This weekend, the 8th edition of CLAW Virtual is coming up. More attendees than ever before have registered for what looks like the highlight of all editions so far. Have a look at the amazing program below and make sure to register!
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13
TENURED PROFESSOR OF LEATHER GAYLE RUBIN
Forty years ago, Dr. Gayle Rubin began her doctoral research on the leather communities of the 1970’s. Today she is a tenured professor at the prestigious University of Michigan, having forged a career path that didn’t exist when she started. She’ll talk about her amazing journey in an interview with Rostom Mesli, who studied under Rubin.
LEATHERBOY MOVIE WORLD PREMIERE
World Premiere of the short film LEATHERBOY, a coming-of-age story written and directed by UW-Milwaukee film student Jack McGreal. More than a year in the making, LEATHERBOY was produced with the help of Bob Miller and CLAW Corp. Jack will be joined by members of the LEATHERBOY cast and crew.
STYLES OF DOMINANCE
Patrick Mulcahey is one of the communities’ pre-eminent thinkers and public speakers on authority differential relationships. In this session he presents a survey of different ways to dominate, including some wonderfully instructive and entertaining video clips.
SHOCKING HOT WAX PLAY
Electro and hot wax play are combined in this exciting skills demonstration by Leather Masters’ leader MarKus and his sexy and tough demo bottom.
HOW ROPE TOPS THINK
Three amazing rope tops (Bound & Beautiful veterans Tyger Yoshi, Muscle-DogXXX and Tom Roper) wrap up the Saturday daytime schedule, showing off their bondage triumphs, and explaining the thought processes behind the stunning results. Rare and spectacular photography will be available for purchase.
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13
NAKED AND GEARED YOGA FOR HEALTHY PERVERTS
Explore yoga as kink with CLAW Naked Yoga club leader Bear Mike and his sexy assistant Bear Marvin. Discussion, demo, and yoga class covering solo and partnered moves, yoga for pain, and yoga with toys — all peppered with fun commentary. Get naked or gear up — with toys nearby — and join in. Yoga is about you!
RESEARCH ON LEATHER KINK
CARAS leaders Rob Bienvenu and Richard Sprott tell us how some of the current research on sexuality is contributing to solid knowledge about kinky sexualities.
SEX WORKERS AND STIGMA
Sarah Hemphill and Cassandra Damm are psychotherapists who run a Sex Worker Support Group. They join Virtual CLAW for an interactive session about stigma and preconceptions about sex workers.
SEX AND COVID 19: VACCINE EDITION
The fifth installment of VC’s community discussion of Sex and COVID focuses on how the vaccines will affect our decisions about sex.
NORTHBOUND KNOWS LEATHER
Our friends from Toronto run a leather business like no other. Hear the Northbound Leather story direct from their store and ask any questions you have about leather clothing.