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Butchmanns, Inc. was a 501c3 non-profit educational organization dedicated to self-actualization and the ending of suffering. Butchmanns facilitated and fostered spiritual growth and transformation by providing grants and educational opportunities to those often wrongfully stigmatized for their sexual expression, non-traditional relationships and/or unconventional spiritual practices. Butchmanns promoted the use of physical practices and the conscious exchange of personal power for spiritual awareness. We recognize all life-affirming spiritual paths as valid, affirm all mutually beneficial relationships as inherently sacred, and embrace adults of every age, race, body type, physical ability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

The Butchmanns Experience is an intensive educational weekend designed to provide an opportunity for self-discovery in pursuit of self-actualization. The event includes hands-on training in basic SM practices, protocol and rituals, and a view of leadership and obedience through the lens of Master/slave dynamics.

Butchmanns Experience allows us to explicitly visit areas that challenge and soothe us for the purpose of identifying who we are. Happiness comes from living authentically. When we are ready to be who we truly are, we encounter the next step on our path.

The emphasis of activities is on personal transformation and growth and includes intentional flogging, ritual temporary piercing, the call to serve and be served, and transformational mummification. These activities are further explored through in-depth discussions. The environment is structured to encourage safely entering new experiences, with the instructors and staff supporting each individual?s unique experience.

The Butchmanns Experience continues the spirit and tradition of the nationally known Butchmanns Academy.

The Butchmanns Experience were held at various locations across the United States and it's instructors were from all over the United States as well.






Butchmanns, Inc was dissolved by its board of directors on December 6, 2020.

In the wake of Butchmanns, Inc. dissolution; Butchmanns Experience was handed over to Master Bob Blount, The Leather Quilt Project was handed over to Master Blue and his slave sheri, and Southwest Leather Conference to Master Malik.


“Butchmanns SM academy was founded in 1994 in Thermal, California, as a Gay Male SM training academy, by Master Steve Sampson. The core founding instructors include Master Steve, Slave Master Mike McDade and Master Skip Chasey.”

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