xiaoyi identifies as a slaveheart-bootblack. She is the Southwest Bootblack 2016. She loves Leather, costuming, pain and protocols. She flags orange and Leather Worship. xiaoyi’s mission is to help create understanding and acceptance among people for each to learn and grow and be as they are. She works to do this through education, teaching and demystification. She openly shares of her journey in hopes that she might help others who face similar challenges. Her favorite color is rainbow and her favorite flower is tulips.
She was a founding member of the Voodoo Leatherworks Leadership Board and of the Marquis Lifestyle Center and runs her own kink educational business include presenting and demystifying kink with a goal to help educator vanilla groups such as counselors, police, and first responders learn how to treat and care for BDSM practitioners when they encounter us, as well as promoting kink education within the lifestyle.
xiaoyi holds the Operations position on the CLF board, and can solve any problem with a wave of her magic pen.