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BDSM
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A type of roleplay or lifestyle choice between two or more individuals who use their experiences of pain and power to create sexual tension, pleasure, and release.
Bondage pornography
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Bondage pornography specializes in the depiction of sexual bondage or BDSM activities, as photographs, stories, movies, or drawings.
Bondage Rigger
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A bondage rigger is a person who ties up others primarily as an art form, as opposed to people who do this to immobilize a bottom to prepare them for other forms of BDSM like flogging.
Bottom (BDSM)
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In BDSM, a bottom or submissive is the partner in a BDSM relationship or a BDSM scene who takes the passive, receiving, or obedient role, to that of the top or dominant.
Chastity Belt
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A chastity belt is a locking item of clothing designed to prevent sexual intercourse.
Chastity Cage
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A device which encloses the male genitals to prevent stimulation and erection.
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty - Wikipedia article
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The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty (1983), Beauty's Punishment (1984), and Beauty's Release (1985) are erotic novels by Anne Rice writing under the pseudonym of A. N. Roquelaure.
Cock and Ball Torture
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Cock and ball torture (CBT) is a sexual activity involving torture of the male genitals.
Collar (BDSM)
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In a BDSM context, a collar is a device of any material placed around the neck of the submissive partner. It is also a term used to show ownership of one partner by another. A person wearing a collar ...
Consent (BDSM)
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Consent within BDSM is an issue that attracts much attention in the field. Practitioners' interests are in ensuring appropriate consent for personal, ethical, and legal reasons. The law also has its o...
Contract (BDSM)
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In BDSM, a contract is an agreement, usually written, between the dominant and submissive in a 24/7 or Total Power Exchange (TPE) relationship. It is the formal act of consent to the power exchange. S...
Dominance and submission
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Dominance and submission (also known as D&s, Ds or D/s) is a set of behaviors, customs and rituals involving the giving by one individual to another individual of dominance over them in an erotic epis...
Dominatrix
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A dominatrix (plural dominatrices or dominatrixes) or mistress is a woman who takes the dominant role in bondage and discipline, dominance and submission or BDSM.
Erotic Humiliation
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Erotic humiliation is the consensual use of psychological humiliation in a sexual context, whereby one person gains arousal or erotic excitement from the powerful emotions of being humiliated and deme...
Erotic spanking
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Erotic spanking is the act of spanking another person for the sexual arousal or gratification of either or both parties. Activities range from occasional sexual roleplay (such as ageplay) to domestic ...
Female dominance
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Female dominance (or Femdom) refers to the BDSM relationships or BDSM scenes where the dominant partner is female.
Female submission
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Female submission describes a relationship in which a female voluntarily submits to the will of another.
Forced Orgasm
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A forced orgasm is a form of orgasm control where the active partner sexually stimulates a submissive partner to the point of the submissive's involuntary orgasm, with the submissive attempting to res...
Glossary of BDSM
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This glossary of BDSM (Bondage, Discipline, Dominance, Submission, Sadism, Masochism) terms defines terms commonly used in the BDSM community.
Keuschheit in der BDSM-Szene
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In den vergangenen Jahrzehnten hat das Thema „Keuschheit" die BDSM-Szene beschäftigt. Ein moderner Keuschheitsgürtel gibt dem dominanten Partner die (fast absolute) Kontrolle über das Geschlecht und d...
Orgasm Control
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Orgasm control, also known as "edging", "peaking", "surfing", and by other terms, is a sexual technique which involves the maintenance of a high level of sexual arousal for an extended period of time ...
Overdominance
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Power exchange (BDSM)
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In BDSM, the term power exchange refers to a relationship or activity in which the submissive gives to the dominant partner power and authority over the submissive's body in exchange for the submissiv...
Sadomasochism
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Sadism is pleasure in the infliction of pain or humiliation upon another person, while masochism is pleasure in receiving the pain. These practices are often related and are collectively known as sado...
Story of O
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Story of O (French: Histoire d'O, is an erotic novel published in 1954 about dominance and submission by French author Anne Desclos under the pen name Pauline Réage.

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