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A Professional Dominant On Navigating Consent & Respecting Boundaries In BDSM

Recently, I’ve been talking to people in the BDSM community about the sexual assault allegations made against porn star James Deen by a dozen women late last year, and noticed…

Mistress Matisse |

Why Would Anyone Go To “Extreme” Haunted Houses?

I am not averse to horror, but riddle me this: Why is our culture all right with “extreme” haunted houses like McKamey Manor and Blackout, where

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

S&M 101: Get Schooled By France’s Most Famous Dominatrix

A night with Catherine Robe-Grillet, France’s 85-year-old dominatrix.

Raquel Laneri |

WWJDD: “Is It Normal To Sign An NDA Before Having BDSM Sex?”

Blame “Fifty Shades of Grey.” For everything.

James Deen |

WWJDD: “What’s The Right Way To Dominate My Man?”

He likes to be topped and she’s down to make him her bitch, but, like, HOW? James Deen has advice for dominating your man.

James Deen |

True Story: I Attended A Luxury BDSM Weekend

Queue my domme spirit quest.

Rachel White |

WWJDD: “My Husband Wants To Come On My Face, But I’m Not Into It”

Her husband is obsessed with coming on her face, but she doesn’t get the appeal. Is there something she’s missing? James Deen, who’s given quite a few facials himself, weighs…

James Deen |

WWJDD: “How Do I Get My Boyfriend To Dominate Me In Bed?”

Think of this as an opportunity to tailor-make your own sexual fantasy…

James Deen |

A Woman Will Be On The Ten-Dollar Bill

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that a woman will be featured on ten dollar bills in the near future; also, Hillary Clinton is putting paid apprenticeships for young…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Re-Learning To Say No: Life As A (Formerly Depressed) Cautious Hedonist

I lost my early 20s to depression. The most fun I had during that time was not wearing pants while frying bacon. I went from being a successful event promoter…

Rebecca O'Neal |

5 Essential (And Naughty!) BDSM Tips For Beginners

When I first became interested in sex, or sex with people other than myself I should say, I was immediately turned on by the world of BDSM, albeit, at an…

Kristin Collins Jackson |

“Fifty Shades” Has Turned Into A Real-Life Sexual Assault

The kink community’s warnings about “Fifty Shades of Grey”’s poor demonstration of what consent looks like in BDSM has turned out not to just be paranoid speculation: A student at…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Pat Robertson: Women’s “Fifty Shades” Boiling-Oil Fantasies Are Promoting Sex Trafficking

Over the weekend, “The 700 Club” played a clip of an interview with Christian anti-sex trafficking activist Benjamin Nolot, speaking at Pat Robertson’s Regent University, who claimed that “Fifty Shades…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

PornHub Has “Fifty Shades” To Thank For Increased BDSM Searches

Pornhub has proven definitively that consumption of “Fifty Shades of Grey” translates to real-life curiosity about BDSM, with a new sets of infographics on search terms immediately following the movie’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Hillary Clinton Is Having Brainstorming Sessions With Elizabeth Warren

Hillary Clinton met with Elizabeth Warren to brainstorm policy in December. [New York Times]
A new strain of HIV has been identified in Cuba. [MSN]
Women scientists…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

50 Shits Of Crap: A Professional Dominant Excoriates The Worst Movie Of All Time

I knew that I was going to have to watch “Fifty Shades of Grey” eventually, it was just an issue of watching in a way that would be, you know,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Frisky Q&A: Joanna Angel Talks About The Evolution Of BDSM, Safe Words & Her New Sex Toy Line

Joanna Angel is the queen of alt pornography. With hot pink streaks through her raven hair and a petite frame adorned with colorful tattoos, the Brooklyn native “punk princess” of…

Sophie Saint Thomas |

Congressional Staffers Walked Out Of Their Jobs On Thursday To Protest Police Killings

Black and Hispanic congressional staffers on Capitol Hill walked out of their jobs to protest police killings yesterday. [The Root]
The median net worth of White households in…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

The UK’s BDSM Ban In Porn And Cultural Condescension

UK’s Parliament has gone off the deep end with sexual regulation by amending their 2003 Communications Act to ban certain sexual acts in video-on-demand porn produced in the UK. The

Rebecca Vipond Brink |
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