Educators

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Pronouns: they/them

A Sadomasochistic Peter Pan with a taste for boots, blood, and bruises. aiden has been part of the Seattle Leather community since 2012. They appreciate the playful, humorous side of the Leather Community just as much as the dark and sinister. They are joyfully in service to Mademoiselle Ceci and Sir Damien of the House Maison de Meson.

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Ashton

Pronouns: they/them/theirs

Ashton (Ashley Young) is a Black Femme genderqueer witch, tarot reader, writer, educator and repo justice worker. They are the creator of Black Unicorn Tarot, a spiritual business offering specialized readings and products to Queer, Trans and People of Color. Ashton has been teaching, learning and playing in the queer, kinky, poly, leather communities across the US for over a decade. As an educator, they have taught their Sex Magic, Tarot and relationship workshops in sex shops, at conferences, on college campuses and at LGBTQ centers along the East Coast. Ashton lives in New Orleans, LA as a working witch, writer and grant maker for reproductive justice in the South. 

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Atticus Welpe

Pronouns: he/him

Atticus Welpe (he/him) is a Queer Latino transboy hailing from NY. He identifies as a sub leaning switch, Bootblack, Pocket Daddy, Pet Player and Leather boy. Now residing in WA, he is a co-founder of the Rowdy Welpe Pack, member of Seattle boys of Leather and a resident bootblack of SEA-PAH. When he’s not paws deep in Huberds, he can be found hiding under the bootblack stand with his stuffy companions.

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Cinder Welpe

Pronouns: it/its, she/her, he/him

Cinder Welpe is a Queer, Genderfluid, Polyam, Sadomasochistic Switch, Little & Pupper. He/She/It shines by providing Service as the 2019 & 2020 Washington State Bootblack. This ethical club-slut stays connected by attending & hosting virtual events and is safely quarantining with The Rowdy Welpe Pack. Cinder always strives to promote education and inclusion for the Transgender community, Neurodivergent kinksters, Bootblacks, Littles and Pets alike. Cinder fancies heavy consensual play. Especially Bites, Burns, Boots and Blood!

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Colin

Pronouns: He/Him

Colin is your current Intergalactic Power Bottom who parks the ship most often in the magical city of Portland. He flags red left and hunter green. He identifies more as a Dog Dad in training/ Leatherfag over the formal Handler. He is a daddy chasing, disabled, black, nelly faggot, and leather boy with a bratty streak with a big penchant for oral service. In his spare time, you can find him learning how to bootblack, Behind a microphone fronting his band, in a pit at a show, prancing under a mirror ball, lounging on a mountain or getting into any body of water!

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Elizabeth

Pronouns: She/her

Elizabeth is a queer/lesbian leather girl from St Louis who is the founder, producer, and house domme of GutterGlitter and Venus In Furs, the region's first and only bi-monthly play party for women and genderqueer folks. She's a writer and social media director for Out In STL, St Louis's queer media source, and is an original founder and performer of The St Louis Lady Arm Wrestlers. 

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Ferris Oxide

Pronouns: They/Them

As a queer, trans, disabled member of kink and leather communities, Ferris Oxide, current Mx International Olympus Leather works to create/support queer and intersectionally centered spaces. Ferris is a top leaning switch and has taught workshops about communication, conflict resolution, restorative justice, cultural humility, and various hard skills at events throughout the Los Angeles area and beyond. When they aren’t stomping an eager masochist, they can be found wielding electrified knives and a wry smile.

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Jacques Daniels (Giant)

Pronouns: He/Him

Giant blew into Dallas on a haboob and became the big, queer bear he is today. He identifies as asexual pan-romantic yet found home in the hyper-sexed leather and kink community. He served his community as International Mr. Leather Bear 2018. Now a wuzzie, he enjoys teaching classes on queer and leather history and working with various groups to define our common history.

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Leather Redux

Pronouns: she/her

Leather Redux is just your friendly neighborhood lesbian from Chicago.  She started in the scene in the 90s.  She left the scene for a bit and came back hence "redux", which means a return or rebirth, and she has come back to kink.

 

The leather tradition values community and service and LR loves to teach as part of her service. She is often on Fet teaching flogging, hypnosis and meditation or her favorite topic, fisting.

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Madame Seduction aka Dame Sadie

Pronouns: she/they

Madamme Seduction aka Dame Sadie (she/her/they) is a Black, polyam, queer, fem dom, leather femme, artist, bourlesque performer, kinkster, educator, pleasure coach, community organizer, and healer with 20 years experience in the erotic arts. They are currently a member of the Mid-Atlantic Onyx Pearl and a founding member of the Tribe of Mount Saint Oya.

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slayv girl Gaia

Pronouns: she/her

Native to DC, slave girl Gaia, entered the Leather & Kink communities in 2013.  Black, queer, polyamorous, slave, masochist, leathergirl & affectionately known in the community as high-spirited. Co-founder of LgoC, sits on the Board of The Northeast Person of Leather Contest, and a columnist for multiple community publications. She is collared by Sir Oya Ra and a founding member of the Tribe of Mount Saint Oya.

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Maygen

Pronouns: She/Her

Maygen identifies as an asexual Leatherwoman. She has been involved with her local BDSM community in various capacities for nearly a decade. In that time, she's helped found a local dungeon, organized events and taught workshops. She has a strong desire to teach folks to do what it is that we do. Most of her play is ‘risk aware’, focusing on needles, sharps and blood. Feel free to approach her; she won’t bite (unless negotiated).

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Miss Dion

Pronouns: She/Her

Miss Dion is a Black Female Master who’s also polyamorous. She’s a disabled Army Veteran and a retired Mental Health Clinician with a PhD in Psychology. She’s active in the BDSM and Leather Communities and enjoys educating and presenting on how to navigate physical disability and mental health challenges, dating and relationships, and various types of adult play. She always promotes self-awareness and continued self-growth. She’s “MissDion” on Fetlife.

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Miss Mackenzee

Pronouns: she/her

Miss Mackenzee is a Professional Dominatrix, Certified Hypnotist, Sexual Wellness Coach and Mentor, and International BDSM and Sex Educator. Involved in the lifestyle for 19 years, she prides herself on creating a fostering environment that is safe from judgment for people to explore their kinks and sexuality. She has presented for many organizations and universities on numerous topics. Workshops are taught with passion and intentional energy as she feels they are essential to building connections.

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MrBLK

Pronouns: he/him

The Black Pomegranate are collectively MrBLK and Foxxy, two Baltimore based kink educators.

 

MrBLK is an experienced bondage rigger, kink educator and co-owner of the blog theblackpomegranate.com. MrBLK has presented locally and nationally on rope bondage, diversity and BDSM.

Foxxy is a former Mid Atlantic Leather Woman and Mid Atlantic Leather Woman BootBlack who is also a co-owner of theblackpomegranate.com. A Femme dominant, Foxxy is also an experienced rope bottom.

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Ms Lola Smiles

Pronouns: She/Her

Ms. Lola Smiles is a Latina Femdom Fatale from Long Island, NY who has been in the lifestyle for over 25 years - a BDSM educator & presenter and event promoter for 8 years. January 17, 2021, Ms Lola Smiles was honored to receive her Cover and earned the title of Master. SCK Events hosts munches & variety of upscale events on LI & NYC. Adapting to COVID, SCK hosts F#@k You Coronavirus Virtual Events.

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Ms. Cat

Pronouns: She/Her

Ms. Cat is a fierce Femme Leather Mommy that loves to teach and produce events in the SF community for the past 20 yrs. Founder of the Piercing Guild and an international BDSM educator, Ms. Cat specializes in teaching on Pet Play Dynamics and Play Piercing, focusing on human animal training, primal play and the psychology behind it all. Ms. Cat is a mistress of many talents and a woman with a great passionate drive.

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Patty IMsL2014 & Shilo

Pronouns: She/Her

Patty IMsL 2014 is a butch leatherdyke from Toronto who has taken more than a few trips around Kinky Block. She regularly presents workshops on a range of kink related topics and skills and has emceed and spoken at a number of different leather events. When not doing these things, she plays as hard as she works and is a huge fan of dangerous things wrapped in pretty packages.

Passionate about the Hanky Code, Shilo designs and sells creative flagging solutions, most notably, her Femme Flagging Flowers, along with presenting on flagging history. She is an accomplished visual artist whose work has been exhibited internationally and is in several print publications. She is honored to have been IMsLBB Director of Photography 2014-2020. As a couple, Patty and Shilo teach on the relational and play/bdsm dimensions of being in Long Distance D/s relationships.

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Reika Minxie & Tammy Lg Hatter

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Reika Minxie, Ms SF Leather 2019, is a sadistically feral kitty who always has her claws sharpened and ready for willing prey. She’s Okinawan/American and identifies as a polyamorous, queer, femme, sadistic kitty and Dominant leaning switch. Reika has hosted and taught hundreds of events in the SF Bay Area kink scene since 2014. She is an ethical player who believes anything is possible with clear communication and a limitless imagination.

Tammy (She/Her/Hers) is the 1st and current Ms. San Francisco Eagle. She has been in the Leather community for close to 10 years. She identifies as a mix heritage Latina, who is a bratty bottom, submissive and a little. She has been teaching locally in San Francisco and Monterey for about 3 years. Tammy believes in the theory of learn, grow, teach and mentor. However, have fun, be safe and most of all be a little BRATTY!

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The Rooks

Pronouns: Mx. Rook- they/them; hunter-he/him

The Rooks are nonbinary leatherdykes who love authority exchange. hunter (he/him) is co-creator and illustrator of The Gender Book and the game Kinkopoly; Mx. Rook (they/them) writes thousands of dirty words for anthologies, columns, and sugarbutch.net. The Rooks stay busy teaching at dozens of events and online at DsPlayground.com, and were honored to serve as Northwest Master and slave 2019 and International Master and slave 2020. Though they still practice a total authority transfer and ownership-based dynamic, they no longer use the terms "Master" and "slave" to describe themselves. They live in Juneau, Alaska and flag hunter green.

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Sarah

Pronouns: She/her

I am a bi poly gemini switch. Thus my greatest kink is avoiding making a decision. ? I have heavily participated in my local bdsm scene for the past decade. I specialize in fire wand play and impact play. I also have helped with numerous special events over the years at my local bar called Fallout. I am Miss Fallout 2020 and maintain the title till the world starts again.

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Shaan Lashun

Pronouns: they/he

Shaan Lashun (they/he) is a Midwest-based bootblack, educator, and organizer. He’s a hermit and not fond of writing bios, so feel free to lurk his thoughts @shaanlashun or shaanlashun.com.

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Sir Luke and His victor

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Sir Luke and His victor manifest a sacred exchange of will and surrender through sanguineous Leathersex, intentional structure and discipline, and shared personal truth. Though their way of life is quiet and discreet, they live in the margins and on the edge to uncover hidden purpose and empowerment.

Sir Luke and His victor are Southeast Master/slave 2019 and Florida Power Exchange 2016/2017. They have presented internationally on eroticism in leathercare and the healing aspects of structured lifestyles. When they're not doing work in the community, they enjoy their home sanctuary, where victor can sit at Sir Luke's feet in their dungeon and exist as Master and slave.

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Steward Dorian & Miss Nikki

Pronouns: They/Them/Theirs & She/Her

Steward Dorian is The Leather Privateer! A non-binary, non-monogamous, neuro-diverse, Queer, Leather, Disabled Combat Veteran. Dorian has been running around the kink and leather communities for about 8 years. They are a Life Coach and Motivational Speaker specializing in Basic Life Skills, Relationships, And Sexual Health. They come from a background of military and medical; and is currently pursuing a degree in Community Health Promotion.

Miss Nikki is a little ball of feisty, who teaches high school science and dance. She is in her 3rd year of exploring her kinky side after a Tinder date turned to new experiences. Under the mentorship of her Steward, she has explored and discovered much about her kink and queer self. As a switch, Miss Nikki has had the pleasure of exploring both sides of the slash.

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Syenite

Pronouns: they/them

Syenite is a non-binary femme based in NYC. They are a former moderator of NYC TNG and TES TNG, and they organize a kinky sex party called Cakehole (not during a pandemic). They're a size queen, a piss player, and an aficionado of all things scary, repulsive, and sadistic. They have been featured on the Off the Cuffs podcast and have taught at Conversio Virium, Open Love NY, House of Scorpio, and Dark Odyssey events.

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Vonka

Pronouns: She/Her

Vonka is a fierce feline femme and Bluenette sadist from Dirty Jersey. In addition to organizing play parties in NJ as a moderator of Conduit Enterprises, Vonka is also a NJTNG moderator and a regular presenter at House of Scorpio in NYC. Outside of the dungeon, you can find her on stage performing nerdy, kinky, and classic burlesque acts. You can also appreciate her modeling and fetish work on the screens of your technological devices.

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Tomo

Pronouns: she/her

Tomo is a poly butch leatherdyke who found the leather community during a sunset motorcycle ride with her life partner over 25 years ago. She has presented classes, produced events, served as a judge, keynote speaker, and emcee since. She is a Producer of Northwest Leather Celebration, Ms Sacramento Leather Contest, and a former Producer of IMsLBB. Tomo was Northwest slave 2015 and International slave 2016 and is a founding member of the D.U.C.

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UnrulyNerdGirl

Pronouns: she/hers he/his

Canadian, technically Ausnadian after living for four years Down Under, freelance domestic service (aka luxury lifestyle) submissive little to the rich and famous and kink educator. Cheeky bear, errant evil scout, fervent axe thrower, maker of things, co-creator of a kink themed board and card games, and writer/published author.

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Wiley Wolfe

Pronouns: she/they/Daddy

Mistrexx Wiley Wolfe is a Professional & Lifestyle Dominant, Human Animal Handler, and Ethically Polyamorous Primal Daddy based in Los Angeles.

 

She is the Co-Founder of SoCal Creatures, an inclusive pet play community; Quench, an LGBTQIA+ munch; and created the Wolfe Academy of Kink, an online education series. She has taught for Wicked Grounds, Black Thorn, DomCon, and more. As a gay genderqueer person, she strives to foster connection, ethics, and expansive inclusivity in BDSM.

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Pup Star Orion

Pronouns: He/Him

Pup Star Orion is a trans genderfluid leather person and LA Pup 2020. He identifies as a leather boy, bull terrier pup, community service dog, and soft queer papi.

 

He is the Social Outreach Coordinator of Obsidian LA, a qtbipoc kink group, the gender identity chair at Threshold LA, and the Co-Founder of both Chronically Kinky, a support group for disabled kinksters, and the Ruckus Pet Pack, a gender expansive social and pet player group.

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Vixen

Pronouns: She/Her

Vixen (she/her) is a POC Exhibitionist Switch, Alpha Cat/kitten/Handler, and Sadomasochist. Her self-journey started 10 years ago in Colorado, and has now expanded to Southern California. Along the way, she has found pleasure in teaching and helping the community. She is a Co-Founder of SoCal Creatures, an actively inclusive pet play community. She also creates both impact toys and attire with her chainmail and scalemail small business, Malice Metals.

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Xir Oya Ra

Pronouns: They/He

Xir (previously Sir) Oya Ra is the HOH for the Tribe of Mount Saint Oya headquartered in DC. Mr. Maryland Leather 2020-21 is a GNC, Leather Classicist. Xir Oya focuses on welcoming change and embracing fundamental tradition. You can often find them spreading kink/leather knowledge and culture on various podcasts, publications and productions from an evolutionary stance.

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Zir Zaddi Pearl

Pronouns: she/they

Zaddi (she/they) is an afrofuturist writer, Dominant, and the creator of Black Femme Brunch. She is a kinky, poly, gender suspicious leather experience. Her messianic imperative is to invigorate and celebrate the black queer and trans community with the radical notion that pursuing pleasure is affirming, powerful, and a long denied and reclaimed right of black people’s humanity.