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November 2022 Presenters
Casper Reynolds (they/them/theirs)
Casper is a kink & sexuality educator, sex worker, & writer. As an educator, they have previously taught about developing a porn brand & creating gender expansive spaces. They also support the work of Lee Harrington as his personal assistant. Outside of their education work, Casper manages their fetish porn brand, Little Mx. Goth, & writes queer horror fiction.
Darren Campbell (he/him/his)
Darren Campbell is a sexuality & relationship coach & educator based out of Toronto, Canada. He is an engaged & thoughtful community member with over 20 years of experience navigating kinky, non-monogamous, & queer identities. His work is centred on providing people tools and frameworks to have deep connections, loving relationships, and phenomenal sex. He is particularly invested in facilitating spaces that explore a nuanced approach to consent and focus on detoxifying masculinity.
DawnSparkles (she/her/hers, they/them/theirs)
DawnSparkles aka Bubbles is a dutiful service submissive and a passionate masochist from the New England area. Bubbles previously ran Little Scouts #203, and after 3 years of leadership refocused their educational energy on the global community at large. A fervent writer and chronic oversharer, Bubbles is passionate about spearheading changes in community health standards for the kink scene and all of its participants.
Devyn Stone (he/him/his)
Devyn Stone is a self-awareness and BDSM educator, author, and alternative lifestyles coach. He believes in diversity not division, and actualizes that idea by promoting affirming spaces and interactions. He is the Founder of Pragmatically Kinking and Executive Producer for the THRIVE conference. Devyn’s been actively practicing authority transfer dynamics since 2004. Today he lives in Colorado Springs, CO with his property, Guan-Xuan. Learn more at DevynStone.com!
Echolynx (they/them/theirs, die/hun)
Echolynx or just Echo is a longtime kinkster, back-of-the-house community member, and full-time kitten. Originally from Boston, they are now based out of Amsterdam building and connecting with the communities in Europe. Echo is an organizer and an educator by nature; a switchy rope artist, boot enthusiast, silly-sadistic asexual in practice; and a polyamorous and partnered submissive. They also identify with various forms of queer and disabled and recognize where their white and mostly-masculine passing privilege intersect with their engagements in community. Over the last decade, they have held various leadership positions, taught at various events. Echo is the founder of the Kink Between the Lines Conference, a virtual event that works toward lifting up people of marginalized communities and prioritizing diversity
Everblazed is a graduate from San Diego State University; he specializes in burn survivor psychological trauma support. He was injured in a major wildfire in San Diego in 2003. The change he experienced made him re-evaluate his physio and psychological traumas. Everblazed learned to help others accept themselves and their situations in life. In the kink world, he also learned his unique experiences with pain made me a good judge of pain levels and mentor for other’s. Everblazed has presented at various burn survivor conferences. Placing emphasis on negotiating strangers and unwanted attention. He believes accepting oneself is key to allowing/forcing society to accept your struggles and experiences.
Everblazed is not currently on social media
Everblazed is not currently accepting directed donations
HannahTheScribe is a 24/7 high protocol service slave/housewife and lifestyle masochist in a monogamous, irrevocable consent dynamic. She’s also an author, BDSM educator with a focus on practical service education, local TNG facilitator, and butler school student. She lives in Las Vegas with her Mistress/wife and their two cats.
InquisitiveElle (he/him/his, they/them/theirs, she/her/hers)
InquisitiveElle has been active in BDSM and kink communities since 2016. Elle is an avid volunteer both at his home base in Albany, NY, as well as in virtual spaces. Elle is grateful to be a friendly face to those who need one. Elle has been a bottom, Top, and submissive in play and relationships. Elle is passionate about service, negotiation, communication, and connection. Elle is excited to offer a collaborative environment to share experiences and learn together.
Jaki Griot (she/her/hers, they/them/theirs)
Since 2012 with Perverts of Color. Jaki has been creating art and organizing events for people of color to celebrate the diversity of perversity in Leather, BDSM, and Kink communities. Jaki has been working in the adult industry since 2006 teaching sex education, hosting events, and selling toys. This makes over 15 years of experience doing what she loves and inspiring others to do the same. Sex and playtime are some of the ways we create joy in our lives. They want people to play with themselves and their partners.
What’s important to Jaki is to make playtime feel fun and pleasurable so people feel empowered to explore their passions. You don’t have to “feel sexy” to have a great sex life. All bodies regardless of gender, sex, race, size, and abilities can have a rewarding healthy sexual lifestyle. Playtime is important for grown folks too.
John Pendal (he/him/his)
John Pendal is an experienced BDSM educator, joining us all the way from England, UK. In 2003 John became the 25th person to win the annual International Mr Leather contest in Chicago. Since then he has taught BDSM workshops all around the world including twelve consecutive years at Thunder in the Mountains in Denver. He spent lockdown gaining a diploma in life coaching and two qualifications in First Aid for Mental Health.
With over twelve years in the lifestyle, lily is a submissive, masochistic brat in a 24/7 High Protocol primal M/s dynamic. As a service-oriented individual, lily focuses on culinary and companion service as well as household management, using skills gained from nearly two decades in customer service and hospitality.
An active and engaged member of the Southern California kinky community, lily is a staff member of the SoCalKink Discord, an admin in a twenty thousand strong brat group on Facebook, and assists in running a High Protocol monthly book club, where she facilitates discussion and promotes learning about service and High Protocol.
Outside of kink, lily goes to therapy, loves cooking, and tries to take time to read in the tub with a glass of wine whenever she can.
Maeve McBride (she/her/hers, they/them/theirs)
Maeve is a sexological herbalist, BDSM educator, published writer, kink party host and Dungeon Monitor, who has been exploring the intersections of kink, trauma-healonh, plants, and magick for nearly 20 years. A fun, sensual and compassionate switchy-witch, Maeve enjoys empowring folx of all persuasions to work towards their unique health, erotic and sexual goals using plant preparations, manifestation tools, goal setting, and anatomy geekery; to enjoy exploring their bodies and fantasies.
Certified in clinical herbalism and biodynamic childbirth education, Maeve has been in the healthcare field for 15 years and now spends most of their time teaching classes, organizing kinky community events, leading the Dungeon Monitors Resource Group, and working with clients in private practice.
Maeve is from the Pacific Northwest (USA), their personal pleasures include spending time with their family, gardening, dancing around a fire all night, and more.
Check out Maeve McBride at her/their website.
Maeve McBride’s direct donation link coming soon.
Master Kaddan Yue (she/her/hers)
Northeast Leather Woman 2020-2021, LSC UPRISE! Co-Producer and founding sister of ONYX Pearls NY/Northeast, has more than 40 years of experience living the lifestyle. After spending her initial seven years in the lifestyle “training from the bottom up,” she has become the third generation of her line trained in this style. Master Kaddan now spends her retirement years doing service for her community locally and nationally by doing presentations and helping to mentor and educate the next generation. She is currently working on many passion projects that will help bridge the gap between mental health and the BDSM lifestyle. Master Kaddan’s house, ‘The House of Yue’, currently has a trainee, a neophyte, and one property. All members of Her house also share Her passion for community service.
Master Retro Bella (she/her/hers)
Master Retro Bella is a Latina Master and Queer Leather Woman from California. Active in the Bakersfield BDSM community since 2010, Master Retro Bella founded the San Joaquin valley’s 1st girls of Leather chapter: San Joaquin Valley girls of Leather and the project “Women Educators in the Valley.” She is the Assistant Director of M.A.sT Bakersfield. Thoughtful M/s teaching and speaking on BIPOC speaking panels set her heart on fire.
Naukara, an unapologetically queer and trans, Deaf, disabled, Sikh slave has been both Owned and Owner in separate M/s dynamics. They grew up in Maine to kinky parents, joined the Army, and now reside in Baltimore serving as Majordomo in their kink life and butler in their professional life. They have been active in the BDSM and Leather Community for two decades largely based out of the Dark Odyssey events and have also attended and taught at events including, MsC, CLAW, IML, LR, QI, LFMP, and BBM. Nauka has spent eight years in a Master’s collar, six with a collared slave of their own, and has over ten years of butler experience. They live and breathe service, they love organization, and they know over 25 ways to fold a fitted sheet. They’re on something of a mission to get seafoam green recognized as a service hanky.
Nyx Lunaea (they/them/theirs)
Nyx Lunaea is a non-binary, queer, disabled human who has been in the BDSM lifestyle since 2009, and has been in their current dynamic since 2012. They are a top, an extrovert, a lover of pointy things, gardener, and a part-time dog. Nyx cares about inclusivity, accessibility, and making the world a better place! They believe that it is important to always be learning, and always growing!
Puppet (she/her/hers, they/them/theirs)
Puppet is a kinkster, author, and geek who lives in the twin cities with her cat, chosen family, and a collection of tiny giant robots. A queer trans woman, she lives with physical and mental diagnoses that include Rheumatoid Arthritis, Complex PTSD, and depression. After leading an uncon discussion of disabilities and accessibility needs in kink spaces in 2019, she has been leading classes and workshops online and at several conventions to help spread awareness and share ideas.
Robin is an Autistic ADHD trans woman with a passion for rope, kink, and life.
Check out Robin on Fetlife.
Robin is not accepting directed donations.
Sir Wombat (she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs)
Sir Wombat (Dr. Escareño) is a two-spirited Deaf urban Los Angeleno indigenous person fueled by social justice and perpetuating meaningful change. Sir Wombat identifies mostly on the Left side of the slash including Doctor. Sir Wombat is the head a leather family, the House of Wombat, who are experienced in kinks and BDSM skills which are passed down. Guided by Honesty, Open-mindedness, and Willingness, Sir Wombat mentors’ others through this ethical lens while embracing their sexual spirit.
SnappedGinger is a feisty good girl, pain slut, and experienced educator. When she’s not meeting new people, being bossed around, or off on a tangent about bottoming education, you’ll likely find her playing for catharsis, headspace, and/or service. She enjoys exploring and learning about a wide variety of play thanks to her indecisive nature and insatiable curiosity. She has striven to bring her variety of experiences and perspectives to her classes for the benefit of others.
Synuates (he/him/his, hy/hym/hys)
Synuates is a kinky social worker currently living in Amsterdam. His primary areas of focus include macro social work, trauma, health equity, and gender diversity. Mutual aid, healing from trauma, marginalization and oppression dynamics, and creating strong communities are all deep interests of Synuates’.
Voyd Penance (he/him/his, they/them/theirs, it/its/its)
Voyd Penance is a Massachusetts-based queer kinky disabled sex worker and kink educator trying to live their best life.