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MASTER/SLAVE DYNAMICS AND CONSENT @ APEX

September 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Consent is so important to our culture, and often gets overlooked when discussing Master/slave dynamics. Can you have a dynamic in obedience and have consent??

We have been asked to discuss how we show consent in our dynamic, and how different dynamics practice consent, what is important when you give consent and what consent really means.

Views on consent range from consensual non-consent to constant check-ins. Today we will discuss what consent can mean to a Master/slave dynamic, and why consent is important.

Master Dennis and slave bonnie

Arizona Master and slave 2016

Southwest Master and slave 2017 (as of March 11, 2017)

Master Dennis and Ms. Bonnie met through the internet while he lived in San Diego and she lived in Phoenix. Master Dennis collared Ms. Bonnie 19 years ago and in, 2002, they  were married.

Later in their relationship Master Dennis realized that slave Bonnie needed an outlet for her own dominance, so Master Dennis allowed her to explore this aspect of herself, while maintaining their own Master/slave dynamic. They have had several slaves together; one was ten years within their home, slave Kia. Master Dennis gave his slave the name of Ms. Bonnie for Master/slave Bonnie, slave Bonnie is a Master to others yet she is always primarily and without a doubt, Master Dennis’ slave.

Together Master Dennis and Ms. Bonnie have an extensive extended family, the Dragon Clan, a large national family of those that hold a heart of service. The Dragon Clan credo is “Leather, Family, Service, and Spirit!” The Dragon Clan strives to assist, educate and serve their communities.

Master Dennis and Ms. Bonnie are very active in their local community; along with being active members of their local club, Arizona Power Exchange, Butchmanns Experience and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, spreading joy and education within the LGBTQ community. They have presented educational topics at APEX, Desert Dominion, Southwest Leather Conference, Sin in the City, BCD, Mensa and many more, both nationally and in Canada. Also, for the last 15 years, they spend time at local colleges with human sexuality, sociology and psychology classes to demystify who and what BDSM, Leather and Master/slave really are.

They both believe strongly in sharing the truths of their M/s lifestyle to others that are just learning or already on their paths. They model who and what they are in M/s and BDSM and desire to share that though the path can be rocky at times – it is possible with work to succeed. Their philosophy is that everyone is unique unto himself or herself and there is no “ONE TRUE WAY” to do things; there is being safe as possible, consensual with all actions, and being mindful in one’s intent. They are looking forward to learning more and sharing with others as they progress on their journey!

If there is a subject that you are interested in seeing or teaching, please email Mondays@ArizonaPowerExchange.org.

OPEN TO ALL APEX MEMBERS*

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Date:
September 5
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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