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Photo Lounge and Photographer/Model Meet and GreetLoungeFri 6:15 PM—3hr—607
Friday Evening Social GatheringEVENTFri 6:15 PM—4hr—Rotunda
Rocky Horror Picture ShowEVENTFri 10:15 PM—4hr—Rotunda
Photo Lounge - SaturdayLoungeSat 11:00 AM—7hr—607
Photo Lounge - SundayLoungeSun 11:00 AM—3hr—607


Aiden Fyre: "Try-sexual" by nature, Aiden Fyre enjoys pushing his boundaries or deconstructing them altogether as an owned queer poly pagan switchtastic transgender leather boy. Having spent the last decade (and then some) exploring sexuality, gender, kink, polyamory, spirituality, and more, Aiden advocates for authenticity in all areas of life - especially sexuality. An active member in various sex-positive communities, Aiden enjoys inspiring sexual exploration and playfulness as a nurse, a sexuality educator, a model, a blogger, a bootblack, a Cuddle Party Facilitator-in-Training, a former host of NYC's Alphabet Soup, a creator of the upcoming "Judgment Free Health Care Provider Directory," and an aspiring medical provider. As a "Kinky Catalyst," Aiden tends to encourage debauchery wherever tey goes.

Getting Our Needs Met: Emotionally and Erotically Satisfying Alternative RelationshipsCommunicationFri 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Narragansett
Pleasuring the Female Body: The Female Orgasm, Ejaculation, & More!General SkillsSat 10:45 AM—1hr 30min—Rotunda
Dark Role PlayRole PlaySat 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Greenwich
Let it Flow: Playing With Water SportsGeneral SkillsSun 11:45 AM—1hr 30min—623


Allyson is the founder of Patchwork Interfaith Ministries, which services the Monadnock NH area. Her background encompasses Wicca, mythology, pagan Greek ritual, diverse spiritual traditions, and the history of religion. Her interfaith practices have led her to preach in Christian churches as well as pagan gatherings, and she finds herself often wandering the Cathedral of the Pines near her home.


50 Shades of Acceptance: an Interfaith Worship Service blending Kink and SpiritualitySocialSun 10:00 AM—1hr—Rhode Island


Avyia joined the community over four years ago, attending her first Winter Flea and being suckered onto the vendor Load-Out crew. Over the past few years, she has become steadily more involved, helping and volunteering for the Fleas, Prides, and most recently as Assistant Vendor Coordinator. In 2013, she joined her oh-so-put-upon partner-in-crime, Kerry, as Co-Director of Associates on the NELA board. She continues to employ her stubby little arms in fulfilling NELA's mission to the extent that she can.

New England Leather Alliance (NELA)

Vending - NELA Associates Only SaturdayVendorSat 10:00 AM—30min—Grand Ballroom
Vending - SaturdayVendorSat 10:30 AM—8hr—Grand Ballroom
Vending - NELA Associates Only SundayVendorSun 10:00 AM—30min—Grand Ballroom
Vending - SundayVendorSun 10:30 AM—5hr 30min—Grand Ballroom


Boss Bondage has been involved in the BDSM community for the last 16 years. He is the founder and president of The West Coast Assholes - an edge players advocacy group that focuses on edge-ucation within the community.

For 5 years Boss operated His own professional dungeon, The Asylum. He started in 2002 where He produces his own line of Hemp Bondage rope. Boss has been a body piercer since 1995, and operates which sells play piercing kits and medical kink accessories. Boss makes his living full time as a BDSM educator and has taught at countless events throughout America as well as Canada and Europe. Boss is also a sponsor of Shibaricon 2015 and will be returning for his eighth year in a row as a Shibaricon instructor.

Rope Supplies
Piercing Supplies

Bondage Manipulation: Bamboo, Toes and FingersRopeFri 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Sadistic Bondage and Rough Body PlayImpactSat 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Bristol


Carl: Although he didn't always know the word for it, Carl has identified as a Dominant all of his life. As far back as grade school, he recalls his ideal ending to a round of Boys Chase the Girls involving tying those who were caught to a nearby tree! He began to actively incorporate BDSM and power exchange into his relationships in the early 90's which eventually led to the realization that he wanted to live his life in a Master/slave construct. He currently lives with, and owns lisa and shares a vision with her of someday seeing their family complete as a M/s/s triad. Carl's vocational background includes 10 years as an Industrial Arts teacher; 14 years as the owner of his own General Contracting business; and more than 10 years as a telecommunications Project Manager.

Beyond 50 Shades: Realities of Power Exchange: D/s Dynamics for the Beginner or Battle-scarredPower and Authority ExchangeFri 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Wickford
Rhythm Caning: Sticks well thrown that make folks moanImpactSat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—Greenwich


Cecilia Tan is the founder of the Fetish Fair Fleamarket and has received the Pantheon of Leather President's Award and the NLA: International Lifetime Achievement Award. Her new BDSM erotic novel is TAKING THE LEAD, which just came out in January from Hachette/Forever. She is also the author of Slow Seduction,Slow Surrender, The Prince's Boy, Edge Plays, Black Feathers,Telepaths Don't Need Safewords, and many other books of BDSM fiction. She is also the founder of Circlet Press, Inc. Her BDSM romance novel Slow Surrender won the RT Reviewers Choice award and the Maggie Award for Excellence from the Georgia chapter of the Romance Writers of America. More recently she received both the prestigious Career Achievement Award in erotic fiction from RT Booklovers and the Pioneer Award from RT magazine.

Twitter: @ceciliatan


Tops are from Mars, Bottoms are from Venus: Bridging The Communication GapPower and Authority ExchangeFri 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Wickford


Connor Synuates is a LGBTQ+ Educator located in Boston, MA. Connor Synuates is fascinated by all things (gender)queer and deeply interested in the ways linguistics touches our lives, queer, kinky, poly, and otherwise. In hys spare time, Connor Synuates enjoys urban exploration, zine culture, eclectic tea and coffee shops, bootblacking, and the smell of fall.

Preferred pronoun: Hy, Hym, and Hys

Agender to Ze: Exploring Trans* TerminologyGenderSat 2:45 PM—1hr 30min—Barrington


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.

Safewords Safeplay - Not Just for the Meek : Be safe. Live long. Play strong.General SkillsFri 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Barrington
Skin Interruptus: How to Pierce, Poke, Cut and Mold SkinGeneral SkillsSat 10:45 AM—1hr 30min—623
The Perfect Mindfuck II: Screwing with the Mind: Part DeuxRole PlaySat 4:30 PM—1hr 30min—623
Living a Dom/sub Life Apart: Making It Work in the Real WorldPower and Authority ExchangeSun 10:00 AM—1hr 30min—Barrington


Danie is an out and proud queer, switchy, pervert recently relocated to the Atlanta area from DC and loving it. For over 18 years she has tried to satisfy her service itch by teaching, volunteering and working to build relationships within the Leather and Kink communities. Danie loves sharing her knowledge and teaching on topics such as Spanking, Dressing for Pleasure, Dating outside the Scene and other topics. She co founded, organizes and on occasion hosts Dungeon 101 at DC's Crucible. She can be shy at events so come up and say "Hello".

Twitter: @Lionessindc

FetLife: Lionessindc

Preferred pronoun: She/her

Survival in the SceneGeneral SkillsFri 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Ocean
Spanking, the Kinky Gateway DrugImpactSat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—Tiverton
Dressing for PleasureGeneral SkillsSat 2:45 PM—1hr 30min—623
Exploring the World of BDSMGeneral SkillsSun 10:00 AM—1hr 30min—Greenwich


David Wraith is a Saint Louis native, writer, filmmaker, activist, and a co-founder of Sex Positive St. Louis. He's a polyamorous, sado-masochistic exhibitionist who has spent much of his adult life advocating for women's reproductive freedom, people living with HIV, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender rights. He occasionally rants about movies, sex, and politics on his blog.

Twitter: @davidwraith

Facebook: @davidwraith

FetLife: users/52807

David Wraith
Sex Positive St. Louis

Preferred pronoun: He, him, his

Sex Positive (What Does it Mean?)CommunicationFri 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Greenwich
People of Color Meet and GreetSocialFri 8:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island
Bare as You Dare: Radical Body AcceptanceGeneral SkillsSat 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—623
Polyamory 101CommunicationSun 1:45 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston



Whip Lounge - SaturdayLoungeSat 9:00 AM—8hr—Narragansett


DoloresUmbridge aka TashaRose has been involved with the Society since 2005 and in the lifestyle since 2003. She was the ombudsman and chief Gatekeeper for the society and is currently the Outreach Chairperson and chair of the Events and Education committee.

Preferred pronoun: She/Her

The Society Meet and Greet: Come learn about CT's largest BDSM co-opSocialSun 12:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island


Dov is a NYC based artist, photographer, sculptor, educator; Japanese rope bondage and single tail whip fanatic, computer geek and just has way too many hobbies. He has been in the NYC scene since 1993.

He has been involved for years both politically and artistically, creating works at Burning Man and other venues and is one of the the Two founders of Shibaricon rope event. His work varies from installations to performance art, both vanilla and fetish. His work was featured at Diesel Denim Gallery in SoHo NYC, where he created a Shibari rope window to highlight a photo series of their jeans by Japanese erotic photographer Araki.

As an international educator he has given numerous presentations and classes on everything from rope bondage and Japanese rope bondage to canes and whips at TES , Bondage SIG at TES GMSMA, Black Rose(DC), Shibaricon, Bound In Boston , Leather Retreat, The Tannery(Philly), Passional (Phily), TES2000, Purple Passion, Silk at Bard College, Conversio Virium at Columbia, Montreal Fetish Weekend, Hong Kong, Australia, Uber, The Gathering, and many other events.

As a Top/Dom and equal opportunity sadist, his areas of interest in BDSM and fetish and kink in general are a bit broad and include, but are not limited to: flogging, single tails, rope corsets and rope bondage in both Western and Japanese Styles, pony play, objectification, humiliation, knives, fire play, impact play (punching slapping etc.), pressure points, breath play, water sports. And that's just the short list. He's been tying things up since he was 5 and just keeps buying more rope for nefarious purposes to feed his passion for rope bondage.

Beginners Signal Whips / How to Throw a WhipImpactSat 4:30 PM—1hr 30min—Tiverton
Fun and Pain with CanesImpactSat 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Bristol
Floggers: The Art of Flogging and How to Hit HardImpactSun 10:00 AM—1hr 30min—Tiverton
Mindfucks: Let Them Do the Work for YouPower and Authority ExchangeSun 1:45 PM—1hr 30min—Bristol


Dr. Bob is an educational sociologist and researcher by training. He has ten books currently in print (four on Master/slave topics, two on advanced sex techniques, one on fire play, and three erotic art photo books). Recipient of the 2008 Pantheon of Leather's Community Choice Award, Robert (Bob) Rubel has been involved in the BDSM scene since the summer of 2001, throwing himself into the literature of the field as though it were an academic study. He frequently attends weekend Leather conferences. Dr. Bob is the series editor of Power Exchange Books' Resource Series (the successor to Power Exchange Magazine). This is a series of books that are collections of highly focused essays that cover a wide range of special topics within the larger field of BDSM. He presents, judges, and sells his books widely throughout the year. In 2007 and 2008, he participated in over 31 events.

Comprehensive Introduction to the World of BDSMGeneral SkillsFri 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Tiverton
How Power Exchange Relationships get into TroublePower and Authority ExchangeSat 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Tiverton
Reexamining Authority-Based Relationships: definitions, preconceptions and confusionsPower and Authority ExchangeSat 4:30 PM—1hr 30min—Bristol
Why Are We Clashing Like This?: Exploring Common Communication UpsetsPower and Authority ExchangeSun 10:00 AM—1hr 30min—Rotunda


Echolynx, or just Echo is an agender-fluid, full-time Bostonian, part-time cat, and otherwise spiritual being. He can be seen presenting on gender and sexuality, advocacy, and rope; he is also one of the founders and is a co-organizer of the NELA SIG, Trans* Spectrum Kinksters.

Preferred pronoun: He, him, his

Breathwork: Breathing in a SceneSpiritualityFri 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Wickford
Spectrum PanelGenderSat 2:45 PM—1hr 30min—Patriots
Doing Up My FaceGeneral SkillsSat 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Wickford
The Streets: Combating Homelessness in Our CommunitiesCommunicationSun 10:00 AM—1hr 30min—Wickford


Eric Pride, together with his wife Lady Christie, heads a structured authority-based household in New York. The household celebrated its 10 year anniversary in 2012. The primary focus of the household is integrating healthy power-exchange dynamics into daily life and providing guidance, training, and support for its individuals. Eric enjoys consensual S&M, blogs on different aspects of the lifestyle, and presents on alternative lifestyle relationships, structured authority-based living, S&M, ritual and spirituality.

Eric has taught nationwide at numerous conferences, organizations and events, including Northwest Leather Celebration (San Jose, CA), Brimstone, Columbia University, Dark Odyssey, DomSubFriends, The Eulenspiegel Society (TES), Fetish Fair Fleamarket (Providence, RI), GLINT, Hypnosis NY, Iron Bell Academy, LGBT Centers, LILNR, Manhattan Society for Alternative Sexual Expression, many MAsT Chapters, Master/slave Conference (Washington DC), Mid-Atlantic Masters Forum, Northern Delaware D/s Boot Camp, Open Love NY, Sexploratorium (Philadelphia), TES Fest, and Winter Wickedness (Columbus, OH).

Eric is a founding member and an instructor at the Master/slave Development Center, an educational group for Masters and slaves. He is also the founder of NYC Kinky Living (NYCKL) and the producer of the hands-on immersive full-day events KinkWorks: Creating and Living Positive BDSM Lifestyle Relationships, PlaySpace, and EdgePlay.

Eric is a member of MAsT: Metro NY, TES, and NCSF. You can connect with him on FetLife ("EricPride") or follow him on Twitter ("EricPride"). He can be reached at

In addition, Eric has an interest in psychic phenomena and gives demonstrations on telepathy, clairvoyance, psychometry, psychic readings, and other ESP experiments. He believes we all have this ability - we just have to develop and nurture it.

Twitter: @EricPride

Facebook: @eric.pride

FetLife: users/87910

FetLife: groups/22158


Website & Blog
M/s Household Registry
M/s Development Center

Always Ready for Action: Play Without ToysGeneral SkillsSat 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Greenwich
Public Play: How to Play Discreetly in Front of OthersGeneral SkillsSun 11:45 AM—1hr 30min—Tiverton



Littles PanelRole PlaySat 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Patriots


Graydancer - Ninja Sex Poodle & Ronin of Love, comes from the venerable rope bondage tradition of Madison, WI, where he honed his craft to become the world premiere podcaster of rope bondage with "The Ropecast." He is the author of three novels including Nawashi (which climbed to #1 on the charts) as well as numerous short stories and essays. Graydancer's writing has been published in several anthologies edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel, Secret Magazine, Power Exchange Magazine, and most recently "Ropes, Bondage & Power."

Still Kinky After All These Years: Playing Post-TNGGeneral SkillsFri 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Tiverton
Full-Contact Dom: Impact, Pressure Points, and Physical RoughhousingMovementSat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—Bristol
Cigar Play: Ritual, Sensation, and PowerPower and Authority ExchangeSat 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Greenwich
Beating in Tongues: Using Language for KinkRole PlaySun 11:45 AM—1hr 30min—Bristol


Griffin is the Director of the pansexual Boston/Mass chapter of MAsT (Masters and Slaves Together.) He is a Dominant with abiding interest and considerable experience in areas including Authority/Power exchange as expressed in D/s and M/s relationships, bondage, training, behavior modification, and erotic hypnosis. 15917 - MAsT Chapter on Fetlife

FetLife: groups/15917

MAsT Mass Meet and GreetSocialSun 2:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island


GRLee is a strong & independent sub who likes to do things her way, GRLee is committed to making it safe & easy for newcomers to find and follow their own kinky path. Teaching feeds her soul and her passion for learning and joy in kink give her the courage to go after what she wants. She believes in saying what she means, in being true to her ever-changing self, & in finding laughter in every single day.

NELA Welcome Wagon: Friday Night gatheringSocialFri 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—623
Tickle New England & New England Feet Info SessionSocialFri 10:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island
NELA Welcome Wagon: Saturday Morning GatheringSocialSat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—623
Pedular Enthusiasm: The Universal and Sensual Foot ExperienceGeneral SkillsSat 10:45 AM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Pedular Enthusiasm II: Massage and Other Sensual Footie DelightsGeneral SkillsSat 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Tickling: From Sensual to TorturousGeneral SkillsSat 4:30 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Tickle Torture - 4 ElementsGeneral SkillsSat 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Pedular Enthusiasm III: Foot Fetishist as TopGeneral SkillsSun 10:00 AM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Submitting with Strength: Drop your panties for that spanking, not your personalityPower and Authority ExchangeSun 11:45 AM—1hr 30min—Kingston


Jen is Dr. Bob's Master. She has extensive experience managing authority-imbalanced relationships. Her D/s experience began in 1992 as she dipped her toe in the water with a nurturing Mommy/boy relationship. Seeking more control than the Mommy/boy relationship could offer, Jen ended that relationship after one year and - following a year of introspection and personal clarification - entered a full-blown D/s relationship that she ran for another 16 years.

Jen found her home in the Leather culture in the fall of 2010 and has embraced her calling as a Leather woman - to live a highly focused life with a partner (or partners) who are willing to hold themselves to exacting moral and ethical standards.

Over the past four years, Jen has been working closely with Dr. Bob attending and presenting at conferences throughout Canada and the US. Over the last year, Jen has developed a growing number of presentations that are separate from Bob's.

Keeping New Relationship Energy Going: Some Ideas for LivingGeneral SkillsFri 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Barrington


justDerek's interest with rope began far before he realized he was doing rope. Early recollections include paying particular attention to the packing twine when his friends went for the box. He affectionately and semi-jokingly refers to ropey goodness as a "gateway kink." Sometimes referring to it as dance between participants, he draws attention to the connection being forged between the tie-er and the tied, reminding people not to lose sight of whats important: enjoying the experience. His unique perspective on rope is multifaceted and encompasses interactions from soft and sensual to firm and unyielding. With his playful teaching style, twisted sense of humor and fetishized giggle, you just might find yourself laughing while you learn!

Rope Lounge - FridayLoungeFri 7:00 PM—2hr 30min—632
Rope Lounge - SaturdayLoungeSat 10:00 AM—8hr—632
Rope Lounge - SundayLoungeSun 10:00 AM—6hr—632


just_kate, ever since she can remember, the darker side of sensuality has fascinated and titillated her. Beginning with dark fantasies about abduction and enslavement at Jabba's slimy hands, she has longed for the darker spaces deep within each of us. Finding the lifestyle and like minded people was a life changing experience. Along with a profound sense of being in the right place, she discovered a deep need to serve and share knowledge with those seeking it. Kate has been an active participant in the Lifestyle for the past eight years. She is the creator and host of the Nashua Discussion Group which has hosted monthly classes and discussions since 2012 in Nashua, NH. She is also an active bootblack at regional events. Kate can be found on Fetlife as 'just_kate' and at many of her local munches. Kate's interests mostly lie in the areas of service, submission and sensual play.

Boot Blacking - FridayLoungeFri 6:15 PM—3hr 30min—Bootblacking
Boot Blacking - SaturdayLoungeSat 10:00 AM—11hr—Bootblacking
Boot Blacking - SundayLoungeSun 10:00 AM—6hr—Bootblacking


Kas Golubic is a professional enabler that creates immersive environments that encourage freedom and creative expression in an explicitly safe spaces. He is the promoter and manager of the events EXCESS and ALLURE in Boston. These events cater to a wide variety of alternative lifestyle communities: Goth, Fetishists, Queers, and Burners in the Greater New England area.

Valentine's Day Massacre Dance: AEVENTSat 8:00 PM—5hr—Patriots
Valentine's Day Massacre Dance: BEVENTSat 8:00 PM—5hr—Rhode Island
Valentine's Day Massacre Dance: CEVENTSat 8:00 PM—5hr—Ocean
Valentine's Day Massacre Dance: DEVENTSat 8:00 PM—5hr—Narragansett
Valentine's Day Massacre Dance: FoyerEVENTSat 8:00 PM—5hr—Plaza Foyer


Kirkette, sometimes known as Princess Pink Bunny is a Boston-based educator and an outspoken, extroverted geek. Kirkette has a Bachelor of Arts in Critical Social Thought from Mount Holyoke College and a lifelong obsession with learning about human behavior and sexuality. She prefers to spend her time talking about Batman, reading things about Batman, or walking her dog.

TNG PanelCommunicationSun 11:45 AM—1hr 30min—Patriots


Kit Stubbs, Ph.D. is a queer/pansexual/genderqueer roboticist who's more interested in people than in technology. Kit earned their Ph.D. in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008. Their light-up dildo prototype 'The Hammer' has been named the #1 Geekiest Sex Toy by Kit blogs about technological empowerment for sexuality and pleasure at They also organize teasecraft-boston, a meetup group for sex/kink-positive makers. Kit is the founder of the Effing Foundation for Sex-Positivity, a nonprofit whose mission is to reduce sexual shame by fostering sex-positive artists, activists, educators, and entrepreneurs.

Toy Maker Project Blog
Teasecraft: meetup group for kinky makers/crafters
The Effing Foundation for Sex-Positivity

Preferred pronoun: they/them

Teasecraft Kinky Maker/Crafter BOFSocialSat 1:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island


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.

Pony Play 101: Getting Started in the PaddockRole PlaySat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Pony Play - Beyond the Basics: Taking It to the Next LevelRole PlaySat 2:45 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Pony Paddocks - SundayLoungeSun 10:00 AM—5hr 30min—Narragansett


Laura Antoniou is the author of the well known Marketplace series of erotic novels. Many examples of her short fiction, articles, essays and rants can be found in the collection titled The Catalyst and Other Tales. In 2011, Laura won the prestigious John Preston Short Fiction Award from the National Leather Association for her short story, "That's Harsh," which appears in the e-book edition of The Slave.

As a presenter, panelist, and keynote speaker, Laura has appeared at dozens of conferences over more than twenty-five years, both entertaining and delivering an occasional verbal indictment. She has also appeared at colleges and universities, including NYU, Rutgers, Columbia and the University of Washington. She received the NLA International's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. She is also the recipient of the 2011 "Worst Camper" award at Dark Odyssey:Fusion.

Laura began her writing career in the 1980's, and edited the groundbreaking "Leatherwomen" anthologies, as well as several other collections of fiction and non-fiction. She has also written gay male erotica under many names; the novel Musclebound and a collection of short MM stories titled "Shop Stud" can be found at Renaissance E-books. In addition, she is the co-author (with her wife, Karen) of a ritually correct Leather Passover Seder, Avadim Chayanu (Once We Were Slaves). Laura plans several more novels in the Marketplace series the most recent of which is The Inheritor for publisher Circlet Press. She has written a comedy murder mystery set in the leather community, titled The Killer Wore Leather, which was nominated for the 2013 Lambda Literary Award, and won the 2013 Rainbow Book Awards. She can be found on-line at, and on Fetlife and Facebook.

Laura Antoniou, Author

Tell Me What You Want, What You Really Really WantPower and Authority ExchangeFri 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Ocean
Author ReadingsAuthor ReadingsSat 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Wickford
That Ain't Necessarily So: Lies, Exaggerations & Silly Shit You Keep Hearing In the SceneGeneral SkillsSat 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Tiverton
Author ReadingsAuthor ReadingsSat 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Wickford


lisa was a bit of a late bloomer. It was in 2005 that she discovered there was a word for what she is; namely submissive. Five years later, she came to realize that she most accurately and comfortably identifies as a slave. She revels in the freedom of being owned by Carl and delights in serving for his pleasure.

In addition to being the happiest slave on the planet, lisa is a certified coach and owner of an online marketing services company. In June of 2013, Carl and lisa launched NHOT (New Hampshire Order of the Triskelion); an organization dedicated to providing safe and welcoming opportunities for the exploration of Power Exchange and its benefit to body, mind and spirit. You can learn more by visiting

Twitter: @@pqwinny


Beyond 50 Shades: Realities of Power Exchange: D/s Dynamics for the Beginner or Battle-scarredPower and Authority ExchangeFri 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Wickford
Rhythm Caning: Sticks well thrown that make folks moanImpactSat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—Greenwich


Lord Ramirez has been active in the BDSM lifestyle for nearly 20 years. After establishing himself in the lifestyle, he became a fetish performer in Goth and Fetish nightclubs throughout the East Coast. As a BDSM educator he has taught for groups including TIED, Tidewater Pride, CUFF, and Amatorius. National events he presented at include Black Phoenix's Winter Solstice, Albany Power Exchange's Summer Bash, and Floating World. In addition to teaching for BDSM groups he has also provided workshops and BDSM outreach for Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Anime groups at their national events. He is an active member of Fallout and The Crucible, a charter member Crimson Phoenix, and helped to found and run Amatorius. He is also very active with the vampyre community and the establishment of several vampyre organizations. He has an extensive martial arts background, and a strong interest in Japanese culture. Ramirez is also a retired open professional ballroom dance championship finalist and ballroom adjudicator.

The Erotic Signal WhipImpactFri 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Bristol
Ballroom Dance from the Maledom/femsub perspectivePower and Authority ExchangeSat 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Rotunda
Making a Skill a SceneGeneral SkillsSat 4:30 PM—1hr 30min—Greenwich
The Art of the Sensual KimonoPower and Authority ExchangeSun 1:45 PM—1hr 30min—Barrington


MagentaRayne has a background in Comparative Religions, Anthropology & Women's Studies. After her own experiences in an abusive marriage, she believes deeply that boldly claiming one's sexuality can be boundlessly empowering. That, combined with her own strange, winding spiritual path that led her to the intersection of sexuality and spirituality. She takes great joy in sharing this juxtaposition with others.

Sacred Sexuality & Spirituality NESocialFri 9:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island
Introduction to Sacred Sexuality: An OverviewSpiritualitySat 10:45 AM—1hr 30min—Rhode Island


Max has been active in Seattle's kink community since 1992 and has been teaching bondage, BDSM, and polyamory workshops since 1999. He's actively and successfully polyamorous and has several wonderful long-term partners.

While he is proficient with a wide range of BDSM skills, Max especially enjoys the intimacy of rope bondage. Max projects a gentle, dominant energy, and all of his relationships - and most of his scenes - include a substantial D/s component.

Max's love of teaching shines through his workshops, and his love for people informs his personal encounters.

Private instruction and coaching: Max offers private instruction and coaching on a wide variety of BDSM techniques, including bondage, scene planning and management, D/s relationships, impact toys, and piercing.

Conventions: Max has presented at leather and kink conventions around the country to include Living in Leather (LIL), Thunder in the Mountains, Atlanta Bound, the Folsom Fringe, Denver Bound, KinkFest, BodyBound, Paradise, and Shibaricon.

Events: Max has taught at events sponsored by the Stranger, Babeland, Seattle Men in Leather, Seattle's Center for Sex Positive Culture, the Triskeli Guild, Suspended Animation, and many other kink and sex-positive groups.

Other appearances: Max has rigged for photo and film shoots, done live performance art pieces, and exhibited at both of James Mogul's ArtBound events in 2000. He donates his services to several charity / fund raising events each year to include tastings sponsored by the Foundation for Sex Positive Culture and Seattle's annual Kinky Carnival.

Bondage Workshop Series: Max serves as producer / chief instructor for Seattle's monthly "Bondage Workshop Series", which has run continuously since 2003.

Two-Day Bondage Intensives: Twice each year Max offers a special Bondage Intensive, providing two full days of focused instruction, from the basics through suspension bondage. Max has been teaching the Bondage Intensive since 2005 and graduated his 14th class in April 2012.

Twitter: @MaxRCameron

FetLife: Max_BLC

Bondage Lessions

When Things Go Wrong: What To Do and What To LearnGeneral SkillsFri 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Tiverton
Topping to the Next Level: Hot NegotiationPower and Authority ExchangeSat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—Rotunda
Making D/S WorkPower and Authority ExchangeSat 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Greenwich
Topping to the Next Level: How to PushPower and Authority ExchangeSun 1:45 PM—1hr 30min—Rotunda


Megan Andelloux is the founder and director of The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health (The CSPH), a 501c3 organization dedicated to reducing sexual shame, challenging misinformation, and advancing the field of sexuality. She is a board certified Clinical Sexologist, an AASECT certified Sexuality Educator and an ISSWSH Fellow. Her innovative education programs, writing, social media presence, and ambitious speaking schedule have helped make her one of America's most recognized and sought-after experts in the growing field of sexual pleasure and health. She is an in-demand lecturer at universities and medical institutions nationwide. She has delivered her dynamic programs at more than 175 institutions of higher education and 50 medical establishments since 2009. Ms. Andelloux is also an Adjunct Instructor in the Brown University Medical School and the Brown University Pediatrics Residency Program. She is frequently called on by TV networks for her insights and commentary, including CNN, NPR, MSNBC, Fox, and ABC as well as radio and print media. She has been labeled by the press as "The Princess of Pleasure," and "The Sex Ed Warrior Queen." The industry also recognizes her leadership in the field of sexuality. Ms. Andelloux was presented with the 2012 First Tracks Award for Innovation in Sexology by Honest Exchange. Author of Hot and Fast: Sexy, Spontaneous Quickies for Passionate Orgasms (Amorata Press, 2012), Ms. Andelloux has also written timely consumer feature stories, industry trend reports, and journal articles for the education and research communities. In 2011 she published Sexual Health Education and Policy in Medical Schools: The Importance of Incorporating Basic Human Rights into Medical Education and Training which lead to her involvement in the first Summit of Medical School Sexual Health Initiative in Minneapolis, MN.

Super Sex!General SkillsSat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—Wickford
Lube, Vibrators, Butt Plugs-Oh MY!General SkillsSat 10:45 AM—1hr 30min—Wickford


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

Auntie Midori's Practical Advice: For the New Bottoms & SubmissivesSubmissive MindsetFri 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Bristol
Auntie Midori's Practical Advice: For the New Tops & DominantsGeneral SkillsSat 10:45 AM—1hr 30min—Bristol
Best Kink Advice Nobody Told YouGeneral SkillsSat 2:45 PM—1hr 30min—Bristol
Art of Feminine Dominance for All GendersPower and Authority ExchangeSun 10:00 AM—1hr 30min—Bristol


Miss Aurora is a high protocol femdomina and sassy blonde bombshell. She got her feet wet in the LA scene before jumping head first into the San Fran scene. She has mentored under multiple Pro domes and in the Kink Manor before moving to the east coast. She now is settled in southern Rhode Island with her primary boy and pony. After attending Floating World '12 for the first time with her partner Shatteredplaster, she co-presented "My Life, Your Hands" with them at FW '13 as well as micro version at The Society in CT. She also teaches needle play in 1 on 1 sessions in the Boston area.

Primal Play: Beyond the AnimalRole PlayFri 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Greenwich


Miss Cindy has been in the BDSM lifestyle for 9 years. As switch, she is collared to her Sir, and is Mistress to her submissive for over 5 years. She is a member of FDNE( Femdom New England),The Society and WMPE. She has her own Toy and accessory Business, Altered Designs by SMC. She has hosted the Femdom Panel for many years, and is stepping down to bring new life to this Panel.

FemDom Round TablePower and Authority ExchangeSat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—Patriots


Murphy Blue is always prepared with a smile, a joke, and a length of rope. He has been bringing his kink knowledge and signature style wherever he could since the turn of the century. A self-claimed "American Rigger", Murphy tries to focus not just on the hows of tying, but the frequently forgotten whys. The interplay of people and energy through rope and gestures is something that should be passed along, and Murphy does his best to assist with that.

While most well known for his unique ropework, creative performances, bouncy demeanor, and intense love for Transformers, "The Blue" is also a scholar of different kinky skills, a skilled photographer, a budding writer, a practicing energy worker of multiple traditions, and a pretty darn good dancer. This world-famous rigger was recently recognized as "The Face of Amercian Bondage" at an international event. He is on a constant search for more information about the art of Shibari, experience of different fetish environments, and new skills to learn. Murphy travels the country with the lovely ladies of "Team Blue," sharing insight, gaining knowledge, and saving the world, one knot at a time. He has been welcomed to speak at various events and locations, including Shibaricon, TESFest, The Society, Albany Power Exchange, Rochester Kink Society, Black Phoenix, Bound in Boston, Wicked Faire, and others.

There is a tale of him being trapped and his only chance to survive was to suspend multiple women to please a dark council. When asked about this, Murphy only grins.

The Blue

Discovering Your Inner SadistRole PlayFri 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Narragansett
Energy and RopeRopeSat 10:45 AM—1hr 30min—Barrington
Elements of a SceneGeneral SkillsSat 2:45 PM—1hr 30min—Tiverton
Dancing in the SceneMovementSun 11:45 AM—1hr 30min—Wickford


Naiia is a masochistic, bottom-leaning switch who has been in the public BDSM life for about six years. She started out in rope and while it continues to be something she loves her path seems to be leading her toward M/s and leather. As Graydancer's slave she has been demo bottom, native guide, personal assistant and on-call courtesan and is now adding co-presenter and presenter to that list. Naiia has worked at events such as Shibaricon, DO Fusion, MadTownKinkFest and many GRUEs. Naiia also co-presented with Graydancer at Power Exchange Summit 2014.

Negotiation: Not for the Faint of HeartSubmissive MindsetFri 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Ocean
Pegging Sir: (and Other Forms of Service Topping without Switching*)Power and Authority ExchangeSat 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston


NaughtyBaby is a fabulously bratty diva switch! A lifelong kinkster with a weakness for a good spanking, she and her husband, SpankBoss, have been in the lifestyle for the past 16 years. They became more involved in the public scene in 2010, where they also found and welcomed NaughtyRalphie into their family. She is a deeply motivated, enthusiastic and passionate member of the Western Massachusetts Power Exchange (WMPE) and is a a member of The Society, where she has served as an elected member of the Bylaws Committee and Chair of the Communication Committee. Additionally, she spent two years as a snazzy Official FetLife Greeter, welcoming new kinksters to the exciting online community.

rnrnSince becoming involved in the scene, NaughtyBaby has made it her mission to make the kink world a better place, helping others feel comfortable with the lifestyle while maintaining their privacy, and educating others on why it is a safe, sane, and ideal way of life. Full of confidence and positivity, it is her mission to help everyone find their inner diva. She happily shares life with SpankBOSS and NaughtyRalphie.

Switches Meet and Greet: Variety is the Spice of Life!SocialSat 2:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island
Spankos Meet and Greet: Blistered Bottoms, Red Rumps, and Thrashed Tushies - Oh My!SocialSat 3:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island
Whacktastic!: The Art of Successful Impact PlayImpactSat 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Discover Your Inner Minx: Finding Confidence in the BDSM CommunityCommunicationSun 1:45 PM—1hr 30min—Greenwich


NaughtyRalphie is a lifelong, switch-happy kinkster with a most unusual introduction and education into the lifestyle. He has been involved with the CT kink scene for numerous years, known for his high tolerance for pain, and has been called one of the greatest masochists ever known.

He met NaughtyBaby and SpankBoss in 2010 and he became a member of their leather family at the FFF37. He enjoys his friendship with SpankBoss and happily wears NaughtyBaby's collar while he exercises his authority as Daddy. Talk about a switchy scenario!

Switches Meet and Greet: Variety is the Spice of Life!SocialSat 2:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island


P.E.T.E. (Pedular Enthusiast Ticklee Extraordinaire) has been an active tickling and foot fetishist for over 20 years. He has taught classes at Ramrod in Boston, Club Hell in Providence, RI, and is an instructor for Kink Academy with a number of instructional videos on their website. He co-facilitated numerous tickle play events for Tickle New England!, a group he created to help organize and support the New England tickle community. P.E.T.E. co-created New England Feet to create local opportunities for community and safe connection for foot fetishists and the recipients of their pedular attentions.

P.E.T.E. embraces his kinks as fun, sensual and erotic practice that holds great dynamic benefits ranging from vanilla to deeply spiritual, healing and sexual. P.E.T.E. continues to learn about fetishism and kink warmly inviting you into this experience of exploration with him and the amazing GRLee.

FetLife: users/85240

FetLife: PETE210

Tickle New England
Contact P.E.T.E. at

Preferred pronoun: he/they

NELA Welcome Wagon: Friday Night gatheringSocialFri 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—623
A Guide to Communications and NegotiationsCommunicationFri 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Tickle New England & New England Feet Info SessionSocialFri 10:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island
NELA Welcome Wagon: Saturday Morning GatheringSocialSat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—623
Pedular Enthusiasm: The Universal and Sensual Foot ExperienceGeneral SkillsSat 10:45 AM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Pedular Enthusiasm II: Massage and Other Sensual Footie DelightsGeneral SkillsSat 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Tickling: From Sensual to TorturousGeneral SkillsSat 4:30 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Tickle Torture - 4 ElementsGeneral SkillsSat 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Pedular Enthusiasm III: Foot Fetishist as TopGeneral SkillsSun 10:00 AM—1hr 30min—Kingston



Spanking Around New England (SANE) Meet & GreetSocialFri 7:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island


PandaPet is a proud pansexual polyamorous pet, submissive, and age player who loves alliteration. A member of the kink community for the past five years, she is intense in her play and has a wide range of kinks. She is a passionate kink education advocate and tireless volunteer new to the presenting world and is able to teach on negotiation, age play, pet play, tickling, and submissive mindset.

Preferred pronoun: she/her/pet

Animal and Pet Roleplay: To leash or unleash?Role PlayFri 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston


pet_tigress: as a feisty, eager-to-please, and submissive puppy pet_tigress loves romping around, cuddling, and being brought to heel, however, occasionally her kitten or tigress side will surface and a purr might get mixed with a wagging tail. Demo-bottoming at KinkyCon and teaching at NELA FFF #43 highlight her beginnings as a kink presenter. Pet_tigress was the Webmaster for NELA.

Animal and Pet Roleplay: To leash or unleash?Role PlayFri 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
The Pet Pile - SaturdayLoungeSat 9:00 AM—8hr—Ocean
Little's Playtime - SundayLoungeSun 10:00 AM—5hr 30min—Ocean


Ponyboy Rusty entered the world of Pony Play in 2007 when La Dresseuse Maureen first placed a bit in his mouth. Since then he has won many awards and presented classes for would-be ponies and handlers. While he can handle ponies well, he still prefers being one most of all.

Pony Play 101: Getting Started in the PaddockRole PlaySat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Pony Play - Beyond the Basics: Taking It to the Next LevelRole PlaySat 2:45 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Pony Paddocks - SundayLoungeSun 10:00 AM—5hr 30min—Narragansett


Ponyboy Stormy got his start with pony play back in 2002 and has been 'horsing around' ever since! He has won many awards and ribbons over the years (most recently 2017 reserve grand champion at the Camp Crucible pony show) and has taught a number of classes, often with Ponyboy Rusty. He always enjoys helping new ponies or trainers get started.

FetLife: users/182141

Pony Play 101: Getting Started in the PaddockRole PlaySat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Pony Play - Beyond the Basics: Taking It to the Next LevelRole PlaySat 2:45 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston
Pony Paddocks - SundayLoungeSun 10:00 AM—5hr 30min—Narragansett


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

The Lazy Top's Guide to Pacing a ScenePower and Authority ExchangeFri 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Bristol
Happy, Healthy HumiliationPower and Authority ExchangeSat 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Bristol
Becoming a Sexually Dominant WomanPower and Authority ExchangeSat 2:45 PM—1hr 30min—Rotunda
The Lazy Top's Guide: An Exciting and Creative ScenePower and Authority ExchangeSat 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Bristol
How to Own and Train a Service SubmissivePower and Authority ExchangeSat 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Rotunda
Authentic DominationPower and Authority ExchangeSun 11:45 AM—1hr 30min—Rotunda


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

Double Edge: BDSM and Transgender CommunitiesPower and Authority ExchangeSat 4:30 PM—1hr 30min—Barrington
The Ordeal Path: BDSM SpiritualityPower and Authority ExchangeSat 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Barrington
Polyamory In A Power DynamicPower and Authority ExchangeSat 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Barrington


Recovery in the Lifestyle is a fellowship of BDSM lifestyle people who are in recovery, or would like to be, and their guests. RitL follows the steps of recovery and respects the great importance of anonymity for many of us. Our fellowship is based on the AAWS-approved 12 Steps and 12 Traditions. Anyone who is in the lifestyle and participates in ANY 12 Step Recovery group is eligible for membership in RitL

Recovery In The Lifestyle - FridaySocialFri 6:15 PM—45min—Rhode Island
Recovery In The Lifestyle - SaturdaySocialSat 4:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island
Recovery In The Lifestyle - SundaySocialSun 10:00 AM—1hr 30min—Patriots


RopeRider is the organizer of Bound In Boston, a rope bondage convention with an emphasis on education and community building. He began his journey with rope bondage as a fetish photographer, but quickly found that he enjoys participating in hot rope play as much as he enjoys photographing hot rope play.

Bound In Boston

90 Minutes of Rope That Will: Turn You On, Tune Your Soul, and Change Your BrainRopeFri 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Patriots
Fucking With Your CameraGeneral SkillsSat 10:45 AM—1hr 30min—Tiverton


Samantha is an educator, sex nerd, and therapist (Independently Licensed Clinical Social Worker), not necessarily in that order.

In her capacity as a helping professional, she has seen a broad spectrum of clients: Domestic violence victims, autism spectrum clients, self injuring teens, traumatized children, sexual assault survivors, and clients of just about every sexuality and gender orientation.

Outside of her therapy office, Samantha's journey is one of perpetual learning, and being the nerd she is, she's compelled to share the knowledge she collects with others along the way. Her current, Safety Beyond Safewords, is focused on educating the kink community and mental health professionals about healthy sexuality within the context of kink and BDSM. You can learn more on her blog,, which she updates every Monday.


Troubleshooting Kink, Now With Less Drama!CommunicationFri 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Patriots
Mental Health RoundtableCommunicationSat 10:45 AM—1hr 30min—Patriots
Breaking Silence, Building Connection: A new framework for addressing abuse and intimate partner violence in the BDSM sceneCommunicationSun 11:45 AM—1hr 30min—Barrington


sea has attended events across BDSM, Leather, and Fetish communities for 17 years. He presents at BDSM events nationally with an emphasis on communication and psychology, especially submissives' psychology.

He serves on Advisory Board for weekend conventions DomCon Los Angeles and DomCon Atlanta. His projects include writing a BDSM column for website, speaking at college human sexuality class, visiting vanilla forums to take a tactful stand for BDSM, and providing information to those seeking out BDSM. His past contributions include chairing the Austin chapter of TNG BDSM group for four years.

He is a proud Austinite who has helped keep Austin weird by hosting and promoting a fetish night for three years, during which time he wrote and directed, performed in, and arranged music for multiple fetish shows. BDSM influences his artistic expression, which has occurred in the form of fetish photography, DJing music for scene events, dance, writings, and kinky stand-up comedy.

How to Discuss BDSM with Those Unfamiliar with It: Spilling the Beans about BDSMGeneral SkillsFri 6:15 PM—1hr 30min—Patriots
Say Yes to Saying No: Protect your Boundaries Effectively and GracefullyGeneral SkillsSat 4:30 PM—1hr 30min—Rotunda


sepiessa, a self-proclaimed YogaGeek, is immersed in a long-standing love affair with everything yoga (the mindspace, sense of floatiness, the squeeze and release, etc). She's practiced yoga since 1997 and was certified to teach by a well-respected school in the summer of 2003. Little did she know that years later she'd discover the many parallels between kink and yoga...

She runs her own vanilla studio in the greater Boston area and is in the process of bringing more yoga to the kink community. Her teaching style ranges from gentle to moderate to vinyasa flow, and she always accommodates her students' needs (vanilla needs, as she is quite happily collared!).

Sepiessa is also a licensed massage therapist and Reiki practitioner. Thai Massage is a favorite, as it allows her to actively work with the massage receiver. Her clients love it.

In response to a growing need, Sepiessa is currently introducing Thai 'Em Massage for Bondage & Otherwise (TEMTBO) in the community. She hopes to help kinksters become more comfortable and flexible in their bodies and thus have access to better and deeper kinklife experiences. Overall, she hopes to help people feel better in mind and body while becoming sensitive to their abilities to care for their kink partners.


Preferred pronoun: she/her

NELA's Kinky Yoga SIG Presents: Thai 'em up.MovementSat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—Rhode Island


SpankBOSS is a 16-year veteran spanker. Specializing in erotic spankings, discipline spankings, maintenance spankings and role play (principal/headmaster/age-play), he is a master with the paddle and wooden hairbrush, and wields the riding crop in a way that would make equestrians sit up and take notice. Through his use of logic and reasoning ability, BOSS is able to provoke a desired response from all his willing subjects. A curious yet deviant youth, SpankBoss has been erotica reading since adult Bulletin Board Systems existed over 2400 Baud dial-up at age 13.

Whacktastic!: The Art of Successful Impact PlayImpactSat 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Kingston


tat2dgerl has been in the scene for 18 years. She is a chemical engineering major at the University of Rhode Island and is equally as obsessed with geekiness and kinkiness.

Science Social Hour: Get Geeky and FreakySocialSun 1:00 PM—1hr—Rhode Island



Boot Blacking - FridayLoungeFri 6:15 PM—3hr 30min—Bootblacking
Boot Blacking - SaturdayLoungeSat 10:00 AM—11hr—Bootblacking
Boot Blacking - SundayLoungeSun 10:00 AM—6hr—Bootblacking


Twitch-the-Switch's rope fascination began early on while watching episodes of Wonder Woman. Duh... He wanted a hot woman in sexxy boots to tie him up and make him tell the truth. Hell, he still does! But his fascination with rope goes much deeper. Through his years of learning to tie he discovered that rope meant more to him than just restraining or being restrained. From rough and tumble, to sexxy and sensual, he feels that rope speaks to all of the senses as it encompasses a body and brings two people together in a scene. His teaching style focuses on learning to "tie the person" not just "tie the tie". And always with a focus on having fun while you learn. Because, hell... Isn't that why we all want to do this stuff in the first place?

Rope Lounge - FridayLoungeFri 7:00 PM—2hr 30min—632
Rope Lounge - SaturdayLoungeSat 10:00 AM—8hr—632
Rope Lounge - SundayLoungeSun 10:00 AM—6hr—632


Wintersong is a presenter, spirit worker, writer, and photographer who has been teaching and running rituals for over a decade. His classes cover a variety of erotic, spiritual and sexual topics, with specialties in playing with male-bodied people, needle play, polyamory, roleplaying, communication, and playing with unusual fetishes; as well as LGBTQ issues, trans/cis relationships, disability, and both erotic and non-erotic spiritual practices. He is the former assistant producer for Dark Odyssey Events, and a past associate editor of The Bilerico Project, an LGBT politics & culture blog. Winter's extensive presenting history include kink/BDSM, LGBTQ, and pagan events throughout the northeast, and across the nation. He has also appeared in internet videos, The History Channel, UK5, and the Risk! Podcast.

Twitter: @Wintersong

Facebook: @wintersong.tashlin

FetLife: Wintersong

FetLife: users/95857

Wintersong Tashlin

Preferred pronoun: he/him/his

Penile Anatomy for PlayGeneral SkillsFri 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Barrington
Considerations for Trans*/Cis Erotic PlayGenderSat 1:00 PM—1hr 30min—Barrington
Intro to CBTGeneral SkillsSat 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Tiverton
Kink and DisabilityGeneral SkillsSun 1:45 PM—1hr 30min—Tiverton


Wiseguy (Mark Wiseman) published his first erotic short story, "Simon Sez", in 1999 and has been writing about, teaching, and practicing erotic hypnosis ever since. He is best known for the nonfiction books Mind Play: A Guide to Erotic Hypnosis and The Mind Play Study Guide which have taught thousands of people how they can safely, responsibly, and effectively use hypnosis as part of kink or by itself for mutual pleasure. He teaches hypnotic techniques at professional hypnotist conventions as well as at kinky hypnosis events, and is always open to answering questions. In mundane life Wiseguy is a professional hypnotist, a master practitioner of neurolinguistic programming (NLP), a certified instructor of professional hypnotism and NLP, and an avid woodworker and geek.

Mind Play: A Guide to Erotic Hypnosis
The Mind Play Study Guide
Focused Concentration (Tumblr)

Preferred pronoun: he/him/his

Erotic Hypnosis 101HypnosisSat 10:45 AM—1hr 30min—Greenwich
Your Hypnotic Self: Becoming a more effective erotic hypnotistHypnosisSat 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Rotunda


Wyldcat has been involved in the scene as an apprentice, demo bottom, and entertainer since 2009. As a Disciple of Rope Gods, she has gained insight and wisdom at the feet of her Master Murphy Blue. Today she is known as an accomplished Female Rigger, Member of Team Blue, and a Savage Switch. Wyldcat travels wherever the winds take her, sharing the art and joy of Kink, Rope, and American style rigging. She has been a Rope Top, Performer, and Demo Bottom at organizations such as The Fetish Fair Flea Market, Rochester Kink Society, Bound in Boston, The Society, and The Geeky Kinky Event.

Rope 101: "The Knots and Bolts of Using Rope"RopeFri 8:00 PM—1hr 30min—Narragansett
Rope 102: Building off the BasicsRopeSat 9:00 AM—1hr 30min—Barrington


ZanyM has been in the BDSM scene for over a decade. Morgan is a toppy pansexual sadist, a mischievous alpha geek and a reaction junkie. Her first love kink-wise is rope. Morgan is the leader of the TES Hypnokink special interest group. She has taught classes at The Eulenspiegel Society, TESfest, Fetish Fair Fleamarket, LILNR, NEEHU, FMB, and at Deepmind Darkwood (also known as Camp MindFuck.) If you want to get on her good side, bring her dark chocolate. "She seemed so sweet and innocent, until I got to know her."


Preferred pronoun: Many- please use my name.

Bodywork Techniques for BDSM: Rough Play With ZanyM! It's good for you!HypnosisFri 9:45 PM—1hr 30min—Greenwich
HypnoDolly Genderfuck Playtime!HypnosisSun 11:45 AM—1hr 30min—Greenwich



Hitchin' Bitches Boston: Hobnob with HBB!SocialSun 11:00 AM—1hr—Rhode Island