Steve Lenius

Holiday Gift Guide: Leather

By Steve Lenius / November 19, 2020

This can be a tough one. Where do you start? Go beyond the gift card with this thoughtfully selected lot…

Leather Life: Fun Face Masks, Serious Voting by Steve Lenius

By Steve Lenius / October 22, 2020

Photo courtesy of BigStock/lakshmi Prasad I have not yet gotten sick from the coronavirus, and I am doing everything I…

Leather Life: Leather What-To-Do List (Pandemic Edition)

By Steve Lenius / September 24, 2020

Photo courtesy of BigStock/pasiphae Life has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that includes life in the leather/ BDSM/fetish community.…

Leather Life: Lessons from AIDS for COVID-19

By Steve Lenius / August 27, 2020

Photo courtesy of BigStock/digitalista There are people, including your humble columnist, for whom the COVID-19 pandemic causes flashbacks. Thirty or…

Leather Life: BIPOC Leatherfolk, Pt. 2

By Steve Lenius / July 30, 2020

Image courtesy of Twin Cities Spectrum Interview with members of Twin Cities Spectrum, Part 2 This issue’s Leather Life column…

Leather Life: BIPOC Leatherfolk, Pt. 1

By Steve Lenius / July 16, 2020

Image courtesy of Twin Cities Spectrum Interview with members of Twin Cities Spectrum, Part 1 I recently participated in a…

Leather Life: 25 Years of the Leather Life Column

By Steve Lenius / June 4, 2020

Steve Lenius – Then The first issue of Lavender Magazine appeared in June of 1995 during that year’s LGBTQ Pride…

Leather Life: Leather in a Time of Crisis (Again)

By Steve Lenius / May 7, 2020

Image courtesy of BigStock/grebeshkovmaxim A new virus has emerged. It can be deadly. People are dying in horrifying numbers. The…

Leather Life: Ash is Mr. Twin Cities Leather 2020

By Steve Lenius / March 23, 2020

Ash, moments after being sashed as Mr. Twin Cities Leather 2020. Photo by Steve Lenius. Twin Cities Leather & Latte…

Leather Life: Leather Stuff, Leather Memories

By Steve Lenius / February 13, 2020

Photo courtesy of BigStock/Jrtmedia How much leather “stuff” do you have? If you’re new to the leather/BDSM/fetish community, you probably are…

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