There is a lot going on in Los Angeles kink this time of year. As summer approaches, the parties ramp up! This weekend Leather HEAT takes place in Burbank. Then in just a few short weeks, DomCon Los Angeles will bring Pro-Dommes from all over the planet for a multi-day event. I’ll personally be speaking on a panel about Old Guard vs. New Guard, a definite hot button topic as of late. I hope to see some of you there!
The Daily Mail brings us this interesting read about photographer Joshua T Gibbons capturing everyday kinksters in their most vanilla, day time setting. The photo series called Sex Site is comprised of portraits of people Gibbons met on sex websites. His hope was to portray people with non-mainstream kinks as just like everyone else. I like the mystery behind each photo because it’s not exactly clear what each subject could be interested in.
Interest in bondage is on the rise…at least according to OkCupid member data. The dating site reports that at least half of their users have some interest in rough sex or BDSM. Read the full article along with some interesting charts here.
If you’re a fan of pizza and BDSM, have we got an accessory for you! In case you missed it, designer Zana Bayne created the pizza holster bag for April Fool’s Day.
Mr. International Leather 2015 Patrick Smith has a mission, to create a unifying “bible” of BDSM terms and history. Read about his mission and contribute here.
I thought I’d heard of every fetish under the sun, until I checked out this list. Reader beware, it contains some pretty extreme descriptions.
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