Skills & Education Presenter

Dale Ross

Dale Ross is a private therapist/counselor, since 1985 in Metro Detroit, is an addictions specialist. He created and taught two graduate courses on working with Gay/LGBT clients (where he always included a section on Leather). He was a founding member of the Michigan Band of Brothers' leather titleholders social support organization (and board member-at-large). He was a founding member and regular presenter of the Leather Institute For Education - LIFE-Detroit, and is a member of the Chicago Hellfire Club and Delta International. He served on four AIDS speakers bureaus. He came out as a Gay Leatherman in the early 70's, and lives with his partner of 41 years, Ron (now legally married, after 'dating' for 36 years - LOL).