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Guest Blog: Another Opinionated Post on Consent and BDSM

by Jessica Cocker Originally published by A Submissive’s Initiative The Jian Ghomeshi scandal has become unavoidable.  It is literally everywhere on the internet, television and, of course, on the radio. If you’ve been living under a rock, here’s a timeline by Global News of accusations and evidence against the former …

Guest Blog: Towards a More Inclusive Model of Sexual Orientation

by Desmond Ravenstone   Several years ago, I raised the question on this blog about whether kink could be considered a sexual orientation. Since that time, the issue has gained traction, due in large measure to the notorious “Fifty Shades Effect”. Slate writer Jillian Keenan wrote this blog post in …

Guest Blog: A Counselor’s first Experience Working with a Poly Family

By Eric Jett, NCC, LPC Working crisis intervention with adolescents was an area as a counselor I grew to love because of the diversity of clients I would get to interact with on a daily basis. Several years ago my passion for working with children and the area of crisis/trauma …

Guest Blog: Framing sexual rights as human rights

By Jonathan Garcia and Richard Parker Sexual rights are said to embrace human rights that are already recognized in national laws, international human rights documents and other consensus documents. These include the right of all persons, free of coercion, discrimination and violence, to: the highest attainable standard of health in …

Guest Blog: The BDSM Power Exchange: Subversion, Transcendence, Sexual (R)evolution

By Dulcinea Pitagora, M.A.   Modern society has come far in the last several decades in progressing towards tolerance, and perhaps even acceptance, of individuals who may not look or act the way the statistical majority does in terms of sexual and gender expression. Having said that, human consciousness remains …