy Individual at the 2013 SF Niteys Awards.

Garry McLain (Marlena)

MarlenaGarry McLain (Marlena), began his leather journey back in 1969 by walking into Phoebe’s leather bar in San Francisco. His leather journey has been a phenomenal experience, which he is passionate about. Garry has been a part of motorcycle clubs such as the Golden Gate Guards and the SF GDI Club in San Francisco. Since the beginning he has been a huge supporter of our community and will tell you how much he loves it. He believes in the work the community is doing & contributes to organizations such as AEF, PRC, Camp Starburst, and previously the God Father Service Fund.

In 1976 he became Empress of Modesto and in 1990 became Empress XXV of San Francisco. At that time he opened a bar in Hayes Valley called Marlena’s and for 23 years the bar was home to many community events. In 2002, he started the Mr. Hayes Valley Leather contest. Having 11 titleholders that competed at Mr. San Francisco Leather and IML, the title ended in 2013 when the bar closed. Garry/Marlena takes pride in the contest, his involvement in the leather community, as well as the titleholders he has produced.

Don Mike—MC

Don MikeDon Mike is a media whore. He’ll take any chance to get on camera or stage to spread his message of love, brotherhood, hot leathersex. Previously with the LA boys of Leather, Avatar and LA Pups and current member of the LA Band of Brothers, he was also cannonized by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence as Saint Bernard of the Concecrated Canines. If you want him to play nice nice you can bribe him with artisanal ginger ale and strawberry Pop Tarts.

Qualifications & Scoring

Contestant Qualifications

To compete for the title of Mr. San Francisco Leather, each contestant must

  • Be a US citizen or resident
  • Must be a resident of San Francisco Bay Area
  • Be 21 years of age
  • Be a winner of a San Francisco feeder Contest
  • OR be sponsored by a San Francisco Leather, fetish, kink, business, club, Organization
  • OR can be an independent.
  • Must agree, as winner to attend the Leather Alliance and other community events as listed in the Contestant Agreement
  • Must represent San Francisco in Chicago at IML in May, 2016

Contestant Scoring

  • Each contestant is judged in the following categories.
  • Interview in street/casual wear (30 points)
  • Leather Image (20 points)
  • On stage pop question and physique (20 points)
  • Presentation skills (30 points)

Calendar of Events

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Damien Alvarez

Damien AlvarezMr Chaps Leather 2016

Damien Alvarez is a proud native San Franciscan, graphic designer and flamenco dancer. He began dancing Flamenco at the tender age of 7 inspired by Carlos Saura’s film, “Carmen”. Power and precision mixed with a little home grown attitude has given rise to a different, fresh, and funky style which is still muy flamenco. Currently, Damien performs in and around the greater Bay Area.

Previous titles: 2014 Bare Chest Calendar

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Arthur Mainster

Arthur MainsterTo know who I am is to know what I believe in when it comes to the Leather/SM Fetish Community. I have been part of the leather community for over forty years. As I began my exploration a well-educated old school Master trained me and imparted to me the following four core values of wisdom:

Honesty: Be honest with yourself and to those around you. Know and understand your limits and respect the limits of others. Have the strength to explore your fantasies, but to know what fantasies are and what reality is.

Respect: Is earned slowly over time and is never given lightly. To be respected by others you must show and demonstrate honest respect to them.

Trust: Like respect is earned and builds over time. Trusting that limits will be respected and adhered too (for all involved, Tops/Bottoms Daddy/Boy Master/Slave) and all others roles but don’t get me started on word games.

Commitment: Honor your word. If you say you will be there then be there. A true Leatherman is judged by his actions. Whether at work or socially a Leatherman can be counted on to get the task at hand done right and follows through till the very end. No matter the task he can be counted on to get it done. When he needs help he is not afraid to ask. As we grow and evolve in our own personal lives we find the time and resources to give back to our respective communities. Giving your time, financial support, or anything you can offer including just being there to support a friend or organizations you believe in has its own rewards both for you personally and the community at large.

My own personal commitment to the community has included being co-founder and past president of San Francisco chapter of the Knights of Malta, Co-Producer of the 1992 Northern California Drummer and Drummer boy Contest, Co-Coordinator of the Leather Contingent from 1999 to 2001. Additionally I have run for San Francisco Leather Daddy and actively support the current and past Leather Daddies and Boys. Following a long standing Leatherman tradition I have been active with the San Francisco Imperial Council and hold title of Imperial Prince to the Sparkling Sapphire Peacock Empress of Politeness, Misty Blue. Along with other various organizations that I have donated time and money over the years including countless beer busts, various and numerous fund raiser’s and a some blood and tears and a lot of sweat and hard labor and many laughs and good times.

Over the past 40 years, I have strived to live up to the four words of: Honesty Respect Trust and Commitment. They have been my guiding force through the thick and thin of life’s hills and valleys. To such end I have had these words tattooed in Hebrew on my left arm as a reminder to myself and of the bothers whom memory I honor with all my heart.

Most of all I have been true to my own person and danced to my own drumbeat.

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” Henry David Thoreau.

50th Annual Community Awards & Brunch

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50th Annual San Francisco Leather Community Awards & Brunch

This tradition honors Groups & Individuals who create & support our communities, since 1966.
Sunday, March 6, 11am @ SF Oasis (298 11th Street, San Francisco)

The Brunch and The SF Leather Community Awards, formerly known as the ICF Motorcycle Awards, have been honoring the Groups and Individuals who create and support our communities through events and projects since 1965.

This year’s winners

  • Philip M Turner Lifetime Achievement: Gayle Rubin
  • Woman of the Year: Beatrice Stonebanks & Jesbian Bagheera
  • Man of the Year: Bob Goldfarb
  • Next Generation Award (under 35): Jason Husted
  • Jim Remer Community Volunteer Award: Marilyn Hollinger
  • Frank Benoit Award:  Rover Spotts
  • Outstanding Community Nonprofit: Center for Sex & Culture
  • Best New Organization: The Little Scouts
  • Best Community Educational Event: LDG Up Your Alley Fair History with Gayle Rubin
  • Best Organizational Anniversary Event: LDG Rich Trove 10 Year Anniversary
  • Best Bay Area Leather Contest: Ms San Francisco Leather 2016
  • Best Community Leather/Fetish/Motorcycle Event: LDG Tom of Finland Art Auction & Social
  • Best Community Weekend Event: Gear Up Weekend
  • Most Visible Organization:  Leathermen’s Discussion Group
  • Best Overnight Run:  Golden Gate Guards, Fall Adventure
  • Best Traditional Run:  Golden Gate Guards, Springtime in Yosemite

They are the longest-running Leather Community Awards in the world.

 

Paul William

1383639_1375546759354903_166462706_nMr. WOW (Worn Out West) 2016

I am Paul Younadim, but I go by Paul William when I dance. I was born in Modesto, California. I am 31 years old. I graduated from CSU Stanislaus with a Bachelors of Science in Biology, a minor in Chemistry, and a concentration in Genetics. I have been living in San Francisco for the past three and a half years. I’m a personal trainer and dancer for the time being. I have been in the leather scene for the same time I have been living in San Francisco. I also have volunteered for a multitude of groups in San Francisco raising money for various of charities.

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Kody Staubitz


kodyMr. Edge 2016

Kody is a bay area native born in Vallejo, CA and raised in San Francisco. He is fairly new to the leather community becoming active about a year ago, when he started attending LDG and YLDG meetings. He always had an interest in leather and his kinky side is ever changing. He is an active member of Wags Pack Service Pup’s and voulenteers frequently for local fundraising events.

He studied music from elementary through his sophomore year in high school when his focus shifted to running his high school’s Gay Straight Alliance. After high school he took to the work force still unsure of what he wanted to do professionally. At the age of 22 he began attending the California Culinary Academy after just a few months he realized that the culinary arts was not something he would be happy doing long term professionally. Soon after he became a trained and licensed security officer. He worked for a residential property up until an amazing opportunity to work in the castro, at then, a new bar presented itself. Beaux, gave him a great opportunity to explore a new type of security and allowed him to make connections to the community and develop his self identity. He currently works at The Mix as their doorman and spends his free time voulenteering and spending time with family.

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Kippy Marks

12606834_10208675087937639_272389736_nMr. Friendly 2016

Kippy was born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and raised in El Paso Tx. Kippy has always known that he was gay and has always been a individual of exceptional musical talent. Kippy has played the violin for over 3 decades and performed with orchestras, individuals and groups nationwide. (He is self taught)

Kippy moved to San Francisco in 2009 and has delved himself into community service. Kippy is currently Mr. Friendly SF. Kippy has served as Krewe De Kinque (King X), (Grand Duke 40) of San Francisco, and is a contributing writer for the SF BayTimes. Kippy graduated from Everest College in 2009 and is a CMT, RMT, a music teacher and business owner.

Kippy began his leather journey in 1997 in San Diego CA. as houseboy to his daddy (Ramon). Here Kippy learned self awareness and the likes and dislikes of himself within the leather lifestyle. “Ive learned that I’m a complete versatal leather Man. I love to take control as well as surrender, and to have fun and enjoy my experiences.”

“Music has always been my way of reaching out to my community. It’s a wonderful feeling when you can inspire someone, when you can help them experience just a little more joy in their day. It’s about the energy flow, working with the people to create music and the enjoyment of music at the same time”

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Keith Robling

kroblingMr. Sober Leather 2016

Keith is a 42 year-old property manager and has been a resident of San Francisco for almost twenty years.  He has three tattoos and his nipples are both pierced.  He has been interested in kink since he was first introduced to it in 1994.
Keith is relatively new to the leather community, becoming actively involved just this past year.  He is currently serving on the Board for Wagz Pack Service Pups, Inc as the Treasurer.  Through Wagz Pack, he has been involved with a number of fundraisers benefiting local community nonprofits.  You will see him at SFLDG events.  He also volunteered at the Folsom Street and Castro Street Fairs this year.
In November, Keith was appointed Mr. San Francisco Bay Area Sober in Leather 2016.  He has been sober since March 2009 and is extremely appreciative to be able to be of service.
Over the years, Keith has been involved with the Bridgemen where he co-chaired a toy drive for children with HIV, he also served on the board for a local area recovery organization as the Structure and Finance Committee Chair, and he has served on a variety of board and chair positions with a local, annual recovery retreat.

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Harry Kong

hkongMr. SF Eagle Leather 2016
Harry Kong was born and raised in British Hong Kong and spent most of his adult life in the United States. He went to University of Massachusetts in Boston, where he had his first taste in leather. He began taking an active role in the leather community since he moved to San Francisco in 2000.

He currently works for the San Francisco Fire Department as a paramedic and he has been serving the people of San Francisco since 2002.

Due to his multi-national background, Harrison is an avid international traveler and enjoys being the cultural ambassador among people from different countries, age groups, social values and special interests.

He was pinned by Mama in 2006 as “Mama’s Panda Bear” for his involvement in the Christmas toy drives as well as other annual charity and leather events. He recently won the title Mr. San Francisco Eagle Leather 2016 and immediately started working with other community leaders and titleholders.

Despite smiling quite often and being easy to approach, one of his mottos is “Don’t let the smile fool you!” and suitors are often forewarned by his disclaimer “No one can hear you scream but I have a very good medic kit!”

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Eric Burkett

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Originally from Arkansas, 49-year-old Eric Burkett has lived around the world, from Alaska to Antarctica, and from San Francisco to Barcelona. He is a professional chef and freelance writer. Since arriving in San Francisco 12 years ago, he has been part of a leather family that has grown over time to include five men, including his dads, Richard Bolingbroke and Steve Gaynes. Through the love – and enormous patience – of his family, he has staked his own, albeit small, place in the leather community. He serves on the board of Leathermens Discussion Group, and is a member of The 15 Organization.
With the enormous changes that have effected the lives of gay men and lesbians over the past few years, many in the leather and kink community have begun to feel as if they are being swept under the rug in order to present a more “wholesome” image of the gay community to the public at large. Eric believes we must continue to be upfront about who we are as leathermen and women, and – when necessary – demanding our seat at the table, while growing and strengthening those institutions that serve the leather community.

Previous Titles: San Francisco Leather Daddy’s Boy XXIX (2013)

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Jacob Ray

IMG_7493 (1)Mr. Daddy’s Barbershop Leather  

I was born in Vancouver WA, and moved to SF in 2009. I have been involved with HIV prevention and treatment fundraising for the past 4 years with AIDS Life cycle and the BCC. I got into leather about 7 years ago when I first discovered the Eagle. The community made see that I was trying to be something I wasn’t, and finally felt like I could connect. I’ve made an amazing circle of friends and found many ways to help people through various channels. I was part of a record breaking year with the bcc, we raised over $170k and I have personally raised over $10k for Alc. I have an amazing partner who supports me and keeps me grounded. He helps keep me in line and reminds me to take care of myself while I’m trying to take care of everyone else. I work with the Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation as the vice chair of the DJ selection committee for Real Bad XXVIII. It combines 2 things I love, music and helping my community.

Daddy’s is very excited to see what this year hold for Jacob, he has mighty big boots to follow and we expect great things.

Previous titles: Mr. April 2015 of the Bare Chest Calendar

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Mr SF Leather 2016 feeder contests

The contest season for selection of those competing for Mr San Francisco Leather 2016 is well underway.

Dates and activities are posted on the Mr SF Leather Facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/Mr-San-Francisco-Leather-756586624404697/

 

Mark your calendars now for the 2016 Leather Alliance weekend, March 4-6, 2016.

And the winner is…

Congratulations

Trevor Black, Mr San Francisco Leather 2015

(Mr. Daddy’s Barbershop Leather)

Trevor Black, Mr SF Leather 2015

 

Articles:
Bay Area Reporter
The Leather Journal

 Bio: Trevor Black  moved to San Francisco 4 years ago when he was 18, and began to thrive.  He attended various goth and kink clubs, and eventually started participating in public demonstrations as a kink model at local bars. Doing this allowed him to connect with the leather community. Eventually Trevor started throwing parties, and helped raise money for various local nonprofits.  Because of these experiences he began exploring his own deviant side, connecting himself with people in San Francisco. A byproduct of throwing these events was witnessing the charitable side of it all, and seeing the efforts those put in to supporting causes they believe in to this day inspires him to do what he loves, and to keep on supporting our community.

Friday Night Bar Crawl

When: Friday, March 6, 2015 – 7:30pm
Where: The Edge in Castro, Powerhouse, & Eagle

Leather Alliance and Mr. San Francisco Leather will be hosting a bar crawl after the meet & greet on Friday February 6th.  We will start at 7:30pm at Edge in Castro, Powerhouse at 8:45, and Eagle at 10pm.

This will be another chance to meet our contestants who will compete for Mr. San Francisco Leather 2015.
For weekend pass holders we have additional news.  Present your dog tags at any of the participating bars to receive a special discount.
Edge is offering Happy Hour Prices for the hour.
Powerhouse: you get one free drink for their hour
The Eagle is offering $1 off your drinks for their hour.
We hope you can join us and and help us crawl before the big day.

Mark I. Chester Benefit Show (BITTER) SWEET SEX

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Mark I. Chester Benefit Show (BITTER) SWEET SEX

When: Friday, March 6, 2015 – doors open at 7:00pm, show starts at 7:30
Where: The Center for Sex & Culture, 1349 Mission St. btw. 9th and 10th, SF CA 94103
Cost: $20 per person, no one turned away. Special admission price of $85 includes pre-ordered copy of Mark’s book (at 15% off retail price).  Free dessert with entrance. Tickets here.

Benefit performance evening to support the publication of San Francisco radical sex photographer Mark I. Chester’s retrospective book “City of Wounded Boys & Sexual Warriors,” MCed by Carol Queen and featuring Keith Hennessy; Brontez Purnell; Cléo Dubois; horehound stillpoint; Jorge Vieto; Miss Maggie Mayhem; Surprise guests too!

www.sexandculture.org

COMPOUND – Closing Dance Party of LAW 2015

Oasis

COMPOUND

When: Sunday, Mar 8, 2015 7:00 PM (Doors open at 6:00 PM)
Where: Oasis, 298 Eleventh St. @ Folsom
Ticket Price: $10.00
Show Type: Nightclub
Restrictions: 21 & over

OASIS hosts it’s first leather/kink event since opening: The Official Closing Dance Party of Leather Weekend when your Mr. SF Leather 2015 begins his reign. DJ DAMnation will be spinning in the main room with Heklina playing an alternative beat in the Fez Room. Short but powerful demo’s on the hour throughout the night.

From 1979-1982 Drummer Magazine (a famous gay S&M publication) owned Oasis. Back then they called our venue “The Compound.” As a bridge from our past we have named our party COMPOUND.

Come pound!

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Seminar: PrEP Panel

PrEP Panel with Eric Leue

Thursday, March 5, 2015
7:00pm – 9:00pm
at Mr. S Leather Playspace, 385 8th St. SF, Ca.

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Seminar: Skin Deep

Skin Deep: Cutting for Play with Stefanos and Shay

Saturday, March 7, 2015
11:00am – 1:00pm
at Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market St. SF, CA.

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Seminar: BDSM from Top to Bottom

BDSM from Top to Bottom with Jak Hammer

Saturday, March 7, 2015
2:00pm – 4:00pm
at Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market St. SF, CA.

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Daniel DeLage

Daniel DeLage, Mr. Powerhouse Leather

Daniel DeLage originally born in Maryland he moved with his family to the Bay Area, finally moving to San Francisco in 2004 where he proudly calls home.

Daniel represents Powerhouse as a sexy, fun and welcoming bar for every type of person and fetish. He volunteers raising money for various fundraisers either in full leather or down to just a jock strap selling raffle tickets.
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Stephen Shute

Stephen Shute, Mr. Sober Leather

Stephen Shute was born and raised in San Francisco, growing up in the Sunset District moving to the east bay in 2006. He has been kinky all his life and has entered the BDSM scene because he wants to live his life to the fullest, and has determined that for himself kinky sexuality is as much his orientation as anything else. He is looking for a place to be of service and a role in the very broad Bay Area BDSM scene.
Stephen is a commercial trim carpenter, specializing in high end and historic trim, in downtown San Francisco. He is now using his carpentry skills to build kinky toys, fixtures, and furniture. (more…)

Gerald Borjas

Gerald Borjas, Mr. Edge Leather

Third generation San Franciscan eldest of five, only son. Gerald Borjas has one strict motto, “Actions speak louder then words.” His mother taught that since day one. He thrived for excellence on both sides of the spectrum, with wordplay and sheer definitive action. With versatility in mind he learned an array of skills throughout his life. Since a young boy he loved leather, it was always apart in his life one way or another. (more…)

Christopher Humphreys

Christopher Humphreys, Mr. SF Eagle Leather

Christopher Humphreys, Mr. SF Eagle 2015 is a California native, the moment he stepped out of the closet he’s been involved in breaking down barriers to support equal rights. 10 years ago he landed in SanFrancisco, drawn to the support system and all encompassing community. In 2011 Chris achieved his goal of being part of the Bare Chest Calendar as Mr. August 2012. Since then he’s been an active fundraiser for non-profits specializing in; supporting people susceptible to HIV, or living with HIV/AIDS. (more…)

Steve Jirgl

Steve Jirgl, Mr. Friendly SF

His life has brought him to this point, a remarkable past has molded Steve Jirgl into a confident, bright, and caring man, who stands in the midst of bringing Friendship, Pride and Unity back to the Gay Community. It started back Fifty years ago in a small town smack dab in the middle of Wisconsin! He grew up in a family of five boys and two girls with him being 5th youngest. Steve left home at the age of 19 and joined the Military (Army). He served one in South Korea and the rest of his time in California. He came out to his family at the age of 23. (more…)

Trevor Black

Trevor Black, Mr. Daddy’s Barbershop Leather

Trevor Black  moved to San Francisco 4 years ago when he was 18, and began to thrive.  He attended various goth and kink clubs, and eventually started participating in public demonstrations as a kink model at local bars. Doing this allowed him to connect with the leather community. Eventually Trevor started throwing parties, and helped raise money for various local nonprofits. (more…)

Scott “Big Red” Farrell

Scott “Big Red” Farrell – Mr. SF Leather 2014

Scott "Big Red" Farrell

As Mr September 2014 with the Bare Chest Calendar Scott “Big Red” Farrell helped raise $166,246.12, the most ever raised in the 30 year history of the Bare Chest Calendar. He does fundraisers and support for TASHRA. He is active in the “consent matters” campaign. As a member of Legion of Sin motorcycle club Big Red helps organize rides and fundraisers. Also as a member on the BaGG (Bondage a GoGo) association he helps set up and DM the dungeon weekly and introduce newcomers to safe, sane, consensual, BDSM.

Matthew Bunch

Matthew Bunch – Mr. Sacramento Bolt Leather 2014

Matthew Bunch

Matthew Bunch was born and raised in Avenal, California and has lived in Sacramento since 2006.  Although interested in leather and fetish since childhood, he discovered the Washington, DC Eagle by accident and later found the SF Eagle and the rest, as they say, is history.  After moving to Sacramento, Matt became a part of the Sacramento Valley Leathercorps and became director of Sacramento Valley Heat Leather Festival in 2011. (more…)

Marlena

Marlena, Emeritus Judge
Marlena

Garry McLain (Marlena), began his leather journey back in 1969 by walking into Phoebe’s leather bar in San Francisco. His leather journey has been a phenomenal experience, which he is passionate about. Garry has been a part of motorcycle clubs such as the Golden Gate Guards and the SF GDI Club in San Francisco. Since the beginning he has been a huge supporter of our community and will tell you how much he loves it. He believes in the work the community is doing & contributes to organizations such as AEF, PRC, Camp Starburst, and previously the God Father Service Fund. (more…)

Little Bad Daddy

Little Bad Daddy – Ms SF Leather 2015Little Bad Daddy

Little Bad Daddy is Ms San Francisco Leather 2015, Folsom Street Events Venus’ Playground lead, IMsL Silent Auction Coordinator, and New Mexico Leather League event organizer. She identifies as a Leather Dyke Daddy BootBlack and has been serving the leather community for over 10 years. She believes walking with honesty, integrity, and compassion in leather are beyond measure, and to always remember to smile.

Don Ho

Don Ho

Don Ho

Don H Tse, known to his friends and family as ‘HO’, moved from Hong Kong to Memphis, TN at the age of three and a half and then San Francisco at the age of five.

He joined the SF leather scene in the early 90’s and became a member of the GGG motorcycle club. He is also a founding member of Mama’s Family. Together with his best friends, Omar Mosely, Gary Virginia, Ray Tilton and Mama, he produced and helped produce fundraisers for multiple organizations. His most noted fundraiser was the annual Back Leather Christmas Party, which he produced with Omar Mosely, raising tens of thousands of dollars for AEF and positive resources. Leather members from around the world, including International Leather, International Drummer, International Leather Sir/Boy, Men, Women and countless other title holders, attended these infamous parties. (more…)

Erik Will

Erik Will – Chairman, San Francisco Leathermen’s Discussion Group

Erik Will is Chairman of the San Francisco Leathermen’s Discussion Group, a proud member of The 15 Association, and 2014 San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance co-Man of the Year. Under Erik’s leadership since 2012, LDG has added live video streaming, a vastly expanded web and social media presence, a mentoring program, a kinky book club, and successfully transitioned into a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. (more…)

Eric Paul Leue

Eric Paul Leue – Mr LA Leather 2014
Eric Leue

Eric Paul Leue, Eagle LA Mr Leather 2014 and Mr LA Leather 2014

Eric is a born East-Berliner and has been an active member of the leather community since he was 18, first in Berlin, then London and now in his hometown Los Angeles.

As a sexually very active gay men with his infamous orange hanky on the left, he likes to make it a point to at least keep that a part of his ‘community outreach’, in addition to building bridges and strengthening bonds between all members of the community. (more…)

Awards

The SF Leather Community Awards, formerly known as the ICF Motorcycle Awards, have been honoring the Groups and Individuals who create and support our communities through events and projects since 1965.
They are the longest-running Leather Community Awards in the world.

Please visit the Leather Alliance Awards Page to see the list of previous recipients.

Brunch Menu

Community Awards Brunch Menu:

Buttermilk Biscuits and Country Sausage Gravy

Scrambled Eggs with Aged Cheddar and Chive

Crudite Platter with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

Vinegar-Dressed Cabbage “Slaw” of Root Vegetables

Lettuces and Baby Spinach with Apple, Candied Pecans, Cider Dressing

Almond Granola Parfaits with Candied Orange Peel and Homemade Yoghurt

Brunch provided by Knifeplay Kitchen

Powerhouse

49th Annual Community Awards

2014 Community Awards

Best Community Educational Event

Leathermen’s Discussion Group: HISTORY OF THE FOLSOM STREET FAIR — GAYLE RUBIN

Best Organization Anniversary Event

The Society of Janus: 40th Anniversary Dinner, Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Play Party

Best Bay Area Leather Contest

Ms. San Francisco Leather Contest

Best Community Leather/Fetish/Motorcycle Event

Leathermen’s Discussion Group: FETISH FAIR

Best Community Weekend Event

Dark Odyssey: Surrender, November 2014

Most Visible Organization in the Bay Area Leather/Fetish/Motorcycle Community

Leathermen’s Discussion Group

2014 Motorcycle Awards:

Best Overnight Run Award

Golden Gate Guards: Springtime in Yosemite

Best Traditional Run Award

GearUp Weekend

Alden E. Spafford Most Participative Biker

David Tejeda

2014 Directors’ Awards

Outstanding Community Business

SF Eagle Bar

Outstanding Community Non-Profit Organization

TASHRA

Best New Organization

Queer Sphere

Next Generation Award

Kester Rambles

Frank Benoit Award

Rover Spotts

2014 Man of the Year

Dahn van Laarz & Race Bannon

2014 Woman of the Year

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The Philip M. Turner Lifetime Achievement Award

Ray Tilton

 Previous Award Winners

Download a copy of the 49th Annual CommunityAwards Program


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Don Mike – MC

Don Mike is a cultural movement. From his past memberships in Avatar, the LA boys of Leather, and LA Pups, to more recently being a founding member of the Los Angeles Band of Brothers, Don is dedicated to the mentorship of new leathermen and a conviction to get people to stop taking themselves so seriously.  He was also canonized by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence as Saint Bernard of the Consecrated Canines.  He can often be found emceeing leather contests (with or without his pants), hosting the “Bear” Chest contest at the Eagle LA and creating (and performing in) online entertainment for the gay man with the all new Our Gay Group.

Don Mike


 

Pollo Del Mar – MC

Dubbed “The Drag Queen of All Media” by The Huffington Post, where she routinely contributes popular celebrity interview features, Pollo Del Mar has been integral in the Northern California LGBT scene for nearly a decade. Whether as a much sought-after emcee, activist, performer, actor, event producer, philanthropist or award-winning journalist, she is one of the most recognizable names and faces in the Bay Area drag community and beyond. Pollo is happy to make her debut this year as co-emcee of the Mr. San Francisco Leather competition -– a contest for which she has tremendous respect and feels intimately connected to by injection.

Pollo Jose Guzman-JLo

 

Kippy Marks

Kippy Marks

Kippy Marks has been delighting audiences for over 3 decades. As an international recording artist and producer Kippy Marks has become a Unique Staple within San Francisco and the Bay Area. With monthly shows in many local restaurants and clubs and weekly performance at the world famous Ghirardelli Square Kippy is proud to represent the SF Leather community and the GLBT community with his lively performances. All his music is available on i-Tunes or on his website Welcome  Come feel the inspiration and unforgettable performances of this Unique Artist.


 

Leather Alliance full page

Peter Feliciano – Entertainer

 

Pete FelicianoSan Francisco based Peter Feliciano is an absolute force to be reckoned with. His powerfully unmistakable voice cements a deep, playful view and a bombastic one-of-a-kind style you can neither take your ears nor your eyes off of. Peter creates an eccentric plethora of originals both disturbing and hilarious, performs a myriad of signature covers steeped in nostalgia and wonder, as well as writes and sings catchy creative hip-hop choruses for many California rappers.
Do NOT miss this man. Check him out on Facebook

 


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Qualifications & Scoring

 

 

Contestant Qualifications

To compete for the title of Mr. San Francisco Leather, each contestant must:

1. Be a US citizen or resident

2. Must be a resident of San Francisco Bay Area

3. Be 21 years of age

4. Be a winner of a San Francisco feeder Contest

OR be sponsored by a San Francisco Leather, fetish, kink, business, club, Organization

OR can be an independent.

5. Must agree, as winner to attend the Leather Alliance and other community events as listed in the Contestant Agreement

6. Must represent San Francisco in Chicago at IML in May, 2015

Contestant Scoring

Each contestant is judged in the following categories:

1. Interview in street/casual wear (30 points)

2. Leather Image (20 points)

3. On stage pop question and physique (20 points)

4. Presentation skills (30 points)


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Past Titleholders

 

  • 2014  Scott “Big Red” Farrell
  • 2013  Andy Cross *
  • 2012  Jessie Vanciel
  • 2011  Darren Bondy
  • 2010  Lance Holman +
  • 2009  Brandon Clark
  • 2008  Ron Balos
  • 2007  Travis Creston
  • 2006  Toro Comacho
  • 2005  Dodger Allen +
  • 2004  Julian Marshburn
  • 2003  Troy Anicete
  • 2002  Peter Jackson
  • 2001  Houston Davenport ++
  • 2000  Lance Gear
  • 1999  Werner Tillinger
  • 1998  Stephan Edwards
  • 1997  Barry Rogers
  • 1996  Gary Virginia
  • 1995  Wolf Mirasol
  • 1994  Mike Lias
  • 1993  Greg Byfield
  • 1992  Lenny Broberg  *
  • 1991  Mitch Johnson ++
  • 1990  Ray Tilton
  • 1989  Peter Austin
  • 1988  Stephan Mistler
  • 1987  Bill Johansen
  • 1986  JimEd Thompson +
  • 1985  Patrick Toner * – (No Mr SF Leather contest, represented from SF as Mr. Chaps)
  • 1984  Jake Banks
  • 1983  Steve Roberts
  • 1982  Jim Cvitanich
  • 1981  Marty Kiker  * – Represented the Brig
  • 1980  Mike Martin – Represented the Brig
  • 1979  David Kloss * – Represented the Brig

* = won International Mr Leather

+ = 1st runner up at IML

++ = 2nd runner up at IML

San Francisco sent a representative every year to IML.  David Kloss was the first to represent SF in 1979 and won the first IML title. After 35 years and 32 Mr SF Leathers, San Francisco still boasts the most  IML’s and most men in the 1st or 2nd runner up position than any other city or country.

 

Winner Prizes

Mr San Francisco Leather 2015 Prize List

  • $1000 Gift Certificate from Mr. S Leather
  • Mr San Francisco Leather Vest Patch from Mr S. Leather
  • Mr San Francisco Leather 2015 Medallion
  • Airfare, Hotel and Travel Funds for IML

The Leather Alliance wishes to thank our sponsors and donors for their generous contributions to these prizes.

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First Half

  • Presentation of Colors
  • National Anthem
  • Introduction of MC’s
  • Welcome
  • Parade of Club Colors
  • Introduction of Contestants
  • Introduction of Judges
  • Contestant speeches
  • Acknowledgements of past and present titleholders

— 15 minute Intermission (i.e. get  drink!) —

Second Half

  • Contestant Scoring & Qualifications
  • Presentation of 4th Annual Lenny Broberg Award
  • Jock/Brief Wear – Pop Question
  • Acknowledgments and Thank You – Ava Schmidt
  • Acknowledgements – Daddy Ray Tilton
  • Step down Presentation by Scott “Big Red” Farrell, Mr SF Leather 2014
  • Presentation of awards
    • Brotherhood Award
    • 2nd Runner Up
    • 1st Runner Up
    • Mr SF Leather 2015
  • Brief Photo Op
  • Join us immediately at the Winners Bar for the after party & meet your new Mr SF Leather!