The Master's Leather Family

The slaves:

Currently, Master Taíno has two live-in slaves: slave paul since 2010 and slave mordecai, since 2012.

► slave paul , 48, is originally from Maine. slave paul moved to Woodbridge, Virginia in 2009. Living just few minutes away from Master Taíno, he became close to the Family. After attending the slave Training of the MTTA Academy, slave paul and Master Taíno decided to formalize a relationship in which Master Taíno became his Guardian Master and the slave is committed into the service of Master Taíno. he also is committed to serve the M/s community through Master Taíno's educational endeavors. he has several years of experience. he was formally accepted in the Family on May 29th, 2010, when he received his protection collar. In June 2011, slave paul moved to the Master's household and is now in 24/7 service to the Master. On October 8, 2011, slave paul signed his contract and became the collared and owned slave of Master Taíno.

► slave mordecai, 21, is from Richmond, Virginia - A college student in a nearby university, slave mordecai is a straight young man who has been in service to Master Taino since the summer of 2012. He spend that summer as a slave intern, earning the privilege to be invited to the Family and inducted in August 30, 2012. Per directive of the Master, slave mordecai’s priority is to finish his college education.

► slave tommy, who passed in 2001 at age 37, still lives in the heart of his Master and His Leather Family. he passed away on September 22, 2001 at 5:25 PM surrounded by his Master and his slave brothers dave and mike. slave tommy is an eternal member of the family.

The Leather Family:

Master J - Senior Master

Master J, a close friend of Master Taíno for more than a decade, joined the family on October 9, 2011 as a Senior Master. She has been a leader in the Leather, BDSM and Master/slave communities for many years. In particular she has served as President of Black Rose, President of Brother Help Thyself and Founder of MAsT DC Pan. Master J has been a close collaborator of Master Taíno's educational endeavors, particularly as a member of the MTTA Board, Head of the Contest Department of the Master/slave Conference and as a faculty member of the MTTA Academy.

Sir Ross - Junior Master

Sir Ross is a 31 year-old heterosexual Dominant from New York City. He is a lawyer by profession and has been practicing BDSM since age 17. In the summer of 2009, He attended a class with Master Taíno which led the way to an instant connection. Master Taíno became his mentor to enable Sir Ross to start the transition from a BDSM practitioner into the beginning of his journey as a Master. After attending both the Master/slave Conference and the MTTA Academy's Master Training Weekend, He received the title of "Sir" from Master Taíno. During a private gathering on May 29, 2010 at Master Taíno's home, Sir Ross was officially accepted in the family as a Junior Master. As part of the ceremony, and following the Leather Traditions, Master Taíno passed to Sir Ross his first pair of biker boots, a pair that He has been wearing for almost twenty years. He also took his leather wrist band and pass it to Sir Ross. On Sir Ross' 29th birthday on July 3, 2011, Master Taíno passed him his arm band, the one he has been using for several years.

Sir Silas - Junior Master

Sir Silas is a 40 year-old heterosexual Dominant from Virginia Beach. He petitioned in January 2011 to be mentored by Master Taíno. After a successful 8 month mentoring period, Sir Silas and Master Taíno connected in a personal way and Sir Silas was invited to join he Leather Family.
He joined the family with the title of Junior Master on September 2 during the Master/slave Conference. Currently he owns slave jaded, and they live together in the Tidewater area of Virginia. At midnight of September 2, 2011, during the Master/slave Conference, a private ceremony was held at Master Taino's suite to welcome Sir Silas to the Family. Sir Silas received the vest with Family Crest and his name tag and Master Taíno passed to Him two pieces of Leather: a leather head bandana he wore for many years and the wrist band that he used that evening during the Opening Ceremony. Master Taino later on presented his own hand-cuffed belt buckle to Sir Silas on occasion of his 38th birthday.

Sir Greg and his slave aaron - Junior Master and his slave

Sir Greg is a 46 year-old gay Dominant from Indianapolis. He lives with his slave aaron who has been in service to him since 2011. After meeting Master Taíno at CLAW and attending the MTTA Academy in 2011, Sir Greg petitioned to be mentored by Master Taíno. They have grown very close with a special connection and they exchange visits during the fall of that year. Sir Greg was inducted as a Junior Master in the Family on December 31, 2011 during the New Year Eve's gathering of the Leather Family. He received his vest and name tag, plus Master Taíno passed his personal harness to Sir Greg.
Sir Greg owns a slave, slave aaron and slave jesse. On May 20, 2012, Sir Greg won the title of International Mr. Olympus Leather 2012 in Los Angeles, CA. in November 2013, he earned the title of Mr. 501Eagle and competed at IML in May 2014. After also attending the MTTA Academy, slave aaron was inducted in the Family on August 30, 2012.

Sir Fuego - Junior Master

Sir Fuego is a Puerto Rican dominant resident in San Francisco, California. Master Taino met him during one of his frequent visits to the great city by the Bay, In 2012, Sir Fuego received an invitation to join the Leather Family and he was inducted during MsC that same year. Since them he has been visiting often Master Taino’s home in Virginia and Master Taino has been hosted by Sir Fuego in San Francisco. He has a great sense of humor and there is always joy when Sir Fuego is around.

Sir Robert and his slave jenna - Junior Master and his slave

Sir Robert and slave jenna have been Master and slave since 2011. Currently they live in Baltimore area. slave jenna attended the first female slave training at the MTTA Academy in February 2006 and then joined the Academy as a staff member. She met Sir Robert in 2011 and immediately encouraged him to attend the Master Training, which he did in July of that year. They were inducted into the Family on August 29, 2013 and got married during MsC 2013 the next day, August 30, 2013. Master Taíno had the honor to walk the bride down the aisle. Sir Robert and slave jenna belong to several MAsT Chapters of the DC-Maryland area and in the summer of 2013, they founded the MAsT Towson chapter. This summer 2014, Sir Robert is opining the new Baltimore Playhouse, a new playspace in Baltimore, MD.

Gypsie

Gypsie is from Durham, North Carolina and met Master Taino in 2004 when her group SSC invited him to present in North Carolina. They started a close friendship that has grown thru the years. She is the founder and producer of the Leather History Conference. She has attended the MTTA Academy and has staffed both the Academy and MsC. Gypsie was inducted into the family on August 20, 2013.

Extended Family

Master Taíno also has an Extended Family formed mainly by several of His former slaves, trainees and boys who still are close and look up at the Master for guidance and direction. The Extended Family also includes other Masters, Daddies, slaves and boys both in the US and abroad that respect Him and share His philosophy and values.

Join the Family!

The Master is seeking new slaves to share His home in the Washington DC suburbs. Master will consider a 24/7 houseboy/slave, live-in and live-out slaves, and a Junior Master to join His household. Applicants can be of any sexual orientation, Go to the Join the Family page is you are interested in applying.

Interns and Visitors

Master Taíno welcomes visitors from all around the United States and abroad -- both slaves and Masters. Also he offers a "slave internship" for longer stays like summer or other shorter visits.

Family Gallery

The Gallery includes a broad range of pictures of the Family as well as events that Master and His Family have attended throughout the years.