Kinky as F(eminist?!): or Why the Leather Community Needs Intersectionality to Survive
by Patty, IMsL 2014
Keynote speech given at Leather Leadership Conference
March 10, 2017, Atlanta Georgia
5 year IMsL service awards: Monica, Sharon Spector, Uncle Red, and tomo.
Volunteer awards: Andre, Anne, Ariel, and Lou.
Recognition of the contestants, their supporters and handlers.
Thank you to ASL interpreters.
Thank you to sponsors.
Synn, our new IMsL, thanks everyone who is here today…
The leather scene in Toronto is pretty awesome and they have recently resurrected the Ms Leather Toronto title. We have not one but two interviews with Patty Ms Leather Toronto, one with Canada Editor JJ Deogracias, which was filmed just after her title…
Sarha’s speech: (paraphrased)
Quote (not sure of the name) — you have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your imagination. Found alt.com. Dreamed, fantasized, got divorce. 92 Leatherpeope in Alaska. 3 people make a MAsT meeting. Hosted nearly 200 events in two years. All the way up in…