state of mind


STATE OF MIND highlights the intimacy and beauty found through the experience of power exchange in BDSM/leather/fetish/kink.

Donald C. Shorter Jr. ~ United States

Categories: SENSUAL


BDSM can be a pathway to spiritual transformation when practiced in ways that are safe, sane, and consensual. For this to happen, the union between Dom and sub must be built on a solid foundation of trust, honesty, and communication.


Artist, professor, drag queen, filmmaker, and activist are ways in which I walk through the world.” Shorter’s highly acclaimed film, “A Guide To Breathing Underwater” is currently streaming on the Criterion Channel and has appeared in over a dozen film festivals around the world. Donald holds a M.F.A. in Dance from New York University Tisch School of the Arts. Dance credits include Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, PHILADANCO, Sean Curran Company, and Crystal Pite. Shorter has also toured with Broadway national tours such as “Hairspray”, “La Cage Aux Folles”, and “A Chorus Line.

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