was established in January of 1991 to provide a resource for the
LEATHER/SM community of central Virginia. We are an association of
people who express the ideals of LEATHER/SM, each in our own way, and
support each other in that expression. We hold regular meetings to
discuss ideas on how to help our community, plan social events for our
members and supporters, and to discuss topics of concern to our members.
is a social organization. As such, we strive to meet the needs of both
our members and our community. We participate in public activities to
help raise awareness about the LEATHER/SM community and help others
understand who and what we are. We have participated in the Richmond's
Gay Pride Day parade and celebration for several years and endeavor to
participate in the Pride celebrations of surrounding communities.
are also simply a place to meet others with similar interest. The
LEATHER/SM lifestyle can seem very isolating when there is no support to
help you explore and discover this aspect of yourself. Within our
leather club you have freedom to be yourself and to explore the
possibilities that it presents.
each member brings with them their own experiences and strengths, TBLC
provides as open forum for meeting others interested in various aspects
of the LEATHER/SM lifestyle. Our members are our greatest resource for
each other. Between the members of the club, questions about technique,
safe sex practices and styles can be discussed openly and freely. We
have all been beginners at one time and welcome the chance to share what
others have shared with us.
It's 2016, our 25th year for Teddy Bear Leather Club. It should be even better than last year, great food, entertainment and camaraderie!
Please print out the images below, and mail in the Cowboy form to register for our campout!
If anyone is curious about Teddy Bear Leather Club, please contact one of the members or join us at one of our meetings. Check out our Upcoming Events page for the calendar of activities we've currently got planned.