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Connor Synuates is a queer, trans, polyamorous masochist. Originally from Boston, USA he now lives in Amsterdam, NL. He has earned a Masters in Social Work with a focus on macro social work, trauma, and gender diversity and is also a Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW). He has been in the scene for over 10 years and has presented at Kink Between the Lines, The Fetish Fair Fleamarket, THRIVE, Dungeons and Geekdoms, and several other events. Mutual aid, healing, marginalization

and oppression dynamics, and creating strong communities are all deep interests of Conor’s. You can find hym on FetLife as “Synuates.”


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Who will be presenting:

Mental Illness = Superhero

Class Description

Our society tells us that when we live with mental “illnesses” that we are responsible for making sure that it doesn’t impact our day-to-day lives and especially that it’s not a part of our relationships. In kink spaces, especially, where RACK, SSC, and other acronyms are part of our ways to maintain safety within our personal spaces and local communities, we’re taught that mental illnesses have no place. Join Echo and Synuates as they flip the script to examine how it’s not only possible, but more inclusive and ultimately ideal to use mental illness diagnoses to create greater empowerment in kink spaces and relationships. In this participatory workshop, we recognize that there are a few more commonly accepted neurodiversities (Autism, ADHD, General Anxiety, etc.); as such we will be primarily focusing on the less commonly accepted neurodiversities.