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Whitfield is concerned that the unique atmosphere of a leather bar will be lost to history.
Long Island Ravens MC. Many leather nights still exclude women. Some are more intense, catered to people actively in the scene who know fetish wear, and require you to meet dress code to get in the door. Different bars and clubs have different policies — some require gear, some require you to get through a selective doorman, some are male-only — but these are few.
Last Pride, the outdoor deck of my local leather bar was standing-room-only, a swaying mass of sweat and skin.