Puppy Krizly from The Netherlands has become the very first European to win International Mr Bootblack (IMBB). Jack Thompson became the first trans person of color to win the 2019 International Mr Leather (IML) title. First European Bootblack winner The International Mister Bootblack contest is traditionally held as part of the annual IML-event over Memorial […]
The Dutch Royal Library (Koninklijke Bibliotheek) has added www.leatherhistory.eu to its list of websites which are currently being included in their national archives for long-term preservation due to their valuable content. Royal Library The Royal Library of The Netherlands aims “to keep websites sustainable and keep them accessible for future generations and to protect them […]
Dear LeatherHistory.eu friends, It has been almost three years since our last update and today we’re excited to share with you what we’ve been working on, and how the future looks for leatherhistory.eu and The LeatherHistory.eu Foundation. 50+ titleholders As you’ve probably noticed, we’ve given our website a big makeover, making it more up to […]
“Not long ago, many clubs catered to enthusiastic leathermen. But predatory property developers, changing attitudes to gender and the rise of rubber threaten the scene’s existence” UK newspaper The Guardian writes on its website today. Read the full article here and lets us know what you think in the comments!
Sunday 27 May, James Lee, Mr Kentucky Leather 2017 won the prestigious International Mr Leather (IML) contest. The contest celebrated its 40th anniversary this year. Among the European contestants taking part was Sandro Cossero, Mr Leather Belgium 2017, who ended up first runner-up. Second runner-up became Stephan Ferris, Mr Friendly San Francisco 2018. The winner […]