Welcome to the multi-faceted world of Velvet Steele, Canada’s premiere transsexual fetish lady!
Picture a 6′ tall statuesque, fit blonde, with measurements 36FFF 30 39 in form-fitting dresses reminiscent of the 40’s 50’s and 60’s. Throw in some stilettos, make-up, tattoos, long nails, a killer sense of humour, and the fact she’s transsexual, and voila! You have, me, Velvet Steele, living life, love, happiness, and a bit of sex and sexuality, well a lot of sex!
It’s been said that I was originally bred on Venus but the truth is my origins are a lot more humble than that. Born in Ottawa my family left for England after my brother was born some 13 months later only to come back to Canada on a boat when I was 4, settling in Toronto.
At 21 I moved to Denmark, where my family is originally from only to came back when I was 22. At 27 I relocated to beautiful Vancouver, BC, a place I visited when I was 16, and I haven’t looked back since!
Life certainly hasn’t been without challenges, but I’ve taken them all in stride, growing, learning and nurturing my interests. From my curiosity of sexuality to my interests in eroticism and the Fetish/BDSM arts, discovered from my life as a young 14 year old punk rocker.
It was during my adolescent years, that the gender issue became very real and present, another deck of cards laid on the table for all to see. A game I won, taking a trip to England to correct with a surgeon in Sussex Nuffield in a procedure called SRS. Of course not before setting precedent in BC by acquiring the rights to the surgeon of my choice by fighting the BC Medical Services Plan with the help of the Ombudsman and my lawyer. Little did I know this action would lay the ground work for my journey to come.
I’ve been a practicing hairstylist and make-up artist for over 25 years, have a fashion design certificate, fetish model, and play with photography and videography. I am a practicing Dominatrix playing both privately and professionally for discerning clients and partners.
I was co-founder of the BPSC (Body Perve Social Club) presenters of Fetish Night considered to be the forerunners of the “dressing for pleasure” fetish community in Vancouver, BC. An event that ran for 10 years before closing it’s doors to pursue other endeavours. I’ve been featured in all forms of media, including the first season of KINK.
More? How about co-founding the non-profit society (WEAVE, West Enders Against Violence Everywhere) addressing issues of community violence and that became an informational module that grew to a level respect on the civic, provincial, and federal levels of government? This won me the Rita Rhinestone Pegasus Humanitarian Award 2005, and numerous accolades, solidifying my resolve of fighting for human rights, safety, and securities.
What now? Well currently I am putting all my experiential knowledge to good use lecturing on the university circuit, trades shows, and acting as sensitivity facilitator for the City Of Vancouver speaking on a multitude of subjects. I still maintain a healthy client base for all my services. I am a political activist and sexual health advocate. I also review sex toys!
Pretty diverse? I think so, and I am here to share that with you through my art, opinions, and love. Presented in many formats for you to pick and choose from and if you have a question, a nice polite question, then don’t hesitate to ask and send it to me here, I’ll do my best to answer.
I’m an activist, advocate, inspirationalist, living life and loving it! Wanting to,
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