Bri Burning is a femme, queer, leather, slave, babygirl, and masochistic identified human. She has been active in the SF/Bay Area BDSM community since 2010. Her passion for self-love in her life and others grew within those years of exploration. Her journey as a presenter started in 2015 at the SF Citadel and at Dark Odyssey Surrender. She is the moderator of the SF Submissive Safe Space and a leader of the Submissive Girl's Night Out group. Her passion in kink education continues to grow in topics such as self-care, power exchange dynamics, age play, service, and more.
Jazz, the producer of Sin in the City and co-founder/executive producer of the International Person of Leather (InterPOL/IPOL) Contest, has spent the last 20 years fighting for sexual freedom for all. A published author/writer and compelling speaker, Jazz advocates for our community on the page, the screen, the stage, within the legal system, and through an event which consistently aims to grow and change the world by creating a place for everyone at the kink table…sling? Jazz has served as the founder of Las Vegas Leather Women, the education coordinator of The Shack, and a co-founder of MAsT: Vegas Valley; she has been on the production staff of several large kink events, served as a judge for title contests across the country, and has instructed both privately as well as publicly on a vast array of relationships, dynamics, skills, and techniques topics. She (occasionally) maintains a blog at: http://jazzpup.wordpress.com.
Jen is a self-identified boy, daddy, and pervert. He served as Florida Community Bootblack in 2011. Proudly, he has formally served as the Sergeant at Arms for the South Florida boys of Leather and bootblack coordinator at several community events. A lifetime associate member of the Atlanta based Panthers L/L, Jen has presented, judged, and volunteered at a wide range of events from Spring in the South, Black and Blue, Great Lakes Leather Alliance weekend, Women's International Leather Fest, Northern Exposure Lite, and a number of local functions. Along with his passion for bootblacking, Jen is an avid whip enthusiast, and proponent of all things sexy and fun.
Jen continues his community service with regular commentary on events of note, as the strategic consultant for Sin in the City, and political advocacy, with an emphasis on public health policy; specifically in the field of HIV and transgender health.
Artist, inventor, all around cool guy. If you have ever watched a James Bond movie, you will be familiar with "Q" and his gadgets. Ravi is the low budget version of Q. He has had an ongoing love affair with rope for nearly a decade.
Lady Syre Rose & slave gypsy rose
Master LSR and slave gypsy live in a 24/7, M/s, poly household in Salt Lake City, Utah. Their dynamic and household are based in honesty, loyalty, transparency, and service. Master LSR has spent the last decade refining her Mastery through classical training and mentorship. She was honored to be covered early this year surrounded by her mentors and chosen family. LSR is remarkably active in her community as a founding board member of MAsT SLC, diversity chair for both Rocky Mountain Rebellion and Sin in the City, and producer multiple area contests including Ms. Leather SL❤️UT for Utah Leather Pride as well as the Producer for Rocky Mountain BootBlack. Master LSR acts as admin for SLC Leather POC and Allies as well as Pandora’s Box. As well as presenting at IMsL and GWNN Bash 2019. slave gypsy is newer to the BDSM community and hit the ground running. She is exceptionally proud to belong to her Master wife, LSR. slave gypsy is a founding board member for MAsT SLC ,Pandora’s Box, and Hospitality Suite coordinator for Rocky Mountain Rebellion. LSR and slave gypsy have a deep commitment to service within their leather family and community and a passion for M/s dynamics.
Fox is a PolyQueer, sadistic switch and proud house member of The Menagerie. She has been in the community since 2014 and enjoys pet play, rope, trampling and flogging.
Fox has co-created organizations and clubs in Utah and Montana that focus on inclusive, empowered play. She was entrusted with the Inaugural Ms. Leather Salt Lake, UT title and created quarterly community health days that partner with top care providers to ensure access and knowledge of LGBTQA+ health concerns are available to Utahans.
She’s served as instructor for some of the nation's biggest kink events as well as contestant wrangler, tally master, non-competing partner, and Judge for contests.
Fox has led a vagabond life in which curiosity and connection are the driving forces in her journey. Combining over 13 years of martial, spiritual, anatomical, and bodywork teaching experience creates safe environments that engage and spark the fires of discovery in attendees.
Loki and Paradox
Loki and Paradox met at their local munch in 2014 when he overheard her geeky movie discussion with a friend.
Loki, affectionately known at conferences as “Paradox’s Sir”, believes in both manners and discipline. A gentleman, Leatherman and sadist and a believer in the Principles of Leather. Loki entered the Las Vegas community in 2013, Voted in by his Leather family to the Leather Uniform Club in 2015 and a proud member of the Las Vegas chapter of Leaf and Leather. As for everything else Loki likes being a mystery and will leave the rest up to your imagination.
Paradox became a member of the Leather Uniform Club of Las Vegas in 2014 and has been involved with the Las Vegas community since then as an active member in one form or another. Once she smelled that first can of Huberd’s and popped that first can of polish she dove into the wonderful world of Bootblacking.
She is honored to be Southern Nevada Bootblack 2017.
In 2018 she was diagnosed with the rare autoimmune disease scleroderma and hasn’t let that stop her from Bootblacking with the changes the disease has made physically and in her life. Her willingness to learn and teach have aided and inspired the growth of others.
Sir Luke and His victor
Sir Luke and His victor have built a devoted, long-term M/s dynamic on a foundation of service, protocol, and Leather. As queer individuals, they believe in authenticity first and are convicted and passionate about LGBTQIA+ and intersectional politics. They hold the Florida Power Exchange 2016/2017 title.
Their favorite topics to discuss include erotic leathercare, deepening devotion, and the positive aspects of structured lifestyles. Sir Luke has a strong connection to Leather history and strives to be a part of building a brighter future for the queer Leather community. His boy, victor, is a devoted slave who speaks against the stigmas surrounding mental health. Together, they stand behind the phrase, "Be authentically you."
Mike Blacksmith was initiated in the late 1980’s San Francisco and Sacramento Men’s Leather scene and he has 34 years of leather community involvement. He learned whip cracking by fiercely attacking rouge fruit trees in San Diego, and bootblacking as a child when baseball shoes with a high shine meant escaping running extra laps. He learned rope in the 90’s under the guidance of J. Edwards, and the rest he learned by osmosis... being around so long allows that! Mike is the current 2018 Nevada Person of Leather and the current 2019 Southwest Person of Leather. Ethically poly, Pronouns He/Him.
Mistress Cyan has been active in the BDSM and Leather Lifestyle for almost 30 years and has been a Professional Dominatrix for just over 22 years. Considered a leader in each community, Mistress Cyan has received The Pantheon of Leather Woman of The Year in 2006 and 2009, as well as a TSR Viewer’s Choice Award for Lifetime Achievement, and has been named Mentor of The Year, twice named Fundraiser of The Year, and received a commendation for leadership and community support from The City of West Hollywood and from The City of Los Angeles. The Central Canada Leather Association named her Icon of The Year. She has been presenting classes and workshops across the US. and Canada since 2002. She has been a Guest Speaker at various colleges and universities including Stanford and UCLA. She is currently a member of The Los Angeles Leather Coalition and serves on The Board of Directors for LA Pride.
Mox is the Northwest Bootblack 2018, a Pansexual, Poly, Penguin Princess and overall Pain in the ass. She loves hard and works harder. She’s been bootblacking since 2009 and has been honored to work the stands at Folsom Street Fair, Sin in the City, and Battle Born Leather Clubs Gear Nights. Moxie is active in her community as the producer of the Nevada Bootblack Contest, marketing director for Revelry, and is a member of her local leather clubs. Mox is a knife enthusiast, needle bottom, and what she wouldn't do for a good stomping scene. With a personality bigger than her smile, Mox shares her love of all things boots with anyone who will listen. Her favorite pair is her Hello Kitty boots with the pink leather bows, but she’s a sucker for a cute person wearing Wescos.
Nova has been in the scene since 2007, she is a graduate of 201 and 301 BDSM and Leather education in her community, the present Headmistress of The Path which is a 101 BDSM education group, she is International Ms. Olympus Leather 2012, judged numerous Leather contests both local and International. Nova strongly believes that it is only with our dedication through education that we will ever make a difference both in our own lives and in the lives of others. Nova is an artist of many mediums which often shows up in her play, she loves hugs and is a no bull shit/no drama type person and loves to chat over coffee or a good Cabernet
Panda is a bisexual, poly, lifestyle slave. She is a classically trained chef and enjoys cooking, baking, and all things candy. Panda is an animal lover and can usually be found interacting with any animal that is in her general vicinity.. Panda believes in the motto of "charity, education, and service." She can usually be found teaching classes all around the LA area on various skills including using singletails, M/s Dynamics, slave positions and training, barehanded BDSM and many more. Panda believes that we can all take a lesson from the Minions from Despicable Me in how we should relate to other individuals in life. Also, the quickest way to Panda's heart is either through candy or videos of animals eating stuff. Panda was Southern California slave 2013, Southwest slave 2014, The first Ms. Oil Can Harrys 2018, and Panda won the Ms. Los Angeles Leather 2018 title.
A main stay in the Las Vegas community for 20 years, and returning Rebellion presenter. Papa Bear brings a love for sexual freedom and fun into everywhere he goes.
Ravnos and Pagan Angel
Ravnos and Pagan met at a Photo shoot over some rope, there is a picture that says a lot about their history and time together. They are well known for having a lot a lot of fun, no matter where they are. They have been in the Reno community since 2012. Ravnos and Pagan have been actively involved in facilitating education in Reno since 2014. They are members of MAsT: Reno and you can find them being dungeon monitors for DMA-R, at High Sierra Hellfire parties, or at Cigar Socials laughing and having a good time. They are dedicated to teaching safer edge play and building a better and more inclusive community.
SexyPG began her kink journey a few years ago at The Citadel, a dungeon in San Francisco. From the first time the leather of the flogger hit her skin, she was hooked. She soon picked up a single tail and found a love for topping, with a penchant for sensual single tail scenes. PG loves the feel of both bottoming and topping and loves mid-scene switching.
Being of service to community is very important to PG. She is an activist, organizer, and teacher in both her professional and kink worlds. She is the Director of the SLC Leather People of Color and Allies group. She is a charter member of the House of Eroticus, whose mission is to provide service to the community. She is dedicated to serving FLOG, The Pasture, People of Color and the LGTBQ+ community. PG was a judge for the inaugural Ms. Leather SL❤UT Contest.
Ty the Gentleman
Mr. Corazón Leather 2017, Ty The Gentleman is a performer and educator with a passion for healthy exploration of sexual identity. While spending time as lead dungeon monitor he found a passion for kink exhibition and stage performance. He has performed at the annual Alibi Fetish Formal, Quiet Encounters in El Paso, Texas, Velvet Curtain in Dallas, Texas and can be seen at many conferences nationally. When not travelling, Ty is the special guest BDSM consultant for the NM Clubhouse, and burlesque enthusiast.
Sir Valentino Harrison
Sir Valentino Harrison is a Lifestyle Master covered under the wonderful Mistress Cyan and he owns two slaves, panda and cupcake. He served as Southern California Leather Master 2013 and Southwest Leather Master 2014. He and his house are extremely devoted to giving back to the community through charity, education and service.
Sir Valentino, who is currently pursuing a law degree, loves having an excuse to throw a Ramen Party and loves to cook. He has presented a week of lectures on BDSM at Stanford University for Kardinal Kink (2015). He has been a lifestyle educator for the past 10 years, teaching at several conferences and play spaces across the United States. Using his Leather Titles, he has raised 21 tons of food for charity. He along with his family appeared on episode 104 of VH1’s “I’m Married to A….” and episode one (1) of “What Chelsea Does”.