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Ben Kaufher

Ben Kaufher

Ben Kaufher is 2018’s Mr. LA Leather Bear and Mr. LA Leather. He was the Member-at-Large for the LA Boys of Leather and won the Payasos’ Nutcracker Award for Boy of the Year in 2017. He enjoys thuds more than stings, laughing more than shouting, and sausage gravy more than turkey gravy.

Michael Lara

Michael Lara

Michael Lara, a true native of Los Angeles. He has served as a part of the North Hollywood Neighborhood Council, and is a Honorary member of California B&B. He is the owner of the popular leather Levi bar, called The Bullet Bar for over 20 years. It’s located on Burbank at Cahuenga in North Hollywood, […]

Tuesday Niles

Tuesday Niles

Tuesday Niles, a Deaf Leather woman and little who is the current Ms. California Leather 2018. She is actively involved in several parts of her community as she currently serves LALC as the Accessibility Coordinator, LAGOL/WILLA as the current president, San Fernando Valley Pride as ASL/Vendor Coordinator, Threshold as a gatekeeper and Proud to be […]

Randy Carmenaty

Randy Carmenaty

Randy first discovered leather in 1989 at the Lure, NY while enjoying electro play as an adult.  He holds the titles; Oil Can Harry’s Mr. Leather 08, 2nd Runner Up to Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2008, American Leatherman 08 and competed at IML 2010. He’s a founding member of the LA Band of Brothers. Currently […]

Karen Ultra

Karen Ultra

Producer. MC. Judge. Tally master. Writer. Caterer. Comedian. The only thing Karen Ultra hasn’t done during a leather event is deliver triplets while performing all six roles in the “Cell Block Tango” on stilts. Her skills on a stage have been seen at IML, ABW, Colorado Leather Fest, Iowa Leather Weekend, Mr. Indiana Leather, Mr. […]

Goddess Moon

Goddess Moon

Moon O’Neal, Ms. L.A. Leather 2016 (the first Ms. Los Angeles in 17 years following Faye Foltz, Ms. Los Angeles Leather 1999) and a part of the IMsBB/IMsL Class of 2017 #Lucky13. She has been a part of the BDSM/Leather community for over 18 years. She got her start in 1999 by attending OCLA meetings […]

Perrin Shore

Perrin Shore

Perrin (they/them) is a queer, polyamorous, loudmouthed activist, educator and historian. They enjoy being a service boy, a pup handler and an emotional masochist. Perrin travels often, teaching, judging and playing their way through homes and hearts.  A self identified messy Femme, Perrin doesn’t wear waterproof mascara on purpose. It’s better for crying. Speaking of […]

Teagan Bootblack

Teagan Bootblack

Teagan fell in love with bootblacking at a young age, doing her shoes before church. Although these days her skills are being put to more salacious uses, she still identifies as a spiritual bootblack. For her, the act of bootblacking harkens back to the foot-washing ritual. She is honored to provide a humble service to […]