DEVIANCE & DESIRE

By WolfMaster | A positive exploration of kink, fetish, BDSM & sexual transgression

Scene Etiquette and Leather Protocol: Play Parties (4/6) - Deviance & Desire

by Ambrosio<p>Part 1: General Principles<br>Part 2: More Specific Guidelines<br>Part 3: Cruising with Class<br>Part 5: Flagging, Symbols and Rituals<br>Part 6: A Few …

RPGs

Yes, you can now tip strippers with Bitcoin

If you've amassed a fortune in Bitcoin and don't know how to spend it, here's an idea: Go to Las Vegas and squander it all on booze and lap dances.<p>Legends Room is a "gentleman's club" that accepts Bitcoin, Ethereum, and its own cryptocoin LGD for all transactions.<p>That means you could go there on …

Las Vegas

Watch this lovely primer on America's transgender rights movement since the 1960s

The American Civil Liberties Union has released a brief overview of the transgender rights movement, focusing on the 1960s and 1970s, beautifully …

LGBTQ

A Giant Kinky Sex Party Took Place in The Woods, and People Are Furious About It

Not everyone was a fan of the three-day event<p>The town of Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom, was previously best-known for being a middle-class tourist destination, as well as the birthplace of novelist William Makepeace Thackeray. Yet earlier this week, the town made headlines for its vociferous …

In the Woods

Making Room for Food & Sex on the Spiritual Path.

A post shared by max berman (@maxfromtax) on Dec 11, 2016 at 1:26pm PST<p>Food and sex mean the same thing to me.<p>Both are sources of deep pleasure that …

Spirituality

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Butts

Bryan Kutner is telling me how he got into studying butt stuff, over coffee. “So,” Kutner says, “I was counseling cisgender men and trans folks in …

HIV

Boudoir Fétiche: A Project That Explores the Relationship Between Fetishism and Luxury

Designer Savvas Laz explores the relationship between the often taboo world of fetishism and the world of luxury in a project called Boudoir Fétiche. …

Luxury

Why People Are Fighting to Get Polyamory Recognized as a Sexual Orientation

Melissa Marie Legge always knew she was different—she just felt it, even before she knew how to talk about that feeling. "Wherever this part of me came from, it has certainly always been there, even before I had words to describe or explain it," she told VICE. "Consensual non-monogamy gives me the …

LGBTQ

Chicago Professor Allegedly Killed His Boyfriend As Part Of A Sexual Fantasy

A fatal stabbing by a Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee was part of an elaborate fantasy, prosecutors said.<p>The gruesome stabbing of a Northwestern University professor's 26-year-old boyfriend was part of the sexual fantasy conjured in a chatroom by the professor …

Crime

Male escorts reveal the hardest part about their jobs

Male sex workers have revealed exactly what it’s like to do their job.<p>Taking to Reddit, men who work in the sex industry have discussed the reasons …

Prostitution

Threesomes Might Be Bad

Ménage à nahhhhhh.<p>On Sunday night’s episode of <i>Insecure</i>, Lawrence (Jay Ellis) meets two girls in a grocery store. Even though one of them is wearing a taupe striped vest—I’ve never seen a whiter garment, and I used to work at Banana Republic—they all go home together. Vest asks Lawrence if he “likes …

Banana Republic

Here’s Why We Need More Open Source Software For Buttplugs

Internet-connected sex toys have been on the market for a while now, but the software that operates these very personal devices remains mostly closed, meaning it's not shared with users in a way that allows them to tinker with it. In practice this means toys ship with either a smartphone app, …

Open Source Software

How Did That Happen?

I've always known I was a little different. Regular sex and relationships get boring quickly, but what else is there? People experiment in their …

Love

The truth about identifying as asexual in the Midwest

<i>We’re just beginning to understand asexuality, but it isn’t anything new.</i><p>Kayla Fields was the school prude of Bedford North Lawrence High School. She …

Archie Comics

This artist makes the most arousing images using only a few lines (NSFW)

On Instagram, anonymous French artist ‘Petites Luxures’ makes illustrations that are delightfully naughty without being distasteful. Using only a few …

Artists

The One Thing EVERY Couple Can Learn From A Dom/Sub Relationship

<b>That has nothing to do with the bedroom!</b><p>Whether or not the dominant/submissive lifeis for you, there is something you (yes, YOU) can learn from BDSM …

Marriage

10 Secrets About Dirty Talk a Shy Person Should Know

So, you've found a sex partner who really lights your fire. You snag yourself some sexy lingerie, sweeten your skin with your favorite perfume, leave them breathless with your seductive gaze, but when you get to the bedroom, things suddenly feel . . . quiet. How could this be? The buildup to this …

Relationships

Zen and the art of getting your ass spanked

<b>Interested in getting kinky but don’t know where to start? A spanking class could be just the introduction you’re looking for. Rebekah Holt went</b> …

I Went To A Weed Play Party & Dear Lord Did I Have Fun

I'm what the weed industry folks call a "cannabist." It's a far more compassionate word for a marijuana enthusiast than "pothead." I also enjoy and attend "play" (read: sex) parties. As many people know from experience, cannabis can pair perfectly with sex, so I was stoked when I learned about …

Cannabis

Writing Erotica Made My Sex Life So Much More Fulfilling

If you count undergrad, I’m the product of 17 years of Catholic education. Sex was always on everyone’s mind, but aside from whispered conversations …

Catholicism

6 things you should know about orgasm denial

Because it isn't as scary as it sounds.<p>Not gonna lie, 'female orgasm denial' sound like three pretty scary words. But really, it's just a fancy and roundabout way of saying 'intense, built-up orgasms that feel incredible'. Also known by some people as 'edging', it is, essentially, being brought to …

Relationships

What Really Happens To Your Brain Chemistry When You Get Spanked During Sex

Photo: WeHeartIt We all know some people like to be spanked during sex. But what you may not realize is why you like erotic spanking so much. Here's …

The High-Tech Flesh Palace Where Strippers Dance for Bitcoins

Welcome to the wave of the future.<p>Fans are used to trading purchased “tokens” for webcam shows with their favorite porn stars online but now they can take it one step further: trading tokens to interact with adult stars face to face.<p>Welcome to the exciting new world of Bitcoin. Untraceable and …

Cryptocurrency

Death is My Lover: The Decadent Erotic Art of Takato Yamamoto (NSFW)

Some artists keep their lives hidden so the focus remains solely on their work.Takato Yamamoto appears to be such an artist.Outside of Japan, there …

Art

An 18th century guide to sex positions

<i>I Modi</i> or <i>The Ways</i> was a book of engravings depicting sixteen sexual positions. Think of it as <i>The Joy of Sex</i> for Renaissance times. The book, also …

18th century

Inside the Changing Leather Scene

As the stigma against BDSM and kink subsides, how does a long-underground culture move into a new era?<p>They arrive beneath an ornate spiral staircase …

Dan Savage

The story behind Tom of Finland’s chiselled promised land

As a biopic about the beefcake trailblazer hits theatres, we explore the legacy of the Finnish erotic artist with the film’s director<p>About halfway into the new <i>Tom of Finland</i> biopic, there’s a poolside scene that perfectly encapsulates the exhilaration experienced by iconic, provocative Scandinavian …

LGBTQ

BED BONDAGE FOR BEGINNERS

Social Media

What Will Happen When the 'Teledildonics' Patent Expires Next Year? 4 Sex Tech Experts Weigh In

<i>Is stigma too strong for innovation to thrive?</i><p>The clock is ticking for the so-called “teledildonics” patent, which has ruled the domain of …