sadomasochism

bdsm

I Tried 'Needle Play' to Help Me Get Over My Fear of Needles

What's a turn-on for some, is a nightmare for me.
Djanlissa Pringels
3.29.18
Science

Why You Get Off on Torturing Yourself With Chilis

It turns out that we are physiologically and psychologically predisposed to sadomasochistic dining tendencies.
Jessica Thompson
1.6.18
News

It's a Travesty That BDSM Isn't Technically Legal

By foregoing legal recognition of American BDSM players, we don't just deny their rights, we deny their personhood.
Neil McArthur
8.2.16
daily vice

We Meet Barcelona's 'Human Dog' on Today's 'Daily VICE'

Ivan Argelaga, a veteran of Spain's sadomasochist scene, strips naked and gets down on all fours to play "the human dog" at Barcelona bars and art galleries as extreme performance art.
VICE Staff
5.12.16
Stuff

What It’s Like Being a Professional Male Dom for Women

Meet the retired schoolteacher flogging Montreal's alpha women for money.
Adam Kovac
4.29.16
muff stuff

A Cult Performance Artist Talks Male Slaves and Locking Up Penises

Sheree Rose has been playing with ideas of feminism and dominance since she found her cutting fetish—and love—in the Los Angeles punk scene of the 1970s. We talked to the cult icon about her religious upbringing, being a "mean mommy," and what she...
Mish Barber Way
10.8.15
Film

France's Censorship Board Said 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Is OK for 12-Year-Olds

Ratings board president Jean-Francois Mary said it's "a romance, you could even say schmaltzy."
Mike Pearl
2.11.15
Film

We Spoke to the Women Protesting Against the '50 Shades of Grey' Film

Stop Porn Culture and 50 Shades Is Abuse are two organizations that believe the film is dangerous in its promotion of violence against women.
Clare Wiley
2.10.15