LAL: deCODEd – Dec 2017

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“LAL: deCODEed” Official eNewsletter of the Los Angeles Leather Coalition & Los Angeles Leather Pride

Message from the Chair

As we embark onto the Holiday Season, I would like to wish all of you a very Happy Holidays. On behalf of the Board and Community Partners of the LALC, We would like to extend the warmest wishes to all of you. Happy HoliGays, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, Happy Solstice, Happy Festivus, and Happy New Year.
We are well into the planning for LALP 2018 and the Planning Committee lead by Gus Norris, this year’s Executive Producer, has lots of fun and exciting events planned for you.


Marlon I. Morales
LALC Chair

In This Issue

Message from the Chair
LALC Board News
LALP 2018 Update
Community Calendar
Community Spotlight

LALC Board News

Since our last newsletter we had some changes on the LALC Board and welcomed some new Community Partners. Our current LALC Board Members are:
  • Marlon I. Morales – Board Chair
  • Gus Norris – Board Vice-Chair / LALP 2018 Executive Producer
  • Apolonio “Senor Apple” E. Muñoz III – Board Secretary / Finance Advisory Chair
  • Cypher – Board Treasurer
  • Ms. Diana – Board Director
  • Kevin Casey – Board Director / IT Web Development Chair
  • Alan Stroik – Board Director
  • Esteban Nuñez – Board Director
  • Robert “Motorboot” Green – Board Director
Our new Community Partners are:
  • Southland Title Sisters
  • CMEN
  • LeAther H.E.A.T.

Please welcome them to the LA Leather Family, and visit the LALC Community Partners Page to meet the rest of our illustrious family.

The next LALC General Meeting will be on 4 Jan 2018 from 7:30p-9:30p at Threshold LA, located at 11300 Hartland St, North Hollywood, CA 91605. Come join us, meetings are always open to the public, and community participation is encouraged and welcome.

Lastly, our IT Team has been updating the LALC & LALP Websites, please be sure to visit them today. and be sure to download/update the LALP App today.

LALP 2018 Update



LA Leather Pride (LALP) 2018 is coming up and we have 8 Feeder Contests lined up before the big event. So strap yourselves in and get ready for Leather Season in Los Angeles to come to a dramatic and fabulous head. This year’s LALP is scheduled for 18-25 March 2018. As always we have a fun filled schedule of events throughout the week to tickle your fancy and celebrate all things Leather & BDSM throughout LA County. The theme for 2018 is “We are ALL LA Leather” which really brings the diverse community that is unique to LA together for this annual celebration.

Be sure to follow all the action as it unfolds by visiting Below you can find the Schedule of Events, the Contestants and the Judges for LALP 2018.

LALP 2018 Schedule of Events


LALP 2018 Contestant Bar Crawl
Sat, 3 Mar 2018, 9p, Local Bars around Los Angeles & Long Beach

Mari’s Leather Garden Party – An LA Leather Nunview
Sun, 11 Mar 2018, 3p-9p, Downey, CA
(Tickets to go on sale Jan 2018)

AVATAR Men’s Play Party
Sat, 17 Mar 2018, 9p, Threshold LA

LALP Kick-Off, Presented by Men of ONYX-SoCal/SW
Sun, 18 Mar 2018, Eagle 562

LA LA Leather Opus 2, Presented by Bears LA
Mon, 19 Mar 2018, Time and Location TBD

Diversity & Inclusion Panel Discussion
Tue, 20 Mar 2018, Time and Location TBD

VIP Cocktail Reception
Wed, 21 Mar 2018, The Abbey

Official Meet & Greet for Mr. L.A. Leather 2018
Thurs, 22 Mar 2018, 9p-11p, Precinct

The Roast of Jeff Wilcox – Mr. LA Leather 2017
Thurs, 22 Mar 2018, 10p-11:30, Precinct

The Assembly Uniform Reception
Fri, 23 Mar 2018, 7p-10p, Rough Trade Gear

Maximus Cigar Social
Fri, 23 Mar 2018, 10p-12a, Eagle LA

Den L.A. Play Party
Fri, 23 Mar 2018, 9p, Sanctuary Studios LAX

Leather Dog Pound
Fri, 23 Mar 2018, 9p, Bullet Bar

Mr. LA Leather 2017 Contest
Sat, 24 Mar 2018, 7p-10p, The Globe Theater

Legion Dance
Sat, 24 Mar 2018, 10p-4a, The Globe Theater

Off-Sunset Festival
Sun, 25 Mar 2018, 11a-7p, Santa Monica Blvd (between Myra Ave and Gateway Ave)

LABB Titleholer Bruch
Sun, 25 Mar 2018, Time and Location TBD

Southland Honors Awards Ceremony
April 2018, More Info Coming Soon

Ms. LA Leather 2018 Weekend
1-3 June 2018, More Info Coming Soon

LALP 2018 Judges

Visit to learn more about our panel of judges for the Mr. LA Leather 2018 Contest.  

Mr LA Leather 2017
Jeff Wilcox
Mr. Leather 2017
Ralph Bruneau
Ms. Leather 2017
Girl Complex
Ms. LA Leather 2017
Lady Scarlet Sin
Ms. LA Leather 2016
Goddess Moon
Mr. LA Leather Bear 2015
Sir Frank
Mr. LA Leather 2011
Leo Iriarte
Sir Ian Will Hildreth

Mr. LA Leather Class of 2018

Leather 2018
Jose Magaña
Mr. Sister
Leather 2018

Marpa Franzoni
Mr. Precinct
Leather 2018

Mr. Sanctuary
Leather 2018

Adam Monda
Mr. Oil Can Harry’s  Leather 2018
TBD – 7 Jan 2018
 Eagle LA
Mr. Leather 2018

TBD – 13 Jan 2018
Mr. SoCal
Leather 2018

TBD – 14 Jan 2018
Mr. LA Leather
Bear 2018

TBD – 20 Jan 2018
Mr. Eagle 562 Leather 2018
TBD – 27 Jan 2018
Mr. Bullet
Leather 2018

TBD – 3 Feb 2018
Mr. Faultline
Leather 2018
TBD – 10 Feb 2018
Mr. Regiment
TBD – 17 Feb 2018
Special Shout Out and a huge “Thank You” to Motorboot Photography for the fabulous Contestant Photos and for making LA’s Leather & BDSM Scene look amazing!

Download the LALP App Now

Community Calendar

We recently implemented a new format for the LALC Community Calendar. Please visit to view the entire calendar. We are in the process of programming it to auto feed the Calendars from our Partners’ Facebook Pages and other various online calendars.

If you have a calendar that you would like to be included, or have a question on how to add an event, please contact the LALC Secretary to have it added.

Community Spotlight

Since our last publication the LA Region has welcomed some extraordinary leaders to the expansive roster of LA Royalty (Local Titleholders). We would like to give them a quick shout out for their accomplishments and are eager to see what they bring to the LA Leather & BDSM Communities during their title year.
Mr. California
Leather 2017
Dino Garcia
California Drummer 2017
Xavier Espejo
Mr. Long Beach Leather 2017
Jerimyh Jackson
Ms. Sanctuary
Leather 2018
Jessica “Cupcake” Harrison
Mr. LA Bear 2017
Art Berkowitz
LA Pup 2017
Pup Rush


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