Dr. Rubin Featured At Virtual Claw

Dr. Gayle Rubin, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan and member of the Board of Directors of the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District, was honored with a career retrospective as part of the “Entertaining Education” portion of “Virtual CLAW 8”.

The program, titled “Dr. Gayle Rubin: Tenured Professor of Leather”, was shown at 11:00 AM Pacific Time on Saturday, February 13, 2021.  It was part of a three-day program of virtual parties and programs called “Virtual CLAW 8,” organized by the folks of the Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend (CLAW) – a national leather charity.

You can view her Leather Leadership Award 2021 acceptance remarks  here

The full program will include a Friday evening Meet and Greet, the World Premier of the short film “LEATHERBOY”, live smut with Fetish Porn Superstars Dolf Deitrich & Jack Mackenroth, and numerous educational programs and social events, culminating in the Sunday afternoon Closing Party and Raffle Draw,  Advance registration is required, and costs $20 and up.  Full details and registration are at https://www.clawinfo.org/planning/virtualclaw.

The Virtual Claw events have been very successful temporary replacements for the regular Leather Weekends held in Cleveland each April.  The organizers hope to announce a date for the next in person CLAW soon.  Learn more at https://www.clawinfo.org/.