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 slave tabitha met her one and only Master over fourteen years ago and has never looked back! she is Southwest Leather Bootblack 2009 and International Ms Bootblack (IMsBB) 2015. slave tabitha is the first transgender woman to earn the title in a 30 years of International Ms Leather (IMsL) organization.

slave tabitha met her one and only Master over fourteen years ago and has never looked back! she is Southwest Leather Bootblack 2009 and International Ms Bootblack (IMsBB) 2015. slave tabitha is the first transgender woman to earn the title in a 30 years of International Ms Leather (IMsL) organization.

Being Asexual in a Highly Sexual Community

Presented by slave tabitha

Have you ever watched a sexy fantasy on stage and not get aroused. Have you engaged in a scene and not get anything out of it? Just like how see gender, sexuality is not necessarily black and white. Our sexuality is a spectrum we are turned on by many different things. In this class we will discuss some of the various degrees of asexuality and we describe it in terms of our community.

       Dr Danger, WSMLO board-member, founding member Outer Limits Leatherdyke club and Powersurge International Leatherwoman conferences, has been in Seattle Leather for over 35 years. Whether playing, educating, mentoring or inciting capers, you can be sure it will involve integrity, a laugh, bloodsports, fireplay, a leather vest, boots and a bowtie.   Sid, aka the Bastard Prince, has been playing for 30 years. Ran the infamous Studio Q (Secrets of the City); founding member of Canadian Mayhem. Sid’s slave catherine described her Master as a gorgeous, evil stone butch top with a strong whip arm, a perilous aim, and a dangerous imagination   

 

 

Dr Danger, WSMLO board-member, founding member Outer Limits Leatherdyke club and Powersurge International Leatherwoman conferences, has been in Seattle Leather for over 35 years. Whether playing, educating, mentoring or inciting capers, you can be sure it will involve integrity, a laugh, bloodsports, fireplay, a leather vest, boots and a bowtie.

 Sid, aka the Bastard Prince, has been playing for 30 years. Ran the infamous Studio Q (Secrets of the City); founding member of Canadian Mayhem. Sid’s slave catherine described her Master as a gorgeous, evil stone butch top with a strong whip arm, a perilous aim, and a dangerous imagination

 

Blood XXXstream

Presented by Dr. Danger and Sid

Dr. Danger, Sid, and guests wield sharp objects—knives, scalpels, staples, and blow-darts—reducing the fuckhole and little tramp to a bloodbath. Mayhem ensues. Not for the faint of heart.

This is an advanced edge-play workshop; attendees should understand safety basics already. Topics: vampirism, blood harnesses, fear play, and D/s as a gateway to extreme play. Includes a view from the bottom on transcending a low pain threshold through D/s.

Special guest: Jack Slash

 Ms. V, IMsBB 2007 was the first woman of color to win the title. From the SF Bay Area, she’s a member of the San Francisco Leather Community. A graduate of the Journeyman 3 Academy, a member of the Exiles. She currently serves on the Board of the IMsL Foundation.

Ms. V, IMsBB 2007 was the first woman of color to win the title. From the SF Bay Area, she’s a member of the San Francisco Leather Community. A graduate of the Journeyman 3 Academy, a member of the Exiles. She currently serves on the Board of the IMsL Foundation.

Bootblacking as Jazz Improvisation-Transformative Lessons In Real Time

Presented by Ms. V

You’ve worked on a pair of boots for hours; maybe shined an endless line of them at a stand. You’re now in the groove. Zen like, a special place where focus, knowledge, and skills produce something beautiful. Join me, while we discuss Jazz Improvisation as a metaphor for Bootblacking. We’ll explore how they share similar constructs, from learning from mistakes, to experiencing spontaneous moments of creativity resulting in wonderment and surprise.

 Smiling Sadist DaddyCrone Leenie is a long-term body worker/energy runner and has been in the leather world since early 90's. S/he has presented at over 20 events around the US and Canada. This Dance is of spirit, body and mind for Leenie, who revels in the intentions created. Let's Dancing!

Smiling Sadist DaddyCrone Leenie is a long-term body worker/energy runner and has been in the leather world since early 90's. S/he has presented at over 20 events around the US and Canada.
This Dance is of spirit, body and mind for Leenie, who revels in the intentions created. Let's Dancing!

Breathe in the Passion of the Whip

Presented by Daddy Crone

This class is for those curious, nervous or excited about handling a whip or receiving the whip. This workshop really is for those who wish to deepen their connection to themselves and others. Learn what it is to be present in the moment and Dance with your partner. How to connect and read your Whip Dance Partner will be demonstrated openly. What we do is so much more than technique.
Let’s Breathe in the Whip!

 Pawlish loves learning & mentorship, especially about communication skills and challenging perspectives. He’s a puppy, Bootblack, and Sir/Daddy; favorite hankies (all left) are navy, red, and houndstooth. (Ask about others!) Find him wagging, polishing boots, and snacking on something he’s baked. Pawlish lives in Cincinnati with his husband, Bamm-Bamm.

Pawlish loves learning & mentorship, especially about communication skills and challenging perspectives. He’s a puppy, Bootblack, and Sir/Daddy; favorite hankies (all left) are navy, red, and houndstooth. (Ask about others!) Find him wagging, polishing boots, and snacking on something he’s baked. Pawlish lives in Cincinnati with his husband, Bamm-Bamm.

Community in Context: Challenging Connections

Presented by Pawlish

 We are all parts of different communities… But which? Who decides: ourselves or others? What if we don't connect with the community someone thinks we should? What if we’re torn between two communities at odds? Pawlish will talk about his experiences as a gay/Korean/adopted/kinky/cis/male person to re-frame what “community” might mean. Come share your own story, and see how others might bring new context to your own community and connections.     

 As long-time members of the Bay Area kink communities, Rocket and Dr. Fruity are passionate about talking social justice and working together to dismantle white supremacy's effects within our most closely-held spaces. They are very excited to continue the work done in collaboration with the non-POC caucus last year.

As long-time members of the Bay Area kink communities, Rocket and Dr. Fruity are passionate about talking social justice and working together to dismantle white supremacy's effects within our most closely-held spaces. They are very excited to continue the work done in collaboration with the non-POC caucus last year.

Confronting Racism in the Leather Community: Skillshare

Presented by Dr. Fruity and Rocket

This facilitated discussion will explore strategies to intervene in racism within leather events and spaces, and skillshare ways we can better support POC in our local organizations. We will also explore updates and expansions to the "Tools for Fighting Racism in the Leather Community" flyer developed in 2016. This workshop is in solidarity with the POC Causus and open to all.

 A social justice activist for 20+ years, Q consistently strives to bring together the various communities to which he belongs. Q self-identifies as queer, gender nonconforming, a sex worker, actively non-monogamous/polyamorous, sex-positive, a leather boi, and pleasure professional. It’s well known that flirting is Q’s default mode of communication. 

A social justice activist for 20+ years, Q consistently strives to bring together the various communities to which he belongs. Q self-identifies as queer, gender nonconforming, a sex worker, actively non-monogamous/polyamorous, sex-positive, a leather boi, and pleasure professional. It’s well known that flirting is Q’s default mode of communication. 

Definitely Not Your Parents’ Porn

Presented by Q Wilson

I remember stumbling onto my stepdad’s porn stash. It was the early 80’s, I was young, and porn was so very different then. Flash forward to today, I’m involved in porn and it’s nothing like the stuff my stepdad had. Join me as we discuss the evolution of modern women’s/queer porn and its positive effect on women's leather, kinksters, POC, and trans* folks...and watch some of the hottest women’s/queer porn out there today! 

 Andre is an educator, performer, journalist, and professional slut devoted to normalizing alternative desires, de-stigmatizing sex workers and their clients, and not taking herself too seriously. Andre wrestles mediocre white men into submission, writes about the intersections of sex work, queerness, politics and non-monogamy and is the reigning polyamory pundit at IAmPoly.net and a pleasure professional for O.School. 

Andre is an educator, performer, journalist, and professional slut devoted to normalizing alternative desires, de-stigmatizing sex workers and their clients, and not taking herself too seriously. Andre wrestles mediocre white men into submission, writes about the intersections of sex work, queerness, politics and non-monogamy and is the reigning polyamory pundit at IAmPoly.net and a pleasure professional for O.School. 

Divided We Fall: Community, Activism, Empowerment Within the Sex Industry

Presented by Andre Shakti

 During this discussion-based workshop restricted to folks that have been - or are currently

active in - the sex industry, we will address and dissect the concept of the “whorearchy”, as well as how sex workers can fall victim to and become complicit in it.

 Andre is an educator, performer, journalist, and professional slut devoted to normalizing alternative desires, de-stigmatizing sex workers and their clients, and not taking herself too seriously. Andre wrestles mediocre white men into submission, writes about the intersections of sex work, queerness, politics and non-monogamy and is the reigning polyamory pundit at IAmPoly.net and a pleasure professional for O.School. 

Andre is an educator, performer, journalist, and professional slut devoted to normalizing alternative desires, de-stigmatizing sex workers and their clients, and not taking herself too seriously. Andre wrestles mediocre white men into submission, writes about the intersections of sex work, queerness, politics and non-monogamy and is the reigning polyamory pundit at IAmPoly.net and a pleasure professional for O.School. 

Dropping the Hint, Not the Ball! Flirting 101

Presented by Andre Shakti

 Sadly there are more contradictory myths about flirting floating around out there than there is practical advice. Hardly ever do the instructions given account for sexual orientation, gender identity, or relationship style, let alone disposition, past experiences, or personal preferences! Join professional flirt Andre Shakti as she identifies the “roadblocks” that make flirting difficult and works with your personality style to maximize your success without losing sight of who you are and what you want!

 Dr Evil is a sex-positive instructor with an emphasis on medical play, the psychology of D/s dynamics as well as the spiritual and ritualistic components of BDSM. He travels with his grrl, Ms Julie Spanks a great deal to teach and share memorable experiences with like-minded folk.  Miss Julie Spanks - Out and proud kinkster, dynamic Daddy's grrl, well-established pro Domme and Community-minded human being. Ms Julie has been fascinated with games of power and control for quite some time. Grateful to now sit at her Daddy's side while exploring the finer nuances of surrender in the City of Salt.

Dr Evil is a sex-positive instructor with an emphasis on medical play, the psychology of D/s dynamics as well as the spiritual and ritualistic components of BDSM. He travels with his grrl, Ms Julie Spanks a great deal to teach and share memorable experiences with like-minded folk.

Miss Julie Spanks - Out and proud kinkster, dynamic Daddy's grrl, well-established pro Domme and Community-minded human being. Ms Julie has been fascinated with games of power and control for quite some time. Grateful to now sit at her Daddy's side while exploring the finer nuances of surrender in the City of Salt.

Fisting For Every Body

Presented by Dr. Evil and Ms. Julie Spanks

 Are you a virgin fisting Top? Can't get your entire fist inside? Or maybe you're an eager bottom who wants to take more? Come be entertained by a couple of fisting experts, amazed with a colorful PowerPoint presentation, engage in a lively discussion around frontal vs posterior fisting followed by a hands-IN demonstration and a Q & A. All are encouraged to attend! 

 Ignixia is an international kink educator and leather-woman. She teaches on a range of soft-skill topics, such as consent, communication, and sexual identity as well as teaching hard-skills like medical play and body modifications. Back home she volunteers at the local dungeon weekly and helps run/support numerous groups.

Ignixia is an international kink educator and leather-woman. She teaches on a range of soft-skill topics, such as consent, communication, and sexual identity as well as teaching hard-skills like medical play and body modifications. Back home she volunteers at the local dungeon weekly and helps run/support numerous groups.

Herfers Unite!

Presented by Ignixia

Want to get into cigars but not sure where to start? This class will cover the basics of cigars including types, how to cut and light, as well as general etiquette in regards to cigar smoking. Lastly we’ll finish off with how you can add kink to the mix. From cigar service and ash eating to sensation play, this class is sure to be smokin' hot!

 Coco is a little, a leathergirl and the Southeast Bootblack 2017. She enjoys emotional masochism and ageplay as well and over the years she's become committed to spreading information about her passions through educations. You can find her at cons or groups presenting classes or in the bootblack stands.

Coco is a little, a leathergirl and the Southeast Bootblack 2017. She enjoys emotional masochism and ageplay as well and over the years she's become committed to spreading information about her passions through educations. You can find her at cons or groups presenting classes or in the bootblack stands.

Hey, How Did Race Get In My Play?!

Presented by Coco

 I think it’s time we have a little conversation about the elephant in the room; Race - Ethnicity, cultural divides, forbidden words. It’s possible you’re interested, or maybe you’ve had a taste and you’re conflicted. This class is for you! We'll have a discussion about race, how it impacts play, and ways to involve it into your play while still being an awesome person. Don’t worry, you can have race and play with it, too!

 Rae enjoys exploring the edges and margins of the world. A teacher by trade, he (or she- take your pick) provides experiential, student-driven learning experiences. Rae is a leather switch, slut, and adventurer. S/he has served as president of Folsom, IMsL staff, and a Leather history exhibit developer.  Kerrick is a queer trans man who has been a kink educator since running his college's Fetish Ball in 2000. He is also a professional hands-on science educator in museums and classrooms.

Rae enjoys exploring the edges and margins of the world. A teacher by trade, he (or she- take your pick) provides experiential, student-driven learning experiences. Rae is a leather switch, slut, and adventurer. S/he has served as president of Folsom, IMsL staff, and a Leather history exhibit developer.

Kerrick is a queer trans man who has been a kink educator since running his college's Fetish Ball in 2000. He is also a professional hands-on science educator in museums and classrooms.

How to be HOT: A Hands-On Teacher

Presented by Rae & Kerrick

Whether you want to lead workshops or train a slave, you might find yourself stepping into the role of teacher. If so, you've probably found lecturing somewhat less effective than you'd like. How do you spice up your teaching? "Tell me, I will forget; show me, I may remember; involve me, and I will understand." Two career classroom educators lead a participatory workshop in which you'll learn how to bring interactive experiences into your teaching.

 Juicebox is a Bay Area queerdo who thinks communication is sexy! She’s a lifelong perv with over a decade of professional experience teaching theater and making performance art. She enjoys bewilderment, whimsy, and dissecting comedy for science and social justice.

Juicebox is a Bay Area queerdo who thinks communication is sexy! She’s a lifelong perv with over a decade of professional experience teaching theater and making performance art. She enjoys bewilderment, whimsy, and dissecting comedy for science and social justice.

Improv for Kinksters!

Presented by Juicebox

 More fun in the dungeon! Improvisation is a fantastic tool for flexing communication skills, experimenting with desires, diversifying play, and discovering new hot buttons. We’ll do some playful negotiation, take the intimidation out of roleplay, and learn unexpected ways to access kink--all through the power of games! Practice “morphing” games for your own needs and dynamics. Participation encouraged at your comfort level. All skill levels and abilities welcomed.  

 A leatherdyke living her motto of, “be radical”, Sarah was the first American Leatherwoman. She’s judged all the major contests and remains Head Judge at WILL. A co-founder of FIST and the LA&M Women’s Leather History Project/Program, she served on the LA&M board from 2011-2016. 50 Words = 37 Years.

A leatherdyke living her motto of, “be radical”, Sarah was the first American Leatherwoman. She’s judged all the major contests and remains Head Judge at WILL. A co-founder of FIST and the LA&M Women’s Leather History Project/Program, she served on the LA&M board from 2011-2016. 50 Words = 37 Years.

Inside the Leather Jacket

Presented by Sarah Humble

Saturday April 21st, Sarah Humble will host an in-depth interview with women in our community as part of the IMsLBB Productions, Women’s International Leather Legacy (WILL) and the IMsL Foundation history collaboration series called Inside the Leather Jacket. The goal of the project is learn more about women we have heard about for years and now get to know them better.

For 2018, we will hear from Lainy and Julia who hail from Seattle and together have a combined 60+ years of experience and involvement in the Leather scene. They are founding members of both Outer Limits, Seattle’s original Leatherdyke club, as well as Powersurge, the first International Leatherwoman Conference held in Seattle in 1992. 

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 Ashley is a Black Queer genderqueer witch, writer and educator. They are re-emerging in leather as a Dominant/Mama Switch owner to a sweet, spirited boi. Ashley is a freelance writer and creator of Black Unicorn Tarot reading cards in Brooklyn, NY where they reside.

Ashley is a Black Queer genderqueer witch, writer and educator. They are re-emerging in leather as a Dominant/Mama Switch owner to a sweet, spirited boi. Ashley is a freelance writer and creator of Black Unicorn Tarot reading cards in Brooklyn, NY where they reside.

Kink Magic 101

Presented by Ashley Young

 If kink is a sacred act, your body is a temple. This workshop is a guide on how to begin worshiping it! Participants will be provided with hands on tools to incorporate magic into their kinky sex practices. From creating alters, setting intentions and developing rituals during play, we will examine how to call on spiritual practice to enhance our relationship with ourselves and others.

 Loren walked into a Levi/Leather bar in 1980mumble and walked out inexorably changed. Formerly from the San Francisco bay area she’s taught a number of workshops for various kink/Leather organizations and hopes to do more in her new home in Oregon. She favors fire, electricity, power dynamics and good manners.

Loren walked into a Levi/Leather bar in 1980mumble and walked out inexorably changed. Formerly from the San Francisco bay area she’s taught a number of workshops for various kink/Leather organizations and hopes to do more in her new home in Oregon. She favors fire, electricity, power dynamics and good manners.

Protocols: A writing workshop

Presented by Loren Quon

Protocols enhance and deepen a D/s relationship. But how do you get started?

This workshop hopes to answer that. The workshop will cover: what protocol is and isn't, methods/ideas for creating a protocol, pitfalls, and enforcement. The writing portion will explore different approaches to determine what works for you

 Lascivious - As the Founder of Retrofrolic. I thoroughly enjoy facilitating the exploration of all things sensual for everyone in the community. Providing a playful environment and witnessing others' pleasure is my purpose. The use of all things electric, introducing individuals to electrical play and promoting risk-aware, consensual play are my specialties.  Flame - Having experienced electrical play as a bottom, in its various applications, provides great insight to share with others. Negotiating and providing meaningful feed back is essential for the best experience possible.

Lascivious - As the Founder of Retrofrolic. I thoroughly enjoy facilitating the exploration of all things sensual for everyone in the community. Providing a playful environment and witnessing others' pleasure is my purpose. The use of all things electric, introducing individuals to electrical play and promoting risk-aware, consensual play are my specialties.

Flame - Having experienced electrical play as a bottom, in its various applications, provides great insight to share with others. Negotiating and providing meaningful feed back is essential for the best experience possible.

Put a Spark in Your Play!

Presented by Lascivious and Flame

 The implementation of electricity for stimulation and sensory fulfillment started over 150 years ago. Antique implements will be demonstrated. Vibrators, Estim, Violet Wand and more! Today, there are several options, tools and techniques to let the machine do the work. Join us as we explore the many possibilities of putting a spark in your play!           

 Ms. WillowKat is Pacific Coast and International Power Exchange 2015 (as a triad), and a Pro Dom, shamanic priestess, Master, kinky caregiver and midwife to the dying. Nicknamed "the Hurricane", she is known for her dynamic style of teaching; performing; and holding ritual space. Her singletail skill is grace personified.  Madame Butterfly is Pacific Coast Power Exchange 2016 with Hawk. As a Shibari rope top, she adapted rope suspension to diverse body types. Since her 2013 stroke, she continues to enjoy suspension bondage bottoming, benefiting from her own techniques. Madame Butterfly enjoys throwing a singletail, and all things Harry Potter.

Ms. WillowKat is Pacific Coast and International Power Exchange 2015 (as a triad), and a Pro Dom, shamanic priestess, Master, kinky caregiver and midwife to the dying. Nicknamed "the Hurricane", she is known for her dynamic style of teaching; performing; and holding ritual space. Her singletail skill is grace personified.

Madame Butterfly is Pacific Coast Power Exchange 2016 with Hawk. As a Shibari rope top, she adapted rope suspension to diverse body types. Since her 2013 stroke, she continues to enjoy suspension bondage bottoming, benefiting from her own techniques. Madame Butterfly enjoys throwing a singletail, and all things Harry Potter.

Radical Rehabilitation, Dungeon Style

Presented by Ms. WillowKat and Madame Butterfly

 After community member Madame Butterfly’s 2013 stroke, Ms WillowKat took her 30+ years of caregiving experience and braided kink into rehabilitation! This class is for and about members of the BDSM community who are dealing with aging and disability personally, or as a caregiver. Bring your issues and concerns - we will strategize ways to enhance your ability to embody your kink for maximum enjoyment and soul-feeding, while doing good things for your health challenges             

 Andre is an educator, performer, journalist, and professional slut devoted to normalizing alternative desires, de-stigmatizing sex workers and their clients, and not taking herself too seriously. Andre wrestles mediocre white men into submission, writes about the intersections of sex work, queerness, politics and non-monogamy and is the reigning polyamory pundit at IAmPoly.net and a pleasure professional for O.School.    

Andre is an educator, performer, journalist, and professional slut devoted to normalizing alternative desires, de-stigmatizing sex workers and their clients, and not taking herself too seriously. Andre wrestles mediocre white men into submission, writes about the intersections of sex work, queerness, politics and non-monogamy and is the reigning polyamory pundit at IAmPoly.net and a pleasure professional for O.School. 

 

Sex Worker Meet-Up

Presented by Andre Skakti

This would be a 2-3 hour long social event, preferably on Sunday, for the sex workers present at IMSLBB 2018 (in a similar vein of the well-attended meet-ups of the past three years). Feel free to contact me with any specific needs or questions!

 IMsL2016 LasciviousJane is a power-femme switch, kinky burlesqueer, and sex educator, and is perpetually covered in leather and glitter (a bootblack’s worst nightmare). A multi-award winning performer/producer, in the past decade she has performed on leather, drag, and burlesque stages across the USA as well as her home country Canada.

IMsL2016 LasciviousJane is a power-femme switch, kinky burlesqueer, and sex educator, and is perpetually covered in leather and glitter (a bootblack’s worst nightmare). A multi-award winning performer/producer, in the past decade she has performed on leather, drag, and burlesque stages across the USA as well as her home country Canada.

Strip/Tease: The Art of Disrobing for the Bedroom or Playspace

Presented by LasciviousJane

Do you feel a little shy about taking it all off? Want to learn how to spice things up before getting down to business? Concealing the body is as important as revealing it, and how you reveal it can build intimacy while igniting passion. This participation and discussion based class will explore common burlesque techniques you can use to tease and entice your partner(s) whether wearing jeans and a t-shirt or a fancy outfit.

 Arli is a fierce, fat, queer, Femme Leatherdyke who has been active in the Leather community for over 30 years. She is a masochist, submissive, sadistic, an age player, a dominant and a mean mean Lady. From Vancouver, Canada Arli has been presenting for last 16 years.

Arli is a fierce, fat, queer, Femme Leatherdyke who has been active in the Leather community for over 30 years. She is a masochist, submissive, sadistic, an age player, a dominant and a mean mean Lady. From Vancouver, Canada Arli has been presenting for last 16 years.

Submissives Supporting Submissives

Presented by Arli

This gathering is an opportunity to share intentional space with peers. It is a chance to speak, complain, celebrate, cry, laugh and be heard. 

Our relationship dynamics are often challenging and not easily discussed with our friends and family. Arli carefully creates a safe and welcoming container allowing participants to safely share their stories.

 Lolita Woolf is a creepy, kooky, kinky queer Princess who discovered the BDSM scene back when “online” meant the phone sex lines. An activist who defends sexual freedom for all consenting adults, she spreads the word about BDSM, sex and poly, and helps the community grow and flourish. Yet, her goal remains "to have fun."  www.LeatherYenta.com   She/Her/Sir!

Lolita Woolf is a creepy, kooky, kinky queer Princess who discovered the BDSM scene back when “online” meant the phone sex lines. An activist who defends sexual freedom for all consenting adults, she spreads the word about BDSM, sex and poly, and helps the community grow and flourish. Yet, her goal remains "to have fun." www.LeatherYenta.com  She/Her/Sir!

The Greedy Pig Battles the Green-eyed Monster

Presented by Lolita Wolf

Jealousy can destroy a poly relationship. Feelings of insecurity and fear of abandonment lead to toxic behaviors which in turn make relationships less intimate. We'll look at strategies to discern what's real and what's perceived. And we'll examine techniques that help combat jealousy with the security of love, structure and trust.

  Steven / Carnal_Knowledge is a returning presenter at IMsL who holds leadership positions with Las Vegas Pride, Building Blocks: School for Kinksexuals, and the local dungeon.  He is always on the lookout for good ice cream and new friends.  Want to start a conversation?  Ask him about Building Blocks or compliment his slave.  Cricket casually dabbled in the community five years ago before really delving in to make change by the supporting her eventual Master in the creation of Building Blocks, the BDSM educational program in Las Vegas. That was when kink turned from an occasional hobby to a lifestyle. Ever since then she has been very interested in the outreach and educational side of the community. She takes great joy in teaching others what she knows, while still remaining eager and excited to learn more.

Steven / Carnal_Knowledge is a returning presenter at IMsL who holds leadership positions with Las Vegas Pride, Building Blocks: School for Kinksexuals, and the local dungeon.  He is always on the lookout for good ice cream and new friends.  Want to start a conversation?  Ask him about Building Blocks or compliment his slave.

Cricket casually dabbled in the community five years ago before really delving in to make change by the supporting her eventual Master in the creation of Building Blocks, the BDSM educational program in Las Vegas. That was when kink turned from an occasional hobby to a lifestyle. Ever since then she has been very interested in the outreach and educational side of the community. She takes great joy in teaching others what she knows, while still remaining eager and excited to learn more.

The Hook Up Joint

Presented by Steven / Carnal_Knowledge & Cricket

Welcome to the meet market.  Steven and Cricket will make landing your ideal hook up—whether you want to fuck, make a friend, or find a mentor/play partner—a lot easier.  You don’t need to be a pick-up artist; just attend this class and watch your fantasy become reality.
 

 Pony is IMsBB 2009, a naughty librarian, a top leaning switch, a lover of oil tans, and a stickler for library materials being returned on time. She likes thoughtful conversations about books, musical theatre, and fisting. The proud owner of 2boys- 1 two-legged one: Sam, and a four legged one named Ziggy, she is also served by her faithful minion, Moxie. She is subject to a permission department (Bootpig) and is poly, princessy, and practically perfect in every way. Don’t sneak up behind her, but please do stop at her chair for a shine or ask for hugs!

Pony is IMsBB 2009, a naughty librarian, a top leaning switch, a lover of oil tans, and a stickler for library materials being returned on time. She likes thoughtful conversations about books, musical theatre, and fisting. The proud owner of 2boys- 1 two-legged one: Sam, and a four legged one named Ziggy, she is also served by her faithful minion, Moxie. She is subject to a permission department (Bootpig) and is poly, princessy, and practically perfect in every way. Don’t sneak up behind her, but please do stop at her chair for a shine or ask for hugs!

The Kinky Librarian

Presented by Pony

 The Kinky Librarian will lead a discussion on kinky fiction including, but not limited to: The Marketplace Series, The Killer Wore Leather, 50 Shades of Grey, The Kushiel Trilogies, The Story of O, The Gor Series The Sleeping Beauty Series. There will be ample opportunity to discuss your own favorites, but be prepared to leave with reading list, a library card, and warnings about overdue books.    

 Ms. V, IMsBB 2007 was the first woman of color to win the title. From the SF Bay Area, she’s a member of the San Francisco Leather Community. A graduate of the Journeyman 3 Academy, a member of the Exiles. She currently serves on the Board of the IMsL Foundation.

Ms. V, IMsBB 2007 was the first woman of color to win the title. From the SF Bay Area, she’s a member of the San Francisco Leather Community. A graduate of the Journeyman 3 Academy, a member of the Exiles. She currently serves on the Board of the IMsL Foundation.

The Other Side of Leadership-Followership as a Calling

Presented by Ms. V

What's a leader without a follower? 

Through guided discussion we will explore the role of the "Noble Follower".  We will examine if our focus on Leadership as the foundation of community is misguided. We will delve into their interdependence and assess followership as the best way to encourage team work, foster fellowship and productivity within a community.  Our perspective on being a follower will change as we view their value  equally.

 Mufasa Ali is the founder of the Men of ONYX, ONYX National Council Chairman, Patriarch of Mufasa's Pride and Mr World Leather 2006/2007. He has received many awards, founded of the People of Color Caucus at IML & BlackBeat, the Leatherman of Color title and is a nationally known educator/presenter.

Mufasa Ali is the founder of the Men of ONYX, ONYX National Council Chairman, Patriarch of Mufasa's Pride and Mr World Leather 2006/2007. He has received many awards, founded of the People of Color Caucus at IML & BlackBeat, the Leatherman of Color title and is a nationally known educator/presenter.

The Story of ONYX: Intentional Diversity

Presented by Mufasa Ali

Since 1995, ONYX has established itself as the premier national leather organization formed and operated by MOC. This workshop will explore the ways that ONYX has created further diversity and addressed the intersectionalities of race/gender within the Leather/BDSM community.  Come hear from ONYX, ONYX Pearls and Associates on their experiences.

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Visible! Social Media Outreach and Exposure for Individuals and Groups

Presented by Tyesha Nicole Best & Patty, IMsL 2014

Looking to optimize your organization, business, or yourself through social media? We will cover how to enhance marketing, develop your social media brand, and increase public engagement. Topics include current social media platforms, practical tips and strategies on building a social media “presence” and creating a social media team.

 The author of “Pony Play with subMissAnn," subMissAnn became interested in Pony Play in 2006 and has participated in Folsom Fair since 2007.  She shares the North American Pony/Trainer 2009 Leather title with Pony Mistress Rebecca Wilcox. SubMissAnn founded the Los Angeles Pony and Critter Club in December of 2009.

The author of “Pony Play with subMissAnn," subMissAnn became interested in Pony Play in 2006 and has participated in Folsom Fair since 2007.  She shares the North American Pony/Trainer 2009 Leather title with Pony Mistress Rebecca Wilcox. SubMissAnn founded the Los Angeles Pony and Critter Club in December of 2009.

Western Games: Barrel race, Pole Bending, Pony Express, Stake Race

Presented by Miss Ann

 Beginning with an overview of Pony gaits and reining, origin and history of Western games, we will tack up. Miss Ann will have basic bridles and short reins to borrow. Your Pony and Trainer lives in your heart and we are going to set your spirit free. Wear clothes you can move in and shoes you can run in. This is about fun, no prior experience needed.    

 Bri Burning is a femme, queer, slave, babygirl, masochistic identified human. Active in the SF/Bay Area kink community for over seven years. The passion for self-love, service, and many dynamics in her life and others grew within those years of exploration.

Bri Burning is a femme, queer, slave, babygirl, masochistic identified human. Active in the SF/Bay Area kink community for over seven years. The passion for self-love, service, and many dynamics in her life and others grew within those years of exploration.

You're A Filthy Little Aren't You? Dark Ageplay 101

Presented by Bri Burning

 Being a little, middle, or Big has many paths just like many parts of our identity. Sometimes your little self might want to be ravaged, used, fucked, and bruised. Maybe your middle side likes to punish your Big for being bossy. In this class we're going to go over taboo, acceptance, negotiation, safety, and how to incorporate dark ageplay into your scenes/dynamics.