Skills & Education Presenter

Butch Prandium

Butch Prandium is a proud native Chicagoan currently living on the North Side. They are a co-founder of the Women's Cruise Night at Touché, Chicago's Leather Bar since 1977, in order to help foster an atmosphere where women and non binary folks can feel comfortable to cruise and play within a charged Leather space. They are proud to be a founding board member for the Leather History Preservation Foundation, whose primary mission is to preserve the leather tradition of oral history and oversees the Leather History Preservation Weekend. Butch values focus on gender identity and race relations within the leather community. They prioritize this work as an Associate Member of ONYX Midwest and as the BIPOC Liaison/Senior Staff Member for the International Ms. Leather Foundation, and the International Ms Leather and International Ms Bootblack contests.