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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...

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...

The S&M of the Evangelical Church

Leonard Wrigley | Posted 08.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Leonard Wrigley

Bondage. From the point of view of some gay men, and perhaps some women too, it may very well not be a bad thing at all. Whatever tickles your pickle, right? But in the evangelical Pentecostal church in which I grew up, a different type of bondage was a very bad thing indeed.

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.

How Obscene! How James Joyce Told the Difference Between Art and Porn

Kalliope Lee | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Kalliope Lee

At the risk of beating a dead horse, I'd like to tackle a recurrent question in the art world: Is it art or is it porn?

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...

Are Yoga and Capitalism Fundamentally Incompatible?

Ira Israel | Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

I fear that the yoga community's laissez-faire attitude of "It's all good!" may ultimately become its undoing - because if we don't decide what yoga is and what yoga isn't, then someone is going to decide for us.

BDSM Event Cancelled By Venue For Not Being Family Friendly

The Baltimore Sun | Ian Duncan | Posted 07.17.2013 | DC

A weekend festival in Canton that promised classes on bondage, role play and other sexual techniques has been canceled after the new operators of the ...

Lawmaker's Kinky Sex Fantasies Revealed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

A New Jersey assemblyman's kinky emails to a lobbyist who was later arrested on stalking charges have been revealed, shedding light on a relationship ...

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.

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...

"Fifty Shades of Grey" Saved My Marriage!

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.20.2012 | Books

“50 Shades of Grey,” a best-selling book dubbed "mommy porn" by some, has been credited for spicing up relationships in the bedroom. But it hasn't...

How Do I Add S&M To My Sex Life? From Dr. Pepper Schwartz (WATCH)

Posted 08.16.2013 | MarloThomas

Looking to try new things in your sex life? Love and relationship expert Dr. Pepper Schwartz gave suggestions on how to talk to your partner about exp...

'50 Shades Of Grey' Increases Rope Sales

TheFW.com | Posted 08.19.2012 | Weird News

There's no denying that E. L. James' erotic novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' -- which features a storyline involving bondage and sadomasochism -- is a bon...

Swedish Woman's Secret Sex Chamber Mistaken For Crime Scene

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.12.2012 | Weird News

A Swedish mom has a face that is 50 shades of red ever since police came across a secret sex chamber she set up at an abandoned military bunker near t...

PAIN EQUALS PLEASURE: LA Bondage Convention A Big Hit (NSFW)

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.21.2012 | Weird News

Bondage buffs from as far away as Europe and Japan beat a path to Los Angeles this past weekend just for the chance to get beaten. It's all part of...

Experimenting With Bondage, From Lauren Frances (WATCH)

Posted 08.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Love coach Lauren Frances shares some tips about getting back to normalcy after trying bondage. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/Playe...

Best/Worst Brands May 7-14: Fifty Shades of Shame, Slim Aarons, Members Only

Alona Elkayam | Posted 05.13.2012 | Style
Alona Elkayam

I am really mad at you, the media set. It all started with Angelina's leg at the Oscars. I could not imagine that was news. But it was news and you wr...

Humans Hard-wired For Kinky Sex, Study Says

YourTango | Posted 06.27.2012 | Weird News

Is the desire for kinky sex in our genes? Possibly, according to a study conducted by Dr. Patricia Hawley and Will Henley about the nature of submissi...

Why Men Are Loving 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 06.26.2012 | Weddings

NEW YORK — They're young and old, doctors and churchgoers, gay and straight – and those are just the MEN who have devoured oh-so-naughty "...

Why Women My Age Are Reading '50 Shades of Grey'

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 06.20.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

By talking about 50 Shades of Grey, we are also able to gauge whether other women are exploring the same territory. "I'm reading 50 Shades of Grey" is code for "I still have sexual feelings; do you?"

50 Shades Of Submission: An Interview With A Real-Life Submissive, Madison Young

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 05.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Lately I've been struggling with my role in the bedroom. Do I really like getting spanked because it feels good, or have I internalized my abusive past? I went searching for answers from the gorgeous Madison Young.

'Fifty Shades Of Grey': Is The Hottest-Selling Book In America Really Just 'S&M For Dummies?'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.12.2012 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

As a reading experience, Fifty Shades or Grey is a sad joke, puny of plot, padded with conversations that are repeated five or six times and email exchanges that are neither romantic nor witty.

Cops Mistake Naked Bondage Sex Game For Kidnapping, Naked Woman Arrested

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.15.2012 | Weird News

They wanted bondage, and they wound up in handcuffs. A Portland, Ore., couple was arrested on Valentine's Day after cops mistook a bound and naked ...

Experimenting With Light Bondage, From Dr. Laura Berman (WATCH)

Posted 09.18.2013 | MarloThomas

Are you or your partner curious about bondage? Sex and Relationship Expert Dr. Laura Berman offers tips and strategies for enhancing the experience. ...