Skills & Education Presenter

Gary Wasdin

Gary (he,him) is the Executive Director of the Leather Archives & Museum. As a librarian, Gary has worked in special collections and archives in both public and university libraries, connecting people with the artifacts and documents of marginalized individuals and organizations throughout history. At the LA&M, Gary leads the work to collect and preserve materials that share our stories of leather, kink, BDSM & fetish. Gary is bi and poly, and lives in Chicago. He flags yellow, red, hunter green and gray on the left, but often just goes with orange-left, cause it's all good.