A New Vision for the Future

 San Francisco, CA, June 19 — It is our esteemed pleasure to announce that, effective immediately, the International Ms. Leather and International Ms. Bootblack Contest Weekend will be co-produced by the following 4-person team: Sharrin Spector, Bianca Spencer, Dara Bryant and Ceci Cloutier.

 This team was chosen for each member’s unique expertise, experience and vision for the future of the IMsLBB contest weekend. Together we believe we will be able to better address the needs of our Community, work towards removing various access barriers and put on an incredible event for you all to enjoy.

 In preparation, we have already begun to work together on this a

Venture and we can’t wait to show you our ideas. How can you help? Stay Tuned. We will be reaching out with some Community surveys in the next weeks and months to make sure that your voices are heard as we shape the future of this event. This event is for our Community so let us work with one another to create your IMsLBB weekend.

 Yours in Leather Service,

The IMsLBB Production Team

Sharrin Spector, Bianca Spencer, Dara Bryant & Ceci Cloutier



Gretchen - 2019 IMsBB


Haley - 2019 IMsL



Workshops are a key part of the IMsL/IMsBB Weekend and offer skills, knowledge and discussions on topics that are near and dear to all of us. The IMsL Foundation will again be leading the effort to collect workshop proposals and selecting them with a review panel. We will have intensive sessions (2.5 hours) on Friday, April 20 and 90-minute workshop over Saturday and Sunday!  We are inviting educators from around the world to join us. We will also be continuing our outreach to build programs that include our underrepresented communities: PoC, Trans Women, Under 35 and Accessibility.  Click here to cruise the class schedule and presenters!


Diversity Statement

The IMsL/IMsBB weekend should be an inclusive and sex positive space for all people. All are welcome, and racism, transphobia, and other forms of discrimination have no place here. An important part of the weekend is exploring how the intersectionanality of race, class, gender, and ability affect experiences of leather, kink, and sexualities. We must make a commitment to enriching these intersectionalites not only at the weekend but throughout our communities. We will work toward this goal.

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