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Can Kinky Sex Be Good For You?

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 02.26.2014 | Science

Sadomasochism, or sexual enjoyment from giving or receiving pain, may be a meditative experience and in some cases may lead to an altered state of con...

One Man's Sex Toy May Be Another Man's Trashed and Recycled Sex Toy

Aimee Heckel | Posted 04.15.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

A few years ago, my husband volunteered to help sort junk at a recycling facility. He came home near tears. The old sex toys! The ratty, strange, sticky, damaged sex toys! They kept coming, he explained.

The Axis of Indulgence: An Evening of Food, Sex and Alcohol in San Francisco

Zachary Ehren | Posted 03.16.2014 | San Francisco
Zachary Ehren

The things in life that continuously keep our tails wagging from one day to the next can be narrowed down to a trifecta of consumption: greasy food, sex and alcohol.

I Love My Husband More After Discovering BDSM

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

Want to take your relationship with your spouse to the next level? According to erotica author Red Phoenix, the trick is embracing BDSM. In a segme...

SPANKED! Bondage Class At Community Center Doesn't Last Long

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.30.2013 | Weird News

A day of bondage, domination and tea disguised as a "relationship support" meeting was gagged by red-faced officials. Trumpington Village Hall, a c...

Dreaded Fork in the Road: Hiding My Life From My Friend

Amy Shiner | Posted 10.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

I almost nearly outed myself while stating my opinion, which was a reminder that I am on borrowed time. I've been keeping up a persona of a good Christian girl for years now -- 8 years exactly -- and even more if you count the fantasies of a teenager.

What Happened When My Husband And I Dabbled In BDSM

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 08.18.2013 | Style
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Before kids my husband Henry and I decided to walk on the wild side one night when we accepted an invitation from friends to attend a BDSM (Bondage, Dominance, Sadism, Masochism) Valentine's Day party hosted by the ever discreet and refined Mike Boner.

People Who Have This Type Of Sex May Be Healthier

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women

People who are into kinky sex may be psychologically healthier than those who are not, says a new study. Researchers found that people who were involv...

How I Ended Up in a Sober Living House In Long Beach

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 07.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Te-Erika Patterson

I am excited to share with everyone why Long Beach is a prime example of big city living with a small community vibe that I didn't find anywhere else in Los Angeles.

Lisa Ling: Some Powerful CEOs Visit A Dominatrix 'To Be Humiliated Or Spanked'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.22.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Television host Lisa Ling said she used to be uncomfortable with the idea of S&M, but after the wild success of the 2011 erotic novel "Fifty Shades of...

Why Kink Matters

Peter Acworth | Posted 03.16.2013 | San Francisco
Peter Acworth

It became clear that I could make a living creating fetish porn, and I jumped at the opportunity. But for me, porn has never been just a business -- it's about providing access for hundreds of thousands of people like me whose fantasies live outside the bounds of conventional sexuality.

The Spirituality of Kink: With Raven Kaldera

Amy Shiner | Posted 03.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

When is -- if there is -- a right time to come out to my congregation?

Madison Young's Sexy BDSM Tips (Part 2)

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

In my last piece, Madison was here to dish the details on BDSM basics. That piece focused more on how to connect with sexuality and how to open lines of communication with your partner. This week Madison will get into the heavy-duty stuff!

Harvard S&M Club In Session!

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.30.2012 | College

Harvard University, home to the best and the brightest, now has an official club for the kinkiest. Harvard College Munch for the BDSM set will be a...

BEHOLD: The Nation's 'Sex Mecca'

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.19.2012 | San Francisco

Vice TV's New York-based sex show 'Slutever' took a trip to San Francisco on Friday, dubbing our fair city the "sex mecca." "I heard through the I...

Sex School With Madison Young: BDSM Basics

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 01.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

I have invited Madison to share some excellent tips on how to incorporate BDSM into your sex life. If you crave a bit of Fifty Shades action but don't know how to make those fantasies into realities, Madison has tons of helpful info for you.

Do You Need A Sex Contract?

Petra Zebroff | Posted 11.17.2012 | Women
Petra Zebroff

Sex can be a difficult thing to talk about. A contract can give a couple a place to start, walking them through the process in a safe, structured and fun way.

Why Women Love 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Books
Jennifer Hamady

The requirement of pleasure, delivered by a gorgeous, skilled, and smitten someone who knows our bodies and desires better than we do.... Is there really any question as to why these books are so popular?

Poly Breakup: The Ups and Downs of a Mostly Single Person

Amy Shiner | Posted 11.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

I'm not fighting to get Eric back. I was relieved that he wanted to break up with me. My therapist offered me some words of advice a few years ago when I was very depressed over another breakup. He told me to fake happy till I make it.

Forgotten Sex Club Discovered On Whiskey Row

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

When you’re demolishing an old building, you don’t really expect to find a decades-old sadomasochistic swingers sex club. Sometimes it just happen...

BALLOONEY? She Gets Sexually Excited By Popping Balloons

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.18.2012 | Weird News

A popping balloon can be startling, but what's more shocking is that others find that sound sexually arousing. People like Elle, a Denver-based dom...

Juggling Poly Needs: Different Folks, Strokes, and Needs

Amy Shiner | Posted 10.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

One thing about polyamory and non-monogamy that's both a blessing and a curse is that working through feelings and needs becomes an art form. It is not a scientific discovery that everyone has different needs.

PHOTOS: Jilted Bondage Slave Takes Revenge On Her Kinky Ex

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.17.2012 | Crime

A submissive S&M role player revolted against her boyfriend and so-called master who had lavished rough love on a new woman, according to the New York...

Why Fifty Shades of Grey Might Be Your Best Therapy

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 10.15.2012 | Fifty
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Maybe want to play the edge of power with their partners and shift the power back and forth in an interesting way. Maybe they want to stop accommodating everyone and everything in their sphere.

Continually Seducing Consent: ForteFemme by Midori

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 10.01.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

When I began to learn about BDSM, I was fascinated with the image of what I perceived to be a dominatrix. What kind of person derives pleasure from the pain of another, whether physical or mental?