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From the Washington Blade: Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend returns to Washington, D.C., Jan. 13-15 (sic), taking place at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. MAL, as it is known, is a weekend-long event that attracts thousands of participants from around the region and country. It is celebrating its 49th anniversary. MAL features a host of events, including an exhibitor hall, the Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather Contest, and various other parties, both inside and outside the hotel.
From Metro Weekly: “Everybody is welcome who would like to come explore, or visit the exhibit area, or grab a drink with friends,” says Centaur MC President Patrick Grady of the forthcoming Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend, from January 12-15. “Anyone is welcome, as long as they have manners and respect for everyone in the community. No giggling, no calling people names, just enjoy. Enjoy the atmosphere, the fun, the stories, the conversation.” He pauses. “You know, it’s nice to be somewhere where you can just talk. You don’t have to be on your damn phone — just talk to people.” Continue reading this MW article