2018 Judges

 

Head Judge | Vick Germany

 

Daddy Vick has been in the SF leather community for over 20 years. She was a member of the Exiles for 19 years. Daddy Vick was President of the SF Dykes on Bikes® Women’s Motorcycle Contingent three times and has been a member of the SF Dykes on Bikes® for 17 years. She was presented with the Pantheon of Leather President’s Award for her role in successfully trademarking “Dykes on Bikes”—a five year fight that went up to the U.S. Supreme Court. Daddy Vick was on the Inter-Club Fund Board (ICF) and the SF Bay Area Leather Alliance Board. She was selected ICF’s ‘Woman of the Year’ three-times. She was programming co-chair for the 2008 Leather Leadership Conference 12. Daddy Vick was also on the organizing committee for a few years for the Leather-Levi Weekend. She was also a co-Leather Grand Marshall along with Peter Fisk. Daddy Vick is also Mama’s SF Dyke Daddy and Mama’s Master Flogger. She is a former titleholder–SF Dyke Daddy 2002. Daddy Vick has judged several contests: Mr. Hayes Valley, Mr. SF Leather, SF Daddy, SF boy, Northern California Sir/boy, Mr. and Ms. Alameda County Leather (2 or 3 times), International Ms. Leather, International Ms Bootblack, International Mr Leather and has been the head judge of the Ms SF Leather contest since 2012. Daddy Vick has lent her support to many leather events as well as producing her own fundraising events.

 

 

 

 

 

Leigh Ann Hildebrand

 

Leigh Ann Hildebrand is Ms. Santa Clara County Leather 2018. She attended her first play party over 25 years ago and came out into the leather community not long after. She was Georgia state co-chair for Stonewall 25 and presented at the International Leather Celebration held as part of that historic weekend. Leigh Ann’s volunteering work since then has been lower profile but no less meaningful to her. She has served at leather events in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York, and in northern California, where she’s lived since 1999. As part of the social media team of International Ms.Leather and Bootblack, Leigh Ann tweets live commentary on the contest weekend.

Leigh Ann identifies as a bisexual, non-monogamous leatherwoman and writer. Her essays have appeared in the Sandmutopia Guardian and in Growing Pains, the newsletter of the Society of Janus. Leigh Ann’s fiction has appeared in two anthologies: No Other Tribute: Erotic Tales of Women in Submission, and No Safewords: A Marketplace Fan Anthology, both edited by Laura Antoniou, Leigh Ann’s curmudgeonly leather aunt.

Leigh Ann is currently a doctoral student at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, where her academic focus is Pagan/Jewish ritual innovation. She holds a Bachelor of Arts. in Comparative Religious Studies with a Certificate in Middle East Studies from San Jose State University, and a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geoff Millard

 

Geoff Millard’s titles include Mr Daddy’s Barbershop Leather 2017, Mr San Francisco Leather 2017, and 1st runner up at IML 2017. Geoff is a queer, disabled combat veteran, bootblack and leatherman from Buffalo, NY living in Oakland with his husband/sub. He flags hunter green on the left, light pink on right, and can switch his light blue, navy blue, black, or grey. As a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor at Four Elements Fitness, a gym owned by queer women of color, Geoff is also an expert in choking if anyone wants to feel lightheaded later…. Geoff left home at 11 where he bounced between the streets, fosters, or, at times, his parents until he joined the military at 17. He was at ground zero on 9-11 and deployed to Iraq in ‘04 where he became an early opponent of the war. Despite living most of his life in the closet, Geoff learned to love boots in the army, knowing he was a queer pervert from his earliest memories. From homeless youth to open, out, and proud leatherman, Geoff has done some amazing things like got arrested outside of Bush’s ranch, smoked hookah over the pyramids of Giza, licked a Sir’s boots in Germany, and even briefed President Obama in the Oval Office. Just ask, he loves storytelling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tracy Wolf

 

Tracy Wolf is the 2011 Women’s International Leather Legacy (WILL) Titleholder, and Ms. San Francisco Leather 2009. Her leather journey started in 1999 in the Washington D.C. area, and she has been an active part of the BDSM, Leather and Kink community since that time. She believes that every leather person has to go through a unique and often difficult journey, which gives everyone a story to tell.  Tracy herself is a cancer survivor, who was diagnosed just before the Ms. San Francisco 2013 contest.  Since then she’s been working hard to kick cancer’s ass.

Tracy holds a B.A. in English from Michigan State University, and an A.S. in Culinary Arts from City College of San Francisco.  She has been on the board for many community organizations including the Threshold Society, the Exiles, Leather Levi Weekend, and the Leather Alliance.  Tracy currently serves as a full storyteller’s staff-holding Librarian for the Carter-Johnson Leather Library.

 

 

 

 

Ms V

 

Ms. V, International Ms. Bootblack 2007 was the first woman of color to win that title. She has been a Bootblack for well over 12 years. She is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area. An active member of the San Francisco Leather Community, she has done extensive fundraising and has been groomed and mentored, Leather titleholders both locally and nationally. She is a graduate of the Journeyman 3 Academy, a member of the Exiles, a member of Mama’s Family, a former member of the Leather Forum and she currently serves on the board for the IMSL Foundation. She was an original member of the SF Bootblack Studio, later known as the NorCal Bootblacks. She was responsible for bringing back the International Sir/boy, California Community Bootblack Title back to Northern California. As the first woman to bootblack in Leather bars in San Francisco, she was determined to seek more opportunities for both female identified Bootblacks and for Bootblacks of color to apply their craft. By breaking down barriers, Ms.V has paved the way for many other Bootblacks. She became the resident Bootblack for both the Powerhouse, and Chaps II/Kok Bars. She enjoyed a long tenure as the Bootblack to the former SF Stompers Boots store, servicing and restoring hundreds of boots. She presently co-hosts the Queer Leather Happy Hour and continues to foster community in Leather. She is spiritual in her Leather journey. To her, Bootblacking is religion. It is a deep and soul satisfying process which is an expression of love and joyful devotion to her community and her people, which requires dedication. Her journey has taken her from trying to shine and perfect every boot to finding beauty in imperfection. Her process is simple, slow, and uncluttered and it reveres the authenticity of the boot above all.  It’s about honoring the intrinsic beauty and function of that boot, appreciating all of its imperfection, impermanence, and incompleteness. Simplicity, economy, austerity, modesty, intimacy, sensuality and appreciation. She continues to preserve the tradition of “honoring stories” by supporting the next generation of bootblacks and by spreading the gospel of boots. She is spiritual in her Leather journey and she shines in her artful Leather care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Queen Cougar

 

Queen Cougar began her BDSM experiences publicly in 1991.  A New York City native – she became active in the SF Leather Community as a fundraiser, performer, educator and titleholder. Ms. Cougar holds the titles Ms. Headquarters Leather & Ms. San Francisco Leather both in 1993. A top Emcee and well-respected Judge, her credits include participation at most major leather events around the country including IML, IMsL and Drummer over the years.  Her film credits include “Bloodsisters,” “Kink Crusaders” & “Safe, Sane & Consensual” video documentaries.  Over the years she has received numerous awards and recognition including a 20 year SF Community tribute in 2013 with proclamations from the State Assembly and Local Supervisors naming one day “Queen Cougar Day.” She values the friendships she is fortunate enough to have within our diverse lifestyle and continues to be a fierce sex positive advocate of the BDSM and Leather lifestyle.

 

 

 

 

girl kim

 

girl kim has been active in the BDSM community for over 15 years, and identifies as a Queer Femme Switch.  kim started learning and exploring her Dominant side on the internet back when we had dial-up modems and chat rooms. She quickly transitioned to real time and began learning more from a Dominant mentor. Never one to be satisfied with just one side of a coin, kim then discovered her submissive side, and spent two years training with a Major Doma, learning the traditions and lessons of being a submissive from an Old Guard perspective. From these lessons, she’s grown as both a submissive and leather woman.  Currently, she is in service to Master Scott aka Scotty, and feels extremely honored to be a part of Her leather family, the Dragon Tear Tribe. Although there are a number of types and styles of play that kim enjoys, some of her favorites are canes, submission, cigar service, needles, fire, being pushed to the edge, and breath control.  Some of her accomplishments and past experiences include (but certainly aren’t limited to!): SF Leather Dyke Grrl 2002, member of Mama’s family (“Mama’s dyke girl”) since 2002, a Golden Dildeaux Award (or two), and over 10 years as an active member of ACLC. Some of girl kim’s ACLC accomplishments including being on the board of directors, emcee for multiple events, demo bottom extraordinaire, and the uncommon honor of receiving the Dave Barker Mentorship Award.  kim can be found on fetlife as kimba70.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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