Patrick Mulcahey speaks and writes on leather, BDSM, and Master/slave topics. He has been a contributor to Leatherati and “Growing Pains,” the Society of Janus newsletter, and keynote speaker at such events as the Southwest Leather Conference, Northwest Leather Celebration, Leather Leadership Conference, and the Master/slave Conference. He is past program director of the San Francisco Leathermen’s Discussion Group, past chapter director of MAsT-San Francisco, and has served as a judge for the International Master/slave, International Leather SIR/boy, and International Mr Leather contests, among others. His honors include: 2011 S.F. Bay Area Leather Alliance Man of the Year, the 2013 Leatherman's Heart Award, the 2014 National Leather Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2015 Master Jack McGeorge Excellence in Education Award, and the 2016 Leather-to-Leather Award, in recognition of friendship- building between the Los Angeles and San Francisco leather communities.