Notables…

Awards & Award Nominations Include:

– 2016 Illinois Ms Leather Pride titleholder
– 2010 Nominee for NLA-I’s Cynthia Slater Non-fiction Article award for my article “The Biochemistry of BDSM”
– 2009 Nominee for Pantheon of Leathers’ “Woman of the Year” award
– 2009 First Runner up for International Ms Leather
– 2008 Nominee for Black Rose’s “Vaughan Keith National Educator” award

Keynotes / Speeches Include:

-2017 – First Annual Chicago Non-Monogamy Conference, Chicago IL
-2016 – NLA-Houston’s Spirit of Leather Awards, Houston TX
-2014 – Beyond The Love, Columbus OH
-2010 – Poly Pride Rally, New York NY

Podcasts, Radio, & Media Mentions Include:

-Quoted in Cosmo Online (10 tips on receiving cunnilingus), 2016
-4-Play podcast: The one about leather, 2016
-Multiple videos in the Sex Is Back storytelling campaign, 2013
-Interviewed for The Chicago Den, 2012
-Guest on Romantic Friendship radio show, 2011
-Guest on City of Syn Live, 2011
-Performer for Red Umbrella Diaries, as recorded on the Red Umbrella Podcast, 2010.
-Regular podcast column contributor for Erotic Awakening, 2010
-Guest on Kink on Tap, Episode “Delightfully Flawed People“, 2010
-Guest on the Lilycat & Stuff show on FCC Free Radio, 2010
-Guest on Erotic Awakening podcast, 2010 (discussing BDSM & 12 Step Recovery with Mollena Williams)
-Guest on Marge Pedersen’s podcast, Listeners Discretion Advised, 2010
-Guest on Sex Is Fun Podcast, 2010
-Interviewed by Good Vibrations Magazine, 2009
-Interviewed on Rebecca Deos’ podcast, 2009
-Interviewed by forum members of EdenFantasys.com, 2009
-Interviewed on The Oh Team!’s radio show on TrainRek Radio, June 2009 (as well as other dates in 2009 & 2010)
-Interviewed on Darklady’s Sexpose, 2009
-Interviewed by KinkyCast, 2006
-Quoted in Tristan Taormino’s book, “Opening Up“, 2008

Organizations / Events / Stores presented for include:

Universities:

Brown University (2010)
Depaul University (2015, 2016)
Eastern Illinois University (2013)
Illinois Institute of Technology (2011)
Northwestern University (2016)
University of Chicago (2014)
University of Minneapolis (2010 – Beyond the Boxes – Conference for LGBTQ Mental Health Practitioners)

Stores & Adult Industry Events:

AVN / ANE, Pasadena, CA 2011; Los Angeles, CA 2017
Come As You Are, Toronto, 2011
Early to Bed, Chicago IL – 2011, 2016
Fascinations, Denver CO – 2010-11
Good Vibrations, Brookline MA / San Francisco, CA – 2008-2011
Momentum (now CatalystCon), Washington DC, 2011
National Conference on Sex Education, New Brunswick NJ – 2015
Passional, Philadelphia PA – 2008
Smitten Kitten, Minneapolis MN – 2010
Sugar, Baltimore MD, 2009-11
Pleasure Chest, Chicago IL, New York, NY, and West Hollywood, CA- 2011-2016
Tool Shed Toys, Milwaukee WI – 2011 & 2012

Sex Positive Centers:

The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health, Pawtucket RI, 2010 (see my presentation on surviving sexual assault here)
The Crucible, Washington, DC – 2006-2008
Femina Potens, San Francisco CA – 2010 (classes & monthly Sizzle Reading Series)
Whole DC, Washington, DC – 2009

Groups

APEX (Albany Power Exchange), Albany NY, 2008
BESS, Baltimore, MD – 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010
Black Rose, Washington DC – 2004-20011
CAPEX, Charlotte, NC – 2008
Chesapeake Polyamory Network, Maryland / DC / VA – 2008
CLAW, Chicago IL – 2015
CUFF, Charlottesville, VA – 2002-2007, 2009-2010
DomSubFriends, New York, NY – 2008
Galleria Domain, Chicago IL – 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013
GLEE, Pemberville OH – 2014
Great Lakes Leather Alliance, Indianapolis IN – 2013
Just Us Women In Kink, Baltimore MD – 2009
LRA, Chicago IL, 2010-13
MinKY, Minneapolis MN – 2010
MOB, Boston MA – 2009, 2010
NASSA, Huntsville AL – 2011
New England Dungeon Society, Waltham MA – 2010
Perspectives in Power, Toronto ON – 2011
RLC, Richmond VA – 2002
Satyricon, Madison WI – 2011 & 2013
TEASE, Ontario CAN, 2009, 2010
TES, New York City NY – 2004, 2008
The Society, Connecticut – 2008, 2009, 2011
TIED, Norfolk VA – 2002
Tidewater Pride, Norfolk VA – 2003
TNG-Chicago, Chicago IL – 2012, 2013
WHIP, West Virginia – 2002 & 2004
WMPE (Western Massachusetts Power Exchange), Massachusetts – 2008-2010
Write Here, Write Now Writers Group, Boston MA – Guest writing group leader, 2009 & 2010; Workshop facilitator, 2010

Events

Adventures in Sexuality – Winter Wickedness, 2009
Arisia, Boston MA – 2009, 2010
Beyond Leather, 2009
Beyond The Love, 2013-2014, 2016
Black BEAT, Maryland – 2009-10
Black Phoenix’ Winter Solstice – 2010-11
Dark Odyssey, Washington DC / Maryland – 2004-2010
Desiree Alliance, Las Vegas NV – 2010
Folsom Fringe, San Francisco CA – 2009
FSA Beltane, Darlington MD – 2008, 2009
International Ms Leather – 2017
Kinko de Mayo, Columbus OH – 2011
Kinky Kollege, Chicago IL – 2015
Leather Retreat, Maryland – 2003, 2005-2010
MOMENTUM, Washington DC – 2011
NELA’s Fetish Fair – 2014, 2017 (Scheduled)
New Zealand Fetish Ball, 2008
NDDS Boot Camp, Philadelphia, 2009
Poly Pride Rally, Poly NYC, 2010
Polycamp NW, Olympia WA, 2014
Queer PlayCon, Hartford CT, 2011
Red Umbrella Diaries, NYC – 2010
Shibaricon, Chicago IL – 2009
South Plains Leather Fest, Dallas TX – 2015, 2016
Southern Exposure, Christchurch NZ – 2008
Tribal Fire, Oklahoma City OK – 2012, 2014-2015
Tryst (was known as Spank prior to 2010), Wisconsin, 2008-2015
TESFest – 2006, 2008, 2009
The Floating World, 2011, 2014
The Society, CT – 2010
TOKink, Toronto, Ontario –2004 & 2006
Tulsa Dungeon Society – 2009
Twisted in Tulsa, Tulsa OK – 2013


Online

KinkAcademy.com – Multiple video-on-demand classes, 2009-2011
Power Play Academy (online) – Faculty member, 2009 – 2010
ReidAboutSex.com – Multiple teleclasses & “Iron Slut Sex Educator Showdown” in Oakland, 2010

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