Cody Daigle-Orians is a writer and asexuality educator living in Columbus, Ohio. He is the creator of “Ace Dad Advice,” a social media based asexuality education project designed to support people exploring asexuality or questioning their sexual orientation.
For his online work, he is nominated for a 2023 British LGBTQ Award for Online Influencer (alongside creators like Dylan Mulvaney, Davina DeCampo, and Alok Venmon). He also leads trainings and workshops focused on ace and aro inclusion, as well as sex and relationships through an ace and aro lens.
His book I AM ACE: ADVICE ON LIVING YOUR BEST ASEXUAL LIFE is out now, and he is at work on a second book, THE ACE AND ARO RELATIONSHIP GUIDE.
Trevor James is a Certified Touch & Cuddle Therapist, Masseur, and a Touch & Intimacy Coach.
He focuses on touch, connection, intimacy and community to help men rebalance their relationship with body, mind, spirituality and sexuality. Through his group workshops and coaching couples, Trevor helps men to connect with their bodies and emotions in a healthy way, leading to a more balanced and satisfying relationship with touch, intimacy, mindfulness, and sexuality.
Trevor understands that men often struggle with relationships, with their bodies, minds, spirituality, and sexuality. He believes that when men are able to connect with all five elements of their identity in a healthy way, they are more able to manage their emotions and relationships in a positive way. Through his workshops and coaching, Trevor helps men to explore their bodies and emotions in a safe and supportive environment. He also provides guidance and resources to help couples improve their relationships.
Daniel Borysewicz, MDiv, CSR is a progressive, sex & kink positive, hospice chaplain and educator seeking radical inclusion for all people; regardless of race, nationality, sexual or gender identity, or socio-economic class. As a spiritual guide, Reiki practitioner, educator, facilitator, and U.S. Navy veteran, Daniel works to provide solutions for individuals struggling with shame, desire, and grief, to name a few.
Daniel is currently working on his Doctor of Ministry (DMin) program at Iliff School of Theology (www.iliff.edu) to expand on his work on dismantling shame. Additionally, he is a member in good standing with The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (www.aasect.org/) and The National Coalition of Sexual Freedom (www.ncsfreedom.org). You can find out more about Daniel’s work at Leave Shame Behind (www.leaveshamebehind.com)
Joshua, aka Master Joshua in the kink/leather/BDSM community, is an educator, counselor, emotional surrogate, and end-of-life doula. Whether it is through counseling, group facilitation and education, transitional palliative care, or training other therapists, he holds space for others. By genuinely listening with no expectations or judgment, he creates the safety that allows for healing and growth.
Through unique and proven processes, Joshua guides clients toward authentic communication and connection. This gives people the freedom to come out from behind fear and shame and become more fully themselves. This is the path to self-actualization. Work like this is nothing short of life-changing.
Will Tantra is a sex and intimacy coach living in Los Angeles. He also is a naked yoga instructor and massage instructor. He now teaches mainly through video and at Tantra retreats and festivals around the world.
Will is known for his practical approach to intimacy education and for providing men with easy-to-follow routines and rituals designed to teach how to give and receive more pleasure. Teaching men how to exercise their bodies and masturbate in a way that better prepares them for partnered sex are favorite lessons of Will's.
His other passions include dance and springboard diving and he performs regularly with a burlesque theater troupe.
Lauchie Murdoch is a queer, neurodivergent Somatic Sex Educator and Sexological Bodyworker who grew up near the Atlantic Ocean, on Mi’kmaq territory. He works online and in person, with a diverse range of clients and groups, offering pleasure-centered coaching, bodywork, and workshops. Some
of his areas of specialty include masturbation coaching, adaptive approaches to toys and sex, celebrating fat and gender diverse bodies, trauma informed BDSM, and shamelessly asking for what
Lauchie brings a gentle, curious presence of ‘being with’ that supports clients in releasing shame and redefining success. He is very passionate about community oriented, whimsical erotic embodiment - especially in relationship with nature. Lauchie has been a grass roots sex educator and facilitator for over 15 years. In kink and leather communities, Lauchie is a service dog, a Dominant leather boy, and offers Professional Dominance services. He is also an erotica writer, and loves to incorporate playful poetry and embodied art therapy techniques in sessions.
H. R. Bremner has a Masters in Social Work from the University of Toronto (2003) and is a Certified Sexological Bodyworker (2010) H. R. has worked with individuals and groups since 2004 and has had a practice working with folks around sex, intimacy, and relationships in San Francisco since 2011.
H. R. is interested in how we listen… to ourselves, the life that moves through and around us and the people with whom we connect. H. R. believes that we all have our own path and that practicing deeper listening allows us to know ourselves more deeply and build truer intimacy and relationships with others that fully nourish us; mind, body and spirit.
Paul Johnson is a Fetish Coach, BDSM Educator, and Mentor in San Francisco. Paul’s passion is helping men be present in their bodies, be more intimate with their partners, unleash their primal energies, and have a whole lot of fun along the way. His approach is intuitive, heart-focused, and playful. Paul creates a safe space to explore your desires and confront your fears through individualized fetish experiences, ecstatic bodywork/massage, group workshops and lifestyle mentoring sessions.
For the past 20 years, Paul has been exploring different expressions of human sexuality including fetish play, poly relationships, Tantra, Sacred Intimacy, and intentional erotic touch. He is involved with several organizations including the 15 Association, Leathermen’s Discussion Group, SF Ring, Body Electric School, Handball Academy, School of Consent, and Urban Tantra Professional Training.
Mahan Kalpa Khalsa (he/him) has practiced and taught Yoga and Tantra for 40 years. He is the Asheville coordinator and an assistant with The New Body Electric School.
He delights in exploring the energies of Yin/Yang, Masculine/Feminine, Power/Surrender, Domination/Submission, Top/Bottom. He is devoted to helping people connect with themselves and each other. His Sacred Intimate practice includes Yoga, breathwork, BDSM, and erotic massage.