The ECMC (European Confederation of Motorcycle Clubs), founded in 1974, is the European confederation of gay leather & fetish clubs. This article deals with its foundation and first steps and with the social and cultural context in which that birth took place. The ECMC birth (1974) is part of the wider process of linking and […]
Article in german on the history of LMC Vienna by Sepp of Vienna.
Amsterdam’s brand new fetish store Fetish Underground has raised €290 for The LeatherHistory.eu Foundation on it’s Grand Opening night.
Chuck Renslow, President of the LA&M in Chicago, sent out this message today: When I started the Leather Archives with my friend Tony DeBlase over twenty years ago, we knew the leather community needed a place for its history to be preserved and available. The LA&M moved from my basement to a storefront and then […]
This article appeared in France’s iconic first gay magazine, Gai Pied Hebdo, in March 1985. It contains interviews with french leathermen about their fetish, leather lifestyle and the leather scene in Paris.