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7.24.19

How to Quit Your Shitty Job and Become a Dominatrix

In the first installment of our new column, we meet a former financial researcher who switched from flogging numbers to flogging people.

2.8.19

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.

10.9.18

How Kink Made These People’s Sex Lives Healthier

From relieving stress to consent education, getting kinky has a lot of benefits.

8.21.18

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.

7.24.18

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.

5.10.18

Meet the Fetishists Empowering Themselves with 'Kitten Play'

Don't compare Cat Girl Manor to the Playboy Mansion.

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3.19.18

This Artist Is Redefining How Brutal S&M Can Be

For "Jilf," pain is all about empowerment.

8.28.17

This BDSM Carpenter Builds Furniture for Spanking and Flogging

Saxon Dungeon Furniture specializes in custom bondage tables, crosses, and horses that can cost as much as $5,000.

8.18.17

Japanese Adult Swaddling Therapy Put Me Back in the Womb

Otonamaki is a Japanese physical therapy trend that's half-hammock, half-horror movie.

6.23.17

[NSFW] A Dominatrix and a Photographer Team Up to Show Real BDSM

NYC-based dominatrix Aleta Cai joined forces with Cory Rice to capture the ecstatic and everyday moments between a goddess and her slave.

6.9.17

[NSFW] Malie Huffman’s Fierce Women Are F**king Wild

The illustrator weighs in on the cathartic effects of appropriating the male gaze with gore, blood, sex, and powerful women.

2.16.17

Your Brain on BDSM: Why Getting Spanked and Tied Up Makes You Feel High

What happens in your head when you get flogged? Scientific researchers and professional dominatrixes talk about endorphins and all the other neurochemicals that make bondage so delightful.

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