Alex Bettencourt is a queer, gender-fluid educator and spirit-worker from Central Massachusetts. Alex has been active in the local, national, and international leather/bdsm scene for ten years and has now returned to public events and teaching after an extended break. Favoring play that shines light on the dark places that scare us, Alex is a connoisseur of kinky activities that reflect thoughtful action and an artistic approach. As such, Alex deeply appreciates all manner of body modification, intimate violence, and well-executed service. When not being actively kinky, Alex pursues a life guided by personal spirituality and finds satisfaction in helping those in need.
Alex Bettencourt has been out and active in the leather, kink, and BDSM communities since 2000. Alex has taught for organizations such as the New England Leather Alliance, New England Dungeon Society, MOB New England, The Eulenspiegel Society, B|TNG, and the Exiles SF. Alex has appeared and taught at events such as the Fetish Fair Fleamarket by the New England Leather Alliance, Ohio Leather Fest, Black Rose, Folsom Street Fair, Leather Pride Night, Great Lakes Leather Alliance Weekend, South Plains Leather Fest, International Mr. Leather, International Ms. Leather and others. In 2006, Alex competed for and won the title of International Ms Bootblack 2006. During his title year, Alex traveled to 37 different leather, kink, and BDSM events and did an estimated 5,000 pairs of boots. Professionally, Alex coaches and supports individuals who are preparing to make changes to their lives
Substance Abuse and Sexual Minorities
Temporary body modification
Deep Impact [kicking, punching, slapping]
Kink history and culture