Posts tagged "bdsm"

“50 Shades Of Grey” Magazine: Yeah, We Bought It & We’re Sharing the Dirty Details

Like it or not, Fifty Shades of Grey has become a bonafide global phenomenon we can't seem to shut up about. So it's no surprise E.L. James' steamy series has actually inspired its very own MAGAZINE. If you've been to a magazine stand, you may have noticed that there's an actual periodical devoted to all…
By: The Stir / September 12, 2012

Totally Appropriate: “50 Shades of Grey” Onesies For Babies

How are babies and BDSM related, you ask? The answer is the new 50 Shades of Grey baby onesies found on Etsy.com. Your baby will be sure to turn heads wearing these white ensembles, sporting phrases like "9 months ago mommy read Fifty Shades of Grey," or "all mommy wanted was a night…
By: Daley Quinn / August 22, 2012

5 Myths About Kinky Sex From “50 Shades Of Grey”

As someone who has identified as kinky for over a decade, both professionally and personally, I have to admit I was absolutely appalled when the 50 Shades trilogy first hit the mainstream. I read all three books, and as I read some of the myths and stereotypes, I had to do some deep breathing. I couldn't help thinking,…
By: YourTango.com / August 11, 2012

About Venik, That Amazing S&M-Like Spa Treatment I Got

When my friend told me that she was having her birthday party at a Russian bath house, I was expecting to do some shvitzing, swimming, and relaxing. I didn't expect to be beaten with burning hot leaves and then dunked into a pool of freezing water by an old, fat Russian man wearing a funny…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 7, 2012

NOFX’s Fat Mike Talks His BDSM Lifestyle, Persecution For Being Kinky

"I haven’t always been open but I always felt lucky that there was something in my life that I felt passionate about. I think most people don’t feel that way about sex. But yeah, I've had a dungeon in my house for the past 20 years. ... Both me and my girlfriend [who is a dominatrix]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 31, 2012

Hotel Replaces Bedside Bibles With “50 Shades Of Grey”

Christian Grey is damn near God-like — at least according to guests’ bedside tables in The Damson Dene Hotel. Bibles have been booted and E L James’ BDSM erotica novel 50 Shades of Grey has taken their place in every room within the English inn. Damson Dene's owner said providing a copy of the book to every…
By: Daley Quinn / July 25, 2012

The Soapbox: Misunderstanding “50 Shades” & Kink Is Hurting Those Of Us Who Practice

I haven't exactly kept it a secret around here the way that I'm sexually wired. For the most part, though, the only person whose opinion matters on the subject is my sexual partner. (And any roommates who have to listen to occasional smacking.) Yet, every so often, BDSM —…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 5, 2012

First Time For Everything: A Spanking Party

"Call me in one hour and tell me your boyfriend dumped you," I told my girl friend as we stood outside the movie theater where we had just seen "Magic Mike." "If the party's weird and I want to leave, I'll say 'Oh my God, are you okay? I'll come meet you!' Got it?" "Sure…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 3, 2012

Erotica Titles For Hot Summer Reading

Fifty Shades of Grey is heating up The New York Times best seller list, making BDSM erotica an official trend of the Summer. But the author, British Twilight fanatic E.L. James, isn't the first to let the racy sex fetish inspire a novel. That form of fantasy has filled the pages of many books over…
By: Tres Sugar / June 18, 2012

Girl Talk: On Calling A Man “Daddy” In Bed

He liked to talk in bed — a lot, and always dirty — and, as part of his rhetorical repertoire, he liked to tell me about other women he'd been with while he was getting me off. He'd whisper in my ear about how this one went down on him while he told her what…
By: Callie Fitzgerald / June 14, 2012

DomConLA Bondage Convention A Big Hit With S&M Community

Bondage buffs from as far away as Europe and Japan beat a path to Los Angeles this past weekend just for the chance to get beaten. It's all part of DomConLA, an event now in its eighth year, that allows fetish fans, submissives, and dominants to meet, greet and beat -- if the mood (and…
By: The Huffington Post / May 21, 2012

Here’s The Audio Of Gilbert Gottfried Reading “50 Shades Of Grey” That You Didn’t Ask For

We know you have reservations about reading the hot new BDSM "mommy porn" erotic novel 50 Shades Of Grey in public. What if someone from church sees?! What would your grandma think?! That's why we couldn't be more pleased talented voiceover actor Gilbert Gottfried has done the audiobook for 50 Shades. No one ha…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 18, 2012

8 Ways To Be Positive You’re Sex Positive

Here in the land of lady blogs, most of us believe that sex and exploring your sexuality is a great thing. “Sex positive” is the go-to term for this, which is the philosophy that all consensual expressions of sexuality are good and healthy. Sex positivity also includes advocating for sex education and safer sex. Sound…
By: Rachel White / May 9, 2012

FL Library Removes “50 Shades Of Grey” From Shelves

50 Shades Of Grey may well be one of the worst-written books ever. But being a blight on the face of literature isn't the reason Brevard County Public Library in Florida pulled the BDSM erotica novel from shelves: they called 50 Shades "pornography." But Brevard County is not consistent in what they consider "pornographic" and…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 7, 2012

Textercuff: The Perfect Sex Toy For Text Addicts

For some, the pleasure of returning text messages is one that should be denied. The Textercuff, part handcuff, part thumb gag, is the perfect sex toy for restraining your technology addict from the instant gratification he desires. Deny him the touch of his iPhone, shame him for being too plugged in, make him beg to…
By: Ami Angelowicz / April 27, 2012

“Mad Men” Creator Sheds Light On Don Draper’s S&M Sex Drive

"Don's relationship — and [the] women in his life's relationship[s] — between power and sex is very closely linked. And I think it's part of the human experience. I think it's an animal thing. Powerful men in particular seem to want to be controlled sexually. ... I think what you're seeing is that they do…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 25, 2012

I’m A Feminist And I Love S&M

The book Fifty Shades of Grey has brought to the forefront of modern society and readers' minds the fact that some women (and men) enjoying BDSM play in their sex lives. Shocking, right? What sort of deviant wants to be spanked or tied up or told they're a "bad girl"? I'll tell you: about 60 percent of my friends —…
By: YourTango.com / April 23, 2012

Now You Can Learn Spanking, Kink In Actual “50 Shades Of Grey” Classes

One NYC-branch of sex shop Toys In Babeland is (wisely) capitalizing on the new "mommy porn" 50 Shades Of Grey craze with cocktail party classes teaching Kinky Sex 101. The open-to-the-public classes will be free; the first 25 kinkster guests will go home with a Christian Grey-approved goody bag: a paddle, necktie, satin bondage…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 20, 2012

The Soapbox: Actually, Katie Roiphe, Feminists Are Not Perplexed About Submissive Sex

Bondage/dominance/sadomasochism (BDSM) erotica novel Fifty Shades Of Grey has swept the nation, landing itself on many a Kindle and launching a feeding frenzy for the movie rights. More digital ink has been spilled on What Does This All Mean? for women and our sexual desires than will ever be spilled on the people…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 16, 2012

Casting “Fifty Shades Of Grey” With Actors We Wish Would Do Gratuitous Hardcore Sex On Screen

This weekend, I read approximately 600 pages of the dirty smutty smut smut called Fifty Shades of Grey. I'm currently almost to the end of the second book in the trilogy and was up till 2 a.m. because I couldn't wait to find out what would happen next in the Red Room of Pain. Give…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 19, 2012