kink

Art

Intimate Photos from the Largest Outdoor Leather and Kink Festival on the East Coast

Photographer Matt Van Anderson has been documenting Folsom Street East—and his changing relationship to kink—for the last 3 years.
Matt Van Anderson
6.26.19
sex-how-to

This Is What It's Like to Have Sex With Hearing Loss

Embracing my hearing limitations has come, somewhat counterintuitively, from eroticising them.
Anna Pulley
6.17.19
How to Sex

An Intro to Figging—The Kink Where You Put Ginger in Your Butt

It's like a butt plug, but it burns.
Anna Pulley
5.9.19
Sex

Dominatrixes Tell Us What Makes a Good Sub

Ease in slowly, ask questions, and don’t mistake your domme for a therapist.
Graham Isador
4.25.19
mental health

I Tried Rope Bondage as a Coping Mechanism for My Anxiety

It felt like yoga—a steady, reliable movement from discomfort to comfort and I was in control of the pace.
Tracey Anne Duncan
4.9.19
bdsm

How to Tell if Your BDSM Relationship Is Abusive

A psychologist explains the line between a healthy exchange of power and potentially fatal abuse.
Matthew Terrell
4.4.19
Sex

Why I Decided to Start Kink Shaming Myself

I've invited abuse into my sex life for too long.
James Greig
3.25.19
Festivals

How To Make The Most of A NYD Festival

The First NYD is only a couple of weeks away, and we want you to have the best sesh possible. Here's 5 tips to start your 2019 right.
Noisey Staff
12.16.18
Sex

These Sex Games Could Help You Explore Desires You Didn’t Even Know You Had

A sex therapist explained three types of games you should try and one you shouldn't.
Grant Stoddard
12.1.18
Australia Today

This Airbnb Lets You Stay in a BDSM Cage for $150 a Night

Located in a Sydney garage, the listing claims to be "the perfect escape... if you need to be put in your place."
Gavin Butler
11.12.18
fetishes

What a Cast Fetish Is All About

Think toes, bondage, and helping people in casts do their household chores.
Richard Greenhill
11.8.18
My First Time

The First Time I Was Paid for Sex

"I was motivated by a nagging curiosity, a voice in my head I couldn't tune out."
Kaytlin Bailey
7.8.18
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