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Gloria Glickstein Brame, Ph.D. in Human Sexuality,
is a sex therapist, author and blogger.
Dr. Brame is the internationally-acclaimed author
of Different Loving: The World
of Sexual Dominance & Submission (with co-authors
William Brame and Jon Jacobs), a milestone work on sadomasochistic
and fetish subcultures. Additional works include Come
Hither: A Commonsense Guide to Kinky Sex, selected
as the "official guide to kinky sex" by the
Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality (IASHS).
Gloria is a member of the American College of Sexologists;
was voted a "Hero of the Sexual Revolution"
by the Erotic Heritage Museum in Las Vegas in 2007;
is an Associate Professor of Clinical Sexology at IASHS
(2000– ), is on the board of the National Leather
Association's Committee on Domestic Violence, and is
an expert consultant for the Sexual Health Network and
iFriends. She is frequently quoted in Cosmo, Men's Health,
and other magazines.
A lifestyle dominant since 1986, Gloria founded the
first online BDSM support group in 1987 on Compuserve
and has remained committed to promoting education and
candid dialogue on all aspects of kinky sexuality through
her writing and Internet activism. Gloria's blog (Gloria's
Oversexed Mind) offers news, commentary, images,
erotic art, opinions and more on all aspects of sex,
with a focus on BDSM. Gloria-brame.com, an incredible
free resource encompassing an immense body of information
on all aspects of kinky sex, was launched in 1996. The
message boards offer peer support, information, and
advice on all aspects of kinky sexuality. As a leading
world expert on BDSM, Gloria's clinical specialty is
BDSM/fetish sex, but she also offers positive, progressive
sex therapy to all adults dealing with sex and relationship
Ms. Angela is known for her creativity, imagination,
and maintains a high value for mutual respect in all
of her relationships. She crosses bridges within the
broad expanse of the GLBT and leather communities and
hopes that the exchanges between lifestylers continue.
Ms. Angela has had substantial scene experience with
abuse survivors and has presented at numerous events
on multiple and varied topics: feminine dominance, the
psychology of control, slavery, communication, political
advocacy, civil rights, disability, and civic enfranchisement.
She has a passion for classical art, jazz, and maintains
that sincerity, coupled with genuine curiosity and respect,
are the keys to a solid foundation in our community.
In January 2008, Ms. Angela published an anthology of
essays, titled “Playing with Disabilities”
and is for sale at Amazon.com.
She has presented at TES, Black Rose annual events
and weekly discussions, MAsT and the annual Master slave
Conference, LLC and continues to receive invitations
to speak at new community forums.
~ Since 1986 she has been an active lifestyler participating
in various groups including Leather & Lace (dungeon
Mistress for two years), NLA-LA, Threshold, Simbeon
LA, KIINK, Lone Wolfs, TES, NLA Ft Lauderdale membership
chair, SLAP, SPICE, MAsT Atlanta and More. She owns
Mayhem and Mayhem for Men.
Henryk Wisniowski ~ Alex (Mr. Leather Ottawa-Hull
2002, Mr. Ontario Olympus Leather 2005) started the Great
North American Wolf Society in 2001. In 2002, he received
the Governor General's Caring Canadian Award. Besides
making documentaries on the leather community and working
with Ottawa Pride, Alex was president of Ottawa's oldest
~ Executive Director of the Center for Sex Positive Culture
has been producing educational and social events for the
sex-positive community since 1990. She is the festival
producer of the Seattle Erotic Art Festival, a past board
member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and
a commissioner on Seattle's Commission for Sexual Minorities.
~ She is an experienced public speaker both professionally
and in the leather community. In her career, she presents
frequently to fellow project managers and executives.
In the leather community Auburn presents at numerous southeast
organizations plus regional and national events such as
Beyond Leather, SELF and DomCon Atlanta
~ Involved and evolving for nearly three decades CC has
been active in the Atlanta area for many years. She enjoys
sharing her passion through presentations and demos at
groups, events or on her back porch. She is Editor of
a web-based resource, for over 13 years. She is a writer
and columnist and is currently writing a book. Non-kink
experience includes publication, conference and tradeshow
~ He has been involved in the lifestyle for over 20 years
and in the Atlanta community for eight . He started the
North Georgia M/s D/s Group in a remote area of North
Georgia almost 3 years ago. The goal for the group was
to provide education to the group members.
N ~ He is a member of Atlanta SM Solidarity serving
as President, and chairman for their annual event, Spring
in the South. He is a board member for Atlanta CAP and
the Southeast Olympus Contest, an associate member of
Atlanta Panthers L/L, Trident Knights of Charleston, and
Tennessee Gryphons. Past activities have included assistant
editor & contributing writer for Dungeon Digest magazine,
judging Atlanta Eagle, Southeast Olympus and Southeast
Isadora ~ A published writer, retired social
services administrator and college professor, Deborah
holds a National Community Service Medal presented in
1998 for work with families in rural America. She is a
owned by Ian Coleman and is an active member of the Queer/Leather
community and is in huzband’s family. She is currently
the elected recorder for both The Exiles: San Francisco
and Alameda County Leather Corps.
~ Elegant, slave to Master Archer, began her leather journey
in Dallas in 1997 and has been active in the Atlanta community
since 2001. Elegant is a member of NLA-I, MAST-Atlanta,
producer of Boot Camp Atlanta, creator of the Atlanta
Fetish Flea Market and co-owner of Fantasies
In Leather and TLC Leather Care. She has been an active
volunteer for SWLC, SELF, LeatherSir/boy and many other
events. Elegant had the honor of being 1st Runner-Up at
International Community Bootblack 2005. Her dedication
to the community and specifically in spreading a positive
awareness of D/s~S/m is a never-ending path to understanding
her own life.
Glickstein Brame, Ph.D. ~ She has a Ph.D. in
Human Sexuality, is a sex therapist, author and blogger.
Dr. Brame is the internationally-acclaimed author of Different
Loving: The World of Sexual Dominance & Submission
(with co-authors William Brame and Jon Jacobs), a milestone
work on sadomasochistic and fetish subcultures (see Keynote
speaker above for full bio)
Rudi ~ He has been called BOSS, Sir, Master and
to some boys he is Pops. He has been a Leatherman, Rubberman
and Skinhead for over twenty-five ears. He was introduced
to Leather in 1978 at the Triangle Bar in Denver and later
at the DC Eagle and NY Mine Shaft. He was a member of
GMSMA, Chicago Hell Fire and South Florida Bondage Club.
His travels to the UK and Europe grew his fetish for Leather,
Rubber and Skinhead.
Amazon ~ Her leather journey began nearly two
decades ago. She weaves her passions and beliefs together
making her a much sought after presenter. She is a European
born, multi-cultural, bilingual Domme currently calling
Atlanta home. She proudly embraces life and lives her
colors. Presenting in many venues serving and participating
as: Ms SE Olympus 2007, SE Olympus Board of Directors,
Secretary/Operations LLC LOC Atlanta, DomCon Atlanta &
many other events.
~ A switch in the BDSM lifestyle, Intensity is a twelve-year
member and volunteer for APEX. A law school graduate with
twenty years research, field investigation, and alternative
dispute resolution experience, she is currently a Small
Claims Hearing Officer volunteer for the county Justice.
McGeorge ~ He is a het male master. He serves
as Chairman of the board of CARAS, an emeritus member
of the boards of Black Rose and LLC, Inc., was also Vice
Chairman of the board of MTTA and the first Chairman of
the Board of NCSF.
~ He is a free-lance writer, computer professional and
college instructor. Rinella Internet Services hosts his
website at “http://www.Leatherviews.com.”
He’s been a high school and college teacher and
many other endeavors. He has been active in the Leather
scene since 1983, a founding member of MAsT-Chicago and
has written extensively about our lifestyle for the past
nine years and a columnist for Gay Chicago Magazine with
writings appearing multiple publications. Living on the
North side of Chicago he passes time writing, cruising
and falling in love whenever he can.
~ Involved in the Atlanta community since 1993, Joe is
now practicing as a professional counselor. He has a special
interest in matters unique to the bdsm lifestyle and relationships,
and also in the more ordinary issues that lifestylers
have trouble finding someone to talk with about.
Howe ~ KJPS Howe is self described ‘contrarian’/ardent
writer about leather history. Having moved south after
a decade in NYC, he recommends everyone join leather
organizations. A vocal critic of our subculture’s
legends, he lends voice to discussion about “
who we are”. He openly invites people to assist
in this dialogue at BDSM
Debunking the Myths.
D ~ has been a certified hypnotherapist since
1995 and a master hypnotist since 1999. She has helped
many clients in the areas of smoking cessation, phobias,
weight loss, pain management, sexual dysfunctions, behavior
modification, etc. Lady D has taught many workshops and
specializes in alternative lifestyles.
~ I was born a submissive, trained a slave, educated myself
as a feminist, and classify myself as a leathergirl. My
focus is healthy lifestyle choices from a submissive point
of view. I value personal choice and personal responsibility
and have written many articles for The
BDSM Resource Center on this topic. I hold a bachelor’s
and Master’s degree in Woman Studies.
Pam ~ Master Pam, Leather since the late 80's.
Member of Capex, Fad, Key, and Asheville Circle. Currently
serving on CAPEX Board as Social Director. Presenter,
Closed Poly Lesbian, Currently collared are PhantomBlue,
Onstar, & Randy.
David Walker ~ He is a program developer, teacher
in the Central Texas area. He began his formal journey
into the D/s lifestyle in 1980. As a corporate trainer
he traveled southern California and San Francisco, where
he was introduced to the BDSM/Leather lifestyle. He is
the primary developer of the Mentors Projects, the year-long
training programs presented in Austin, Dallas, Oklahoma
and Las Vegas.
Sgt Heinz ~ I have been in the lifestyle, activity,
for about 11 years. After seeing the need for an educational
group in my area, in July, 1999 I started NASSA. The group
is small but the educational opportunities are made available
for any that are interested in learning in a safe atmosphere.
~ He currently serves the Middle Tennessee BDSM community
in the role of Executive Director for CPI/The
Mark in Nashville, where he enjoys the default positions
of chief ambassador and hospitality liaison. When given
the chance, Mercury enjoys traveling with his girls, nyssa
and mandi, spreading the gospel of D/s protocol and culture.
Cyan ~ She is a Transgender Woman who has been
in The Lifestyle since 1989 and a leader in the LA BDSM/Leather
Community. She is the founder and organizer of DomCon
LA & DomCon Atlanta, West Coast Olympus Leather, Mr
Sanctuary Leather and her famous Holiday Slave Auctions.
She is a member of The Los Angeles Leather Coalition,
received a 2006 Pantheon of Leather Award, 2006 Fundraiser
of The Year, 2007 Mentor of The Year, Honoree of West
Hollywood and LA Pride for her leadership and charity.
Musette ~ Trained and certified by the Protocol
School of Washington, Mistress Musette makes it her mission
to educate and train others in the art of formal service.
She is a smart, sassy, Southern Belle raised to appreciate
the finer things life has to offer. Visit her website,
for more information.
Luis ~ He has over 30 years of distinctive leadership
history within the healthcare industry with performance
achievements in: Operations/Financial/Business Strategies
/Management Regulatory/Reimbursement Marketing Multi-Facility
Leadership Human Capital Management.
~ Ms. Angela is known for her creativity, imagination,
and maintains a high value for mutual respect in all of
her relationships. She crosses bridges within the broad
expanse of the GLBT and leather communities and hopes
that the exchanges between lifestylers continue. She has
substantial scene experience with abuse survivors and
has presented at events such as at TES, Black Rose annual
events and weekly discussions, MAsT, annual Master slave
Conference, LLC and continues to receive invitations to
speak at new community forums.
~ He has been active in the lifestyle for over 20 years.
Both He and Slinky have been active contributors in the
CAPEX Group in Charlotte. He has served three terms on
the Board of Directors for CAPEX
~ She is sex advocate/educator; an active member of the
BDSM community in Baltimore and surrounding areas and
owns PowerXchange by nina, Baltimore’s Alternative
Clothing Boutique. Before Nina emerged in the BDSM community
she was a consultant & corporate trainer, with a Master’s
Degree in Human Resources. Her background is in Communication
Baille ~ Pat connected with the leather community
in 1979 while stationed in Phoenix . She worked in the
background of leather events while on active duty and
was able to see traditional leather life but also what
was new and growing around the country. Later she decided
to become a more public leader. She has been a multiple
title holder, Pantheon of Leather's Woman of the Year
in 1997 and part of Couple of the Year in 1999.
~ He is a 26 yo leatherman from Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
In 2006 and 2007 he had a popular leather videolog on
YouTube and he is currently involved in the organisation
of Amsterdam’s XXXLeather parties through Gents
Foundation. In 2008 he started up a non-profit multimedia
research project about Amsterdam’s gay leatherscene.
aka LdBeast ~ He is a longtime member of the
Middle Tennessee kink community. He co-founded Rose-n-thorn
Guild and Gatherings (one of middle America’s earliest
full-time and fixed location dungeons) and the Tennessee
Alliance for Personal Expression – a group dedicated
to protecting First Amendment issues.
Levy ~Ricci Levy has been engaged in sexual
freedom activism for more than a decade. After a successful
career in business consulting, serving as Senior VP,
Director of Operations of CAP Index, Inc. and as President
of R. J. Levy Consulting Inc., Ms. Levy formally entered
the world of non-profit advocacy work. In 2002, she
helped found The Woodhull Freedom Foundation and Federation.
Sprott ~ He is serving currently as the Executive
Director of CARAS (Community-Academic Consortium for Research
on Alternative Sexualities), a nonprofit corp. designed
to promote scientific and scholarly research on BDSM sexuality,
polyamory and other forms of negotiated non-monogamy.
Richard has a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from UC
Ph.D. ~ He is a sociologist who lives in the
Washington, DC area. His research addresses history, health,
and policy issues affecting sexual minorities, with focus
on strategies for inclusion and positive change. Dr. Bienvenu
is serving currently as the Deputy Executive Director
of CARAS (Community-Academic Consortium for Research on
~ Involved in community since 1997, Sassy has an MPA degree
and offers her skills in public process and nonprofit
expertise as a service to the kink community.She has the
dubious honor of co-hosting the lasrgest kinky barbecue
this side of the Laurentian Divide - in Minnensota, no
less. (If you have a larger kink BBQ—we need to
Dale ~ He is a nationally recognized presenter
of topics ranging from intro/mild to extreme. He is most
noted for his hysterically sadistic electrical play and
on any given month can be found electrifying audiences
from Florida to California; whipping up a grand good time
Tri ~ He has made M/s an important of life for
20 years. A member of Black Rose, BESS/Baltimore, formally
with TES & APEX. Volunteering for BR’s annual
event 9 years and Master/slave Conference. A presenter
for BESS, BR, DOMCON East & LA. He holds Doctorates
in History and Political Science. The BESS Membership
and M/s SIG coordinator.
~ She founded the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom
in 1997 and is currently serving as spokesperson. She
is on the organizing committee for the Sex Positive Journalism
Awards (Sexies), the advocacy committee for the American
Association for Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists,
and a board member for the Institute for 21st Century
Relationships: The Foundation of NCSF. Publishing over
25 books with her latest novels are To Serve and Submit
and A Pound of Flesh. www.susanwright.info
Duchess ~ European-trained, mature alpha female
Dominant with deep experience in mentoring and coaching.
Many years on the Lifestyle events speakers' circuit.
Now retired from 30 years as a professional counselor.
Currently teaches etiquette in both D/s and vanilla worlds.
Sometimes mentors Dominants and submissives in the Classical
Brawner ~ He began his life in the leather lifestyle
back in 1985. His Journey has taken him many different
paths of self discovery. He has raised $500,000 for groups,
classes, charitable events, across the USA and around