The Event: Onyx Southwest


The Men of ONYX and Pearls celebrated Blackout 24, the Men of ONYX’s  twenty-four-year anniversary leather run from October 10–13 at the Hilton Glendale. ONYX men and women from all nine chapters (Chicago, Atlanta, New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Cleveland/Detroit, San Francisco, Dallas and Fort Lauderdale) were in attendance for this national event hosted by ONYX Southwest. The weekend included a bar crawl with stops at Eagle LA and Bullet Bar, a dance at the legendary Jewel’s Catch One, education sessions at the Hilton, a play party at Sanctuary Studios LAX, an Annual General Meeting/Brotherhood Fellowship brunch at Legacy Ballroom and so much more. The culmination of the four days ended with a beer bust hosted by ONYX Southwest at their home bar Eagle LA. For more information about ONYX Southwest visit or the Men of ONYX at

David Contreras, Primale Photography