Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "mal"

  • 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...

  • Showing Some Skin

    Photography by Michael Wichita Between the ASGRA gay rodeo and leather weekend, the gay community ensures that D.C. will experience an influx of both chaps...

  • First Lady of Leather

    Photography by Todd Franson ''Many times, I see people who I call ‘sniffers.' They come to the hotel where MAL is held and look around...

  • Centaur MC's Mel Jacobs

    ''I remember the first day I walked into the New York Eagle. '' Mel Jacobs shifts in his chair and cocks his head. ''I had...