About the Master:
Master Taíno is a 667year-old, white Puerto Rican of mostly Spanish ancestry with strong Mediterranean looks. As a good Puerto Rican, he is mixed including 82% European, 10%
Master Taíno has His own
Master Taino received his cover as Master during a special ceremony in September 2009. The ceremony was presided by Master David and many of his closest friends spoke in support of his covering.
Philosophy on Mastery:
Master Taíno’s philosophy on Mastery is based on “Dominant and Caring”. To read Master’s philosophy go to the Philosophy page.
Master Taíno in the Leather community:
Master Taíno is very active in the Leather Community in general and in the Master/slave and BDSM communities in particular for a quarter century. He has taken leadership roles in several organizations and he travels nationwide. He has been a member of the Washington, DC Chapter for the Defenders Leather Levi Club since 1993. In 2013, he became an Associate member of ONYX Mid-Atlantic, a Leather Club for Men of Color. He founded MAsT Washington in April 1999 and he is the
To fulfill his commitment on education, Master Taíno founded MTTA, Inc., a non-profit educational organization that includes several programs: MTTA Academy, an educational program aimed to train Masters and slaves through weekend training events; the Master/slave Conference, held annually during Labor Day Weekend in Washington, DC.; the Master/slave History Program, the Master/slave Legacy Project, and the Master/slave Development Center. MTTA also has two MAsT chapters under its organization (MAsT Washington and MAsT DC Pan).
He is committed to his own personal growth as a Master and has attended and taught at events all over the country.
Master Taíno has been a judge at the International Master/slave Contest for 2004, 2005 and 2013, for the Southwest Master/slave Contest 2004 and Head Judge for the Southeast Master/slave Contest 2005 and a judge for 2007 and 2009.
Master is available through several websites like FetLife, Facebook, Recon, and
“My friend, You deserve to be recognized as a caring and loving man. You always talk about the caring nature of your heart and bring up the loving relationship you believe should exist between Master and slave. I think we both strongly agree with that and I respect you greatly for that. Keep living the good life — it is a positive role model for others.”
International Master 2000
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