PRESENTERS

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Beau Korvin Black

Stepping out of the shadows and into the world of leather and BDSM a decade ago, this bat has tasted many delights. Beau identifies as a two-spirit, Leather Daddy, switch, which allows them to experience play from many angles. Some of their favorites include: energy play and exchange, needles, fire, scarification, heavy impact, blood, and stomping. 

Beau has presented on a variety of topics, including D/s, bootblacking, fire cupping, stomping, and energy exchange. Beau also facilitates fire-walking, and arrow breaks, encouraging others to face their fears, reservations, and doubts coming away with a life-altering and empowering experience.

 Having a thirst for knowledge, a witty and warm personality, rad hair, a general curiosity for life, as well as striving for understanding and compassion, has helped Beau connect with people around the world. It is their mission to continue to learn and grow as a person while inspiring and empowering others to do the same.

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Coco

Coco is a little leather bootblack who’s been an active member of the community for about ten years and has earned the title of Southeast Bootblack 2017. Coco considers bootblacking, ageplay, and emotional masochism to be her top three passions and has utilized these passions as tools to serve her community. She truly enjoys being able to provide leather care and education to those who need it. Beyond all of that, she is a glitter addicted, rope loving, cigar smoking, overall fun little girl.

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Devyn Stone and his property 840

Devyn Stone (He/Him) and his property 840 (it/its), opposites in every way, dance to the flows of yin and yang, finding balance and harmony through their 24/7 total authority transfer relationship. They have practiced authority transfer, individually, since 2004. But in 2017, the stars aligned and the Gods summoned, and they found their calling and purpose to each other. 

 

They are the leaders of Pragmatically Kinking, a virtual group hosting classes and discussions on the practical aspects of BDSM, and the producers for THRIVE, an annual virtual conference dedicated to the intersection of mental health and BDSM. Together they operate a private practice, offering counseling and coaching services to kinky, non-monogamous, and LGBTQIA+ folx.

Devyn Stone A.K.A SirHorror is a transgender, dominant, Leatherman. He is a professional lifestyle coach, educator, and author of several published books such as “A Quick Reference Guide To The Areas of Control,” “A Quick Reference Guide To Gender Affirming BDSM,” and “DAMN! That’s A Nice Ash.”

property 840 is an asexual, transgender, nonbinary, slave. By day, property 840 is a mental health professional. By night, property 840 is a humiliation and degradation slut, a simple yet versatile tool to be used by its Master for whatever tickles his fancy.

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Ferris Oxide

As a queer, trans, disabled member of kink and leather communities, Ferris Oxide, Mx International Olympus Leather 2019 works to create/support queer and BIPOC 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.

The Goddess Indigo and Dr. Bob

The Goddess Indigo and Robert (Dr. Bob) Rubel are kinky research nerds. This Leather hierarchical poly Master/slave duo takes indecent pleasure from translating “definable and repeatable processes” from the worlds of social science and business and applying them to interpersonal dynamics. 

The Goddess (fueled by her force-multiplier, Dr. Bob) co-directs MAsT Austin; founded and is Directrix of the Female-Led Dynamic group, DOMINA; is a founding board member and current President of Onyx Pearls Lustre Southwest and chairs Austin’s ‘Authority-Imbalanced Dynamics’ munch. Previously, she was host of "The Leather Line" radio show (KPFT, FM 90.1-Houston). 

Dr. Bob, proudly owned & in service to The Goddess, received the 2008 Pantheon of Leather’s Community Choice Award (man) and is an author, educator & photographer. An educational sociologist and researcher by training, he has written numerous books (and even two SM skills DVDs). Dr. Bob delights in being “Daddy” to his own adorable slave.

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Isabella Cross

Isabella Cross / slave maya is a queer ethical non-monogamous Leather femme switch. Her journey into BDSM/Leather began circa 2015 at the CSPC during Sexploration. It took her three tries to get through the door, but once in, she never looked back!

Her desire to share this amazing life has led her to be in service to: Everett Poly, MAsT: Everett, MAsT: Seattle, Everett Leather Alliance and The Gathering. Isabella is also a proud member of HardPink Sisterhood and has presented for Everett C.E.O., The Gathering & Everett Poly.

 

She is proud to be in service to Master Gene as His property, slave, girl, masochist and pony. She is honored to be in a Leather family with MAsT Everett Director's Xavier and slave darby.

Her biggest joy and passion is to connect with all in her community and to provide a safe space of fellowship, inclusivity, mentorship and growth.

Hawk

Hawk is a Leatherman/Transgender/Transmasculine; his gender journey is a celebration, and he began his "medical" transition later in life. Hawk has been part of the LGBTQ+ community since the late 70's, and today he is still out and proud as Queer. American sign language is his second language.

Hawk comes from a multi-culturally and multi-racially diverse family. He is currently involved in the sex positive and leather communities, and he comes to leather through his family's Motorcycle Leather Culture.

Hawk has given multiple presentations within the kink and leather

communities, as well as within the medical field, between 2017 and 2020.

 

He has presented at Gender Odyssey and the University of Washington about specialized healthcare support for the transgender community, in 2019 he presented this workshop at Westcoast Bound, and most recently, he was part of a panel "Ask a D-Type" for The Gathering 2020.

Lady Umbra and her slave, prairie_locked

Lady Umbra and her slave, prairie_locked, represent the 2018 International Power Exchange and 2017 Western Canada Power Exchange titles. Their 24/7, long-distance Master/slave relationship is built on elements of consensual non-consent, Leather, and spirituality. They describe their relationship not as a Queen and her knight, but as a Queen and her court jester! Lady Umbra co-founded AWAKENS (A Women's Association for Kinky Education & Networking Saskatoon) in 2015 providing a safe space for kinky women to empower themselves through education and peer mentorship. Lady Umbra was honoured to judge the 2019 IPOL and WCBB contests. She is also truly humbled receiving the 2019 Pantheon of Leather (Canadian) Award. prairie_locked was privileged to judge the 2019 IPE and WCPE contests. During the last four years they have travelled 45,000 kilometres across North America sharing their enthusiasm for power exchange and teaching workshops on bootblacking, humiliation play, mindfulness and more.

Master Jim and slave marsha

Master Jim, International Master 2001, is a gay leatherman who has been involved in the M/s, SM and Leather communities for more than 30 years.  During that time, he and slave marsha have presented hundreds of seminars and weekend programs on Master/slave relationships across the U.S. and Canada.

slave marsha, International slave 2001, has been honored to serve her Owner, Master Jim, for more than 24 years. She is honored to have received numerous awards and significant recognition for her work in the Master/slave and broader leather communities. Recently, some slaves in the community have started addressing slave marsha as "momma marsha," which she views as a great honor. She secretly hopes that being "Mother of Slaves" is something like being "Mother of Dragons" – but she has a suspicion it's nothing like that at all. 

Master Jim and slave marsha are co-owners of South Plains Leatherfest and the International Master/slave title.

Mister-Blue & BlueFrost

Mister-Blue and BlueFrost were the 2018 International Master/slave titleholders. They are the Master and Mistress of the House of Blue. Mister-Blue serves as Vice President of MTTA, which produces the Master-slave Conference and MTTA Academy. They serve on the board of the Leather Houses of Color Coalition, of which BlueFrost is cofounder and co- visionary. BlueFrost also serves on the board of Twisting Culture. They both speak regularly at conferences on Authority Exchange relationships, Diversity, and Accountability as they strive to serve the Leather community with excellence. Photo Credit: Hromovy Drakzena

MsDDom and CreamDream

MsDDom and CreamDream have lived in a power exchange dynamic since 2010. With lifestyle experiences, cultural, and age differences, their goal is a sustainable authority-based relationship. Active in the Atlanta BDSM and Leather communities, both are servant leaders who share their time through presenting topics, advocating for POC presence, supporting women and LGBTQ+ spaces, and volunteerism. Black Atlanta Munch, the Carter/Johnson Leather Library & Collections Atlanta Annex, Black FemDoms-Atlanta, WiLA, Women of Drummer, and MAsT Atlanta Central is where you can find this dynamic couple serving. MsDDom received the 2016 SELF Community Award and 2019 SE Pantheon of Leather Award. MsDDom and CreamDream enjoy traveling and sharing their time with people in other regions.

Q

A social justice activist for more than 20 years, Q consistently strives to bring together the various communities to which he belongs. Q is a self-identified queer, gender independent, sex worker, actively and ethically non-monogamous/polyamorous, sex-positive, leather boi, and pleasure professional. It’s well known that flirting is Q’s default mode of communication. He can often be found with a charming smile on his face or looking mischievous with the other bois.

Sir Luke & His victor

Sexually liberated, radically rebellious, Master and slave. 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. They answered each other's calling on the concrete floor of the dungeon, undeniably conquering fear and hesitation, and haven't looked back. 

Sir Luke and His victor are Southeast Master/slave 2019 and Florida Power Exchange 2016/2017. They have presented internationally on the healing aspects of authority-based dynamics and advocate for pulling back the veil. 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. Photo Credit: Mia Rose

Sir Phoenix Black

Sir Phoenix Black is a cis-gendered, poly, heterosexual, leatherman, kink performer and BDSM educator. He identifies as a Dominant, Daddy and heavy Sadist. As a fetish performer his specialties include fire play, all forms of impact play (especially singletails), fire impact and knife play. Based out of Atlanta, he has presented at national conferences such as Sex Down South, Beyond Leather, Flame Conference and local events such as 1763 and the Atlanta Eagle. He is a mentor with the Atlanta Mentors project, an alumni of the Masters Dominant Consortium, a Dungeon Monitor. His philosophy of "Love what you do, Do what you Love" is what motivates how he moves in the world of Leather. Photo Credit: @miquanfortune

slave xiaoyi / xiaoyi

xiaoyi was introduced to this lifestyle in 2010. She is a slaveheart and bootblack. She teaches about consensual slavery, bootblacking, BDSM, relationships, poly and many other topics. She is poly-play and omni-sensual. She has the honor of being the Southwest Bootblack 2016. She flags orange and Leather Worship.

xiaoyi’s mission is to help create understanding and acceptance among people for each to learn and grow and be as they are. She works to do this through education and demystification. She is a lifestyle coach and mentor who openly shares of her journey in hopes that she might help others who face similar challenges.

Her favorite color is rainbow and her favorite flower is tulips. When asked if the curtains match the drapes, she will gladly tell you ‘“I installed hard wood.”

Team Soup

We are Team Soup… perverts who really like to do dirty soupy things! We are into s/m and leather, while injecting a little chaos and whimsy. We strive to bring humor, sexuality and passion into our brutality. 

Polar and nephesh are known for a play style and workshops that lean towards the edgier styles of play; knives, bare handed impact, and blood play to name a few. We live in a 24/7 authority transfer dynamic and we are deeply passionate about power imbalance dynamics and the people who live and explore within them. Photo Credit: Take Refuge Photography

The Rooks 

The Rooks are nonbinary leatherdykes who love authority exchange. Since 2011, they have been doing the hard rewarding work of crafting their 24/7 live-in ownership relationship dynamic. They live in Juneau, Alaska and flag hunter green. boy rook (he/him) is collared property, a bootblack, a pup, and a boy. He is the co-creator and illustrator of The Gender Book and the game Kinkopoly.

 

Mx. Rook (they/them) is a poet, a student of energetic embodiment, and a rough sex enthusiast. They have written more than a million dirty words in books, anthologies, columns, and their own site, Sugarbutch.net. The Rooks stay busy teaching at dozens of events and online at DsPlayground.com. They have over 30 years of practice with D/s between them, and are honored to be Northwest Master and slave 2019 and International Master and slave 2020. Follow their adventures at http://facebook.com/InternationalMs2020 Photo credit Take Refuge Photography 

Undergroundsea

Undergroundsea has attended kink events for over 20 years. He presents nationally to help people communicate and understand each other’s kink needs, especially to understand submission.

He currently serves on Advisory Board for DomCon BDSM weekend conventions. Previously, he wrote a BDSM column for fearlesspress.com, represented BDSM on college campuses and mainstream forums, and chaired Austin TNG for 4 years.

He splits time between Austin and DC. He performs with a DC BDSM-themed burlesque and comedy troupe. He previously helped keep Austin weird by arranging fetish nights where he wrote, performed in, and arranged music for fetish shows. BDSM has influenced his artistic expression in the form of fetish photography, DJing music, dance, writings, and kinky stand-up comedy.

Velvet-Storm

One could say that Marialuisa Garcia, most affectionately known in the Leather community as Velvet-Storm, is a force that is authentic to their name: strong, frightening, ferocious, loud. And they would not be entirely wrong. There is a story behind their eyes. One of survival. A story that tells the tale of how a beacon of strength came to be.

With the support and encouragement of “Mama” Vi Johnson, it was then that they brought their mental health platform to the forefront, first running for and winning Ms New Jersey Leather 2017 and becoming the inaugural Leatherwoman of Color in 2019.

Beneath that tough as nails exterior, there is so much more. Velvet is a mother, grandmother, aunt, sibling, and friend. A survivor who became a champion of our community as a whole - who has no plans to quiet their voice anytime soon. Photo Credit: Flash Onyx