DESIRE 2023 will happen! Dates and place TBD 


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Join us next year in 2023

DESIRE is a one-of-a-kind BDSM event that encourages you to celebrate your sexuality and kink freely, while providing the education and inspiration you need to do so. 

Typically, we transform our own private, clothing-optional resort into a kinky paradise, complete with dungeon equipment and unrestricted play. DESIRE is a player’s weekend with very few rules and our location allows for the types of play other spaces don’t, including fire and fluids.

DESIRE is dedicated to enhancing BDSM education, with workshops and personalized mentoring throughout the weekend. It is a place for kinky Women, Genderqueer, Gender Variant/Expansive, and Trans Folx of all sexualities, identities, and presentations to socialize and connect with each other.

Thanks to the following companies and organizations for their support of DESIRE.

Sponsors and Organizations to Be Announced.

Registration will open TBD!

Where is the event located?


DESIRE in person event only, takes place in a charming private resort in Palm Springs, California. The resort is centrally located to downtown Palm Springs and surrounded by restaurants and amenities. 


Who can attend?

DESIRE is a play party for Women,  Genderqueer, Gender Variant/Expansive, and Trans folx. Please read Gender Policy here:  There will be people with many gender expressions present. You may see a variety of sex, bodies and genitalia at this event.

What's the price?


The cost of registration for in person Desire varies depending on when you register. Scholarships and volunteer opportunities are available for people who need them. Check out the registration information page for details.





Is it scary?

Yes, but in that oh-so-delicious way. But don’t worry, you’re not expected to participate in anything that makes you uncomfortable and we strictly enforce rules of consent (consensual non-consent is allowed). There may be some things you see that disturb you. If that is the case, we ask you to practice radical self-care and remove yourself from the area.

Meet your hosts.

Bikkja Amy and Naria

Bikkja Amy is the Co-owner/Executive Producer of DESIRE and was the Contestant Coordinator for IMsL/IMsBB (2007- 2019). She has been creating mischief in the San Diego and Central Valley Leather Communities for the last 20 years. True to her Capricorn nature, she jumped right into her career as a Kinky Woman when she first moved to San Diego in 2000, by becoming a member and board member of Leather and Sisterhood (L.A.S.H.) She then became Knight of Leather 2002. She facilitated the San Diego Women’s Leather Rap group and co-founded the Modesto Women’s BDSM Forum in 2004-06. She became Southern California Leather Woman (SCLW) in 2006 and sat on the board until the title retired in 2015. Bikkja was on The Leather Realm committee at San Diego Gay Pride from 2007 to 2017. She has the honor of being Mama’s Bikkja. As a player, she is a true Switch who is particularly fond of blood. She spends her time in San Diego with her wife, Naria and  with her little boi. She has 1cat and 3 dogs, as well as a household of assorted pervs. She teaches a variety of classes including: Age Play, Blood Play, Body Bags/ Vacuum Latex bag, Cell Popping, Electricity, Fire Play, Impact Play. Medical Scenes, Mummification and/or Suspension, Saline Infusion, Spanking, Vaginal and Anal Fisting, and Wax Play.
Naria Lei B. Jordan is the Co-owner/ Executive Producer of DESIRE. She was Southern California Leather Woman 2012-2013 and was on the Board of The Leather Realm San Diego and South Bay Pride as the Workshop Coordinator as well as the Dungeon Coordinator for IMsLBB from 2015 to 2019. He was also  Ms. San Diego Leather 2002.  She is a longtime Radical Sex Perv Poly Daddy who has been involved in the Queer BDSM Community for 38 years as a practitioner, organizer, activist, and educator in the Kinky Arts. She co-founded two Women’s-only leather groups in Washington, DC–Lesborados and S/Mazons. She was a co-founder, editor, and writer for the collectively published “Black Leather…In Color” and was the facilitator of the Women’s BDSM Rap in San Diego from 2007-2014. She was also the Co-facilitator for the Women’s BDSM Forum in the Modesto/Central Valley area from 2004-2006. A writer, national speaker and presenter, photographer, and fancier of Fine Fierce Femme Women, Naria is a relentless sex educator, a misunderstood yet flaming Pisces, a true Water Tiger, and always enjoys pushing the envelope–as often as possible! She spends her time in San Diego and Orange County with her primary partners, Bikkja Amy and Brigette, as well as 1 cat and 3 dogs, and a household of assorted pervs.

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