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Our Mission

smOdyssey, Inc. is a non-profit, pan-sexual membership organization created to foster social contact, education and community among adults who are interested in consensual Leather and BDSM topics and practices.

 

As a private membership organization, we reserve the exclusive right to refuse admittance to anyone for any reason at any time, without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex or national origin.

 

Our Goals

To provide members and guests with information and education regarding personal health and safety issues, and other topics as related to consensual adult leather and BDSM lifestyles and activities.

 

To provide a supportive atmosphere for members and guests to meet, to freely communicate, and to interact for pleasure, recreation and other activities as allowed by the nonprofit status of smOdyssey, Inc.

 

Service to the Community

smOdyssey is located in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Whether this is your first foray into sensation or role play or you are a highly-skilled veteran of the leather/BDSM scene, smOdyssey is here for you. By way of classes, workshops, social gatherings, discussion groups, on-line forums, and community outreach events, smOdyssey provides you with many opportunities to share your experience, enthusiasm and enjoyment with peers in the southern San Francisco Bay area and beyond.

 

Code of Conduct

All policies and procedures of smOdyssey, Inc., including this code of conduct, are established for the comfort and protection of our membership. In so doing, it is our intent to further the mission and goals of smOdyssey, Inc. of creating an environment that fosters social contact, education and community among adults who are interested in consensual leather/BDSM topics and practices.

 

Monthly Events

 

First Monday Munch

First Monday, 7:00pm

Held at Denny's at 2077 N. First Street in San Jose, near US 101 and Brokaw Road.

Enjoy food and fun as you socialize with your fellow kinksters.

 

Cover to Cover: A Literary Discussion Group

Second Sunday, 1:00-3:00pm

Held at Round Table Pizza 1400 W Campbell Ave, Campbell, CA 95008 (Please join us in the backroom)

 

Kink is more than just a dungeon. It's more than the hottest chains or the shiniest leather....the essence of BDSM is built on a myriad of different concepts and deep emotional connection. Come join us for a bite to eat and delightful conversation on the latest Kink read of the month!

 

Cost: This venue has offered this space free of charge. Please help us keep this space available by supporting the venue with the purchase of food or beverages.

 

New Member Orientation

Second Sunday, 4:00pm

Held at Denny's at 2077 N. First Street in San Jose, near US 101 and Brokaw Road.

Orientations include information on common BDSM terminology, scene etiquette, safety, resources, local events as well as smOdyssey's history and current activities. This is all useful information for those new to the BDSM scene or new to the San Francisco Bay Area BDSM scene. If you're a scene veteran, you can help answer questions from those new to the scene.

 

The orientation is free and conveniently scheduled in the hour before our monthly D/s in the Middle discussion group. If you decide to join, you'll be asked to agree to our code of conduct, fill out an application and pay a $5 application fee plus Annual dues which are $10 per member.

 

D/s in the Middle

Second Sunday, 5:00pm

Held at Denny's at 2077 N. First Street in San Jose, near US 101 and Brokaw Road.

Discussion group focused on power exchange of all types and levels. People who are interested in power exchange dynamics, but not sure if it is for them yet, are also welcome!

 

Board of Directors Meeting

Second Thursday, 7:30pm

Held at Denny's at 2077 N. First Street in San Jose, near US 101 and Brokaw Road.

smOdyssey's monthly business meeting. All members are welcome to attend.

 

Annual Meeting and Election

smOdyssey, Inc. will hold its Annual Meeting for the purpose of elections and any other business that comes before the corporation on Sunday, October, 29th at 1PM. All members in good standing are encouraged to attend the meeting in person. If that is not possible, please send in your proxy!

 

There are 5 seats on the Board of Directors that are all open for election. Those elected will serve a 1 year term on the Board.

 

Nominations open at the August 8th smOdyssey Munch and close Monday, October 2nd at the close of the smOdyssey Munch. However, should there be fewer nominees than seats open, nominations will be accepted at the annual meeting.

 

For further details and answers to all your election related questions, please read the Election FAQ.

 

Join Us

We would love for you to join our organization and support the community. Annual dues are $10 per member. Please note that any new member applicant wishing to join must attend a new member orientation (see above) before their application can be approved. Orientations are regularly scheduled prior to the D/s in the Middle discussion.

 

Contact Us

Board of Directors:

board@smodyssey.com

smOdyssey

President

divequeen69@yahoo.com

Lady_Marquetta

Secretary/Treasurer

drpeppersir@yahoo.com

DrPepperSir

 

Please visit us on social media at:

Fetlife: https://fetlife.com/groups/1871

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smOdyssey/

Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/sm_Odyssey

 

smOdyssey also lists events on the Society of Janus / Erobay Calendar located at: http://www.erobay.com/calendar/