Community Events Celebrate Leather-BDSM-Fetish Pride

NEW YORK — The 30th anniversary Leather Pride Night NYC takes place Saturday June 22.

The event is the centerpiece celebration in a series of leather, BDSM and fetish-oriented events.

This annual fundraiser will feature almost 100 items auctioned on stage, including leather and latex fetish clothing, toys and equipment, art objects, event passes and tickets, unique personal services and more.

This year’s event will also feature a wide range of performances, silent and progressive auctions, bootblacks, a raffle and a kinky flea market.

Returning for another is auctioneer Jo Arnone will run the event's live auction, and the evening will be MC'd by Mr. Eagle Arsenio Amadis and past Empress of the Imperial Court, Witti Repartee. Other featured participants will include entertainer and promoter Will Clark, with performers including the boylesque troop Homo Erectus, White Elephant Burlesque and Cherry La Voix.

This year’s beneficiaries for Leather Pride Night NYC are Bailey House, Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF) and Heritage of Pride.

Tickets for LPN are $20/advance and $25/door, with a VIP option available for $75.

For more information and advance tickets, click here.