Author Archives: Boy Shaddix

I have something to tell you…

As the holidays approach and I make plans to head home to celebrate, I’m preparing myself for the inevitable awkwardness that comes up when interacting with my conservative Christian family.  I love my family and I have a strong sense … Continue reading

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Where I Want to Be

Recently I was challenged by a seasoned leatherman about why it is I want to be a part of the Leather Community.  He wanted to make sure I wasn’t just some punk who is in it only to strut around … Continue reading

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GEAR

The first time I went to CODE at the Eagle and saw all the guys in their gear, I thought it was hyper-masculine dress up.  I perceived leather to be on the far, opposite side of the spectrum from drag; … Continue reading

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Acceptance of a Swan

Last night I had the privilege of watching dozens of shirtless young men sweat and jump around on a stage.  No, I wasn’t at a bar full of go-go boys…I went to see Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake–a reinterpretation of the … Continue reading

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Kinky Halloween

Hide ya kids, hide ya wife, cause there’s a dirty kinky savage up in here. HALLOWEEN!  I love it!  And this year I combined my Native American heritage with my love of gear.  The result: PAGFI (Post-Apocolyptic Glam Fetish Indian). … Continue reading

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The Type

Recently I shared about my ventures in the Leather World with my straight female friend, Caroline.  As a dear and supportive friend she exclaimed,  “That’s so exciting!  Sounds awesome!”  and followed up with a less enthusiastic,  “But you don’t really … Continue reading

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CODE Hotties

Here’s a sexy pic for all the pervs out there who read my blog.  I hope each and every one of you is a perv…cause that means you’re human and honest. I love this photo because it captures several cool … Continue reading

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Leather Beginnings

For me, my venture down the Leather rabbit hole really began over the summer… I stand alone at the bar on the second floor of the Eagle in the dim reddish light looking at myself in the mirror behind the … Continue reading

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Gropes OK!

One of the great things I’m learning from the Leather Community is how to be open and expressive about my sexuality.  Sex is one of the dominant forces that drives all life on earth…and I really feel that for gay … Continue reading

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About Me

I always think it’s a good idea for the author of a blog to share a bit about himself so readers have a general sense of who’s behind the text.  A big component of this blog is self-exploration and discovery, … Continue reading

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