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Vending: SaturdayVendorSat 10:30 AM—7hr 30min—Vending
Vending: SundayVendorSun 10:30 AM—5hr 30min—Vending


DaDoc is a physician practicing in New England within a primary health care setting. As such he advocates heavily for safety within play scenes (in a reasonable way) and advocates for a relationship with your physician should things go really really wrong and even if they don't.

That said, he is also an avid player and oft intense Dominant, described by friends in the lifestyle as persistently Dom. There's little he doesn't enjoy and little he won't try, given some bounds of reasonability. He is active in several groups and feels it is important to support teaching and bring another generation of folk into the lifestyle.

Medical play - Oh the toys!General SkillsSat 12:00 PM—1hr 15min—Presidential Suite
Asphyxiation and playGeneral SkillsSun 11:30 AM—1hr—418
When things go terribly wrongGeneral SkillsSun 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Naragansett C


Darkelectric is the president of the International Violet Wand Guild, a not-for-profit associated membership whose mission is to promote up-to-date information, safe techniques, and ongoing research and development, to work to dispel myths and incorrect or outdated information, to certify knowledgeable instructors through an instructional program, and to continue the extensive art of the violet wand through a variety of means. He has been promoting Electrical Play since before the Guild existed, primarily in Washington DC and NYC, since the early 90's.

So you want to buy a violet wandGeneral SkillsSat 12:00 PM—1hr 15min—418
Violet Wand ExploratoriumGeneral SkillsSat 1:45 PM—1hr 15min—418


Domino: from tying up his high school cheerleader girlfriend, to having his Dominant spirit awakened by a spankophile in the early 90's, Domino has pursued his interests in the BDSM lifestyle for almost three decades. After working with Robert Dante, Sebastian, and Bob Deegan, Domino's interest in the single tail was heightened with a particular interest in longer whips for both scene and sport cracking. His whip bag holds more than 75 examples of whip craftsmanship from all over the world. He enjoys cracking them on a regular basis in the backyard or at a local dungeon. He is a true 'crack' addict.

FetLife: Domino

Preferred pronoun: he

Bullwhip Lounge: SaturdayLoungeSat 12:00 PM—4hr 45min—South County
Bullwhip Lounge: SundayLoungeSun 12:00 PM—4hr—South County


girl commando is the 2008 Southeast LeatherFest BootBlack. She first discovered bootblacking at a T3WD demo in Columbia, SC. She was hooked. She has bootblacked at various events including Frolicon and Southern Womens Bash.All leading up to SELF this past June where she competed for her title. A born and raised southern girl, she lived in Sumter, SC most of her life before moving to Charlotte, NC in September of 2007. She identifies as many things and usually classifies herself as a dichotomy. She equally enjoys girl-space and boi-space. She is a leather person, a slave, a puppy, a little, and so much more. Her group affiliations include T3WD, CAPEX, NLA-I, NLA-CFL, and Hickory Playground. her lifestyle interests are varied and include M/s, leather lifestyle, impact play, and interrogation. Outside of the lifestyle, she enjoys music, reading, watching movies, and hanging out with her friends. She is a self proclaimed geek who enjoys many types of science fiction and fantasy.

Young LeatherPower and Authority ExchangeSat 1:45 PM—1hr 15min—Rotunda


Kim Airs is the founder of Boston's first sexuality boutique, Grand Opening!, now living happily on the web and co-founder of the infamous women's SM organization, Boston MOB. Kim's done just about everything during her 23 years in the adult industry including teaching hundreds of sex-ed classes on all different topics, having a one hour feature on HBO, consulting for sex toy start-ups, starring in her own hysterical, one-woman show that premiered in Hollywood "Ya Wanna Put That WHERE?!" and consulting with doctors and sex therapists. Kim has presented to dozens of colleges and professional organizations. She is a hard core motorcycle rider (three bikes and one ass... that math works!) which is the reason she lives in the Los Angeles area. She loves her job!

Grand Opening
Kim Airs Blog

Vanilla, Chocolate, and Strawberry: A General Sex Course for the UnashamedGeneral SkillsSat 12:00 PM—1hr 15min—Naragansett B
Slip it in the Back Door without Pain - unless you want it!: Anal Sex in Scene for One and AllGeneral SkillsSun 11:30 AM—1hr—Naragansett C


La Dresseuse has been training ponies and mentoring handlers since 2000. Ponies from her own stable, Aphrodite's Meadow, have won quite an array of ribbons at pony shows across the country. She is always delighted to work with and help as many ponies and handlers as possible, from the brand new curious novice to the veteran show champion.

Free Range Ponies: SaturdayLoungeSat 12:00 PM—4hr 45min—Bootblacking
Free Range Ponies: SundayLoungeSun 12:00 PM—4hr—Bootblacking


Master Dale is a 52 year old Dominant and has been involved in the Lifestyle since 1994. His deeper needs revolve around mental control, mindfucks, and tapping into the darker corners of the psyche. His belief is that the Lifestyle is about giving, sharing, and healing. He has Mentored many, been a platonic Protector to a few, and continue to help open the doors to the Lifestyle for new people through one-on-one teaching, doing public Demos, and through his online presence at Master Dale's Lifestyle Community Bulletin Board ( Board is a tremendous resource for newbies and oldbies, too. It is an ongoing project that continues to quietly grow and help people find their path in the Lifestyle.

What am I?General SkillsSun 11:30 AM—1hr—Naragansett A
KnivesGeneral SkillsSun 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—418


Mel began hir involvement in drum circle, BDSM, and pagan communities fairly simultaneously about a decade ago, and has been performing music on various instruments for more than 25 years. Mel has presented workshops on safety and technique for floggers and singletails privately and for groups/events such as MOB, NELA, and Ohio Leather Fest; s/he has also taught strings and percussion for more than 15 years. S/he is very passionate about whips and is dedicated to promoting their safe use by practitioners, but s/he also just likes the pretty marks.

Preferred pronoun: hir, s/he

Spanking + Rhythm = Body Percussion!ImpactSat 3:30 PM—1hr 15min—Presidential Suite
Lustration: BDSM Activity as part of a Neo-Pagan Ritual PracticeSpiritualitySun 11:30 AM—1hr—Rotunda


Midori is one of our favorite presenters at at the Fetish Fair Fleamarket(TM) and a NELA fan. Frequent sightings of her from around the globe make us wonder if she ever sleeps or if she's cloned herself. A sex-positive activist, she's made an improbable career out of being the world's traveling sexpert on the art of creative and sensual living.

Don't miss the groundbreaking book Seductive Art of Japanese Bondage which first cracked open the mysteries to Westerners, the hot essays in Wild Side Sex: The Book of Kink and twisted dark science fiction in Master Han's Daughter.

Classes Rope Dojo

Make 'em Blush, Make 'em Squirm: Erotic Humiliation PlayPower and Authority ExchangeSat 12:00 PM—2hr—Naragansett A
Predicament BondageRopeSat 2:30 PM—1hr 45min—Naragansett A


Mistress Nikki originally was trained in traditional BDSM, combined with her life time experience in training bio horses and riders it was inevitable for her to latch onto human pony training. Upon seeing how pony play was missing a lot of important points that she has known in bio horse training, she has developed methods of combining true bio equine training into human ponies and trainer procedures. Starting Centaur Stables has been her passion. Buck has been involved in the BDSM scene for over 33 years and been featured in Equus Eroticus magazines, Pony boy 2 magazines from Other World Kingdom among others and has been dubbed the Godfather of pony play by Camp Crucible 2006.

Variety is the spice of LifeRole PlaySun 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Naragansett A


Nefarious (FetLife "NefariousinNC") has spent over five years as an active supporter of the Raleigh-Durham and greater NC BDSM community, and has held several leadership positions in real-time BDSM organizations. He has distinguished himself as knowledgeable in a variety of subjects and play styles, with particular expertise in bondage techniques and edge play. His rope fetish, a love of all that is "knotty," is simply a "slight rope problem." As one who equally enjoys the D/s power exchange and S&M scene play of the BDSM world, Nefarious continually explores new experiences, play techniques, and teaches others along the way as he develops his skills. He is blessed with the love and service of his partner/little girl Zita, his slave/partner Morgan (FetLife "MistressEvaLordes"), and the rest of his poly family. His kink philosophy: Do it safely, do it well, and have fun!

Who's your Daddy - It's not all about age playRole PlaySat 3:30 PM—1hr 15min—Naragansett B
Bedroom BondageRopeSun 11:30 AM—1hr—Presidential Suite


Nina Love (from PowerXchange) is a self proclaimed sex advocate/educator and an active member of the BDSM community in Baltimore and surrounding areas. She owns PowerXchange by Nina, Baltimore's Alternative Clothing Boutique and is on Staff at Baltimore's Play House Gallery and Studios. Nina fails to identify with the stereotypical BDSM terminology and depends heavily on communication to develop rich relationships with her "leather family", including Arthur, of Play House Studios, who is her Sir, Daddy, Boyfriend, Business Partner, Best Friend, "puppy-daddy", and jackass. If forced to classify herself, Nina will grudgingly admit to being a Princess, masochist, cranky-people hater, little girl, Dominant, Matriarch, Sister, Friend, needy-Bitch, loud-Bitch, lover, obsessive-compulsive over achiever with control issues - and occasionally nice.

Power Xchange

How to Walk in HeelsMovementSat 1:45 PM—1hr 15min—Presidential Suite
10 Fashion Tips for kinky boys and girls on a budgetGeneral SkillsSun 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Presidential Suite


Princess Kali is a foot-fetishist and lifestyle dominatrix with experience in humiliation, corporal punishment, female supremacy, and TPE play. Hailing from sunny California, and now based in Boston, this young and vivacious blond haired, blue-eyed Domina is known for the unique way she combines her sweet-natured appearance and natural charm with her insatiable appetite for cruelty and unbridled sadism.

She has lectured on a variety of BDSM topics since 2003. Presenting at such institutions as Harvard, RISD, and Brown University as well as Lifestyle venues such Black Rose, Fetish Fair Fleamarket, Leather Retreat, and Kink in the Caribbean has garnered her respect in both the vanilla and kink worlds. Founding the Kink Academy in 2007 has allowed her to reach an even broader audience in a more personal way with her particular form of kink positive sex education, helping couples and singles reach a deeper understanding as well as a heightened creativity in their personal perversions.

Princess Kali

Managing Multiple SubmissivesPower and Authority ExchangeSat 1:45 PM—1hr 15min—Naragansett B
The Lazy Tops Guide to an Exciting and Creative SceneGeneral SkillsSun 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Naragansett B


Questioner is a bondage enthusiast from the Boston area. He has been active in the Boston scene for 20 years. He ran the Massachusetts Bondage Club from 2002 to 2015. He ran the bondage lounge at the Fetish Fair Fleamarket from 2006 to 2010. He has presented at Bound in Boston and Shibaricon. On FetLife, he runs the Massachusetts Bondage group and the Massachusetts Straitjacket Lovers group. He is a bondage slut and loves all types of bondage including rope, chain, mummification, leather restraints, and straitjackets.

Bondage Lounge: SaturdayLoungeSat 12:00 PM—4hr 45min—Blackstone
Bondage Lounge: SundayLoungeSun 12:00 PM—4hr—Blackstone


Raven Kaldera is a queer FTM transgendered intersexual shaman. He is the author of too many books to list here, including Dark Moon Rising: Pagan BDSM and the Ordeal Path and Dear Raven and Joshua: Questions and Answers About Master/Slave Relationships. He and his slaveboy Joshua have been teaching and presenting workshops regularly for many years to the BDSM, Neo-Pagan, Sex/Spirituality, transgender, and other communities. 'Tis an ill wind that blows no minds.

Joshua Tenpenny is Raven's Boy, and his devoted assistant, partner, and slave for life. He is a massage therapist, Shiatsu practitioner, and yoga teacher. He is polymorphously perverse, and finds spiritual fulfillment through any kind of worthy service.

FetLife: RavenK

Raven Kaldera

BDSM Spirituality: the Ordeal PathSpiritualitySat 12:00 PM—1hr 15min—Rotunda
D/s Realities and PracticalitiesPower and Authority ExchangeSat 1:45 PM—1hr 15min—Naragansett C
Real ServicePower and Authority ExchangeSat 3:30 PM—1hr 15min—Naragansett C


soml has been in the scene since 1971 while an undergraduate in college. The soml has been on both sides of the whip and been a Master but the soml?s spirit is most comfortable as a slave. The soml has been an instructor in college and graduate school and has been an instructor for Floating World and Western Mass Power Exchange and the FemDom Circle. In fact the name soml is the act of the slave giving up its identity in favor of its owner and it stands for slave of Mistress Lisa.The slave has been trained in the old guard tradition and brings that flavor and experience to the class on chastity and the training of the male slave for real. Since the old guard originated in the Gay Master community that course is applicable for the gay male as well as straight.

First Chastity: the good, the bad, and the very uglyPower and Authority ExchangeSat 3:30 PM—1hr 15min—418
The training of a slave: [Not for the faint of heart]Power and Authority ExchangeSun 11:30 AM—1hr—Naragansett B
The Mistress Round TablePower and Authority ExchangeSun 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Rotunda


Tim Starkey has a lengthy involvement with the leather and BDSM community. He is a member Delta International, Mama's Family, NELA, and The Leather Archives & Museum. He is a past member of GMSMA. Tim has worked as an educator for over 25 years in the health, human services, and personal service industries. He has been an active member of the leather community for several years and has a broad range of kinky and non-kinky passions. Tim is the bootblack at the Boston Ramrod and has done bootblacking in NY, MA, CT, CA, and IL. Some of Tim's interests and activities have included providing bdsm education geared at gay/bi men, studying leather history, creating social networking opportunities, providing youth empowerment, and charitable fundraising. Tim is a virgo, Meyers Briggs INTJ/INTP, single and available 46 year old gay man. While tim is a versatile bottom he is capable of Topping with several activities when the need arises..

Boot CareGeneral SkillsSat 3:30 PM—1hr 15min—Rotunda


Zita has enjoyed kink privately for the last ten years, and entered the local community in Raleigh, North Carolina three years ago. She describes herself as "born kinky," and enjoys a little bit of (almost) everything. Her particular passions from "both sides of the whip" are service, bondage, needle play, and leather history.While she has enjoyed presenting at leather events, she considers herself a student of the community first. "We all have pieces of the truth," she says, "and my favorite thing about sharing mine is that others bring their own pieces to share with me in return."

Unlikely ServantSubmissive MindsetSat 12:00 PM—1hr 15min—Naragansett C
Who's your Daddy - It's not all about age playRole PlaySat 3:30 PM—1hr 15min—Naragansett B
Bedroom BondageRopeSun 11:30 AM—1hr—Presidential Suite