March pub night – Kink Pride

Our March pub night happens this Saturday (4 March) night. Although many of us (including myself) will be temporarily trading the glamour and excitement of Leichardt Street for the bright lights and dark corners of Oxford Street, it will be […]

President’s message (by Joshua Hart)

Greetings Gentlemen Some of you may have noticed that I have been conspicuous by my absence over the past couple of months. I have discovered that, sometimes, as we get older the body lets us know that very fact! Last […]

Don’t kink shame (by Andrew Goldberg)

I’ve been on both sides of this issue, being both the kink shamer and the person receiving the negative comments. When I first came onto the LGBIT scene, I discovered that we define each other by what we look like […]

Pub nights survey results

In late 2016, members of The Boot Co. Brisbane were invited to complete a short online survey about what they would like to see, hear and do at the organisation’s monthly pub nights. Many thanks to the 90 of you […]

President’s message

Greetings Men! It is hard to believe that our upcoming pub night Wrestle will mark six months (give or take a day or two) since the current management committee was elected and a notional half-way point in the committee’s term. […]

Mister Queensland Leather – Then and Now

Mister Queensland Leather – Then and Now – by Frank Croucher Thinking back over the years since I won the title of Mr Queensland Leather back in 1999, it’s gratifying to see firstly, that the competition is still going strong, […]

Leather journey – Joshua Hart

Leather journey – by Joshua Hart One of my earliest memories is from around the age of 11 and, coming from a larger family of 5 siblings, it was my task to clean all our school shoes each night. There […]

Preserving Queensland’s LGBTIQ history

Preserving Queensland’s LGBTIQ history – by Timothy Roberts In mid-September I participated in an invigorating roundtable discussion with institutions and LGBTIQ community groups that are involved in history, archiving and related projects. The historian within me was so pleased that this […]