about how #bdsm players need to consider triggers to trauma…and how to talk things out
Consent is one of these topics that comes up all the time in the kink community. It will come up in the wider world after a horrific rape makes the headlines, but then it fades. Consent is both very simple and difficult as a topic to discuss.
I want to discuss consent within the context of the kink community. For the purposes of this post, I am setting aside consensual non-consent (rape play) because that is a whole topic in and of itself [if you are really interested, I will be leading a panel on this at Boundless in October (https://fetlife.com/events/414656)%5D. I also am not going to address consent in the context of the vanilla community, because that is a wide-ranging topic as well.
Kink and Consent
Consent used to be pretty simple in the kink community. When I entered the scene, up to about a decade ago, kinky folks…
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