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Keynote Brunch

Our 2017 Keynote Speaker:

Stela Furtado AKA D. Love a San Francisco Bay Area native and a graduate from the SF California College of Arts. They have been teaching art and showing work in galleries for the past two decades. Stela is a Portuguese, sadistic gender-fluid artist, gender warrior, activist for LGBTQ, performer, and event producer. They were awarded woman of the year by the San Francisco Bay Area Leather Alliance in 2017. They Co-produced Ms SF Leather 2017. Stela is the event/entertainment producer for the Playground as well as Advisory board for Folsom Street Events in 2016. She also served as Ms. San Francisco Leather, traveling the USA teaching workshops on gender, judging contests, producing events and performing. Stela is skilled at a variety of BDSM practices and will be competing for Ms International Leather this April 2017. Stela has volunteered for dozens of charities and has been recognized by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence as "Saint Motor Boat". They are on the advisory comity for the Catalyst, The Bay Area SF Leather Alliance's BDSM cultural center. They produce "Queerly Beloved" a Queer and Trans, POC only play party w/education. This year they were elected Vice President of Queer Sphere a Queer kinky mentorship and events organization. They are the events producer for Russian River Women's Weekend coming up in May this year. They work as an activist for social change through breaking gender binaries. This notorious gender- warrior entertains you while opening your minds and hearts to all aspects of gender.