LA&M to host trans masculine artist’s reading, May 31

HP Lehkonen

CHICAGO — The Leather Archives & Museum will host HP Lehkonen, a trans-masc artist from Finland, on Thursday, May 31.

Lehkonen is the author of the Queer Prism Award-winning “Short Gay Stories” from Cow House Press. He will be doing a reading at the LA&M.

The event is free but donations are encouraged. A $5 donation will get an art print and people who donate $10 will get an art print and a goodie bag. All donations go to the LA&M.

The event schedule is as follows:

7-7:30 PM – Guests mingle

7:30-8 PM – Book reading and Q&A

8-8:30 PM – Book signing, event wrap-up

Guests are welcome to stop by the museum earlier in the day to take advantage of our CLAW-sponsored Free Admission Day that Thursday. (Galleries will close shortly after 6:30 PM to set-up for the evening’s event.)

Copies of “Short Gay Stories” will also be offered for sale by Cow House Press at the event.

For more information, check out the Facebook event invite at