Pictured FROM LEFT: Blackwell, Pendal, Dotson, and Boot Black 2003 Richie. Various International Mr. Leather Weekend events. Singer Linda Clifford entertained during the Leather Mart. There was a Physique Prejudging contest at the Palmer House Hilton. Men of Onyx, Inc. presented their Saturday Night Feevah dance with DJ Andree Hacthett.
Chuck Renslow hosted his 25th annual International Mr. Leather contest at the Congress Theater. IML 2002 Steven Weber sashed London's John Pendal (Mr. Hoist 2003, sponsored by the Hoist London) as IML 2003. Second runner-up went to Stephen Blackwell (Mr. Los Angeles Leather 2003, sponsored by Los Angeles Coalition of West Hollywood, Gauntlet II of Los Angeles) and the First runner-up went to Donald Dotson (Mr. Suncoast Eagle 2003, sponsored by the Suncoast Resort Hotel, Tampa Bay Leather Co., St. Petersburg, Fla.). Entertainment was provided by Sharon McKnight and the Midnight Circus—great cheeks and rope tricks displayed during the performance. See third photo.
The 6th Annual Mr. Ebony Leather, produced by Cain Berlinger and hosted by Queen Cougar and porn star Bobbie Blake, was at the Palmer House Hilton. Peter Mitchell was victorious in winning the title of Mr. Ebony Leather 2003. Mitchell hails from the Detroit area as their representative in the International Mr. Leather 25th anniversary contest. The first runner-up is Dale Robinson of Chicago. Roger Belke and associates provided a flogging demonstration.