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Why Aftercare Is The BDSM Practice That Everyone Should Be Doing

“If you’re unfamiliar with the BDSM scene, you might think it’s all whips, handcuffs, and pleasurable pain, but there’s one important element that BDSM practitioners have built into their sex lives to make sure that everyone involved feels safe and cared for after play time is over: a practice known as aftercare. And whether you’re into BDSM or have more vanilla tastes, aftercare is something everyone should be doing.”

link: http://www.refinery29.com/what-is-bdsm-sex-aftercare


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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SUBMISSIVE AND A SLAVE?

“…But since people will still be asking this question (and I’ll still be unable to resist the compulsion to answer) when I’m 97 and senile, I might as well go ahead and write my “definitive” answer to this question now; that way it won’t matter if I go all soft in the brains department, I can just refer to my notes that say, “This is your opinion on such-and-such, remember?”

So what is the difference between a submissive and a slave?”

link: http://www.katekinsey.com/the-difference-between-a-slave-and-a-submissive.html


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Lifestyle Dominants and Professional Dominants: Can’t We All Just Get Along

“I heard the terms “lifestyle domme” and “professional domme” one too many times, especially on the fem- domme websites. My question is what the hell is the difference? You kinky folk are so confusing with your terms. Please explain the difference to a simpleton like me…”

link: http://www.miaminewtimes.com/arts/lifestyle-dominants-and-professional-dominants-cant-we-all-just-get-along-6493687


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What It Means To Be A TRUE Dominant (And Not Just Another D*ck)

“We think “Dominant” and immediately fantasize about power and control and exercising those desires, without acknowledging the reality that we are not the only person here. Somehow that can get lost and we assume that “Dominant” means just that, and the other person is just a replaceable prop we are playing with… Here are three key factors a Dominant must keep in mind at all times when embarking on a BDSM relationship with a submissive.”

link: http://www.yourtango.com/2017301165/what-it-means-be-true-dominant-bdsm-relationship-submissive


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American Master/Slave Story: Leather Titleholder Partners Speak About Family, Pride, PReP, and More.

“Within the incredibly diverse LGBT community, the worldwide Leather/fetish/kink family is undoubtedly one of its most close-knit subcultures. Leathermen, Leatherwomen, and their allies have created a large and diverse — yet simultaneously intimate — network from Amsterdam to New York City…”

link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jed-ryan/american-masterslave-stor_b_10056986.html


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Forever In the Dog House, These Men Live Their Lives as ‘Human Pups’

“A new documentary about ‘pup play,’ the (often though not always sexual) act of dressing and inhabiting the role of a dog while another person takes on the role of handler or trainer, is about to be unleashed on Great Britain’s Channel 4, bringing new focus to a subculture that—according to some members—is ready to go mainstream…”

link: http://jezebel.com/forever-in-the-dog-house-these-men-live-their-lives-as-1778635750


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What It’s Like Being a Professional Male Dom for Women

“Sadist Faction’s coffee table is innocuous at first glance, but it’s actually one of the most provocative pieces of home furnishing you’re likely to ever see.* That’s because, unlike the generic stuff found in your average furniture outlet, this coffee table is also great for flogging, spanking, and general bondage fun…”

link: http://www.vice.com/read/what-its-like-being-a-professional-male-dom-for-women


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