Category: Chicagoland

News and events from the Chicago metropolitan area and edge cities like Joliet, Naperville, and Waukegan.

December Roundtable: The gifts that we get from doing power exchange

For our December Chicago Power Exchange Roundtable, we’ll be talking about “the gifts that we get from doing power exchange”.

We’ll be at the Leather Archives & Museum (6418 N Greenview, Chicago IL) on Saturday, December 16th. Group discussion starts at 3:00pm & is free to attend. Our roundtable ends at 5:00pm. Afterwards, those who wish to can join with us for dinner at a nearby restaurant, where we can relax and enjoy getting to know each other!

Bootblacking and Open House this week at LRA

LRA-Chicago

CHICAGO — Have you ever wondered what it’s like at a BDSM dungeon? Been curious about attending but don’t know anyone? Wanted to check out the space before purchasing a membership? LRA-Chicago provides an opportunity each month for non-members who are new to the scene, new to BDSM, or just curious about our club to…

LA&M announces opportunities to meet executive director finalists

CHICAGO — The three finalists for Leather Archives and Museum (LA&M) executive director position will be making site visits and participating in various focus groups and meetings this upcoming weekend. Jeffrey Storer, experienced Director of Operations will be on site December 1, Gary Wasdin, veteran library director and executive director will be on site December…

BLUF Chicago celebrates 20 years of BLUF Club International at Touché

CHICAGO —  The breeches and leather uniform fan club of Chicago celebrated BLUF club’s 20 year anniversary on Saturday November 18, 2017.

The anniversary marked a milestone for the international community of men who are into leather uniforms. BLUF started as an internet club in October 1997 in Montreal, Canada by Leon with a few friends. Today the club is based in London, England with Nigel as its webmaster with almost 4000 members. BLUF has regular events in 16 cities and has won a Pantheon of Leather award in 2008. Members adhere to a strict dress code to join and to attend member only events. Membership is free and events are organized by volunteers.

Chicago Power Exchange Roundtable: Talking about Boundaries in Power Exchange

CHICAGO — Saturday, Nov 18. – Chicago Power Exchange Roundtable discussion group meets, talking about boundaries in power exchange. In power exchange, boundaries take on a new level, and with that comes new awareness, new responsibility / new surrender. Boundaries define where we end and where others begin. Our boundaries are the skin we live…