All posts tagged "mal"

  • Mid-Atlantic Inauguration

    Next month's Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend -- including the 25th annual Mr. MAL Contest -- is guaranteed to be the wildest in recent memory, occurring just...

  • M.A.L. 2008

    Chris Grasso It's impossible to be blasé the first time you walk around the host hotel or the grand, main performance space for the Centaur...

  • Wayne's World: 2007 MAL Weekend

    Wayne M. Nesbitt has a surprisingly common name -- at least in the leather community. Yes, that means that people in the community are familiar...

  • Comic Escapade: 2007 MAL Weekend

    Underneath the glamour, glitz and mascara of Varla Jean Merman you won't find a leatherman. That's surprising, given that Jeffery Roberson, the man behind the...

  • 2007 Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend

    Friday, Jan. 12 2006 Leather Cocktails (Photo by Henry Linser) Registration opens at 2 p.m. at the host hotel, the Washington Plaza Hotel. 10 Thomas...

  • Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend 2006

    For the second year in a row, Rehoboth's Double L Bar has launched a leather legend, as judges selected Scott Harris to serve as Mr....

  • Eleven Flavors of Local Leather

    Centaur Motorcycle Club D.C. Bear Club Defenders Levi/Leather Club (LLC), Washington, D.C.

  • Reigning Leather

    It's a question he hears all the time: ''Is that your real name?'' Yes, in fact, Steve Ranger is his God-given name. ''I'm just grateful...

  • Leather Scribe

    In October, 1971, Marcus Hernandez put pen to paper and began covering the San Francisco leather community. At age 74, he's still writing. Penned under...

  • The Exhibitionists

    For some, MAL is about the legendary Leather Cocktails, the event from which the weekend born. Then there are those who look forward to the...

  • Taylor-made Title

    One cold and drizzly afternoon, roughly a year ago, hundreds of leather aficionados gathered inside Almas Temple downtown for more than three hours of pageantry...

  • Judgment Day

    ''I think it's about who he is on the inside and whether or not he has the ability to speak from his heart, whether that...

  • Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather 2004 Contest

    On a downtown D.C. street more famous for lobbyists than leather, upwards of 1,000 people gathered Sunday afternoon for the contest to name Mr. Mid-Atlantic...

  • Leather Leader

    You might expect the incoming president of the Centaur Motorcycle Club to have a closet full of leather uniforms and accoutrements. Truth is, Glenn Mlaker...

  • Play Time

    ''This is a real boy beater.'' Patti Brown hoists a large wooden plank. The short end has been molded to comfortably fit the contours of...

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