It’s all in good fun. Except when it’s not. We plan to give you some guidance, so if you are experimenting in this area, you are not at risk for emotional and physical damage or even criminal prosecution. Want to learn some boundaries before the Folsom Street Fair? You’ve come to the right place. YLR […]
It’s important for institutions like Meta to stop stigmatizing normal sexual behavior as unhealthy or harmful. Tell Meta what you think by signing OPEN’s petition! Meta’s new AI dating coach is telling users that kink and non-monogamy are “harmful.” Gizmodo reports the AI coach calls swinging “potential harmful activities” and BDSM a “red flag.” “NCSF urges Meta to stop spreading […]
When interviewed about the role of BDSM and kink in trauma recovery for Dame, licensed marriage and family therapist Pam Schaffer explains, “BDSM can be an excellent way to help people explore their own sense of agency and safety, which can be deeply healing when it comes to trauma. Trauma comes from events that happen outside […]
“Recognizing your differences can sometimes bring you closer. ‘Having different kinks can encourage couples to communicate more openly and honestly about their desires and boundaries,” Rhiannon John, a certified sexologist at BedBible, tells Elite Daily. “Additionally, it can allow couples to explore new sexual experiences … which can be exciting and fulfilling.” https://www.elitedaily.com/relationships/dont-like-partners-kink
The BDSM Garden presents: Fixing Your CNC !@%$ Ups, 5/27/23 3:00 PM ET, FreeClass Description: Mistakes happen, whether we like it or not. Sometimes it’s in a scene, sometimes it’s with consent, and sometimes, we inflict emotional damage without meaning to. So, what do we do when we “eff” up? Let’s talk about it with […]
Hi A/all! Sid is talking about Safety in CNC on Saturday 5/6 at 3:00 PM ET! Join us for handcuffs, feels, and pointers and bring your friends! The next week is a follow-up so make plans for both! Join us in the Garden’s chatroom.
@Topics TONIGHT at 9 PM ET, CherriQC1 and Datura will show those that wear eye makeup how to DO that look that you totally want to learn to do! CherriQC1 comes from a theater background and Datura is in the couture cosmetics world so this should be a GREAT class! @Female @Non-Binary Join our Discord […]
We’re taking a two week break for Easter (4/8) and for me to get my taxes organized (4/15) We’ll see you on the next weekend!
Saturday, April 1, kissa will talk about the History of Shibari as an art form as well as its influences over time. It’ll be a lot of text and a lot of art!
With regret, i have to mention the death of Darcelle XV (92), a Portland icon. Darcelle was a drag queen and owner of a Portland bar and drag review in which she starred for decades. She will be missed. https://www.oregonlive.com/news/2023/03/walter-cole-portlands-legendary-drag-queen-darcelle-and-civic-icon-dies-at-92.html