Midori (美登里?) is a sexuality writer, speaker, artist, and sex educator based in San Francisco, California, who writes on alternative sexual practices, including BDSM and sexual fetishism, including bondage, foot fetishism, Japanese bondage and shoe fetishism.
Midori was born in Kyoto, Japan, of Japanese and German parents, and raised with feminist values, while growing up in Tokyo.
Midori moved to the United States as a teenager. She served as a United States Army Reserves Intelligence officer while earning her psychology degree from University of California, Berkeley, and spent a few years as a sex educator with San Francisco Sex Information.