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Pride Month – Health care

We talk about pride and issues facing the LGBTQ+ community – about parental rights, workplace discrimination, legalizing gay marriage… But one area that is often overlooked is healthcare, both physical and mental. Mental Health Depression and anxiety are very common in LGBTQ people, starting at a very young age. In a 2019 CDC report, it […]

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BDSM Education Beginners Guides Fundamentals

A Brief History of BDSM

For as long as there has been sex, there has been kink. One of the earliest images of erotic whipping came from 490 B.C. in the Etruscan Tomb of Whipping (Lazio, Italy), with stories and poems describing sexual punishment and use of pain in arousal dating back even further. The Kama Sutra, for example, describes […]

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What is BDSM?

Power exchange dynamics have been part of relationships for ever, BDSM is an acronym meant to serve as a catch-all term for the spectrum of kink relationships in one which one person is acknowledged as the Dominant partner and the other as the submissive. In any given BDSM relationship, there may or may not be […]

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Edge Play

Edge Play is one of those terms that seems to have two different meanings within the community. What constitutes edge play to one person, might seem like licking vanilla ice cream to another person.  Term One: Some people consider edge play to be an umbrella term for a list of kinks and fetishes considered to […]

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BDSM Education Beginners Guides Fundamentals Mindset

Erotic Hypnosis

Being obsessed with finding new ways to reach climax is in the mind of most of the people for ages. Recently erotic hypnosis gains on popularity and there is a lot of information on the internet on how to experience this. Erotic Hypnosis is a guided meditation, either through another person or yourself alone, that […]

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Self Love

The act of masturbation is rarely understood as being about self-love – a sexual attraction to self. Rather, this solo act is typically regarded in the narrowest sense: as about alleviating tension (sexual or otherwise), or as providing oneself with a momentary sensory pleasure that is simple, uncomplicated and free. What does Self-love mean? Self-love […]

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RACK/PRICK

RACK  Understanding the risks is an important step to practicing kink responsibly, RACK attempts to address that need. Risk Aware Consensual Kink acknowledges that BDSM carries inherent risk, and places an emphasis on knowing what the unintended consequences are of engaging in a kinky activity. In order to ensure both parties are aware of the […]

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BDSM Education Beginners Guides Fundamentals

Safe, Sane and Consensual (SSC)

The most commonly used philosophy for evaluating acceptable kinky play is SSC, and it is a great distinction for those unfamiliar with BDSM to understand the difference between abuse and responsible kink practices. It dates back to the early 80s, and is simple in its basic principle of defining any kinky activity by asking; is […]