All posts tagged "patrick grady"

  • Steel City Streak

    ''I was always the one in the back of the bar,'' Joe Birdwell says. Up until fairly recently the 37-year-old lived a kind of shadowy...

  • Bryce Caine Wins Mr. MAL 2013

    Pittsburgh native Bryce Caine won the Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather 2013 contest Jan. 13, held as part of the Centaur Motorcycle Club's 29th Leather Weekend, a...

  • Being Frank

    Frank Nowicki says gay high school classmates of his still occasionally thank him for sticking up for them back then. ''I know you don't remember...

  • 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...

  • Pittsburgh Proud

    Some might say that 2011 was the year Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather took the easy way out. Doug Pamplin, competing at the Mr. MAL contest as...

  • 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...

  • Evolution to MAL: Revolution

    Over the years, the leather/BDSM/fetish communities have seen a lot of change. The evolution includes ''plushies,'' motocross gear, athletic wear and other twists and turns...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Scarlet Contribution

    The Scarlet Foundation raised approximately $12,000 during its 37th Annual Bake Sale and Auction, on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the DC Eagle. ''There was great...