Purple Passion

Purple Passion/DV8, New York City’s premier BDSM, fetish clothing and adult toy store (and website). They carry a wide selection of latex and leather clothing, corsets, boots/shoes, restraints, bondage equipment, rope, vibrators, sex toys, and much more. They also host an educational series of BDSM related workshops.
Chelsea: 211 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10011

Submit Party

Brooklyn’s premier monthly BDSM + Sex  Party for women and trans folks.

The Pleasure Chest

Since 1971, The Pleasure Chest has firmly believed that everyone has a fundamental right to pursue sexual fulfillment. They support our community’s sexual growth and exploration by providing a fun, educational, and specialized experience.

There are 2 NYC based locations:
West Village: 156 Seventh Avenue South New York, NY 10014
Upper East Side: 1150 2nd Ave New York, NY 10065
They also host a series of free educational classes with nationally known educators.


The largest BDSM event by & for Leatherwomen and everyone who loves them. A full hotel takeover held annually in New Jersey. While the centerpiece of the weekend is the title holder contest for International Ms. Bootblack (IMsBB) and International Ms. Leather (IMsL), there are workshops, hospitality parties,  mixers, parties, playspaces, shopping and more.

Queer Invasion!

A gathering of leather queers of all genders in Hartford, CT. Queer Invasions are generally held three times a year: in October, MLK weekend in January and April/May. However, this is subject to change. The best way to determine when the next Queer Invasion will be is to join the Fetlife group and make sure your settings are configured so Fetlife sends you an email when the discussing indicating that the registration for the next QI has opened (generally 1.5-2 months prior to the event).

Hellfire Tours

Underground tours of NYC’s vanishing secret cultures.