Judges Announced for International Mr. Leather 2008

Sun. April 13, 2008 12:00 AM

the legendary chicago theatre, home of iml 2007

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IML 2008, Thursday, May 22 through Monday, May 26, 2008 in Chicago

Chicago, IL - Chuck Renslow, Founder and Executive Producer of International Mr. Leather, recently announced the Judges and Talley Masters for the International Mr. Leather 2008 competition:

The Judges for IML 2008 are as follows:

• Mikel Girle, Los Angeles, CA – International Mr. Leather 2007
• Vick Germany, San Francisco, CA – President, San Francisco Dykes on Bikes ™
• Derek Cohen, London, England – Founder, SM Gays and Chair of The Spanner Trust
• Thor Stockman, New York, NY – Producer/Presenter, S/M at the Movies Lecture Series and Originator of the Phrase "Leather Pride" in 1984
• Nigel Cotterill, Cincinnati, OH – Producer, Mid States Leather Weekend/Contest
• Ian Turner, Toronto, Canada – Coordinator, Bootblack Toronto Contest
• Philip Redmond, Chicago, IL – Founder, Windy City Boys Troop
• Lady Caro, Philadelphia, PA – Ms. Olympus Leather 2005
• Frank Nowicki, Washington, DC – Community Emcee Par Excellence and Top 5 Finisher at IML 15

The Tally Masters for IML 2008 are as follows:

• Chris "Wolf" Freed, San Leandro, CA – Community Activist and Recipient of the 2006 J. Paul Eaton Award from The Chicago Hellfire Club
• Phillip "Boymeat" Wolf, New York, NY – Co-Creator of TNG-The Next Generation and SM Educator

International Mr. Leather 2008 will be held Thursday, May 22 through Monday, May 26, 2008 (Memorial Day Weekend) in Chicago. The Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Wacker Drive, is the official host hotel for IML 2008.

For weekend information, ticketing, hotel reservations and frequent updates, please visit our website: www.imrl.com.