Files and Readings

Leather Interviews

Each of us will be writing about Leather Founders; we research the individual, interview them if at all possible, then write an article for these pages, the NLA-Dallas NewsLeather and the NLA-I LINK. We’ll post them as they’re written. Here are a few upcoming subjects:

  1. Cynthia Slater – Leatherwoman of the Century (Mistress Malicia)
  2. Rick Storer – LA&M Executive Director (JLubeJack)

  3. Chuck Renslow – Owner of IML, incomparable Leatherman (JLubeJack)

  4. Guy Baldwin – Author, former Mr. IML (slave robin)

  5. Jack Rinella – Prolific Leather author (Mistress Malicia)

  6. Jeff Storer – LA&M Executive Director (slave robin)

  7. Sarah Humble – co-leader, Womens Leather History Project (Mistress Malicia)

  8. Nancy Weinberger – co-founder, Leather United-Chicago (JLubeJack)

  9. Lady Shivers – Branding expert, biker babe from childhood (Mistress Malicia)

  10. Mark Frazier – Bar Owner, Educator, Founder of SPLF, owner of the Dallas Eagle…

  11. Master Ces – Leather Dyke who was at Stonewall & March on Washington, 1979

  12. Master Z – Texas – Leather educator (Knotty Jeanette)

  13. PJ Knight – Veteran Leatherwoman of the Knights of Leather (Mistress Malicia)

Leather Speeches

  1. Catherine Gross – Keynote speech, SINsations in Leather – 2010


We read books with both a direct and indirect link to Leather. We’ll list our must-reads here… Click on a title to go to the Amazon page for that book. The (BR) indicates that one of us has written a review of the book – click to read. Eventually, we hope to have reviews for all.

  1. And the Band Played OnRandy Shilts

  2. Becoming a Slave, Jack Rinella

  3. Bottoming Book, TheDossie Easton & Catherine A. Liszt  

  4. Consensual Sadomasochism: How To Talk About It & Do It Safely,  William A. Henkin, Ph.D. & Sybil Holliday, CCSSE

  5. Complete Slave, TheJack Rinella & Joseph Bean

  6. Epitaphs for the Living: Word and Images in the Time of AIDS, Billy Howard

  7. Ethical Slut, TheDosie Easton & Janet W. Hardy

  8. Extreme Space: The Domination and Submission HandbookF. R. R. Mallory

  9. Learning the RopesRace Bannon

  10. Leatherboy Handbook, TheVincent L. Andrews 

  11. Leatherman: The Legend of Chuck RenslowTracy Baim and Owen Keehnen

  12. Leatherman’s HandbookLarry Townsend

  13. Leather SexJoseph Bean   

  14. Master’s Manual, TheJack Rinella

  15. Master/slave Relations: Handbook of Theory and Practice, Robert J. Rubel

  16. Miss Abernathy’s Concise Training Manual, Christine Abernathy 

  17. Protocols: Handbook for the female slave, Robert J. Rubel

  18. Ties That BindGuy Baldwin & Joseph Bean

  19. Topping Book, TheDossie Easton & Catherine A. Liszt

  20. Training With Miss Abernathy: A Workbook for Erotic Slaves and Their Owners, Christine Abernathy

  21. Screw the Roses, Send me the Thorns, Phillip Miller and Molly Devon

  22. Slavecraft: Roadmaps for Erotic Servitude, Baldwin et al.

  23. SM 101Jay Wiseman

  24. Urban AboriginalsGeoff Mains

  25. Mentor’s Program required reading and top 100 BDSM Books