Hosts, Moderators & Presenters

Learn more about our MIR26 Hosts, Moderators and Presenters.
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Hosts


Liam Clark

Joining the MIR team this year as the first ever livestream host, we have Melbourne Rubberman 2016 and MIR XX 1st Runner Up, Liam Clark! No stranger to a microphone, Liam has hosted the Melbourne Rubberman contest on three separate occasions alongside an extensive career in entertainment journalism hosting livestreams ...

Lucy Stoole

Lucy Stoole, Chicago's Black Bearded Beauty, is a Windy City- based drag performer, artist & activist with an international presence. She's an Out 100 honoree, 2x Drag Queen of The Year, and proud owner of the popular, sex + body positive Stoole Sample adult toy line.

Miguel Torres

Mr Chicago Leather 2014, born in Caracas, Venezuela, Miguel has called Chicago home since 2000. Former Howard Brown Health Center board member, an organization that provides health services to the LGBTQ community regardless of income. IML contestant handler, Co-producer of Mr Chicago Leather, den daddy, judge or volunteer in many ...

Moderators


Antoin Strachan

Antoin is the Brand Events Producer for Recon and is known to us as a very keen rubber man of colour. He's been working with the Recon brand and has helped to support parts of the global kink community for over 14 years.

Being the producer of Recon’s brand and ...

Pup Icarus

Pup Icarus (he/him) has been a part if the rubber scene in Chicago for over 9 years and has gone on to do many different things within the community since winning the title of Mr. Midwest Rubber in 2016. He is a sex educator with an emphasis on red hankey play. He ...

Issa Arden

Issa Arden has been a player for over 30 years and a community member for over 20. She serves on the Executive Committee of and as the head of Education for Mr. International Rubber. She is also newly on the Board of American Brotherhood Weekend having been the Contestant Coordinator ...

boy Jason

boy Jason is a Chicago resident working on becoming a therapist.  Their pronouns are they/them.   They are non-binary, neurodivergent, and a big advocate for making the world a safer and better place in more equitable and inclusive ways.  They are a collared boy by their Daddy in Dallas.  They ...

Kai

Kai (he/him) is a queer transmasculine kinkster and leatherboy located in Chicago. He has been involved in the kink community since 2012 while attending munches in the Northwest suburbs. Kai is passionate about building community and giving back. He maintains a strong commitment to social activism as a member of ...

Mistress Polaris

Aura (Mistress Polaris) is a Chicago resident, currently working as an Optician, but is working on getting back into the Engineering world. She/They pronouns, and started transitioning in 2019. They have been involved in the gear/kink scene since 2008, having worked with numerous organizations, and has taught classes as well. ...

Preston "wexx" So

Preston “wexx” So (he/they) is the first Asian international fetish titleholder and the first Mr. International Rubber (MIR) of color. He is Mr. International Rubber 20 (2017) and Mr. New England Rubber 2016.

Preston has been interested in latex rubber since 2007 and has actively practiced the fetish since 2010. ...

Wildcat Shadow

Wildcat Shadow is a BDSM practitioner, performer, and educator based in Chicago. In the default world, they’re a social worker and sound artist whose work operates at the intersection of health, queer sexuality & gender, and culture. As a member of the American Association of Sex Counselors, Educators, and Therapists (AASECT) ...

Presenters


Mufasa Ali

Biography: 
Mufasa Ali has been a dedicated member of the leather community for more than 25 years! He is the founder of the Men of ONYX, ONYX National Council Chairman, Patriarch of Mufasa's Pride, Mr World Leather 2006/2007 and the ONYX Leatherman 1997. Mufasa Ali is the founder of the People ...

Sarah Sloane

Biography:
Sarah Sloane (she/they) discovered the Leather & BDSM communities in Virginia in 1998, and in the subsequent 20+ years, they've found their voice as an educator, writer, and podcaster (the Social Intercourse Podcast), focusing on empowered sexuality, kink, and relationship topics. Currently based in Chicago, Sarah has taught at ...

Sister Mona Key

Biography:
Sister Mona Key (she/her) is a Sister of Perpetual Indulgence from Manchester, UK. Scott (he/they/she) is Sister Mona out of habit and is a rubber and bondage enthusiast. Scott has been attending MIR since 2014 and is excited to be back in 2022 after a few years away due to ...