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"Atlanta Eagle raid makes impact on SF Folsom Street Fair"

on Sunday, 01 August 2010. Hits 1265

Atlanta Eagle raid makes impact on SF Folsom Street Fair 

The Georgia Voice

... and persecution facing consenting adults who practice BDSM,” Demetri Moshoyannis, the organization's executive director, told the Bay Area Reporter. ...

Up Your Alley Fair was Fun in the Sun

on Saturday, 31 July 2010. Hits 239

Up Your Alley Fair was Fun in the Sun

San Francisco Bay Times

...NCSF (National Coalition for Sexual Freedom) had the motto: “Your rights, your privacy, your freedom,” and “Kinky is not a diagnosis.” Judy Guerin explained NCSF (ncsfreedom.org) is a national advocacy and lobbying organization dedicated to advancing and protecting the sexual freedom rights of kinksters. “We are currently working to decriminalize BDSM, which is still routinely prosecuted throughout parts of the United States,” she said. They have dealt with 106 criminal prosecutions through their hotline last year. “We are also working to change the BDSM criteria of the American Psychiatric Association so we will no longer be categorized as mentally ill,” she said. They can provide references to kink-friendly doctors and lawyers as well. 

Mad Men Gets Kinkier: What Don Draper’s New Fetish Says About Ours

on Friday, 30 July 2010. Hits 1211

Mad Men Gets Kinkier: What Don Draper’s New Fetish Says About Ours

New York Magazine

The season-four premiere of Mad Men didn't just introduce SCDP’s cute new office and Peggy's adorable new haircut, it set up what could be this fetishistic show's kinkiest sexual relationship yet: Don Draper, the “son of a whore,” is regularly sleeping with a prostitute — and asking her to slap him, too. As far as mainstream TV dramas go, this is fairly unprecedented stuff: Masochism is typically treated as joke (Desperate Housewives) or as prelude to grisly murder (CSI). On Mad Men, however, Don’s shocking but brief, slap-happy sexual interlude is not just stratospherically, nakedly Oedipal, it makes sense — both for him, and as a kind of mirror of fans' obsession with the show. Weiner could kill this story line at any minute, but it will be fascinating to see how far he pushes it — and us.

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British Motor Racing Boss Dies After BDSM Session With Dominatrix

on Monday, 28 June 2010. Hits 252


NewsBlaze

It is not unusual (in the BDSM world) for customers (mainly men) to indulge in sessions that involve physical pain, but most do not push the limit of their 

Kinky Sex: When Did BDSM Become So Wildly Popular?

on Wednesday, 09 June 2010. Hits 437


AlterNet

DSM-IV, which was published in 1992, defined kinky behavior as a “paraphilia,” a fancy word for any path to sexual arousal that’s not standard foreplay. The language of DSM-IV “is unclear and sometimes contradictory about whether a paraphilia is a disorder,” says Susan Wright, spokesperson for the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF), an advocacy group for the BDSM, swing and polyamory communities. Although the language hasn’t been finalized, it’s looking as if DSM-V, which will be published in 2013, will make it clear that a person can be kinky without having a disorder. 

Durrer: Adult website encounter goes awry

on Friday, 28 May 2010. Hits 1108


Culpeper Star Exponent
 
The judge also imposed a rather unusual condition, ruling that Senter may not participate in any BDSM or sexual fetish activities in any capacity while out ...



Frankly, that's not necessarily a point one would want made on a show where one is discussing the illegality of federal obscenity laws. ...

Media Update - 2010-05-12

on Wednesday, 12 May 2010. Hits 212

The San Francisco Appeal


Which, by the way, you can't talk BDSM in music videos without talking about Madonna. Yeah, OK, I'm trying to look at a contemporary trend, but Madonna laid 

on Thursday, 06 May 2010. Hits 1













There are fairly strict obscenity laws in this country affecting language and body parts on TV and in movies. Yet, this applies only to those media that ...

  

 











The swingers club opened in Port Richey back in 2007. From the very beginning, neighbors protested it and even circulated a petition to try to get rid of it ...

 

 



Under the guise of zoning regulations, county law enforcement is attempting to push the swingers club out of its location and out of business. ...




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