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Some Quick Facts:


  • Millions of Americans practice some form of kink or nonmonogamy in their loving and caring relationships.
  • These consenting adults have created over 1,000 nonprofit educational and social groups, and hundreds of businesses across the country.
  • People from all walks of life, including professionals, parents, teachers and police officers, practice kinky sex.
  • In the 2008 and 1998 Violence & Discrimination Surveys conducted by NCSF, 37% of the 3,000 people surveyed said they had been discriminated against or suffered from harassment or violence


Additional Information:


BDSM vs. Abuse
Guidelines for distinguishing between safe, sane & consensual SM & abuse


What is Polyamory?
Overview of demographics of polyamory, benefits and types of relationships.


What is the Lifestyle?
Overview of demographics of swingers, and social and sexual attitudes