Opinion: Kink vs. BDSM


As you have noticed, we are called KINK weekly, not BDSM weekly. Yet most of the articles and features on this site have been BDSM oriented. Of course, with the loosening of the moral – and legal – strictures on all alternative lifestyles, the line between kink and BDSM has been blurred. Enter BaadMaster to attempt to clarify this confusion. As I see it – and this is simply my … [Read more...]

Inspiring Submission


“If you want someone to trust you, be trustworthy!” Welcome 2017. As “Fifty Shades Darker” is due out this year, let’s not ignore the elephant in the room. While I cannot comment on a movie I have not seen (New Year’s Resolution #3 in last week’s article), I can predict it will bring a lot of new blood into the BDSM/kink/fetish scene. Obviously, total newbies will not, by … [Read more...]

BDSM New Year’s Resolutions 2017

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As 2016 winds down to its inexorable close, I would like to wish all of my readers at Kink Weekly a Happy New Year. May 2017 be your best year ever! Last year, I compiled a list of “BDSM New Year Resolutions” for your perusal. Most of us make, but rarely keep, these pledges; despite this fact, I still think this "usually ignored" resolution list should be made into an … [Read more...]

Learn From My Mistakes: Part Two

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Check out part one here. In this installment, I will concentrate on Internet BDSM mistakes that I, and friends, have made. After all, in our fetish-tolerant age -- there are fetish parties and other opportunities for meeting potential partners real time -- the Internet still accounts for a significant number of BDSM hookups – and slip ups! So, here is my second list of … [Read more...]

Learn From My Mistakes: Part One

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It’s that time of year for New Year’s resolutions that few of us keep. Here, at kinkweekly.com, we won’t burden you with advice you don’t need or guidance you will ignore. So, instead of the usual suggestions, we will offer a new concept for improving your kinky BDSM relationships -- “Learn from my mistakes!” We all know that the only way a child learns how to avoid a hot … [Read more...]