Washington State Leather Organization (WSLO) exists to raise needed funds for other non-profit organizations through various events and to provide educational forums on a variety of health related and social issues that impact the LGBTQ/Kink communities. WSLO is the producer of the Washington State Mr. , Ms., Mx. Leather  and Bootblack Contest/titles, Washington State Leather Pride Week events, Leather Emerald Awards, and several annual events and fundraisers. In compliance with its 501(c)(3) status, WSLO does not take a part in or stance on politically related activities and/or issues.

Washington State Leather Organization has been a leader in the national leather community, as the history of the community contributions and the people’s activism has shown.

Many of the other past titleholders, board members and hard working volunteers of WSLO, all have all in there own way contributed to the success that is WSLO Today. A complete listing of past Washington State titleholders are listed on this web site.

Washington State Leather Organization continues to produce the annual contest, and remains committed to it’s non-profit roots, raising thousand of dollars each year to support a variety of other non-profit organizations and their worthy causes.