Nearly 1,000 people turned out on Saturday, August 10 for the 2014 Toronto Leather Pride Competitions and Leather Ball at the Phoenix Concert Theatre where Farrell Collier took the title of Mr. Leatherman Toronto 2014. The Montreal-born Collier is a family man with three children at university. After leaving his straight life behind, he entered the leather community where he found the core values and caring friendships that he always wanted. Patty took home the title of Ms Leather Toronto 2014.
A board member of the So You Want to Be Kinky educational series, she won the 2012 Heart of the Flag Federation Volunteer of the Year Award. And finally, Andy Coatham is the fifth rubber ambassador taking home the title of the new Mr. Rubber Toronto 2014. His fascination with tight gear started with Power Rangers and Dean Cain as Superman.
The judging panel included Mr. Leatherman Toronto 2007, Steve Martin; Jeffrey Payne-Roy (Dallas,TX), International Mr. Leather 2009; Ms Bootblack/Bootblack Toronto 2012, Tarna; Mr Black Eagle 2005, Bob Watkin; and Mr Leatherman Toronto 2013, Alex Canning.
Under the corporate banner of Heart of the Flag Federation Inc, Canada’s largest leather fundraising events producer, TLP is a member-based not-for-profit club dedicated to the celebration of the leather, kink and fetish lifestyle. The charity of choice for 2013 was the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives.