Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "mal"

  • Life in Leather

    It's the roar of motorcycles on 14th Street. The crisp smack of leather on flesh. All those leatherfolk standing in front of the Washington Plaza...

  • Brotherhood of Love

    Centaur Motorcycle Club has been producing Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend's official events long before its current president, Steve Kenney, discovered the organization 20 years ago. ''MAL...

  • Helping Hands

    Raising money for Brother Help Thyself's 2009 grant recipients was far from easy. Actually, says JoAnn Kokindo, ''it was horrible.'' Kokindo, president of the community-based...

  • Straights to Hell

    The Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend has come and gone, and hats off to the Centaur MC organizers for once again doing their part to actually express...

  • Orgy Attack

    President Barack Obama wasn't the only one celebrating a victory in D.C. last weekend. The Illinois-based Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) was touting...

  • Leather Laurels

    At this year's Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather contest, the eventual winner, Kip Hollar, was asked to cite his qualities if called on to serve as President...

  • Quarter-Century Contest

    Most reunions are bittersweet affairs, occasions to strengthen and celebrate bonds, and to reminisce and remember those absent. Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend, running Jan. 16 to...

  • 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...