Master Obsidian has been involved in the BDSM community for over 3 decades. He’s been a member of groups in Chicago as well as in Texas. He has served in a Leadership capacity in the Field of Diversity for multi million dollar corporations, as well as committees and boards in the LGBTQ and Diverse business arena nation wide. A proud Leatherman and Inspiring Orator-He has presented numerous classes on topics ranging from Fire and Pressure point play to Dominance to Spirituality. He has received accolades and recognition by the community including Receiving His Masters’ cover in 2009, The 2012 Southwest Leather Conference Leatherman’s Heart Award, Pantheon of Leather Man of the year Nominee, and 2010 Southwest Master as well as 2010 International Master.
slave namaste has counseled women and taught about embracing submission for 20 years. She brings this knowledge into her relationship living in submission and surrender to Master Obsidian as well as to counseling and aiding in the development of other submissives, slaves, and surrendered hearts. Her writings on surrender and absolute slavery have been featured on web sites and in books. She is Founder and co-moderator of various lifestyle groups, including one geared specifically for those in TPE relationships. A gifted Coach, Public Speaker and Mentor, she was the 2010 Southwest slave and 2010 International slave as well as the recipient of the 2013 Southwest Leather Conference Leatherwoman’s Heart Award.
Both Master Obsidian and slave namaste consider it a great honor to also have been recipients of the 2013 Jack Stice Memorial Community Service Award.
Master Obsidian and slave namaste have presented and/or served as judges at: Southwest Leather Fest, NorthWest Leather Celebration, Southplains Leather Fest, SouthEast Leather Fest, Floating World, Leather Reign, GWNN Bash, Beyond Vanilla, Black BEAT, The Wet Spot, Threshold, Northern Exposure, Leather and Leis, Expressions, Beyond Leather, Folsom Fringe, International LeatherSir Leatherboy, Twisted in Tulsa as well as many local and small groups.