Tag Archives: International Mr. Leather

And your new leather leaders are …

Mr. and Ms. Texas Leather contests were held, and your 2014 Ms. Texas Leather is Dallas’ Summer Banks, and 2014 Mr. Texas Leather is Houston’s Jim Benton

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And the winner of IML is….

Gabe Sims — whom we profiled this week on his run-up to the Chicago leatherfest, the 34th annual International Mr. Leather competition — came in 24th out of 48 contestants … a more than respectable showing.

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Ms. Texas Leather Synn Evans wins International Ms. Leather over the weekend

Synn Evans, from Dallas, brought home the International Ms. Leather title after competing as Ms. Texas Leather in San Francisco this weekend.

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And the new Mr. Texas Leather is …

… Gabe Sims! It was a busy few days for the leather community as Texas Leather Weekend got under way, with the naming of Sims as the new Mr. Texas Leather. The Shreveport, La., native, who now resides in Irving, … Continue reading

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“The Advocate” lists 15 gayest cities in America, leaves off Houston

The Advocate has come out with a list of the 15 “Gayest Cities in America” using a set of criteria that is… (what’s the best way to say this?) …”unique.” The list uses a point system based on nine criteria, … Continue reading

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And the new IML is … NOT from Texas

The run couldn’t last forever. In 2009, Dallas’ Jeffrey Payne won the overall title at International Mr. Leather. Last year, Dallas’ Jack Duke came in third overall. This year, Mr. Texas, Roger Triche, was from Houston and represented Texas at … Continue reading

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Undefeated

Three deaf gay North Texans refuse to let what some would see as a disability stand in the way of a fulfilling life RICH LOPEZ | Staff Writer lopez@ dallasvoice.com Noise. There are layers of it every day. The bustle … Continue reading

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Bellying up to the bar: Leatherman Payne and partner dive into club ownership with Eagle

MEN OF DENIM | Ostmeyer, Payne, Johnson, Frazier and Roy now all own the Dallas Eagle. ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Until about a month ago, everything Jeffrey Payne knew about a bar was how to order a … Continue reading

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Threepeat?

HELLBENT FOR LEATHER | Scott Moore has planned for a year to try and repeat the achievements of Dallas leathermen Jeffrey Payne and Jack Duke. (Arnold Wayne Jones/Dallas Voice) Dallas has become a player in the international leather scene, and Scott Moore hopes to … Continue reading

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Queer locals of 2010

Twelve months isn’t all that long a time, but the impact someone can make on an entire year during any part of it can reverberate well beyond the calendar year. When we thought back on the culture in 2010, these … Continue reading

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