2017 Judges

Mr SF Leather 2017 Judges

Cody ElkinCody Elkin

Cody “Codybear” Elkin, Mr. San Francisco Leather 2016, originally from Pittsburgh, is a San Francisco-based fisting top who flags hunter green on the left. Over the last 13 years, he has worked in a variety of LGBTQ communities including the Bears, Leather Community, Gay Rodeo, Imperial Court, Ducal Court, Bare Chest Calendar and more.  Cody has also produced music events for the Bears of San Francisco and Lazy Bear Weekend.

Since winning his San Francisco title… more >>



Lance HolmanLance Holman

Lance Holman has been a San Francisco Bay Area resident for over 20 years and began his leather journey in the heart of the Castro.

Lance holds the title of Mr. San Francisco Leather 2010 and… more >>




Garry McLain (Marlena)“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.

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Queen CougarQueen Cougar

Ms. SF Leather 93 Queen Cougar has touched many lives in her 23 years of BDSM activism.  An emcee of IML, IMsL, Drummer and ILSB  just to name a few – she has produced,  judged,  and / or presented workshops at most major contest events throughout the USA and Canada.  

A beloved vocalist,  her performance credits include… more >>



Wolf MirasolWolf Mirasol

Wolf Mirasol (Mr. San Francisco Leather 1995) is an accidental titleholder. He stepped in to fill out a slate of competitors. Much to his surprise, he won, and so embarked on a year of service to the community that had welcomed and nurtured him to that point. During his term… more >>




Julian MarshburnJulian Marshburn

Julian Marshburn, Mr. San Francisco Leather 2004, originally from North Carolina, is happy to call San Francisco his home since 2001.

He has served as… more >>




Mike Gerle
Mike Gerle

Mike came out of his kinky closet in a big way in 2007 by winning three consecutive leather titles: Mr. Oil Can Harry’s Leather, Mr. L.A. Leather, and International Mr. Leather.

After his title year… more >>