BDSM

Culture

TikTok is kinky now

With dungeons closed during the pandemic, the BDSM community found a safe space on the app. Welcome to #kinktok.
Talia Heisey
2 days ago
Culture

On TikTok, vanilla-shaming is the new kink-shaming

Knife play, choking and rough sex have found a home on FreakTok, but the line between sex positivity and sexual violence is becoming blurred.
Lucy Robinson
2.3.21
Photography

Welcome to the (very NSFW) world of Instagram's wedgie community

Meet Benjamin Fredrickson, the ‘wedgie artist’ redefining eroticism.
Abby Moss
3.10.20
Fashion

Yeha Leung is the BDSM designer making celebrity fashion hardcore

Rihanna, Lizzo, FKA Twigs, Arca and Megan Thee Stallion are all big fans.
Jenna Mahale
2.20.20
Photography

The Brazilian photographer mixing fetishism with flowers

Fabio DaMotta is making bondage a little more poetic. NSFW!
Luke Smith
2.3.20
Photography

photographing moscow’s latex fetish scene

After connecting on Instagram, Eugene Shishkin shot Moscow’s prolific latex dominatrixes, Mistress Tabu and Latex Angela, and their subs.
Ryan White
8.15.19
Culture

5 dominatrices explain the rules of consent

"People can learn a lot from the BDSM and sex work community about consent and talking about sex in an open and supportive way without judgement."
Mary Retta
5.30.19
Fashion

why the dominatrix has made a whip-cracking return to the runways

From Christopher Kane to Alexander McQueen, it seems that kink is on the mind.
Liam Hess
5.16.19
Culture

does this netflix show remove the stigma around bdsm and kink?

New TV show 'Bonding' earnestly, if not unproblematically, attempts to debunk some of the myths attached to this variety of sex work.
Megan Wallace
4.29.19
Photography

muted fawn photographs her friends in bondage gear

The LA-based, Iran-raised artist has also captured St. Vincent.
Alexandra Weiss
3.15.18
Culture

'eco-fetishism' explores bdsm through a queer feminist lens

The performance artists behind Sacred Sadism, a new line of 'eco-fetish' sex toys, are changing BDSM's archetypal studded leather aesthetic.
Michelle Lhooq
3.6.18
Fashion

chaps, leather, and cowboy hats: strateas carlucci has arrived

Designer Mario-Luca Carlucci tells i-D about the label's surprising, sexy reinvention.
Isabelle Hellyer
4.17.17
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