Study Recommends Unusual Way To Deal With Past Trauma: BDSM

A scholarly paper published in a a peer-reviewed feminist academic journal decided to examine a most lurid subject: reliving a past trauma and trying to “reconfigure it” by reenacting it using bondage, discipline, sadism and masochism.

13 JAN 2019

Versace Says Yes to the Harness

It looks like bondage is one of the fashion trends making it to our fall/winter 2019 wardrobes. Adam Rippon certainly made a statement on the Oscars red carpet back in March with his fetish-inspired...

13 JAN 2019

Submission South Beach Presents "Military Ball" (SOUTH BEACH)

Submission South Beach wishes everybody a Happy New Year and expect us to rattle some cages throughout 2019. This is our Annual Military themed event and were starting the New Year off with a bang as were expecting everybody to break out the Military Latex along with the Army Fatigues.

26 JAN 2019

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend 2019 (WASHINGTON DC)

Join three-day long party and event with participants that now number in the thousands. The heart of the weekend is the historic leather formal Saturday evening cocktail social, Leather Cocktails. Leather Cocktails is the weekend lynchpin gathering from which all other weekend events evolved

18-20 JAN 2019

These Intimate Portraits Bring BDSM Into The Streets

"It’s less about the BDSM aspect per se or their orientation or identity,” Topolovac, who took the photos, said. “I think what we discovered, especially when we shot the second photographs, was that it’s about people’s shared humanity. There was a common thread of, ‘Hey, this is us. We’re complicated. We’re...”

AC Gallery presents Switch x Mark Dektor

AC Gallery presents Switch, a solo exhibition by artist Mark Dektor. Raw yet intimate portraits grant the viewer a shift in perception, offering an uninhibited look into the usually private BDSM scene.

15 DEC 2018 - 12 JAN 2019

Being a Dom 101: Training for New Doms with Miss Mackenzee (PHILADELPHIA)

We've got two fantastic classes back to back on power exchange relationships! Miss Mackenzee and her sub Parker are each tackling half of the equation. Trade off pet sitting duty or come to both and make a day of it!

29 DEC 2018

BDSM and Fetishism: Finally off the “Sick List”

A landmark decision on June 18, 2018 by the World Health Organization (WHO) intends to put an end to the deeply harmful legacy of the medicalization of sexual practices...

Intro to Kink: Impact (NEW YORK)

Want to learn about impact play in a hands-on environment? Bought some floggers but don't know how to use them? Looking to learn how to properly spank your partner? Join sex educator, artist, and activist, Cory Bush, for one special evening to learn the fundamentals of Impact Play!

17 DEC 2018

Olympic Skater Adam Rippon Wore a BDSM Harness on the Oscars Red Carpet

Team USA's Olympic figure skating star Adam Rippon is making a bold statement off of the rink and on the Oscars red carpet. The 28-year-old made an early but unsubtle arrival to the Academy Awards, wearing a bondage harness sewn into his blazer.

Kinks 'N Drinks: BDSM 101 (WASHINGTON DC)

Music, games, wax station, flogging and rope demo, erotic reading and coloring corner. Bring your toys, boi's, bae's, boo's! Coming by yourself? No worries, there will be PLAYPALS on hand to help you make some memories.

15 DEC 2018

Debauchery Ball Documentary Preview Screening (CHICAGO)

We invite you to join us as voyeurs on the eve of 2018's DBall (as it is sometimes called) and get an exclusive inside look at one of Chicago's most infamous affairs amongst melanated magnificence. See it's beginnings, what it's turning into and possibly see yourself. We look forward to having you there.

13 DEC 2018

Explain the Pain — a BDSM Playdate

Join the Taillors for an evening of fun with impact play! Learn about safety, different implements and techniques, and get some hands-on (and toys-on) experience of pain.From stinging to thuds, from slaps to pats... come learn about your personal relationship with pain.

12 DEC 2019

Mistress Couple's Ultimate Guide to Bondage NYC Launch Party! (NYC)

Calling bondage enthusiasts of all levels: This holiday season, join Mistress Couple as she decks the halls (and balls!) of the Upper East Side’s Pleasure Chest in celebration of the release of her new book, The Ultimate Guide to Bondage...

10 DEC 2018

YOGA PANTS FOOT NIGHT (ORANGE COUNTY, LA)

FOUR FULL HOURS of intimate, foot indulgence, hot dogs, snacks and free cool refreshments! What a great way to spend your weekend!

8 DEC 2018

First Friday Rope Bondage Demos (PHILADELPHIA)

Rope Night is a live showcase of Shibari, the art of Japanese Rope Bondage. It's an informal, come-and-go-as-you-please event. FREE to watch.

7 DEC 2018

EYES WIDE SHUT PLAY PARTY (LOS ANGELES)

An Exclusive Multi-Mistress FemDom BDSM Play Party. Spend an evening full of uninhibited play at what has become LA’s most coveted and exclusive “underground” Multiple Mistress/slave party. Step into another world ruled by an array of distinguished Dominas and illustrious guests. Here, you are subject to Our every perverse whim and desire.

7 DEC 2018

KINKMAS (SAN ANTONIO)

Explore kink and BDSM for those who are inexperienced or curious about it. Learn how it works in a safe environment, discover what you like, and learn to alter or halt the situation if you choose. We can even do some onsite role-playing with those who volunteer!

6 DEC 2018

THE ART OF DIRTY TALK | SPANK ME, SLAP ME, CHOKE ME! (FT.LUDERDALE)

Ever wondered how to make a spanking look so damn sexy!? Well, in this workshop, not only will you learn how to spank, slap, and choke properly to keep...

1 DEC 2018

FOOTNIGHT Boston: Dec 1 Mansion Party!! 3-8pm 18+ (BOSTON)

5 hours of foot fun, hosted by Goddess Lilith! Join us for our last party of the year at our BRAND NEW venue in Methuen, a PARTY MANSION with over 20k square feet across 2 Luxurious floors. You're going to love this comfy, cozy private space where the possibilities are endless!

1 DEC 2018

Healing Sexual Trauma Through BDSM

Mistress Couple, a dominatrix and the author of the new book "The Ultimate Guide to Bondage", on how engaging in bondage with people you trust can help heal psychological wounds.

How to Dominate Men with HUMILIATION (San Diego)

Are you 50 Shades of Grey curious? Then do not come to this class. If, however, you are a Woman who is curious about how You can harness Your power as a Woman to have more control in Your career, over men and in your life through the erotic art of Female Domination, then this class is for you. San Diego, CA

18 NOV 2018

Florida Leather & Fetish Pride Weekend 2018 (CLEARWATER)

Florida Leather & Fetish Pride (FLFP) is a weekend event for those 18+ that celebrates the various aspects of the leather, fetish, kink, and BDSM communities and lifestyles. Everyone is welcomed regardless of race, gender, or orientation. Clearwater, FL

9 NOV 2018

Dynamic Flogging: A Hands On Workshop presented by Master Hines

This is class is entirely devoted to learning and practicing your flogging techniques assisted by the renown flogging instructor Master Hines. San Francisco, CA

1 NOV 2018

EROTICA, AN ARTISTIC VIEW (BALTIMORE)

Erotica, Fetish, Kink Photography Workshop. Erotic photographs in general were intended for commercial use, calendars, pinups, and for men's magazines. And sometimes the photographs are intended to be seen only by the subjects partner. Baltimore, MD

29 OCT 2018

SOUNDBATH: BREATHWORK AND AFTERCARE (LOS ANGELES)

Masterclass on Guided Meditation and Breathwork. Soundbath at Dundeon experience. Los Angeles, CA

29 OCT 2018

RETROGRADE HEALING (NEW YORK)

Come join us at House of HEAL for a cozy queer-centered evening of healing through music, herbalism, tarot, art-making and vegan food. It’s been a challenging time for many folks, and this event is an opportunity to come together in queer-centered community, take care of each other, and experience individual and collective healing. New York, NY

27 OCT 2018

FETISH FACTORY'S HALLOWEEN FETISH BALL 2018 (WILTON MANORS)

This party is a staple in fetish clubbing featuring a club and crowd from your nightmares (or dreams). In years past, this incredible party has been known to draw 2,000+ fetish-frenzied In years past, this incredible party has been known to draw 2,000+ fetish-frenzied. Wilton Manors, FL

26 OCT 2018

Learning the Ropes of BDSM (BROOKLYN)

Come one, come all — subs, slaves, rope bunnies — to serve us Dommes as we better our knowledge. There will be an overview and plenty of interactive rope play. Brooklyn, NY

25 OCT 2018