bdsm

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
4.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Home Has Five Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, and [Squints] a Sex Dungeon?

Great house if you have a family. Or want to make one.
River Donaghey
2.9.19
Sex

What It’s Like Being in a Sex Club in Canada’s North

Welcome to Yellowknife, where everyone knows your kink.
Jessica Davey-Quantick
1.23.19
Sex

How to Be More Dominant During Sex

I'm not exactly a top in my personal life, so I went to a female dominance workshop to figure out how to be more dominant in bed.
Zoe Ligon
11.19.18
relationships

When Does BDSM Become Abuse?

After a recent death in the online kinkster community, many people began to question the limits of submissive relationships.
Steven Blum
11.17.18
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
Sex

How Kink Made These People’s Sex Lives Healthier

From relieving stress to consent education, getting kinky has a lot of benefits.
Laura Bell
10.10.18
bdsm

The Syrian Refugee Who Found His Sexuality in Berlin

For most of his adult life, Bahri has wanted to be a sex slave. But he was only able to live out his fetish after his family fled Syria and moved to Berlin.
Yannah Alfering
8.29.18
Sex

The History of Sadomasochism Is Strange, Dark, and Occasionally Sweet

The ideas behind it originated in some dark places but have become much less creepy and more consensual over time.
Eric Spitznagel
8.22.18
Sex

We Asked Predators and Prey About Their Vore Fetish

“My first ‘porn’ search was looking at images of whales with their mouths open on Google images.”
Richard Greenhill
8.22.18
VICE Long Reads

Inside the Lucrative World of Female Muscle Worship, Where Men Pay to Touch

Male "schmoes" provide a livelihood for the muscular women they worship: goddesses who are now too big to compete in most bodybuilding championships.
Lucas Oakeley
8.8.18
Sex

I Tried Japanese Bondage to Learn About the Beauty of Getting Tied Up

I also learned a lot about pain, bruising, and how much my shoulder can take before it dislocates.
Djanlissa Pringels
7.25.18
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