CLAW 21 – LA

24th November 2021, 12:00 am

Date(s) - 24th Nov 2021 - 28th Nov 2021
All Day

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites




HOTEL REGISTRATION – Free CLAW 21 Package ($215 value) by using code “C21-HOTELPACKAGE”



Make new friends.

CLAW is the annual conference for gay men that is dedicated to fundraising, education, volunteerism and other charitable needs of the leather community.

Hey, get a room!

CLAW 21 Package includes more than 250 events and exhibitors and includes:

  • 100+ Skills & Education Sessions
  • Huge Kinky Vendor Mart
  • Heated Pool and Cigar Deck
  • Holiday Getaway Party
  • Expo of LA Area Nonprofits
  • Speed Dating
  • Leather Family Thanksgiving Dinner 🦃
  • Hotel Parties and Socials
  • Pup Mosh
  • LA Bar Crawl
  • Kinky Kabaret (stay till Monday)


  • Tom of Finland photo and reference exhibition 
  • Pictorial history of Tom of Finland
  • Special Tom of Finland prints for sale
  • Talk: “The Untold Experiences of Tom” where Durk Dehner shares personal details not found in Tom’s biography
  • Curated Kinky Art show
  • Leather Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
  • Silent Auctions

Key Events:

  • Hotel California Party Wednesday, 9-Midnight, California Foyer, 2nd floor
  • Leather Family Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday, 4-6p, San Diego Ballroom, 2nd floor
  • Untold Experiences of Tom of Finland Saturday, 2-3p, Santa Barbara B
  • Leather Hall of Fame Brunch Buffet, Sunday, Noon-1p, San Diego Ballroom, 2nd floor
  • Leather Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Sunday, 1-3p, Hollywood Ballroom, 3rd floor


Read the letter from the ED of CLAW








You deserve a vacay – in DTLA!

  CLAW holds that adult interest in leather, fetish, and BDSM is natural and healthy. We learn that from one another in person. CLAW is charity dedicated to fundraising, education, volunteerism and other charitable needs of the leather community. CLAW is a 501(c)(3) charity of, by and for the Leather Community and has donated more… View Article

Over the years, CLAW and Tom of Finland Foundation have collaborated many times in pursuit of our aligned missions. Tom of Finland was an inaugural inductee into the Leather Hall of Fame and eight years later his partner and Foundation cofounder, Durk Dehner, was inducted.

CLAW has donated funds to our Foundation to help us protect, preserve and promote erotic art. Their grant awarded to us in 2019 went towards the acquisition of a collection management system that allows us to take our collections out of the closet and onto the internet.

2017 Inductees

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. Durk Dehner (b…. View Article

Art Fair 2021

Tom of Finland Foundation presents Tom of Finland Art & Culture Festival 2021 Tom of Finland 101: Raw Anatomy 4th & 5th December Second Home 1370 North Saint Andrews Place Los Angeles (Hollywood), California 90028 #tofARTfair 11a – 5p Both Days Event Tickets About the Fair Exhibitors Online Viewing Room The Program Sponsors Press Social… View Article

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26th-28th November | 4th & 5th December | LA, CA        

Published: 24th November 2021

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