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Tag archives for History

post date6 January 2017  |   post categoriesnews (EN)  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Leather Pride Flag
Leather Pride Flag History

The leather flag (or, better, the leather pride flag) was cretaed in 1989 by Tony DeBlase (well known American activist who died in 2000 and was, among other things, a writer, the editor of the famous magazine Drummer and the manager of leather bars). He was thrilled by the rainbow colored balloons used in the […]

post date6 November 2016  |   post categoriesnews (EN)  |   post comments number5 comments Read more  >
The Entrance of Mineshaft
Mineshaft, the most legendary and ‘infamous’ crusing bar

Mineshaft, the legend   The beautiful documentary “Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures” , by Bailey and Barbato, is actually screened in a limited number of cinemas. The film, through the voices of lovers, family, celebrities and models, tells the story of one of the most original photographers of the 19th Century, which became famous for […]

post date21 October 2016  |   post categoriesnews (EN)  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Cuirmale website - Screenshot
Cuirmale – Leather History from gay perspective

Cuirmale (www.cuirmale.nl) is probably one of the oldest (and more interesting) websites about leather history and lifestyle based on a gay perspective. Its first version went on line in 1997 as one page website. Now it has many sections and pages with a lot of pictures and very interesting posts. Cuirmale website consists of three […]

post date19 September 2016  |   post categoriesnews (EN)  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
Come cambia il mondo leather
How is the leather world changing?

In a very interesting  interesting post on New York Times, reblogged by “our” Marco, Michael Musto analyzes the changes in the USA leather world and fetish community. The title of the article “ Gay Leather Scene Tones Down From Hard Core to Dress-Up ” highlights the author’s thesis: the gay leather scene is mopving from the “hard […]

post date18 September 2016  |   post categoriesnews (EN)  |   post comments number0 comment Read more  >
History of Leather Club Roma

The history of Leather Club Roma starts on January 20th, 1990,  when some friends decided to found the the Leather Club Roma. The goal was to create a point of reference for all the leathermen and fetishmen of Roma. For sure the venture did not seem the easiest: in Rome there is no leather or fetish […]