Upcoming Events

ONYXMA Annual Calendar

Click on the link above to view ONYX Mid-Atlantic events and meetings.

ONYXMA Running Event List (Includes Past Events and Some Future Events)

National Celebrations

  • May | Asian Pacific Heritage Month
  • May | Mental Health Awareness Month
  • May 17 | International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

We would love to see you at a Local or National Event!

Local Chapter Events

  • Business Meetings Occur the Second or Third Saturday of Each Month.  Check our calendar.
  • Exec. Board Meetings Occur One Week Prior to Each Business Meeting.  Check our calendar.
  • ONYX University at DC Black Pride, May 27, 2023, 11 AM – 2 PM
    Join ONYX at the Renaissance Hotel (999 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001) for a session on exploring Kink and BDSM.  Live demonstrations.   More information to follow.

Recurring Local Events (Bar Nights and Events by ONYXMA Brothers)

  • Green Lantern Shirtless Thursdays.  Join ONYX Mid-Atlantic at our home bar, The Green Lantern DC, as we come out for fellowship each Thursday.  See you there!

  • The BGKH Show
    Black | Gay | Kinky | Human
    The BGKH Show is a weekly podcast recounting the adventures and opinions of Dominion & Epic. We cover pop culture, the world of kink and fetish, and general shenanigans.

    The BGKH Show with Dominion & Epic streams live on Wednesdays via YouTube, 8 – 9:30 PM Eastern.  Join in the live conversation by subscribing to the channel at


  • D & K Sounds Presents Karaoke.  Join our brothers Kevin (Grey Owl) and Derrick (007) at these great locations.  Good Vibes | Great Drinks | Great Music

National Events

  • Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend 2023, January 13 – 16, 2023.  The ONYX Mid-Atlantic Cocktail Party and Gear Show / Auction will be held Saturday, January 14 from 2 – 6 PM in Congressional A on the lobby level.  More information to follow.  Check link at the start of this bullet to see any new information regarding MAL 2024.   Thank you to everyone that attended MAL 2023 and supported MAL, the Centaurs MC and of course ONYX.  See you in 2024.

  • Leather Leadership Conference (LLC), March 10 – 12, 2023 in Atlanta, GA.
    LLC is an organization dedicated to strengthening the Leather/BDSM/Kink/Fetish community. We envision a richly educated and connected community of leaders. In serving leaders, those that are on a path to leadership, and community groups, we strive to foster a greater sense of connection between and within the communities we serve..

    For more information and direct links to registration, hotel, etc. click on the LLC Websitehttp://www.leatherleadership.org/

  • International Mr. Leather (IML 2023), May 25 – 29, 2023 in Chicago, IL.
    We are preparing for our Sapphire Anniversary of International Mr. Leather™ and International Mr. Bootblack contests for 2023. The host hotel is once again at Chicago’s historic Congress Hotel and Convention Center and our contests are returning to the Auditorium Theatre.
    Contests have already begun to happen across the country choosing new title holders to fill our stage. We look forward to introducing you to the Class of 23 in its entirety at the beginning of May.

    Our volunteers are always very eager to sign up for their shifts, we appreciate them giving their time to our organization, those shifts should become available in mid-February. You can still find information regarding volunteering under the visitors guide.

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