Season 5 Giveaway ($50 Amazon Gift Card)

Posted by Rope Squirrel | Posted in Announcements, Contests | Posted on 31-03-2018

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Season 5 Giveaway

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To celebrate our 5th season, we are giving away a $50 gift card.

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One group of entries per user. Using multiple emails or social media profiles to enter multiple times will result in disqualification.

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To celebrate our 5th season, we are giving away a $50 Amazon gift card. All you have to is enter. You can gain additional entries by using the social links and sharing this post. I realize that not everyone would want to share this podcast on a vanilla facebook or twitter so you can share the link it generates anywhere, even FetLife (but FetLife doesn’t have an easy share API, so you have to copy the link). Also, to prevent fraud, it will have you verify your email address. Know that ANY information collected WILL NOT be used for marketing purposes.

The contest will start on April 1st, 2018 and run until May 1st, 2018

Good luck and thank-you for being a loyal listener.

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Purchase does not increase the chance of winning.

The prize: $50 Amazon Gift Card. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. If you are not in the United States, the gift card will be purchased in the Amazon store of your choice for the equivalent value of USD$50 depending on current exchange rates.

How to enter: You may enter the Sweepstakes through the link provided at You gain additional entries by sharing your personal link and having others sign up for it.


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BDSM National Events!

Posted by Rope Squirrel | Posted in News | Posted on 30-05-2013

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Whether you want to get out of your town or see what’s in your backyard, these events are a wonderful way to gather with people like yourself across the nation – make new friends, see old ones that have moved or even just to travel and get some more education, these are just a few of the events that go on across the USA annually.


SWLC – Southwest Leather Conference – Phoenix, Az
Typically held in late January, this event is known as the spiritual BDSM conference but, dont be dettered, the “woo” is more of a throbbing undercurrent of the event in which the classes and events range from demo & play to the mental and how things feel to do. This event also hosts the SW M/s & SW bootblack contests which are a blast! Whether you wanna bang a drum or gather at the Danse of Souls hook pull, this event is one to take you just a bit further beyond your current expectations and understanding of what it is that we do.

MAL – MidAtlantic Leather Weekend – Washington, DC
Held in mid-January, the Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend is an event and contest held on the east-coast that has a wonderful history. The Centaurs MC (motorcycle club) puts this event on every year and it hosts the Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather contest as well.



BOLD – Los Angeles, Ca
In late February one of the most recent events on the circuit takes over LA, BOLD is an event for male dominated heterosexual leather identified individuals. The only known male dominant-female submissive conference in the world, for those who identify as such, this may be just the conference for you!

SITC – Sin In The City – Las Vegas, Nv
SITC – a relatively newcomer to the annual events list – is scheduled to be held in 2014 on Feb 28th thru March 2nd in the sinfully delicious Las Vegas. Its inaugural year in 2013 turned out to be a hit and this kinky little host is bummed she wasnt able to make it! Hosting the Southwest Olympus Leather contest, this event also includes stimulating classes, play parties & of course vending! If you’ve never been to Vegas before, now you have a reason to go!



SPLF – South Plains Leatherfest & International Master/slave Weekend – Dallas, Tx
SPLF in Dallas is held in early March and if you are queer or a history buff or just love Leathersex, this is one you have to see to believe. Its ongoing theme is “We will not forget” which is a reflection on the history of BDSM and how far weve come & honoring those who paved the way. Included in the weekend, the Int’l M/s Contest is well known for their heartwarming opening ceremony & the event itself isnt anything to scoff at either! With over 20 classes, a coffee ‘house’, the hot bootblacking stands and the various cruising parties, its worth considering!

KinkFest – Portland, Or
Held in late March every year, Kinkfest has the 2nd largest annual BDSM convention play space in the nation with over 30,000 sqft of room to squeal and screech to your heart’s delight! With three dungeon parties, world class presenters, a huge vendor hall and back massages – even this is one I want to check out sometime!

Leather & Leis – Private Location, Hawaii
Duh, Hawaii…need I say more? Well, I guess I should. Leather & Leis has its giant dungeon open 24hrs. Oh, you need more of a reason to go? Clothing optional pool, classes & amazing rooms at a retreat? Not a cheap event but, what other reason do you need to go to Hawaii?!



Frolicon – Atlanta, GA
Ever wanted a photo of your hot scene? Frolicon is one of the extremely few events where photographs – by the staff photographers – are taken. If youre squicked out, they explain the photos belong to the convention & will only be used for promotional materials for the convention. If that still doesnt help, the Frolicon Photo staff suggest you disguise yourself in some way as it is part of the event. Not bad for those who like good photos for free! With parties, games, classes, apparently Rocky Horror (I gotta see this), ‘geeks & freaks’ this could just be the event for you!

IMSL – International Ms Leather & International Ms Bootblack – San Francisco, Ca
A weekend, in San Fran, surrounded by hot Leather women from all across the world? Why wouldnt you want to go?! Held in mid-April, IMsL/IMsBB is a contest & educational event with hot sexy Leather women – and men! – hosted in a wonderful, recently renovated, hotel and you can see the bay from the uppermost floors! Lots of the usual, classes, play parties, and blah blah but…WOMEN!!! DONT FORGET THE HOT WOMEN!!!!



BL – Beyond Leather – Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
Typically held in the 1st week of May, this event is held in the sunny beautiful Ft. Lauderdale, Fl in a 4-star hotel and hosts the Intl. Power Exchange Contest as well as the International Pony Play Championships. This event’s classes and panels cover the gambit of topics and types from spiritual to demos to rope to edge play!

DomCon/International Olympus Leather – Los Angeles, Ca
About early to mid May is DomCon – “The World’s Premier Professional and Lifestyle Domination Convention” – Takes over LA to fill their hotel with professional Dom/me’s from across the nation as well as to bring together the BDSM and Leahter community for classes, panels and events! The International Olympus Leather contest is held during this conference as well and with male & female Olympus Leather winners from all over the US, this is one contest youre gonna want to see!

Shibaricon – Chicago, Il
Rope, rope, rope, rope, rope…ROPE! Get the idea yet? Shibaricon is the event for rope enthusiasts! Classes about ties & suspensions and kinds of rope & different knots. With four days of classes, a daytime play space to practice your rope skills, hands-on tutoring from the presenters & a ton of equipment to play on, if you like rope, you’ll want to check this out in late May!

IML – International Mr Leather & International Mr Bootblack – Chicago, Il
This Memorial Day Weekend event has just finished celebrating 35 years! Initially a bar contest, IML long ago grew out of the bar and has moved on to much larger venues! This contest & hot event is legendary and no matter where you fall in the gender spectrum, you are welcome to attend and root for your favorite contestants from across the nation & world!



TITM – Thunder in the Mountians – Denver, Co
Thunder – held in mid July – with 40,000sqft of play space has THE largest play area for an annual BDSM convention in the USA. That’s not the only reason to check it out though! With over 15 presenters, 30+ classes ranging from demo’s to insight to self-advancement, the bootblack stands as well as the game night, RMLSb/CBB (Rocky Mtn Leather Sir, Leather boy & Community Bootblack) contest and the off site after party on Sunday?! – this is one event you MUST attend at LEAST once.



RMOL – Rocky Mtn. Olympus Leather –  Location of hotel given upon registration, SLC, Ut
Another relatively new event, RMOL is a small event with a HUGE heart & it feels like coming home. With 15+ classes, the awesome Contest of hot Leathermen & women, and fun play parties, this event is one you will enjoy! The local community is so warm and welcoming, you wont want to leave, be sure to check this one out sometime as well if you can!


BV – Beyond Vanilla – (currently) Dallas, Tx
In late September its time for Beyond Vanilla! With the help of NLA Dallas, these classes and keynotes are definitely ones you will want to try and checkout someday!

Folsom Street Fair – San Francisco, Ca
Let your kink flags fly! Think of this event as PRIDE – cept you can be naked here! – for all kinky people of every shape, size, color, gender, orientation & lifestyle. This event is one huge party with vendors galore, dance stages, public play areas, a live stage & an erotic artists area! Held in late September every year, Folsom gives you another excuse to go back to San Fran baby!


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