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.

Anyone can nominate a person or organization to be considered for the Leather Hall of Fame by clicking on the on our nominations tab of this website. The annual deadline for nominations is October 15th.

Our Board of Governors will select three inductees each year among eligible nominees. We will announce the 2016 inductees on December 1, 2015. The induction ceremony is scheduled for May 1, 2016 at the Holiday Inn - Cleveland South in Independance, Ohio. Details at

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