CLAW Distributes Record Amount to Charity; CLAW 12 Logo Contest


CLEVELAND – With your help, CLAW 11 raised over $55,000, an increase of $20,000 over last year. We are proud to announce the following beneficiaries:

AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland
Breast Cancer Emergency Fund
Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS)
CLAW Endowment
Cleveland Pride
The Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (NE Ohio Chapter)
Leather Archives & Museum
Leather Hall of Fame
LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland
Leather Leadership Conference XVII (Seattle, WA)
Metro Health LGBT Pride Clinic
Mr Friendly
National Coalition for Sexual Freedom Foundation
Prince of Peace Community Center
Sharon St. Cyr (SSC) Fund, Inc.
Tom of Finland Foundation
Violet’s Cupboard

Design the CLAW 12 Logo!
Your CLAW 12 logo could be used on all CLAW 12 t-shirts, posters, advertising and more. We will choose one iconic leather image to represent CLAW 12. The winner will receive two weekend passes, the bragging rights and will enjoy having his or her image reproduced hundreds of thousands of times around the world. The deadline for submissions is Friday, August 3, 2012.

To submit your entry, send a JPG, PNG, or PDF of your design to The graphic should be high enough resolution for enlargement (at least 300dpi). Full color designs may be submitted, but a two color version is required for t-shirt printing. Designs must incorporate the Master CLAW Logo either within the leather design or immediately beside or below it.
Download the Master CLAW Logo: [ White PNG ] [ Black PNG ]   

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