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Leather Pride 2017

This year's Leather Pride is just around the corner! Mark your calendar now for October 26-29!

We've received word of a bunch of newly scheduled Leather Pride activities that may be of interest. Details are below.

 

Whips In The Park(ing Lot)

Saturday, October 28, 1pm - 2 pm

A Palm Springs Original! A relaxed and friendly gathering of people who have been cracking whips for decades and people seeking their first experience • Peter Fiske, Drew Kramer, and Lady Scarlett Sin host.

In the parking lot of the LGBT Community Center of the Desert, 1301 N. Palm Canyon, Palm Springs CA 92262

Admission is free

 

 

Write Hard

Saturday, October 28, 1 pm - 2 pm

Writers of BDSM and Master/slave erotic fiction read from their works and talk about what inspires them. The line-up includes:

Robert Zigmont, author of 11 Days With Sgt. Tate

Alex Ironrod (alexironrod.com), author of Domination, Leather Nights, and other works

Tim Brough (timbrough.com), author of Black Gloves White Magic, Bounty Hunters and Kick-Ass Cops, and other works

Held at the LGBT Community Center of the Desert, 1301 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs CA 92262, 3rd Floor

Admission is free

 

 

Faces of Man: a Tom of Finland Limited Edition Exhibit

Thursday, October 26, 6 PM to 10 PM

Hosted by Marc Ransdell Bellenger, curator and head of community development for the Tom of Finland Foundation and Paul Devine, of Interior Devine Gallery, with libations provided by the Palm Springs Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

Interior Devine Gallery, 170 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs CA 92262

Admission is free

 

 

S T R U T

Saturday, October 28, 4 PM - 7 PM

Show off your best leathers or uniforms against the backdrop of a limited edition exhibition of the artwork of Tom of Finland! The Palm Springs Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will be running a full bar.

Interior Devine Gallery 170 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs CA 92262

Admission is free

 

 

BDSM/edu

Saturday, October 28, 1 PM - 4 PM

 A great line-up of presenters with presentations and workshops for every interest.

• Alex Del Rosario, MD, discussing what the emerging science of human pheromones tells us about sexual attraction.

• Mickey Mackenzie on breaking into and staying in the adult entertainment business.

• Drew Kramer on everything you need to know about BDSM in an hour.

• Scarlett Sin (Ms. LA Leather 2017) and Geoff Millard (Mr. San Francisco Leather 2017 and 1st Runner-up at IML) facilitating a discussion on Leather tradition and consent culture.

The LGBT Community Center of the Desert, 1301 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs CA 92262, 3rd Floor 

Admission is free

 

Stud Auction

Friday, October 27, 2:30 PM

Presented by Dungeon Delights and Triple-S Auctions: Choice studs on offer, terms vary, come early and inspect the merchandise. Proceeds benefit local desert charities.

Canyon Club Hotel, 960 N. Palm Canyon, Palm Springs CA 92262

$20 at the gate, free for Palm Springs Leather Pride Weekend package holders

 

 

More

For all other events and tickets, visit the new website, PalmSpringsLeatherPride.org.

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