Upcoming Events


Press Release:  ONYX Mid-Atlantic Charity Recipient for 2021 – Casa Ruby

We are proud to have selected Casa Ruby as part of the ONYX Mid-Atlantic’s on-going commitment our friends and siblings in the trans community.

Casa Ruby

Casa Ruby’s mission is to create success life stories among transgender, genderqueer, gender non-conforming, gay, lesbian and bisexual individuals.

Casa Ruby’s vision is to create a world where transgender, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming people pursue their dreams and achieve success in their lives without fear of discrimination, harassment, or violence due to their sexual orientation and or gender identity/gender expression

We commit to inclusion and diversity.  Show your commitment and make a donation now directly to Casa Ruby.  Click on:  Casa Ruby Donation


National Celebrations

  • None Currently Active

ONYXMA Running Event List (Includes Past Events and Some Future Events)


We would love to see you at a Local or National Event!

Local Chapter Events

  • Business Meetings Occur the Second or Third Saturday of Each Month.  Check our calendar.
  • Exec. Board Meetings Occur One Week Prior to Each Business Meeting.  Check our calendar.
  • ONYXMA Annual Planning Meeting.  January 22, 2022.  1 – 4:30 PM.  All members of ONYX Mid-Atlantic are encouraged to participate in our annual chapter planning meeting (virtually).  This is a great opportunity to learn about and influence chapter operations and initiatives.  This is a members only event.  Check the member portal for more information.
  • ONYXMA Bar Night.  January 29, 2022.  10 PM – 3 AM  Update 1/15/2022:  We have decided to CANCEL this event as the COVID-19 Omicron surge has continued longer than originally forecasted.
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    Join ONYX Mid-Atlantic for our “COLORS OF THE NIGHT” Dance Party @ Green Lantern DC.  Rep your favorite “hanky” color. Wear a hanky and get a free raffle ticket.EVERYONE WELCOME!! Drink, Party and Dance with Us!!  Suggested Attire: Leather, Union Suits, Singlets, Onesies, Jocks, Underwear, Jeans, etc. Just be Grown & Sexy!!$5 Cover | DJ Kudjo | Raffle PrizesPROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED. Observe COVID-19 Protocols.

     

  • Scarlet’s 50th Anniversary Bake Sale.  February 13, 2022, 3 PM at The Crucible.  CANCELED DUE TO THE RISING RESURGENCE OF COVID-19.  Scarlet’s Bake Sale is a free, one-day event to raise money for small LGBTQIA+ nonprofits in the DMV.  ONYX Mid-Atlantic is proud to be an annual participant / sponsor of this charity event!  Don’t miss this important event.
    Scarlet's 50th Anniversary Bake Sale
  • Widener University Panel with ONYXMA. March 27, 2022, 3 PM.  This education panel hosted by ONYXMA continues our long-term partnership with Widener University’s PhD Human Sexuality Program, exposing future clinicians and educators to the Leather community through a variety of education and panel discussions.
  • CODE RED Charity Fundraiser for HIV / AIDS and Stigma Reduction.  May 21, 2022, 9 PM – 2 AM at The Garden (www.thegarden.net).  We are excited to announce Code Red 2022 – our 6th annual charity event in the fight against HIV / AIDS and Stigma.  Help us raise money in support of Casa Ruby!!  More information will follow starting in August 2021.   Great Venue.  Great Food.  Great Auction Items.  The Giving Starts With You!

Recurring Local Events (Bar Nights and Events by ONYXMA Brothers)

  • Green Lantern Shirtless Thursdays.  Join ONYX Mid-Atlantic at our home bar, The Green Lantern DC, as we come out for fellowship each Thursday.  See you there!

  • The BGKH Show

     

    Black | Gay | Kinky | Human
    The BGKH Show is a weekly podcast recounting the adventures and opinions of Dominion & Epic. We cover pop culture, the world of kink and fetish, and general shenanigans.

    The BGKH Show with Dominion & Epic streams live on Wednesdays via YouTube, 8 – 9:30 PM Eastern.  Join in the live conversation by subscribing to the channel at
    https://www.youtube.com/thebgkhshow?sub_confirmation=1

     


  • D & K Sounds Presents Karaoke Thursdays and Fridays.  Join our brothers Kevin (Grey Owl) and Derrick (007) at these two locations for their Karaoke Thursdays and Fridays.  No Cover | Good Vibes | Great Drinks


National Events

  • Virtual Master/slave Conference (MSC), September 3 – 6, 2021.  With the virtual format this year we are able to offer an event of unprecedented scope, accessibility, and inclusivity while providing the same high standards attendees have come to expect from MsC since 2004. Join us in 2021 and create history with us.
  • Folsom Street Presents:  MEGAHOOD2021, September 26, 2021 (11am – 6pm, SF).  Folsom Street Fair is the biggest leather rubber and fetish fair in the USA, attracting 200,000 fetish lovers from around the world for this outrageous event, with nudity and exhibitionism being the order of the day. At the fair, you will find all manner of leather and fetish gear on sale.
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  • CLAW 2021 November 24 – 28, 2021 (Los Angeles)
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  • Mid-Atlantic Leather (MAL) January 14 – 17, 2022 (Washington, DC).  We hope everyone had a fun and safe  “Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend 2022”.  The ability to purchase rooms for MAL 2023 will be published in the future by the Centaur MC organization at:  www.leatherweekend.com.  

  • Leather Leadership Conference (LLC), March 11 3:00 PM – 13 7:00 PM, 2022
    LLC is an organization dedicated to strengthening the Leather/BDSM/Kink/Fetish community. We envision a richly educated and connected community of leaders. In serving leaders, those that are on a path to leadership, and community groups, we strive to foster a greater sense of connection between and within the communities we serve.

     

    Early Bird sales at a discounted rate end December 31, 2021. Regular Registration sales end March 1, 2022. Host Hotel: Sonesta Atlanta Airport North (formerly the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Airport) at 1325 Virginia Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30344. Registration Code for LLC (31021LLSHP).

    For more information and direct links to registration, hotel, etc. click on the LLC Linktree LLC 2022 – Resilience
    LLC Websitehttp://www.leatherleadership.org/

  • International Mr. Leather (IML) 2022 May 26 – 30, 2022 (Chicago).  IML 2022 starts on Thursday, May 26th and continues through Monday, May 30th. The Congress Hotel and Convention Center will once again be the host hotel.  IML traditions will continue with the expansive market filled with vendors from around the globe and of course you can’t forget the unforgettable Victory Party and must attend Black and Blue Ball. There’s also the lobby social time and a multitude of other events to fill the entire weekend.  For the latest information go to:  https://www.imrl.com/
  • Master/slave Conference (MSC) 2022, September 1 – 5, 2022.  More information to follow.
  • ONYX Blackout 2022, October 6 – 10, 2022.  Fort Lauderdale (Hosted by ONYX Deep South)
    BLACKOUT is open to EVERYONE – We welcome not only our members but our friends, allies, and supporters and anyone who’s willing to embrace us, literally anyone, regardless of race, gender expression, sexuality, age, or other demographics. For a beautiful, if brief, moment every two years, BLACKOUT creates and sustains a space where racism, transphobia, misogyny, and other forms of discrimination do not exist.BLACKOUT depends on our community of family, friends, admires, sponsors, and partners like you to make our event a success. We look forward to hosting you in Fort Lauderdale and ensuring that you get the most out of KINKY PARADISE!

     

    ONYX Deep South announced that registration for BlackOut 27 opened October 17
    Purchase your registration and make hotel reservations by visiting
    www.blackout.onyxmen.com
    (Note:  After you register through the link above, you will receive an email confirmation that contains the host hotel link containing the special event code to register at the hotel).

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