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Daesha

(she/her)

Host Bio

Daesha (pronouns: she/her) is a biracial Mexican and Japanese American with Filipino and Polynesian roots. Fem Leathergirl presenter, munch-host, and organizer in LA/OC California, Ambassador Team Director & Keynote for Leather-SC's UPRISE Conference, Leader & Mentor for SAKE SoCal Asian Kink Events, Former Event Coordinator, Educator at 910 Weho.

She is service submissive with 16 years experience in the lifestyle centered around Total Authority Transfer and Power Exchange Relationships, and is passionate about service to the community. She first entered the public Los Angeles scene in 2005 and became active in the Fetish Noir group attending Passive Arts (currently known as Sanctuary LAX). Since then she has spoken on BDSM 101 & Safety Panels on college campuses in Sacramento and was active in San Francisco, and also Mesa Arizona communities before moving back to Southern California 2015. Here she took a more active role in the Greater Orange County Area, managing and facilitating dungeon party events, socials, and assisting new kinksters on their journey.


Invictuz/Zach

(He/Him/His)

Host Bio

Zach / Invictuz on FetLife (He/Him) – Zach is a self-proclaimed nerd, sex geek and consent junkie. Zach became interested in consent as a topic over 5 years ago as a personal research project. He is currently completing his Masters of Social Work degree at University of Houston to be of even more benefit to his community. Zach also serves as the Gulf Coast Advocate for the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF), attending professional social work conventions, providing info on kink & polyamory to social work and mental health professionals. He is currently serving as an intern of social work at Houston’s local LGBTQ Center, where he serves as a group facilitator and clinical student intern. Zach is a member of the Board of Loving More (www.lovemore.com), the nation’s oldest Polyamory Advocacy organization.  Zach puts his Consent Educator muscles to work on www.consentwarrior.com, where he consults and schedules presentations on the topics of ‘The Five Pillars of Consent’©, ‘Radical Self-ish Care’, ‘BDSM & the Law’ and does consultation sessions for self care. 

 


Master Kaddan

(she/her)

Host Bio

Master Kaddan Yue, Northeast LeatherWoman 2020-2021 and founding sister of ONYX Pearls NY/Northeast, has more than 40 years 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 The House of Yue line. Specializing in long-distance power exchange dynamics and outreach, Master Kaddan identifies as a Transient Transgender woman who has very strong masculine energy, I choose to dress masculine, my honorific is Sir. Master with a primary love is for fem lesbians and currently owns the House of Yue with a mix of females and a male. The structure of the house is trainees, slaves, and property who reside outside of the NYC Metro area.

Master Kaddan emphasizes strong communication skills in all aspects of the lifestyle. She holds a Professional Human Services Degree with emphasis on Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy and previously served for more than 18 years federal and state-level forensic populations including violent offenders, individuals with mental health issues, and individuals coping with HIV/AIDS. Now retired, her focus has shifted to being a Life Coach Consultant, building her household, the M/s community, and volunteering.

As part of her advocacy for healthy power exchange relationships and desire to broaden the definition of the BDSM community, Master Kaddan embraced technology to help share best practices, practical application, and mentoring beyond the bounds of real-time traditional Leather settings.

"While some may dismiss any platform other than Real Life, there are millions of individuals around the world unable to access real-life interactions safely or easily connect with the elders in our communities. Younger generations use technology to connect over time, distance, and cultural divides. The BDSM and Leather communities should also embrace technology to share critical introductory information concerning our lifestyles."

In 2011, Master Kaddan’s outside the box thinking led her to the Second Life (SL) platform, where she identified a gap in the online virtual world’s BDSM groups, Master/slave dynamics were often misrepresented and/or misinterpreted. To help fill the gap, she developed within the Second Life platform The Art of Submission (AOS), an education-focused Master/slave venue to host unique lifestyle-related discussions with facilitators who are active in their Real-Life Communities. AOS does 4 discussions a week, I am currently doing Thursday reaching 10 to 25 people per discussion.

"I was taught that service can have many faces, so I’ve harnessed Second Life as one of the many ways to explore and promote healthy D/s and M/s dynamics. The question is simply, ‘Are you open-minded?'"

 

Contact:

Facility: http://www.artofsubmission.us/
My Household: http://houseofyue.org/
My Life Coaching: https://www.actualizationofselfinstitute.com/


Obsidyen Sunshyne

(She/her/they/wtf)

Host Bio

Oh... my... I'm gurl. Or Obsidyen. Mostly gurl... or wtf... I hear wtf kind of often to be honest. I'm a long list of facets that include babygurl, Leatherbrat, sensual service Top, slave, gurl, primal painslut, Queen of EVERYTHING and... who? I saw her and then she disappeared. I like the shadows... I dwell there and shine... and... yeah... that's about it... I'm just gurl. I do some of the things... and then I do some of the other things... but mostly? I drift about giggling, giving hugs, saying weird words and being undeniably me. 


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