CLAW Announces Class Schedule, Third Hotel

CLAW15 LogoCLEVELAND – Cleveland Leather Awareness Weekend (CLAW) has announced the class schedule, LHOF inductees and a third hotel.

This year’s classes include:

  • “Sirs and boys” and “Fisting 101/201” by Sir John Krikorian
  • “Condomless is the new bareback. WTF is PrEP?” by Eric Paul Leue
  • “Condomless is the new bareback. WTF is PrEP?” and “Flogging For Everyone” by Dave Watt
  • “It’s Not Just an Extra Flap of Skin” by Sir Merrill
  • “Basic CBT For The Traveler” and “Paddling” by Bear Man
  • “Do We Still Need Leather Titleholders” by Guy Baldwin

Other classes cover caning, leather history, erotic sounds, edge play, power exchange, cigar play, a leather club forum, exhibitionism and the world premier of the trailer for “Mr. Benson.”

CLAW has added a third 100% CLAW host hotel, the Comfort Inn and Suites (96191 Quarry Lane, Independence OH).

  • CLAW has reserved the entire hotel.
  • $99 Rate includes breakfast.
  • Free, fast, frequent CLAW Shuttle between Holiday Inn. Make a new connection on the shuttle bus.
  • Telephone reservations only: 216-328-7777.

This years inductees at the Leather Hall of Fame ceremony on Sunday are:

  • Felix Jones – Pioneering community leader for 40 years, he founded the 69 Club in 1965, the earliest gay motorcycle/leather club in Europe.
  • Pat Bond and Terry Kolb – Founders of the Eulenspeigal Society, the oldest and largest BDSM support and educatin group in the U.S., and early writers about sexual freedom for BDSM enthusiasts.
  • Jeanne Barney – Founding publisher of Drummer magazine.