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  1. Algolagnia
    Resource Type: Article
    Algolagnia is a sexual tendency which is defined by deriving sexual pleasure and stimulation from physical pain, often involving an erogenous zone.
  2. Antoniou, Laura
    Resource Type: Article
    Laura Antoniou (born 1963) is an American novelist. She is the author of The Marketplace series of BDSM-themed novels, which were originally published under the pen name of Sara Adamson.
  3. Armbinder
    Resource Type: Article
    Armbinder is a loose term designating a range of restraint devices primarily used in bondage play, their common function being to bind the arms and/or hands to each other or to the body, usually behind the back, and employing a range of bondage equipment including cuffs, rods, straps, and gloves.
  4. BDSM
    Resource Type: Article
    A type of roleplay or lifestyle choice between two or more individuals who use their experiences of pain and power to create sexual tension, pleasure, and release.
  5. BDSM in culture and media
    Resource Type: Article
  6. Berkley Horse
    Resource Type: Article
    The Berkley Horse is a BDSM apparatus, supposedly designed for, or by, Theresa Berkley in 1828. She referred to it as a "chevalet".
  7. Bondage
    Resource Type: Article
    Bondage is the use of restraints for the sexual pleasure of the parties involved. It may be used in its own right, as in the case of rope bondage and breast bondage, or as part of sexual activity or BDSM activity.
  8. Bondage Cuffs
    Resource Type: Article
    Bondage cuffs are restraints designed for use in sexual bondage situations.
  9. Bondage Cuffs
    Resource Type: Article
    Bondage cuffs are restraints designed for use in sexual bondage situations.
  10. Bondage Harness
    Resource Type: Article
    A bondage harness is a series of leather straps, typically between 1 and 2 cm wide, attached together in such a way as to allow a person to "wear" the item.
  11. Bondage Pants
    Resource Type: Article
    Bondage trousers or bondage pants are trousers with zippers, straps, chains, rings and buckles, giving an appearance of a BDSM style.
  12. Bondage pornography
    Resource Type: Article
    Bondage pornography specializes in the depiction of sexual bondage or BDSM activities, as photographs, stories, movies, or drawings.
  13. Bondage Rigger
    Resource Type: Article
    A bondage rigger is a person who ties up others primarily as an art form, as opposed to people who do this to immobilize a bottom to prepare them for other forms of BDSM like flogging.
  14. Bondage Rope Harness
    Resource Type: Article
    A bondage rope harness, sometime also referred to as a bondage web, rope web, rope dress or karada, is a rope bondage technique which involves the tying of an intricate structure of rope around the body in a complex web-like fashion.
  15. Bottom (BDSM)
    Resource Type: Article
    In BDSM, a bottom or submissive is the partner in a BDSM relationship or a BDSM scene who takes the passive, receiving, or obedient role, to that of the top or dominant.
  16. The Bottoming Book
    Or, How to Get Terrible Things Done to You by Wonderful People

    Resource Type: Book
  17. Brame, Gloria
    Resource Type: Article
    Gloria Glickstein Brame (born August 20, 1955) is a U.S. writer and sex therapist based in Athens, Georgia.
  18. Breast Bondage
    Resource Type: Article
    Breast bondage is a bondage technique which involves the tying of rope around a woman's breasts in a visually intricate and decorative pattern.
  19. The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1983
  20. The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty - Wikipedia article
    Resource Type: Article
    The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty (1983), Beauty's Punishment (1984), and Beauty's Release (1985) are erotic novels by Anne Rice writing under the pseudonym of A. N. Roquelaure.
  21. Cock and Ball Torture
    Resource Type: Article
    Cock and ball torture (CBT) is a sexual activity involving torture of the male genitals.
  22. Collar (BDSM)
    Resource Type: Article
    In a BDSM context, a collar is a device of any material placed around the neck of the submissive partner. It is also a term used to show ownership of one partner by another. A person wearing a collar to symbolize their relationship with another is said to be collared.
  23. Consent (BDSM)
    Resource Type: Article
    Consent within BDSM is an issue that attracts much attention in the field. Practitioners' interests are in ensuring appropriate consent for personal, ethical, and legal reasons. The law also has its own approach to consent in deeming certain acts legal or illegal. Non-consensual play is considered abuse and not accepted by the BDSM community.
  24. Contract (BDSM)
    Resource Type: Article
    In BDSM, a contract is an agreement, usually written, between the dominant and submissive in a 24/7 or Total Power Exchange (TPE) relationship. It is the formal act of consent to the power exchange. Some are very formal and will detail exactly what is expected and can run for multiple pages. Others are as brief as a single paragraph. Either way, one is derived by negotiation on the part of both parties. BDSM couples consider the contract to hold equal moral authority to a marriage commitment. As such, constructing a proper contract is very much like writing a pre-nuptial agreement.
  25. Crotch Rope
    Resource Type: Article
    A crotch rope (also known as Matanawa or Sakura[1] in Japanese bondage) is a bondage technique which involves the tying of rope around a woman's waist which is then passed between the labia to apply painful or pleasurable pressure to the female genitals.
  26. Dominance and submission
    Resource Type: Article
    Dominance and submission (also known as D&s, Ds or D/s) is a set of behaviors, customs and rituals involving the giving by one individual to another individual of dominance over them in an erotic episode or as a lifestyle.
  27. Dominatrix
    Resource Type: Article
    A dominatrix (plural dominatrices or dominatrixes) or mistress is a woman who takes the dominant role in bondage and discipline, dominance and submission or BDSM.
  28. Erotic Humiliation
    Resource Type: Article
    Erotic humiliation is the consensual use of psychological humiliation in a sexual context, whereby one person gains arousal or erotic excitement from the powerful emotions of being humiliated and demeaned, or of humiliating another; often (but not always) in conjunction with sexual stimulation of one or both partners in the activity.
  29. Erotic Sexual Denial
    Resource Type: Article
    Erotic sexual denial, also known as orgasm denial, is a sexual practice in which a heightened state of sexual arousal is maintained for an extended length of time without orgasm, and is commonly practiced in association with BDSM and sexual bondage. Erotic sexual denial can be another name for or variant of orgasm control.
  30. Erotic spanking
    Resource Type: Article
    Erotic spanking is the act of spanking another person for the sexual arousal or gratification of either or both parties. Activities range from occasional sexual roleplay (such as ageplay) to domestic discipline and may involve the use of a hand or the use of a variety of spanking implements, such as a spanking paddle or cane.
  31. Female dominance
    Resource Type: Article
    Female dominance (or Femdom) refers to the BDSM relationships or BDSM scenes where the dominant partner is female.
  32. Female submission
    Resource Type: Article
    Female submission describes a relationship in which a female voluntarily submits to the will of another.
  33. Fetish Fashion
    Resource Type: Article
    Fetish fashion is any style or appearance in the form of a type of clothing or accessory, created to be extreme or provocative.
  34. Forced Orgasm
    Resource Type: Article
    A forced orgasm is a form of orgasm control where the active partner sexually stimulates a submissive partner to the point of the submissive's involuntary orgasm, with the submissive attempting to restrain the onset of orgasm.
  35. Glossary of BDSM
    Resource Type: Article
    This glossary of BDSM (Bondage, Discipline, Dominance, Submission, Sadism, Masochism) terms defines terms commonly used in the BDSM community.
  36. Insex
    Resource Type: Article
    Insex was one of the biggest BDSM pornographic websites on the Internet and arguably the most extreme American pornographic production featuring female submissives. It was also a leading innovator in both live video streaming, pioneering the concept before broadband Internet access existed.
  37. Introduction to Male Chastity
    Resource Type: Article
  38. Justice Magazine
    Resource Type: Article
    Justice Weekly Magazine was a popular Canadian tabloid publication that was published weekly from 1949 until 1972. It featured news about Canadian and International criminal justice cases, and issues concerned with punishment (especially corporal punishment) in institutional and domestic environments.
  39. List of BDSM Equipment
    Resource Type: Article
    This is a list of BDSM equipment and restraints:
  40. Nipple Clamp
    Resource Type: Article
    A nipple clamp is a clamp used to stimulate the nipples by applying varying degrees of pressure.
  41. Orgasm Control
    Resource Type: Article
    Orgasm control, also known as "edging", "peaking", "surfing", and by other terms, is a sexual technique which involves the maintenance of a high level of sexual arousal for an extended period of time without reaching orgasm, but eventually reaching orgasm. If orgasm is not reached after the extended period of arousal, it is referred to as erotic sexual denial. If the partner whose orgasm is being controlled, sometimes referred to as the submissive partner, is put into physical restraints, the better to control the orgasm, the activity is sometimes called tie and tease and if orgasm is denied it is tease and denial.
  42. Payment Processors are Still Policing Your Sex Life, and the Latest Victim is FetLife
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    The adult social network FetLife just lost its ability to process credit card payments because it offers a platform for members to discuss and to post depictions of consensual BDSM practices.
  43. Power exchange (BDSM)
    Resource Type: Article
    In BDSM, the term power exchange refers to a relationship or activity in which the submissive gives to the dominant partner power and authority over the submissive's body in exchange for the submissive's happiness and health.
  44. Predicament bondage
    Resource Type: Article
    Predicament bondage is the art of restraining a person by bondage in such a way that there is a limited number of positions in which they can be, each of which are so uncomfortable that they are forced to shift their weight or position. Upon doing so, they place themselves in the other equally uncomfortable position.
  45. Prostate Massage
    Resource Type: Article
    Prostate massage is the massage or stimulation of the male prostate gland for sexual stimulation or medical purposes.
  46. Queer Progress
    From Homophobia to Homonationalism

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2016
    A political memoir by a leading gay rights and AIDS activist.
  47. Sadomasochism
    Resource Type: Article
    Sadism is pleasure in the infliction of pain or humiliation upon another person, while masochism is pleasure in receiving the pain. These practices are often related and are collectively known as sadomasochism as well as S&M or SM.
  48. Sex magic
    Resource Type: Article
    Sex Magic is a term for various types of sexual activity used in magical, ritualistic or otherwise religious and spiritual pursuits. One practice of sex magic is using the energy of sexual arousal or orgasm with visualization of a desired result. A premise of sex magic is the concept that sexual energy is a potent force that can be harnessed to transcend one's normally perceived reality.
  49. SexSources.ca
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2017
    A web portal featuring sexuality resources: articles, websites, books. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools make it possible to find additional resources and information.
  50. SM 101
    A Realistic Introduction

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1996
  51. SM
    The Last Taboo

    Resource Type: Book
  52. Story of O
    Resource Type: Article
    Story of O (French: Histoire d'O, is an erotic novel published in 1954 about dominance and submission by French author Anne Desclos under the pen name Pauline Réage.

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