Leon MonkeyFetish has been a part of the kink community in Chicago for quite some time. He was active with the Chicago Rope and Mummification group and contributed to the regional community by participating as President of The Next Generation Chicago (TNGC) and significant roles in other clubs, groups and events. Leon is currently serving as Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Leather Archives & Museum.
In addition, he has photographed several book covers for community authors on BDSM/sprituality topics. Leon also regularly performs dramatic rope burlesque for venues around Chicago and annually at the Diabolique Charity Ball in Philladelphia.