Los Angeles: Locally, Irongate Studios is celebrating a grand “opening” to the pubic. Previously a private studio used for sessions, owner Mistress Lexine has decided to host regular parties with the people from Bordello of Decadence.
Unknown: I found this poignant telling of one seemingly vanilla gentleman’s first experience at a dungeon. I found his point of view to be of note and wanted to share it with you.
Worldwide: Author Taryn Hill paints an interesting picture on the rise of polyamory. Based on recent studies, “1 in 5 Americans say they’ve engaged in consensual non-monogamous relationships IRL” Those are some pretty astounding numbers. See all the details here.
Oregon: BDSM Brewing Company out of Oregon is doing some pretty cool stuff. I’m personally a an of their clever beer names such as the Ballgag IPA and Watersports Pilsner. Check them out!
I attended a fun rope class taught by Midori this past weekend. There was very little tying involved, the focus being control with rope. It was an interesting take on using rope to simple move the body around in temporary bondage.
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