Sydney Leather Pride has survived for well over 20 years through the continued support of the community and the dedication of the select few who form the committee each year.

As SLPA has evolved, we continually see new faces and bare bums on the dancefloor and in the meeting room.

This year SLPA has gone from strength to strength, re-inventing Dog Tag, holding education worskhops from fisting to piercing and flogging to fire, sweating out a hot rubber party, lashing filthy WAQK parties, throwing an incredible Leather Pride Week and the strongest Inquisition in years.

And this is all possible because of both the community support and a hard-working committee. A big ‘thank you’ goes out to all.

On October 23 this year’s committee steps aside to make way for some old faces and new ones alike.

The SLPA AGM this year, more than ever, is a changing of the guard.

A number of longstanding committee members, some serving close to 10 years, have decided to step down, take a break and let the next set of polished-up leather folk take the reins and move SLPA even further into the future.

Next year is an even bigger year for SLPA as it is Inquisition’s 20th birthday and a big one is already in the planning stages.

We need your support. If you think you have what it takes to beat this dog into submission and lead him forward, shoot me an email at president@sydneyleatherpride.org

The SLPA committee is made up of nine dedicated leather people — president, secretary, treasurer, public officer and five general members. If you love your leather as much as I do, take that next step. Put your hand up and help us grow.

By AARON SINCLAIR, SLPA

INFO: www.sydneyleatherpride.org

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