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In linguistics, a grammatical agent is a thematic relation that refers to the cause or initiator of an event.
Animal roleplay is a form of roleplay where at least one participant plays the part of an animal.
Anne Cécile Desclos (23 September 1907 – 27 April 1998) was a French journalist and novelist who wrote under the pseudonyms Dominique Aury and Pauline Réage.
Anne Rice (born Howard Allen Frances O'Brien; October 4, 1941) is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotica.
The Archives of Sexual Behavior is a peer-reviewed academic journal in sexology.
Arthur Adamov (23 August 1908 – 15 March 1970) was a playwright, one of the foremost exponents of the Theatre of the Absurd.
BDSM is a variety of erotic practices or roleplaying involving bondage, dominance and submission, sadomasochism, and other interpersonal dynamics.
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The Berkley Horse is a BDSM apparatus, supposedly designed for, or by, Theresa Berkley in 1828.
Bondage or ligotage is consensually tying, binding, or restraining a partner for erotic, aesthetic, and/or somatosensory stimulation.
Cecilia Tan (born April 8, 1967) is a writer, editor, sexuality activist, and founder of Circlet Press, the first press devoted primarily to erotic science fiction and fantasy.
Chastity is sexual behavior of a man or woman that is acceptable to the moral standards and guidelines of their culture, civilization or religion.
A civilization (US) or civilisation (UK) is any complex society characterized by urban development, social stratification, symbolic communication forms (typically, writing systems), and a perceived separation from and domination over the natural environment.
Consent within BDSM is when a participant gives their permission for certain acts or types of relationships.
In criminal law, consent may be used as an excuse and prevent the defendant from incurring liability for what was done.
Corporal punishment is a form of physical punishment that involves the deliberate infliction of pain in order to punish a person convicted of a crime or as retribution for a perceived offence, including physical chastisement such as spanking, paddling, or caning of minors by parents, guardians, or school or other officials.
Cross-dressing is the act of wearing items of clothing and other accoutrements commonly associated with the opposite sex within a particular society.
The term cuckold refers to the husband of an adulterous wife.
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Culture is, in the words of E.B. Tylor, "that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society." Cambridge English Dictionary states that culture is, "the way of life, especially the general customs and beliefs, of a particular group of people at a particular time." As a defining aspect of what it means to be human, culture is a central concept in anthropology, encompassing the range of phenomena that are transmitted through social learning in human societies.
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Dominance hierarchy arises when members of a social group interact, often aggressively, to create a ranking system.
A dominatrix (plural dominatrixes or dominatrices) or mistress is a woman who takes the dominant role in bondage, discipline (in the sexual-fetish sense of the word) and sadomasochism, or BDSM.
Dorothy "Dossie" Easton (born February 26, 1944) is an author and family therapist based in San Francisco, California.
Andwele Gardner (born February 14, 1978), better known by his stage name Dwele is an American soul singer, songwriter and record producer from Detroit, Michigan.
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Erika Mitchell (born 7 March 1963), known by her pen name E. L. James, is an English author.
Jaime Meline (born March 2, 1975), better known by his stage name El-P (originally El Producto), is an American hip hop recording artist, record producer, rapper, and entrepreneur from Brooklyn, New York City.
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Elfriede Jelinek (born 20 October 1946) is an Austrian playwright and novelist.
Erotic humiliation is consensual psychological humiliation in order to produce erotic excitement or sexual arousal.
Erotic spanking is the act of spanking another person for the sexual arousal or gratification of either or both parties.
Facesitting, also known as queening or kinging, is a sexual practice in which one partner sits on or over the other's face, typically to allow or force oral–genital or oral–anal contact.
Feminization is used to describe the practice, especially in female dominance, of switching the gender role of a male submissive.
Fifty Shades of Grey is a 2015 British-American erotic romantic drama film directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson with a screenplay by Kelly Marcel.
Flagellation (Latin flagellum, "whip"), flogging, whipping or lashing is the act of methodically beating the human body with special implements such as whips, lashes, rods, switches, the cat o' nine tails, the sjambok, etc.
The furry fandom is a subculture interested in fictional anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities and characteristics.
Gangsta Boo, also known as Lady Boo (born August 7, 1979) is an American rapper.
Gloria Brame (born August 20, 1955) is an American board certified sexologist, writer and sex therapist based in Athens, Georgia.
The goth subculture is a contemporary subculture found in many countries.
Green Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1986 by vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt.
Grievous bodily harm (often abbreviated to GBH) is a technical term used in English criminal law which has become synonymous with the offences that are created by sections 18 and 20 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861.
See Guy Melfort Baldwin for the British Indian Army brigadier-general Guy Baldwin, M.S. (b. 1946) is a Los Angeles-based psychotherapist,author, activist, and educator specializing in issues of particular relevance to the BDSM and leather communities, and more generally in issues relating to non-heteronormative practices.
Handcuffs are restraint devices designed to secure an individual's wrists close together.
Heterosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between persons of opposite sex or gender.
A hierarchical organization is an organizational structure where every entity in the organization, except one, is subordinate to a single other entity.
Human furniture (or forniphilia) is a form of bondage and sexual objectification in which a person's body is incorporated into a chair, table, cabinet or other piece of furniture.
Jacqueline A. Carey (born October 9, 1964) is an American writer, primarily of fantasy fiction.
Janet W. Hardy is a writer and sex educator, and founder of Greenery Press.
Jay Joseph Wiseman (born 1949) is an American BDSM writer and speaker.
John Frederick Lange, Jr. (born June 3, 1931), who writes under the name John Norman, is the author of the Gor series of fantasy novels, and a professor of philosophy.
Michael Render (born April 20, 1975), better known by his stage name Killer Mike, is an American hip hop recording artist, activist, and occasional actor from Atlanta, Georgia.
Larry Townsend (27 October 1930 – 29 July 2008) was the pseudonymous author (né 'Bud' Bernhardt) of dozens of books including Run Little Leather Boy (1970) and The Leatherman’s Handbook (1972) at pioneer erotic presses such as Greenleaf Classics and the Other Traveler imprint of Olympia Press.
Laura Antoniou (born 1963) is an American novelist.
Leopold Ritter von Sacher-Masoch (27 January 1836 – 9 March 1895) was an Austrian writer and journalist, who gained renown for his romantic stories of Galician life.
The term lifestyle can denote the interests, opinions, behaviors, and behavioral orientations of an individual, group, or culture.
In BDSM, limits refer to issues that participants in a play scene or dynamic feel strongly about, usually referring to prohibited activities.
Male dominance, or maledom, refers to BDSM activities where the dominant partner is male.
Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade (2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814), was a French aristocrat, revolutionary politician, philosopher and writer, famous for his libertine sexuality.
The military, also called the armed forces, are forces authorized to use deadly force, and weapons, to support the interests of the state and some or all of its citizens.
Monogamy is a form of relationship in which an individual has only one partner during his or her lifetime or at any one time (serial monogamy), as compared to polygyny, polyandry, or polyamory.
In linguistics, a grammatical patient, also called the target or undergoer, is the participant of a situation upon whom an action is carried out.
Pat Califia (born 1954, formerly also known by the last name Califia-Rice) is an American writer of non-fiction essays about sexuality and of erotic fiction and poetry.
Polyamory (from Greek πολύ poly, "many, several", and Latin amor, "love") is the practice, desire, or acceptance of intimate relationships that are not exclusive with respect to other sexual or intimate relationships, with knowledge and consent of everyone involved.
Public humiliation is the dishonoring showcase of a person, usually an offender or a prisoner, especially in a public place.
Punk rock (or simply punk) is a rock music genre that developed between 1974 and 1976 in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing (full name Richard Fridolin Joseph Freiherr Krafft von Festenberg auf Frohnberg, genannt von Ebing) was an Austro–German psychiatrist and author of the foundational work Psychopathia Sexualis.
Run the Jewels is an American hip hop duo formed by New York City-based rapper/music producer El-P and Atlanta-based rapper Killer Mike in 2013.
Sadomasochism, a subset of BDSM, is the giving or receiving of pleasure from acts involving the receipt or infliction of pain or humiliation.
In the BDSM community, safe, sane and consensual (SSC) are common principles guiding relationships and activities.
A safeword is a code word or series of code words that are sometimes used in BDSM for a submissive or bottom to unambiguously communicate their physical or emotional state to a dominant or top, typically when approaching, or crossing, a physical, emotional, or moral boundary.
Secretary is a 2002 erotic romance film directed by Steven Shainberg and starring Maggie Gyllenhaal as Lee Holloway and James Spader as E. Edward Grey.
In BDSM, servitude refers to performing personal tasks for their dominant partner, as part of their submissive role in a BDSM relationship.
A sex worker is a person who works in the sex industry.
Sexual roleplay is roleplay that has a strong erotic element.
Sexual slavery in a BDSM relationship refers to a submissive person in a BDSM relationship consenting to a dominant person (also called a slave owner or the master or mistress) treating the submissive as their slave, i.e., their property.
A shackle, also known as a gyve, is a U-shaped piece of metal secured with a clevis pin or bolt across the opening, or a hinged metal loop secured with a quick-release locking pin mechanism.
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In social psychology, a stereotype is a thought that can be adopted about specific types of individuals or certain ways of doing things.
Story of O (Histoire d'O) is an erotic novel published in 1954 by French author Anne Desclos under the pen name Pauline Réage, and published in French by Jean-Jacques Pauvert.
The Duke of Burgundy is a 2014 British drama film written and directed by Peter Strickland.
The Night Porter (Italian: Il portiere di notte) is a 1974 cult classic art film by Italian director Liliana Cavani, starring Dirk Bogarde and Charlotte Rampling featuring elements of Nazisploitation.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962.
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.
Trampling is the act of walking on something repeatedly so that it gains pressure effects.
Urolagnia (also urophilia, undinism, golden shower and watersports) is a form of salirophilia (which is a form of paraphilia) in which sexual excitement is associated with the sight or thought of urine or urination.
Venus in Furs (Venus im Pelz) is a novella by the Austrian author Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, and the best known of his works.
A waiver is the voluntary relinquishment or surrender of some known right or privilege.
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A whip is a tool traditionally used by humans to exert control over animals or other people, through pain compliance or fear of pain, although in some activities whips can be used without use of pain, such as an additional pressure aid in dressage.
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9½ Weeks is an 1986 erotic romantic drama film directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke.