By Christopher Trevor
This e-book is homage to Mr. Townsend and his reminiscence. He used to be a pioneer within the early writings of BDSM and leather-based Culture.
Larry Townsend used to be top referred to as the writer of "The Leatherman's guide" and "The Leatherman's instruction manual 2. the unique used to be released in 1972 through Olympia Press. "The Leatherman's instruction manual 2 was once released ten years later via Carlyle Communications. Over the next years Larry wrote over 40 books (novels and anthologies.)
In the early seventies Mr. Townsend demonstrated his personal small press, L.T. guides and lower than this imprint released seventy-four huge structure books. those books contained his personal tales and people of different proficient writers, together with: Victor Terry, Macbeth and different famous authors who wrote for those collections lower than pseudonyms.
Although so much of Larry's books have been leather-based S/M themed, he additionally wrote a few technology fiction tales and old items. His paintings seemed in suggestion columns within the magazines "Honcho" and "Bound and Gagged."
Aside from his paintings as a author, Larry used to be additionally a well known activist within the homosexual stream in the course of the seventies and early eighties. He served as president of H.E.L.P., Inc. and was once founding president of The Hollywood Hills Democratic membership, the 1st homosexual orientated CDC membership in la County. He served at the board of The Whitman Radclyffe starting place in the course of a time whilst the homosexual move inside of California was once making its first makes an attempt to supply a united political and philosophical entrance. Mr. Townsend additionally contributed political articles for the outdated "Advocate" and "California Scene."
As his publishing actions grew to become extra time-consuming, Larry was once compelled to withdraw from his so much challenging liberation actions, yet via that point many new faces have been rising to switch the unique leaders.
This ebook is devoted to the reminiscence of "Larry Townsend", October twenty seventh, 1930- July twenty ninth, 2008, a real Leatherman, Pioneer and awesome writer of extreme leather-based tales...
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A Tribute to Leather by Christopher Trevor