All NLA-I Awards

2016

Lifetime Achievement Award - Sandy "Mama" Reinhardt

Steve Maidhof Award - Pat Machate (NLA-Independent)

Jan Lyon Award - VicSir (NLA-OKC)

President’s Award - Erick Joseph

Vice President’s Award - Mr. Friendly

Chapter Of The Year - NLA-OKC

Pauline Reage Novel Award - J.A. Rock - "The Sub's Club"

Cynthia Slater Non-Fiction Article Award - Jaco Lourens & Jack Fritscher - "Conversations With Leather"

Samois Anthology Award - Rachel Kramer Bussel (ed.) - "Dirty Dates: Erotic Fantasies For Couples"

John Preston Short Fiction Award - Sinclair Sexsmith - "Awakening: Mistress Elise Winter & morgan "

Geoff Mains Nonfiction Book Award - Lee Harrington - “More Shibari You Can Use”


2015

Lifetime Achievement Award - Rick Storer

Steve Maidhof Award - Tyesha Nicole Best (NLA-Independent) and Rich Hunt (NLA-Independent)

Jan Lyon Award - Jodi Bingham (NLA-Utah)

President’s Award - Vince Andrews (Lifetime Member)

Vice President’s Award - Sister's Of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc.

Chapter Of The Year - NLA-Dallas

Pauline Reage Novel Award - Jeff Mann - "Salvation: A Novel of the Civil War"

Cynthia Slater Non-Fiction Article Award - Sinclair Sexsmith - "To All The Tops Afraid To Make The First Move"

Samois Anthology Award - Alison Tyler (ed.) - "Twisted: Bondage With An Edge"

John Preston Short Fiction Award - D.L. King - "Grace Under Pressure"

Geoff Mains Nonfiction Book Award - Peter Masters - “A Year of Dominance”


2014

Lifetime Achievement Award - Patrick Mulcahey

Steve Maidhof Award - CandiAnne Colucci Shafer (NLA-Independent)

Jan Lyon Award - Goldie (NLA-Orlando)

President’s Award - Jan Hall (Lifetime Member)

Vice President’s Award - Voodoo Leatherworks

Chapter Of The Year - NLA-Utah

Pauline Reage Novel Award -Laura Antoniou - "The Killer Wore Leather"

Cynthia Slater Non-Fiction Article Award - I.G. Frederick - "What Some Women Tops and Bottoms Have in Common"

Samois Anthology Award - Laura Antoniou (ed.) - "No Safewords"

John Preston Short Fiction Award - Peter Masters - "Imperfect Journeys"

Geoff Mains Nonfiction Book Award (tie) - John Huxley - “The Artisan's Book of Fetishcraft: Patterns and Instructions for Creating Professional Fetishwear, Restraints and Sensory Equipment” & F.R.R. Mallory - “The Kinky Feminist”


2013

Lifetime Achievement Award - Being rolled into 2014

Steve Maidhof Award - Being rolled into 2014

Jan Lyon Award - Being rolled into 2014

President’s Award - Being rolled into 2014

Vice President’s Award - Being rolled into 2014

Chapter Of The Year - No Chapters Were Eligible

Pauline Reage Novel Award - L. M. Somerton - "The Portrait"

Cynthia Slater Non-Fiction Article Award - Mollena Williams - "On Collars And Closure and Owning Myself"

Samois Anthology Award - Elizabeth Coldwell (ed.) - "Lipstick Lovers"

John Preston Short Fiction Award - Annie Cox - "Muriel"

Geoff Mains Nonfiction Book Award - Mollena Williams & Lee Harrington - "Playing Well With Others: Your Field Guide to Discovering, Exploring and Navigating the Kink, Leather and BDSM Communities"


2012

Lifetime Achievement Award - Dave Rhodes (Owner of the Leather Journal)

Steve Maidhof Award - Jeffrey Payne (NLA-Dallas)

Jan Lyon Award - boy Mark

President’s Award - Steve Vakesh (NLA-Independent, Chair of the Writing and Awards Committee)

Vice President’s Award - bratty kitten (NLA-Atlanta)

Chapter Of The Year - NLA-OKC

Pauline Reage Novel Award - Jeff Mann - "Fog: A Novel of Desire and Reprisal"

Cynthia Slater Non-Fiction Article Award - Mollena Williams - "Tables Briefly Turned"

Samois Anthology Award - Rachel Kramer Bussel - "Surrender: Erotic Tales of Female Pleasure and Submission"

John Preston Short Fiction Award - Laura Antoniou - "The Man with the Phoenix Tattoo"

Geoff Mains Nonfiction Book Award - Gayle Rubin - "Deviations: A Gayle Rubin Reader"


2011

Lifetime Achievement Award - Laura Antoniou

Man of the Year - Jeffrey Payne

Women of the Year - Master Ces

President’s Award - Vince Andrews

Vice President’s Award - Ricci J Levy

Chapter Of The Year - NLA-Houston

Pauline Reage Novel Award - Cherise Sinclair - "The Dom’s Dungeon"

Cynthia Slater Non-Fiction Article Award - M. Svairini - "Kaliyuga Yoni"

Samois Anthology Award - Tristan Taormino - "Sometimes She Lets Me: Best Butch/Femme Erotica"

John Preston Short Fiction Award - Laura Antoniou - "That's Harsh"

Geoff Mains Nonfiction Book Award - Justin Spring - "Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade"


2010

Lifetime Achievement Award - Jim Richards (Lifetime Member)

Man of the Year - Daddy Mikey (Atlanta)

Women of the Year - Lillith Grey (Dallas)

President’s Award - Houston Misfits - For Brotherhood and Appreciation

Vice President’s Award - Ms. Susan Walens - Exective Director of MAsT International - For Brotherhood and Appreciation

Chapter Of The Year - Northern Nevada

Pauline Reage Novel Award - Claire Thompson - "SubmissionTimes Two"

Cynthia Slater Non-Fiction Article Award - Gloria Brame - "Transformation and Transcendence in BDSM"

Anthology Award - Cecilia Tan and Sarah Desautels - "Like a Thorn"

John Preston Short Fiction Award - Keiran Wyn DeWhurst - "The Last Mistress of the Chatelaine"

Geoff Mains Nonfiction Book Award - David Stein and David Schachter - "Ask the Man Who Owns Him"


2009

Lifetime Achievement Award - Lady Caro (Philadelphia)

Man of the Year - Mr. David Henery (Dallas)

Women of the Year - Ms. Toys (Oklahoma)

President’s Award - Merlyn (Edmonton Canada)

Vice President’s Award - NLA-I Dallas Fresh Leather

Chapter Of The Year - Houston

Pauline Reage Novel Award - Anneke Jacob - As She's Told

Cynthia Slater Non-Fiction Article Award - Jack Fritscher - "Spill a Drop for Lost Brothers: the Legendary Larry Townsend"

Anthology Award - Alison Tyler - Hurts So Good: Unrestrained Erotica

John Preston Short Fiction Award - Jeff Mann - "Kidnapping Chris"

Geoff Mains Nonfiction Book Award - Jack Fritscher - Gay San Francisco: Eyewitness Drummer


2008

Lifetime Achievement Award - boy TJ McKinsey (Oklahoma)

Man of the Year - David Templeton (Oklahoma)

Women of the Year - Ms Boots (Dallas)

President’s Award - boy jay (Independent)

Vice President’s Award - Vivienne Kramer

Chapter Of The Year - Dallas

Cynthia Slater Article Award - Jack Rinella

Geoff Mains Book Award - Lee "Bridgett" Harrington


2007

Lifetime Achievement Award - Hardy Haberman (Dallas)

Man of the Year - Xander/ Sir Dallas (Dallas)

Women of the Year - seraphina (Independent)

President’s Award - Jimmie Tucker (Dallas)

Vice President’s Award - Angel (Independent)


2006

Lifetime Achievement Award - Race Bannon

Man of the Year - Rafe (Columbus)

Women of the Year - Kate Redmon (Columbus)

President’s Award - seraphina (Independent)

Vice President’s Award - Michelle (Oklahoma City)


2005

Lifetime Achievement Award - Sallee Huber

Man Of The Year Award - Owen Eckert

Woman Of The Year Award - TJ McKinsey

Chapter Of The Year - Columbus


2004

Lifetime Achievement - Cecilia Tan (NELA)

Man of the Year - Owen Eckert (Columbus)

Woman of the Year - boy joey (Independent)

Chapter of the Year - Oklahoma City

Outstanding Achievement - Master Blaster (Independent)


2003

Lifetime Achievement - bob jacob harris

Man of the Year (Co-winner) - Steve Johnson

Man of the Year (Co-winner) - Gary Park

Woman of the Year - boy joey (Independent)

Chapter of the Year - Edmonton


2002

Lifetime Achievement Award - Mark Frazier

Man Of The Year Award - Lou Molnar (President NLA Ft. Lauderdale)

Woman Of The Year Award - Ann Brown


2001

Lifetime Achievement Award - Jan Hall

Man Of The Year Award - Dean Walradt

Woman Of The Year Award - Cecilia Tan

Chapter Of The Year - Dallas


2000

Lifetime Achievement Award - Gayle Rubin

Man Of The Year Award (Tie) - Spencer Bergstedt & Mark Frazier

Woman Of The Year Award (Tie) - Ms Twisted & Lady Victoria (Knight)

Chapter Of The Year - New Orleans


1999

Bill "The Hun" Schmeling

Christine Baker

Hardy Haberman


1998

Joseph Bean

Jill Carter


1997

George Cameron

Lolita


1996

Bob Flanagan AKA Supermasochist

Jo Arnone


1995

Larry Townsend - Activist, writer, editor and publisher. Author of The Leatherman's Handbook in 1972, the FIRST publication to deal with SM activities on a real life, non-fictional, basis; as well as author of many stories and novels. He is the editor/publisher of a series of SM publications that have provided opening venues to many SM writers.

Viola Johnson - Organizer, activist and educator, she is one of the best known and most widely respected BOTTOMS in North America.


1994

John Preston - Writer/pornographer. The author of Mr. Benson and many other erotic and SM explicit stories. He went on to become one of the best known, and most widely respected, gay male writers in America. But he was always proud to be a pornographer. John died of AIDS related infections a few months before the award was presented.


1993

Nan Borrows - "Mastress" Nan is one of the best known and most widely respected female dominants in North America. She was pansexual long before the term was coined, and has been one of the most important activists and educators in the heterosexual SM community for many years.

Fakir Musafar - A lifelong advocate of body modification in it's most extreme, and of spiritual rituals of transcendental pain, such as those exhibited in the video "Dances Sacred and Profane" and discussed in Research volume #12, "Modern Primitives".


1992

Dorothy Hajdys - Mrs. Hajdys' first exposure to alternative sexualities came when her son, Alan Shindler, a sailor in the US Navy, was murdered by a fellow sailor because he was gay. She immediately became a gay rights activist and marched in the 1993 March on Washington. "Sometimes a lifetime can be experienced in one year."

Pat Bond - founder of The Eulenspiegel Society, 1971, in New York City. This was the first SM positive organization in the world and it welcomed persons of both sexes and all orientations.


1991

No female award was given this year.

Steve Maidhof - Founding Daddy of the National Leather Association. Gayle Rubin and Tony DeBlase presented this award to him, in his hospital bed, shortly before he died of AIDS related infections.


1990

Jan Lyon - A founding member of NLA and one who has served it continuously in many capacities including as Ms NLA and as female Co-Chair.

Chuck Renslow - Leather businessman and activist. Co-founder of Kris studios in 1950, Chicago's famous leather bar, the Gold Coast in 1960, and the International Mr. Leather contest in 1979. In 1992, the originator of The Leather Archives & Museum.


1989

Pat Califia - SM writer and activist. Longtime writer of The Advocate's Sexpert advice column and many other sex and SM-positive articles and books. A co-founder of Samois.

Cynthia Slater - founder of The Society Of Janus in Berkeley CA, an SM positive organization open to all sexes and orientations. The second oldest such organization in the world.

Geoff Mains - Author of Urban Aboriginals and other important volumes on gay male SM sexuality. This was the first posthumous award.


1988

Alan Selby - Leather maker, businessman and activist. A founder of, and tireless fundraiser for, the San Francisco AIDS Emergency Fund. The "Mayor of Folsom St."

Gayle Rubin - SM activist, writer, sociologist, historian, archivist and educator. A founder of Samois, the first female SM organization in the world, and of The Outcasts.


1987

Anthony F. DeBlase, a.k.a. Fledermaus - SM writer, editor, and educator. Originator of Dungeon Master and also publisher of Drummer, Mach and other titles. In 1989 originator of the Leather Pride flag.

Susie Bright - Feminist and lesbian sex positive activist, author, editor, and publisher.

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