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A newsletter/magazine for gay masters and slaves (its publisher eschewed the label "leather"). The publication was later renamed Metro slave. It is notable as an early attempt to develop a master/slave community. Metropolitan slave ran from 1993 to 1997. Twenty-three issues were published.


Selected tables of contents list compiled by Leather TOCs. Indexed: #1-3, 5, 8-12, 21-23, Special Issue #1 (1993-97).

Metropolitan slave: Tables of Contents. [S]


Metropolitan slave: Home Page. (Archived. In order to see the linked pages, you may need to copy the URLs for the pages and plug them into the Internet Archive Wayback Machine.) [S]

Out of the Closet, and Back. By Jeb. An article about Metropolitan slave by its publisher. [A]

Correction. A correction run in Checkmate magazine after its review of Metro slave.


 beau. Art.

Jeb. See John Birch.

John Birch AKA Jeb. Publisher, fiction, nonfiction, reviews.

Terry Gaskins. Photography. [A]

D. A. Miley. Editor, fiction, nonfiction.

Tawse. Editor.

The HUN. Drawings. [A]

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