You Are Kinky Enough

You Are Kinky Enough

Hay. A community is a group of individuals who share common values, goals, interests, identities and/or attitudes. Feeling as though we’re part of a community gives the sense that we are part of something much larger than ourselves. For some individuals, it gives them...
Herpes and Self-Worth

Herpes and Self-Worth

Hay. Herpes and the stigma associated with it is not one easily circumvented. This stigma, continuously exacerbated by media, ignorance and misinformation, does more harm than good. It’s a stigma teaching the uninitiated that people with herpes are dirty, reckless and...
Intersecting Dominance and Trauma

Intersecting Dominance and Trauma

Hay.  Holding the trauma I’ve endured under scrutiny has been integral to personal growth and continuous improvement. Whether in BDSM or real life, the examination of my traumas offers insight that explains why I’m prone to certain behaviors and actions. That is, the...
BDSM, Risk, Mental Health and Self Awareness

BDSM, Risk, Mental Health and Self Awareness

My most favorite and cherished aspect of  BDSM is the depth to which I was able to dive below its surface. As I’ve ventured forth and deeper, I’ve gained invaluable tools imperative to better understanding BDSM in today’s world. From physical skills like rope to...