All posts tagged "bears"

  • Zero Feet Away

    In December 2011, Johnny Skandros, aka ''Johnny Scruff,'' turned 30, a threshold that consumes some gay men. ''I was working on Scruff,'' says the co-founder...

  • Outspoken #48 – Bearing It All

    In this edition of Outspoken, Ebone Bell enters the bear cave at Town's weekly Bear Happy Hour, to find out what bearlebrities people love most...

  • Outspoken #46: Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend — Leather & Harnesses

    Ebone Bell ventures into Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend to learn about safe words, stereotypes, and harness assembly. Comments from Matt Bamford, Jackie Thompson, John Watson and...

  • Standing Tall

    Matt Bronson stood out among a crowded field of nine contestants at this year's Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather contest, held Sunday, Jan. 15. ''I was the...

  • Exercising Judgment

    We're often told to judge not, lest we be judged by others. Perhaps it's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it. In this...

  • Leather Nights

    It's not just your imagination – there is more leather and fetish nightlife during this year's Mid-Atlantic Leather weekend than ever before. ''Years ago, MAL...

  • Leather in the Lead

    There's an axiom of which I never grow tired: Perspective is everything. I think I'm an ethical person; others would cast me into the pits...

  • Wingspan

    It's a warm November Thursday and Ted Clements is getting ready for business. He walks through the empty – almost hallowed – space on New...

  • Leather Laureates

    Dan Noël competed for Mr. MAL in 1989 as a 28-year-old, active-duty Army police officer. He even used his real name at a time when gays...

  • A Year in Leather

    Matt Bamford may look like a little guy, but he's had a big year. After all, serving as Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity....

  • Comic Relief

    Meet Dick and Duane. The beefy, furry comedic team from New York don't want to be called bears, and they're not leather enthusiasts but the...

  • Seeing the Light

    ''I hate when people are posting on Facebook and everything has an exclamation point,'' says Guy Smith. For the same reason, you won't find lighting...

  • Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend Guide

    Full Schedule of Events.All events (unless otherwise noted) are at: Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill400 New Jersey Ave, NWWashington, DC Friday, Jan. 14 Registration, Capitol Rooms...

  • Outspoken, Ep. 3: Bear Hunt [Video]

    Sean Bugg travels to Town for the new D.C. Bear Happy Hour to discover what bears like on their pizza, and to ask the question,...

  • Proud in Leather [video]

    D.C. Leather Pride presented a street festival and fair on Sunday, June 6, 2010, in the parking lot adjacent to the city's longstanding leather bar,...

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