MISSION STATEMENT

International Deaf Leather shall be dedicated to bringing together the Deaf Leather/SM/Fetish/Kinky community for the purpose of networking, socialization, education and bringing the gaps with the hearing leather community.

Purpose

IDL supports the statement of purpose, which is partially excerpted from the National Leather Association (regardless existence or non-existence) as follows:

Membership

A. Active Members

1. Any deaf or hard of hearing individual, twenty-one (21) years of age or older, who supports the purposes of the IDL, shall be eligible to be an active member of the IDL.

2. Active members shall have the right to voice, vote, hold office, and serve on committees.

B. Associate Members

1. Any individual, twenty-one (21) years of age or older, who supports the purposes of the IDL, shall be eligible to be an associate member. This is open to all individuals, including hearing people.

2. Associate members shall receive all the privileges of membership as determined by the active membership, except the right to vote and hold office, but may serve on committees. They can voice at meetings.