Sex

Down to Flog: BDSM in India

In the second episode of 'Sex-Rated: The VICE Guide to Sex', we explore the BDSM scene in India through conversations with a dominatrix, and a community of kinksters across the country.

This July, we’re heating things up with Sex-Rated: The VICE Guide to Sex in India. Come with us as we dive deep into Indian sexuality, as well as cherry-pick some of the best videos and stories about sex from VICE around the world. Read more here.


BDSM—short for Bondage and Discipline, Domination and Submission, Sadism and Masochism—is a blanket term for a number of practices that involve the consensual transfer of power and pain to derive sexual pleasure. To find out more we met with DJ, a dominatrix; and Kinky Collective, a group that practices BDSM and teaches safety and etiquette to practitioners across the country, helping them explore and discover their kinky side.

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