Who is Tara Indiana?
Tara Indiana was born in New York City in 1968 and is a world-renowned dominatrix, actress, educator, and activist. She has appeared in over 200 adult film and fetish movies, has claimed to have dominated more than 10,000 men, has taught over 1,000 dominatrixes, and is the founder of New York-based dungeon the Den of Iniquity.
Field of expertise
Tara is a ProDom or Professional Dominatrix. She makes her living through paid sessions, apprenticing other aspiring Doms, and appearances. Tara has run several dungeons and is well versed in all aspects of BDSM.
Mistress Indiana began her career in 1989 and garnered early recognition when she was crowned as Head Mistress of the Paradise Club in Los Angeles. Soon after, she began giving classes to interested females desiring to become Dominatrixes and her early work works were featured in Playgirl, The Learning Annex, and in the book How to Seduce a Man.
In 1998, Tara Indiana began her work in adult films at the studio Gotham Gold and quickly made a name for herself bucking the norms. Up until that point, most fetish and BDSM productions featured professional porn actors & actresses, she is credited as the first professional & working dominatrix to appear in mainstream Fetish Porn.
After linking up with Rick Savage she was cast in many of his films and appeared in productions for Galaxy, Outlaw, Legend and more. Working with Rick saw the New York-based Den of Inquity become the set for almost every single fetish and BDSM production in the city from 1998 through 2006.
With thirty years as a pro-Domme, a presidential campaign, appearances on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and more she is considered one of the top and most famous Mistresses in the whole world. In 2014 she passed the running of the Den of Iniquity to fellow Domme Cybill Troy. It was this move that allowed her to focus on continuing her education program and political activism.