Your 2023 Judges
Part time cat, part time horse, part time doggo, and, sadly, an adult forced to adult. Pup Incus (she/her), hails from Louisville, Kentucky where she lives with Shane (Abraided Leather) and her two dogs (Rango and Raven). Having been involved with the furry community since the late 90s, she joined her local BDSM and Leather community in 2008 and joined the pet play community as a way to bridge her pet play and furry self together in the early 2010s. She was honored to serve as IPC International Puppy 2016, and used her title year to prove that you don’t have to be a cis, gay, good looking guy to be a pup or a pup title holder. During her year she traveled across and up and down the country and even ran the first official pet mosh at IMsBBL. She is passionate about education and developing inclusive spaces for all in the pet play community.
Mademoiselle Ceci is a Sadistic Afro-Indigenous Dominant Alpha Femme chasing life, philosophy and adventure. She has been on various portions of her Leather journey for the past 17 years, doing so more publicly since she began coming to the US in 2008. Education, history, hedonism and serving her various communities are her passions. When not caring for, and indulging in, her Family, Ceci spends her time serving as a griot at the Carter-Johnson Library and Collection, as Vice President of POCKLE, as Founder and Sergeant-at-Arms of the Seattle/PNW chapter of the Onyx Pearls and as Owner and Executive Producer of IMsLBB. A playful Sadist at heart, Mademoiselle Ceci revels in the pain of others while maintaining a wicked giggle and an evil grin. A matriarch by nature, Mademoiselle Ceci takes great pride in loving and caring for those in her charge as co Head-of-Household with Sir Damien at the Maison de Meson.
Mx Eli Trumpy, LCSW, LISW (they/them), is a non-binary Queer Leather switch. They served as Southwest slave 2013 and Ms Texas Leather 2019. For over a decade they have volunteered as an educator, public speaker, emcee, and passionate advocate for wholehearted living in alternative sexuality communities across the country. After more than 15 years in polyamorous kinky relationships, their edgiest kink yet is committing to a monogamous vanilla guy, recently going “all in” by marrying their husband Franklin in October 2022. Professionally they are a trauma-informed licensed therapist specializing in anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and trauma work. After living in Central Texas for the last 20 years, Eli recently followed their Iowa-born beloved all the way to Des Moines, Iowa where they have now opened a private counseling practice serving both Iowans and Texans via telehealth. More information about their work can be found at www.elitrumpycounseling.com.
Pup Pup Cruze (David) is a Non-Binary Ser and Pup from Dayton, Ohio and held the titles of Drummer Boy North America 2017, Ohio Valley Regional Drummer boy 2016, and Mr. Argos Leather 2016. They are the current president of the Miami Valley Pets and handlers (MVPAH), Member and educator of Titans of the Midwest. With the nickname Moopup, they are most commonly known for their love of cows and bulls. Cruze is a switch that enjoys many different variations of play. They belong to their Sir Jeph, where the relationship builds around a more submissive D/s nature. They have Their Pup Hachi, where they participate as their Sir and Handler as well as their Alpha when both in headspace. As an educator Cruze has many passions from kink and safety, to accessibility for minorities and disabled. Cruze has participated and helped with the Policy and Inclicusion Collision to help with contest and events as they try to plan for all folx, regardless of race, gender, or disability. Cruze has taught courses on scent tracking, Abdl/Little play, medical play and power exchange. In addition Cruze has actively helped promote Trans/Non-binary events, and has participated in panels to aid with educating the general community.
Dorian Gray, Mr. Cincinnati Leather 2016 and Mr. Tri-State Leather 2017, is both a proud biracial kinkster and Marvel Comics geek. Dorian’s goals in life, to make the world a little bit better by being in it and constantly working toward being a better version of himself, go hand in hand and have guided his work both personally and professionally. Dorian was the recipient of the Pantheon of Leather Award for the Great Lakes Region in 2018 and The Southern California Region in 2019. In 2019, Dorian also had the distinct honor of providing the Keynote Speech for The Leather Leadership Conference. While living in Ohio, Dorian worked as an Addiction Counselor in the obstetrics group of the Community Women’s Health Department. In this role, Dorian was able to help decrease tobacco use during pregnancy in Hamilton County, OH by 18% which resulted in fewer preterm births and a decrease in the Infant Mortality Rate for OH. In Southern California, Dorian served as the HIV Prevention Health Planner and Intervention Specialist for The County of San Diego in the Health and Human Services Agency. Serving The County of San Diego, Dorian was able to work with several groups to ensure all voices were heard, access to care was increased, stigma was combatted on all fronts, and services were maintained at all times. In New Orleans, Dorian is working full-time as a nursing student with the short-term goal of obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a long-term goal of obtaining his Doctor of Nursing Practice.
Sir Jay SIR Jay was International Leather Sir 2018. He is a former Great Lakes Leather SIR and Michigan Leather SIR. SIR Jay discovered his love for leather and kinky sex 17 years ago at the young age of 19 and never looked back. Since then he has earned the brotherhood award 2018 at ILSB-ICBB, his cover and held board positions for local and national organizations. SIR Jay is a proud Japanese American Sir and poly kinkster. He is a passionate advocate for fetish education, R.A.C.K., creating safe spaces for fellow people of color, and other marginalized folx. You can generally find him playing ‘punch the puppy’ or introducing newbies to rough body and impact play. He also has a not so secret love/weakness for boys, daddies and puppies. Sir Jay is married to his Husdog hank as well as having 2 other pups and a boypup collared to him. He is an educator and puppy wrangler (did he mention he loves puppies). SIR Jay has been a judge, den daddy and tally master. He looks forward to the opportunity to judge and help choose our future community leaders.
Twice-nominated Pantheon Award loser Jet (they/them) is honored to serve at IPTC. A SoCal resident with deep East Coast roots, Jet founded a TNG chapter upon scene arrival in 2012. A retired monthly play party producer, they've served on-staff at IMsLBB since 2015, and have taught, volunteered, and worked on kink events nationwide. Jet is a loving Daddy most times with a personal history of collared service. They're into power exchange, service, psychological play, singletails and heavy impact. Jet is a career advocacy communications professional and an ADHD coach; into weightlifting, socialism, and engaged Buddhism.