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I Attended “Submissive School” For A Day. Here’s What I Learned.

Sex Ed.
According to Susan Wright of the National Coalition of Sexual Freedom, BDSM is “in a legal gray area because it’s been criminalized under case law. Case law has established that consent is not a defense to assault, including relatively mild BDSM acts like playing with a riding crop or dripping hot wax on someone without burning them.” But despite the potential illegality, “prosecutors are no longer charging people for doing consensual BDSM,” she said. “But the stigma caused by this criminalization keeps people closeted and is why some people are fired from their jobs for being kinky.”