Hi, my name is Leah Shapiro, and I am the Head Rabble Rouser at www.DefytheBox.com and a champion for your non-conforming soul. I help you create a life that gives you the freedom and flexibility to be your ‘freaky’ self while making money doing what you love. A have always identified as a ‘freak’. I have been part of the BDSM and Kink community since 1997. My tastes and ideas have always strayed outside the mainstream, and for a long time I struggled to ‘fit in’ with my peers at work and in my everyday life. It’s tough when you feel like you can’t discuss big chunks of your life with the people around you. I spent most of my 20’and 30’s feeling very unsatisfied with my life and the options available to me. Read Full Profile...

Oct 122013
Discovering the Freedom and Flexibility to be Your Freaky Self

by Leah Shapiro

In the early stages of our relationship, my lover and I decided to have a few mentoring sessions at the Kink Academy. We’re both kinky, and we wanted to learn how to bring our kinks into our relationship in a satisfying & fun way.

Apr 062011

By Leah Shapiro

I suspect that if you’re like me, you want your life to be exceptional. Normal and ordinary just won’t do! Creating this kind unconventional life comes with its own unique set of challenges.

If you want to live an unconventional life, you have to accept the idea that you’re going to have to make it all up as you go along. There’s no guidebook for you to follow

How to have a Kick-Ass Sex Life

 Posted by on February 27, 2011
Feb 272011

By Leah Shapiro

Do you feel good about your sexuality?

This has been the topic of discussion over the past few weeks on my radio show “My Kick-Ass Dream Life”. We’ve been doing a 4-week series of shows called “What About Sex?” and we’ve been digging deep into this topic.

How I Found the Freedom to Be ME

 Posted by on January 28, 2011
Jan 282011

By Leah Shapiro

I remember the first time I heard about the BDSM and Fetish Scene. I must have been ten or twelve. A friend of mine and I had found my Dad’s Playboy magazines, and we curiously flipped through them. I remember seeing a picture of a woman in a black PVC outfit. It was so shiny and cool looking. I wanted to be like that woman!