Tuesday May 11, 2021    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


n/a, virtual

The Exiles is an inclusive and sex positive space for all people who are women, intersex, nonbinary, genderqueer, gender variant, or gender-nonconforming. People who are men are asked not to attend.


Toni Solenne created and facilitated roundtable discussions, as well as conducted follow-up interviews, with over 400 Leatherwomen in the United States and Canada. While participants described different life experiences, Toni uncovered threads of similarities and shares her discoveries in this book. Few have had the opportunity to travel and gain an international perspective about the Leather lifestyle. And fewer still, have had an opportunity to engage in extended discussions about the Leather lifestyle in small groups with both well-known and not-so-well-known Leatherwomen. While the generalizations made in this book were true for the over 400 Leatherwomen who participated in the roundtables, this book is not intended to represent the experiences of all women in Leather. It is merely a snapshot in a moment of time. Toni will share their stories, take a moment to walk in their boots and learn about this fascinating 21st century culture of empowered women.

This is a virtual event.   Please click the link below to join the event. 

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About Our Presenter:

Toni Solenne is a proud leatherdyke that enjoys connecting with kindred spirits. She is both a leather lifestyle Dominant and a player. Toni lives a leather lifestyle 24/7 as the Head of her Household. She is a member of Females Investigating Sexual Terrain (FIST), MTTA Master Academy Alumni, MAsT, and Women in Leather International. Toni is the 2015 Recipient of the Female Leathertarian Award. Regionally, she created and facilitates spiritual retreats for leatherfolk, Mid-Atlantic Womens campout, as well as the Kink D’Soleil and Night of a Thousand Kinks fundraisers for the last four years. Toni presents throughout the country in an effort to give back to the Leather, Women’s and M/s communities that she feels has given her so much. Toni, with her wife Fidget, produces Women of Drummer.