Sexual Heroes

S5E9 Bob Miller: Beyond CLAW

July 04, 2022 Robert Black Season 5 Episode 9
Sexual Heroes
S5E9 Bob Miller: Beyond CLAW
Show Notes

Adult content.

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If anyone deserves the title Sexual Hero, it’s Bob Miller. This grass roots, civil rights and litigation attorney is the President, executive director, and co-founder of The Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend, better known by its acronym, CLAW. In addition to the original event, CLAW is now also being produced annually in Los Angeles.The event features hundreds of exhibitors and breakout sessions led by kink educators. Since beginning in 2002, CLAW has donated nearly a million dollars to organizations within the leather community.

Bob is the founder and executive Director of the Leather Hall of Fame which recognizes individuals and organizations that have made substantial contributions to the community. Since 2014, he has been on the Leather Archives & Museum board of directors, and co-chair of the Development Committee. Bob is on the International Mr Leather board of directors, as well as being a trustee for the Renslow Memorial Trust. He is Board Chair for Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS), General Manager for Alphatribe Magazine’s USA edition, the founding director of Fetish Alliance (a worldwide network of fetish business leaders), and an associate member of the Chicago Hellfire Club.

His awards include:
2016 Leather Leadership Award from the National LGBTQ Task Force
2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Leather Association
2021 Los Angeles Leatherman of the Year Payasos Nutcracker Award
The Leather Journal interview
Leather Archives and Museum
Alphatribe Magazine

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