In fact, the new event tops our list of 10 reasons to check out Atlanta’s LGBTQ leather scene:
If you’re always seeing the same people, shake things up with a new view.
Far from clone wars, leather events embrace more gender expressions, body types, demographics and queer archetypes than other LGBTQ circles.
It’s not the gear, but the welcoming attitude that makes the queer leather community so appealing.
Roleplaying and fantasy scenes can heighten pleasure. Experiment with your own psychology.
Walk on Your Wild Side
Let go of restrictions and see what you find. Others are into that one thing that’s always been in the back of your mind.
Welcome to the birthplace of the bear, otter, cub, wolf and pig communities, where more than one beauty standard reigns.
Whether it’s because the gear makes you feel like a badass, or a harness focuses your superpowers, leather can embolden your confidence.
You don’t necessarily have to be into BDSM to enjoy the sensations of this particular textile against the skin.
Embrace the scene that metal icons Judas Priest and others specifically cite as their inspiration – long before JP’s lead singer came out.
The feature also ran in Q ATLus Magazine. Read the new issue in full here:
Pick it up each week at LGBTQ and allied venues, and find new content here every day.