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Houston Area Groups
- Club FEM (Females Enslaving Males) is a Female Dominant only group based in the Houston area but with members around the world. Anyone is welcome to attend functions -- couples and singles -- but the majority of the group tends to consists of couples. Anyone professing a philosophy of servitude to the Woman is welcome. Membership is gained by meeting with members locally or a phone call for those living further away.
Snail Mail: Gene Smith P.O. Box 631 Friendswood, TX 77549
Email: GENEO921@aol.com (Be sure to put the letter "o" after gene and not a zero)
- EROS, or the Erotic Rose Society: "one of several pansexual bdsm organizations serving the the Houston bdsm community, ... was born from the desire to learn, enjoy and share our unquenchable thirst for BDSM... to create an extended family dedicated to education and erotic play. And though our emphasis will always be on safe, sane and consensual play, our blinding ambition is to just have a hell of a lot of fun!" They have weekly classes on Saturday. "Up to a hundred people are there, dressed casually, for a warm atmosphere including discussions, demonstrations and so on."
Yahoo! eGroup: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Houston-EROS/
FetLife Page: https://fetlife.com/groups/3021
- FIST or Females In Search of Trouble is an all woman's BDSM group.
- Firedancers Houston Tribe: a community of brothers sharing the same ideals, working together and helping others. We are dedicated to social and societal awareness within the Levi/Leather Community, as well as fundraising for various causes.
- Houston Leather Boys: A group that provides "education, encouragement and fellowship to self-identified boys, bois, slaves, and subs, without regard to gender, race, creed, or national origin." Founded March 01, 2005
- Houston Nomads
- Houston PEP is "the largest pansexual BDSM support and social group in Houston, Texas." Houston PEP organizes several regular events like parties, a reading circle, submissive only socials, dom/domme only socials, and seminars. For information email email@example.com
Yahoo! eGroup for Announcements: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hpep-announcements/
FetLife Page: https://fetlife.com/groups/9514
- The Lone Star Rubber Corps (LSRC): a social club for gay rubbermen interested in rubber/latex wear and gear for fetish and play.
- Masters And slaves Together - Houston (MAsT - H) is a pansexual Houston based chapter of MAsT that provides social, support and educational group for those in or wishing to explore consensual and responsible Master/slave relationships. It is an opportunity and forum for like-minded individuals to come together for discussion of issues that concern Masters and slaves, to share ideas and gain knowledge of the Master/slave lifestyle. Not only are all orientations accepted, they are wanted and sought out. There will not be S&M technique classes or play parties.
Yahoo! eGroup: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MAST-H/
FetLife Page: https://fetlife.com/groups/40325
- The Misfits: a social, not for profit, levi/leather club located in Houston, Texas established the club in 1992 in an effort to create a group that has fun, as well as raises funds for other charitable organizations in the community. It embraces the sexuality, power, and masculinity of leather without necessarily being a BDSM club -- even if some members are into BDSM. Members do not follow traditional leather protocol, but respect leather traditions. The club sponsors an annual fundraiser every year -- The Misfits Ball -- which is a uniform/leather/fetish-themed party.
- National Leather Association (NLA): Houston is a chapter of the International pansexual educational organization.
Snail Mail: NLA Houston, P.O. Box 66504, Houston, Tx 77266
- NLA - Houston Fresh Leather
FetLife Page: https://fetlife.com/groups/20583
- North Texas Council of Clubs: founded to foster the spirit of inter-organizational fellowship among Member Organizations, Independents, and the community at large who share a common philosophy with each other and this council of clubs.
- The OD_SinglesMingle: The OD Singles Mingle is a group for individuals in the "Greater Houston" area. It is a chance for members to form friendships and relationships with like-minded people and to create a support group for singles in a lifestyle that can make them feel excluded.
Yahoo! eGroup: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OD_SinglesMingle/
- SCANDAL (Serious Creative Artists Needing Diversion and Life): A discussion group based in the Houston, TX area, for writers and artists of all muses, including fiction, nonfiction, art, photography, visual arts, drama, music, dance and more. Meetings will be held at area cafes, bookstores, libraries and members homes. Also planned: outings to clubs, local and cultural events.
Yahoo! eGroup: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCANDAL/
- Women In Power Society (WIPSociety.net): a pansexual leather levi bdsm fetish legal adult entertainment & social club since 1998. WIPSociety made its debut in Houston Texas on May 23, 1998 to fill a void in the community as a resource for all women and their partners, friends and families seeking safe haven to explore their bdsm fetish fantasy/scene fulfillment regardless of their affiliation with other clubs or organizations throughout the community. Today, WIPSociety continues to be a fluid, successful, all-inclusive, pansexual leather levi bdsm fetish legal adult entertainment and social club still free of politics and dues. WIPSociety offers the opportunity to learn, teach, share and experience current, ancient and primitive arts and beliefs, history and techniques of pleasure through pain, sadomasochism, submission, dominance, bondage, and fetishism. It is by mutual consent, a good measure of intelligence and cooperation that we hope to cultivate a society among the bdsm fetish, leather, levi community and to serve all of the issues that come with it.
FetLife Page: https://fetlife.com/users/192292
Annual Houston Event
- Houston Council of Clubs presents Luey (the Leather Run.) The most recent Luey was Feb. 14-17, 2013
FetLife Page: https://fetlife.com/groups/15781
- HPEP's S&M Ball. The most recent S&M Ball was Saturday, March 31, 2012
- NLA Houston's Spring Iniquity (Leather Run) in April. The most recent Spring Iniquity was April 13-15, 2012.
Houston Area Shopping
- Black Hawk Leather is a manufacturer and vendor of leather SMBD equipment and clothing with two Houston locations.
- Carmen's Secret Love Boutique: In addition to a full service erotic boutique with eroticwear, shoes and adult novelties, Carmen's Secret Love Boutique operates a dungeon showroom in the Houston area.
- Darksyde Leathers: "Take a walk on the Darksyde." High quality handmade floggers from Korwin
- deGiotto Rope: "The finest bondage rope in the world." Hemp - Bamboo Silk - Jute. 512-571-3113.
- Eros 1207: A boutique for leather, lace, video, and more. Includes a 1 hour photo lab.
1207 Spencer Hwy
South Houston, TX 77587
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Houston Night Clubs and Bars
- The Ripcord is Houston's Leather Bar --- but not exclusively so. While it's the home bar for NLA Houston and two other leather groups, other members of Houston's gay community as well as the heterosexual members of NLA Houston are welcome. The decor is proudly leather and the colors, awards, and memorabilia of the local groups are on display but there is no strict dress code. The first Fraiday of the month and Saturday nights are the best nights to see the leather community in force. Located in the Heart of Montrose Houston.
Address: 715 Fairview, Houston, TX 77002
Google Map for the Ripcord: http://goo.gl/maps/wwx4
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Houston Mailing Lists
WARNING: While these mailing lists still exist they might have fallen into disuse or become clogged with spam.
- Advancement of Leather Education (ALE)
Yahoo eGroup: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ALE_Dallas/
- HoustonBDSM: "What started as a small, local group of people has quickly evolved into a wide-ranging, international list of people. We discuss issues and ask questions about the lifestyle here. We try to teach a little and learn a little. We try to share our thoughts and feelings. And we try to encourage people to grow."
Yahoo! eGroup: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HoustonBDSM/
- DarkeztDezirezHouston: We are a pansexual organization primarily located in Deer Park, Texas, plus Galena Park, La Porte, Pasadena, Clear Lake, Seabrook, Kemah, Texas City, Dickinson, LaMarque, Santa Fe, Alvin, Webster, Friendswood, South Houston and Galveston. Pansexual means open to all sexual orientations: straight, gay, bi, and transgendered. Discipline, Dominance & submission, and Sadism & Masochism is what we practice.
Yahoo! eGroup: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DarkeztDezirezHouston/
- TexasAdultPersonals -
"a list for Mature and Consenting Adults living in the Houston and surrounding areas of Texas to post personal ads, and to chat with like-minded adults. Anything goes...as long as you are considerate of others. BDSM, Swinging, Alternative lifestyles. So, tell all you friends of this new List, and let's tailor it to fit our needs. Courtesy can go a long way. So, let's get active and have some fun!"
Houston Dungeons and Play Spaces
- Maison Noir: an equipped dungeon with professional dommes and submissives.
Vanilla (Non-kinky) Houston Resources
- The Official Visitors Site for Houston: http://www.visithoustontexas.com/
- The Citysearch® Guide to Houston, TX Metro: http://houston.citysearch.com/
- Houston Zoo: http://www.houstonzoo.org/
- Houston Chronicle: http://www.chron.com/