OFFICIAL HISTORY OF OREGON LEATHER PRIDE

THE FOLLOWING IS A HISTORY OF THE EVENTS OF OREGON LEATHER PRIDE

 

June 16-17, 1989

1st Leather Pride Weekend in Portland

Sponsored by ORGASM, NLA Portland

 

June 17, 1989

12th Portland Gay Pride Parade & Festival

Waterfront Park

 

Theme: “Stonewall 20 Years Later: A Generation of Pride”

Judy Tallwing-McCarthey is one of four Grand Marshals,,Leather Pride Flag makes first public appearance at Portland Gay Pride, sewn by Maggie Bragg and [name redacted] from Tony DeBlase design, carried by NLA contingent. ORGASM has an information table and sells t-shirts. Spread Eagle Productions performs between 2-3:30 pm. Program book has a dedication to Sashie Hyatt. Kevin Koesel is on Pride Planning Committee

 

June 15-17, 1990

2nd Leather Pride Weekend in Portland

Sponsored by NLA: Portland, ORGASM, Knights of Malta: Cascade Chapter, and Portland Power & Trust

 

August 18-25, 1991

1st Leather Pride Week in Portland

Sponsored by NLA: Portland, ORGASM, Knights of Malta: Cascade Chapter

 

August 16-23, 1992

2nd Leather Pride Week in Portland

Sponsored by NLA: Portland, ORGASM, and Knights of Malta: Cascade Chapter

 

August 14-22, 1993

3rd Portland Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by NLA: Portland and Knights of Malta: Cascade Chapter

 

August 12-21, 1994

4th Portland Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by NLA: Portland and Knights of Malta: Cascade Chapter

 

August 11-16, 1995

5th Portland Leather Pride Weekend

Sponsored by “Greater Portland Leather Association”

 

August 3-11, 1996

6th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by NLA: Portland

 

August 1-10, 1997

7th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by NLA: Portland and Blackout Leather Productions

 

August 7-16, 1998

8th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by NLA: Portland and Blackout Leather Productions

 

August 6-15, 1999

9th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by PLA and Blackout Leather Productions

 

August 4-13, 2000

10th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by PLA, Blackout Leather Productions, InUniform.net, ISRC

 

August 4, 2000

Andy Mangels writes feature article on Leather Pride Week for Just Out newspaper, interviews KT Chase, Michael Marks, Dustin Posner, Ruth, Paul Tucker

 

August 3-12, 2001

11th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by PLA, Blackout Leather Productions, InUniform.net, ISRC

 

August 2-11, 2002

12th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by PLA, Blackout Leather Productions, InUniform.net, ISRC, and Bad Girls

Don Hood gets Portland Mayor Vera Katz to sign a proclamation for Leather Pride Week, making Portland the second city in the US to get such a proclamation (after San Francisco)

 

August 1-10, 2003

13th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by PLA, Blackout Leather Productions, InUniform.net, ISRC, and Bad Girls

 

September 23, 2003

Leather Pride Week 2004 Community Meeting at Embers back room

7-8:30 pm – all Portland groups meet to discuss making LPW more successful and united Leather Pride Committee is formed

 

August 6-15, 2004

14th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, PLA, Blackout Leather Productions, InUniform.net, ISRC, and Bad Girls

 

August 5-14, 2005

15th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, Bad Girls, Blackout Leather Productions, In Uniform, Oregon Bears, Portland Leather Alliance, ISRC, Oregon Leather Fraternity (info incomplete)

Article in Just Out; 8/5/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p43-43, 1/4p

 

August 3-13, 2006

16th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, Bad Girls, Blackout Leather Productions, In Uniform, Oregon Bears, Portland Leather Alliance, Whipper Snappers, ISRC, Queer Fetish, Get’er Done Community Productions, PacificFriction

Article in Just Out; 7/21/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 18, p22-25, 3p

 

August 3-12, 2007

17th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, Bad Girls, Blackout Leather Productions, In Uniform, Oregon Bears, Portland Leather Alliance, Whipper Snappers, ISRC, Queer Fetish

 

August 1-8, 2008

18th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, Bad Girls, Blackout Leather Productions, In Uniform, Oregon Bears, Portland Leather Alliance, Whipper Snappers, ISRC, Portland Boys of Leather, Portland Leather Men, Sexual Health for Men Coalition

 

July 31-August 9, 2009

19th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, Bad Girls, Blackout Leather Productions, In Uniform, Oregon Bears, The Conservatory, Pride Northwest, Gender (Free) for All, Portland Leather Alliance, Whipper Snappers

 

August 6-August 15, 2010

20th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, Bad Girls, Blackout Leather Productions, In Uniform, Oregon Bears, The Conservatory, Pride Northwest, Gender (Free) for All, Portland Leather Alliance, Whipper Snappers, ISRC, Portland Leather Men

 

August 5 – 14, 2011

21st Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, Bad Girls, Blackout Leather Productions, Cinekink, Club Sesso/Twisted Party, The Conservatory, Darklady Productions, Imperial Sovereign Rose Court, In Uniform, Oregon Bears, Portland Leather Alliance, Portland Leather Men, PrideNW, SE PDX Munch, The Society for Tea Enjoyment and Entertainment in Portland – a Ladies’ Tea for Dommes (STEEP-LTD), Whipper-Snappers

 

August 3 – 12, 2012

22nd Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, Bad Girls, Blackout Leather Productions, Boys/Bois in Leather Service – Rose City, Cinekink, Club Sesso/Twisted Party, Darklady Productions, HawksPDX, Oregon Bears, Portland Leather Alliance, Portland Leather Men, SE PDX Munch, , The Society for Tea Enjoyment and Entertainment in Portland – a Ladies’ Tea for Dommes (STEEP-LTD), Whipper-Snappers

 

August 2 – 11, 2013

23rd Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, Bad Girls, Blackout Leather Productions, Boys/Bois in Leather Service – Rose City, Cinekink, Darklady Productions, DJ Kronos Events, HawksPDX, Imperial Sovereign Rose Court, Leland Carina, Oregon Bears, Portland Leather Alliance, Portland Leather Men, Portland Queer Munch, , The Society for Tea Enjoyment and Entertainment in Portland – a Ladies’ Tea for Dommes (STEEP-LTD)

 

August 1 – 10, 2014

24th Oregon Leather Pride Week

 Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, Bad Girls, Bill Westervelt – Mr Oregon State Leather 2013, Blackout Leather Productions, Boys/Bois in Leather Service – Rose City, Brent Seeley – Mr Oregon State Leather 2009, Cinekink, HawksPDX, Leland Carina, Oregon Bears, Portland girls of Leather, Portland Leather Alliance, Portland Leather Men, Stormy Styles – Ms Oregon State Leather 2013

 

July 31 – August 9, 2015

25th Oregon Leather Pride Week

 Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, Bad Girls, Bill Westervelt – Mr Oregon State Leather 2013, Blackout Leather Productions, Boys/Bois in Leather Service – Rose City, Brent Seeley – Mr Oregon State Leather 2009, Bridgetown Leathermen, Cinekink, HawksPDX, MAsT NW, Oregon Bears, PDX-PAH, Portland girls of Leather, Portland Leather Alliance, Stormy Styles – Ms Oregon State Leather 2013

August 5 – August 14, 2016

26th Oregon Leather Pride Week

Sponsored by Oregon Leather Pride Committee, Bad Girls, Bill Westervelt – Mr Oregon State Leather 2013, Blackout Leather Productions, Boys/Bois in Leather Service – Rose City, Brent Seeley – Mr Oregon State Leather 2009, Cinekink, HawksPDX, Oregon Bears, PDX-PAH, Portland girls of Leather, Portland Leather Alliance, Portland Leathermen, Stormy Styles – Ms Oregon State Leather 2013

THE OREGON LEATHER PRIDE WEEK BROCHURE OVER THE YEARS

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