Organizations & Contacts
National / International Organizations
- Carter Johnson Leather Library
- a non-profit organization that consists of a traveling collection of thousands of books, magazines, posters, art, club and event pins, newspapers, event programs and ephemera showing leather, fetish, S/M erotic history.
- an international female dominance, male submission organization
- Consent Counts
- Effort to decriminalize BDSM relationships and activities
- FLAG (Fits Like A Glove)
- an international glove, leather and uniform fetish group publishing a quarterly newsletter
- Gen-X Bears
- an international organization for Generation X bears and cubs - primarily men ages 18-35 but also open to others in the Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/TG Community including its Heterosexual allies -->
- The International Association of Rubberists
- If you have a fetish for rubber, latex or PVC, you are NOT alone!
- Kink-Aware Professionals
- Database of psychologists, psychiatrists, and medical professionals who are cognizant of, sometimes downright supportive of, the leather lifestyle and consensual SM activities.
- MAsT - Masters And slaves Together
- Groups for Master and slave discussions with chapters in most states
- National Coalition for Sexual Freedom - NCSF
- a non-profit association, based in New York, whose purpose is to "participate in the development of public policy in order to challenge certain laws and social systems that stigmatize pleasure, and prejudice society against individuals because of issues related to sexual identity, orientation, and desire [and to] engage in public and private advocacy efforts with respect to issues related to sexual identity, orientation, and desire."
- National Leather Association International
- a pansexual group, fun-loving, caring, well-adjusted, educated, focused and politically active organization serving our communities needs.
Other Great Listings of Organizations and Resources
- Abbot's Place
- James Ligate's (formerly of The Mining Co) Group and Munch database
- Networking site - type your location in the search box to find local groups
- BDSM - The Local Scene USA
- Great List of US Clubs - Most recommended
- Large list of both events and organizations
- The Leather Journal
- Club directory, calendar, and news -- Great site!
This list is constantly being added to and corrected.. if you find a broken link or have a group or area-specific IRC channel which should be listed here, please send me an email