BDSM: When Communication Stops After Consent

By Giles English:
In the ideal kinky world, everybody talks before and after doing power exchange: “Communicate, communicate, communicate.”
It’s the standard expectation in the BDSM community, where refusing to talk about kink is a red flag.
And yes, communicating about kink feels like a no-brainer. How else will you both make sure that everything is safe and consensual?

Is There A Difference Between D/s (Dominance/submission) And BDSM?

By Galen Fous:
I think of Ds/BDSM as the yin/Yang of Kink. Together they represent a sublime paradox. Two opposites. One side I consider sacred or light – the noble, romantic day-to-day relationship side of D/s. The other side I view as profane or dark – all that is taboo, forbidden, cruel and fierce within the sexual BDSM aspect.

Galen Fous: The Kinky Sex & Relationship Advisor

By Galen Fous:
I am very excited to be introducing my new column, The Kinky Sex & Relationship Advisor to the Cara Sutra audience.
As a sex-positive Transpersonal psychologist and guide over the last 18 years, I have worked with hundreds of men, women and couples who sought support to be honest and empowered in their Kink sexuality.

Preaching To The Perverted: Sequel!

Great news for fans of the 1997 cult film Preaching to the Perverted: Writer/Director Stuart Urban has come with an idea of for a sequel – Tortured in the Orchard – and wants to explore it first in the form of a graphic novel which will help raise funds towards the making of the film.

Rape, Sexual Fantasies, Shame and Me

By Vanessa de Largie:
This adamant refusal to let the events and the perpetrators have any further power over me, mentally or physically, ties in very much to why rape fantasy is such an enjoyable roleplay and sexual fetish of mine. Rape fantasy and rapeplay isn’t a choice for me, it’s a need.