Welcome to the website of the Portland Leather Alliance (PLA). PLA is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization formed in 1998, whose mission is focused on the education and awareness of alternative lifestyles. PLA serves the greater Portland metro area and SW Washington.
PLA's mission is to serve our community through its educational classes, workshops, social gatherings, discussion groups, and community outreach/support.
We participate and contribute back to our community through charitable events, with the proceeds going to groups such as Bradley Angle House, Leather Archives & Museum, Our House, Esthers Pantry, Cascades Aids Project, Planned Parenthood, Sexual Minority Youth Roundtable XXX (SMYRC), and more. These also include partnership and coordination with aligned organizations including Center for Sex Positive Culture, Oregon Leather Pride, and others.
Code of Conduct and Party Rules
Click here to view the Code of Conduct and Party Rules
The PLA hosts a variety of events each year ranging from Educational Workshops, and Charity Fundraisers, to our 3-Day Conference event known as KinkFest! Don't forget to check out the "Join PLA" section for information on how to join the PLA.
Benefits of being a PLA member include:
You can now sign up to be a PLA Member Online using your debit/credit card. You will need to provide proof of your age at your first PLA event, so please remember to bring your photo ID with you. You can also update or renew your existing PLA Membership as well. You will need to know your password, which if you forgot you can reset from the same page. Check out the Join Page for more information.
Election for 2017-2018 Board
Portland Leather Alliance is the largest membership based BDSM organization in the Portland Metro Area but can't put on the events and workshops it does without it's dedicated volunteers. Since PLA is a volunteer based organization it needs the help of people from the community to help make all the events happen from the simplest monthly workshop, to the 3-day conference known as KinkFest.
Some ways to be involved:
PLA Quarterly Workshop - CBT
Tuesday Munch at Pink Feather (PDX)
PDX Midnight Munch
Click here to view the PLA community calendar
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