Method of Nomination

Anyone may make nomination to the LHOF. Nominees may be individuals or organizations. To be eligible, a nominee must have made a substantial contribution to the leather community dating back at least twenty years. A nomination may include a preliminary biography of the nominee, and at a minimum should include a brief summary of the nominee's accomplishments. The annual deadline for nominations is October 15th.

The LHOF shall research the accuracy of the nominations and modify and supplement the nomination with any pertinent information. Nominations are voted on by the Board of Governors in late November. Three nominations will be chosen each year for induction into the Leather Hall of Fame.

The Leather Hall of Fame (LHOF) represents all people in the modern leather community around the World, without regard to gender or sexual orientation. There are no quotas based on gender, location, sexual orientation or any other factor.

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  • Robert Miller, Palm Springs, California
  • Jeff Willoughby, Chicago, IL
  • Daniel Ruester, Aschau, Germany
  • Race Bannon, San Francisco, CA
  • Gayle Rubin, San Francisco and Ann Arbor
  • Rob Bienvenue, Olney, MD
  • Daniel Dumont, Brussels, Belgium
  • Viola Johnson, Indiana
  • Derek Cohen, London, England
  • Gloria Brame, Athens, GA
  • Jim Taylor, Las Vegas, NV
  • Nancy Irwin, Toronto, Canada
  • Guy Baldwin, Los Angeles, CA
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2020 Inductees Announced

 

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The Leather Hall of Fame recognizes people and organizations who have made significant contributions to the modern leather community over time and provides a historical and educational reference for the community. We represent all people in the modern leather community (1950 - present) around the World, without regard to gender or sexual orientation.

The Board of Governors is pleased to announce the nominees selected for induction in the Leather Hall of Fame in 2020: MLC MUNICH; JIM WARD; AND PAULINE RÉAGE.

Anyone can nominate a person or organization for the Leather Hall of Fame.  The annual deadline for nominations is October 15th.

The Leather Hall of Fame Board of Governors selects three nominees for induction each year. The induction ceremony is April 26, 2020 at the Westin Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio. Details at www.clawinfo.org.

See the 2019 inductees Press Release
 
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