Wednesday, March 14, 2012
If you have read here for any length of time - you will have seen the above flag before. For those of you who are new (or newbies) that is the Leather Pride flag.
There has been a lot of discussion recently - everywhere - about Leather and the history and what is happening to the Leather community - is it in it's death throes - is it dead - or is it changing???
There was some discussion about having to join the leather community ........ and that confused the hell out of me.
I guess in a lot of ways I am pretty damn naive. See - in my world the leather community - leather pride - is not a tangible thing.....
It's not a private club that one has to ask permission to join.
It's not a gay thing
It's not a secret society
It's something in your heart.
And I don't believe there is a right or wrong way of living leather.
I don't believe that you have to be initiated into living leather.
I don't believe you have to earn your leathers.
I believe it is in your heart.
You have it .. or you don't.