Monthly Archives: February 2016
On February 14th -such a romantic day-, the Bisexuals Group gathered between 17h and 19h to review what Wikipedia had to say about bisexuality. We went diagonally through the pretty long article (reading the interesting sections),and stopped from time to time to discuss various subjects. Read the rest of this entry
The purpose of this research study is to understand the similarities and differences between the motivations, relational experiences, childhood histories, and characteristics of individuals who engage in intense BDSM sensation play and those who do or have engaged in non-suicidal self-injury behavior. Specifically the research study aims to understand the reasons and motivations behind these behaviors as well as the personality characteristics of those who engage in these behaviors. You are being asked to participate in this study because you identify as a BDSM participant who enjoys receiving intense sensation play or you have had a history of engaging in non-suicidal self-injury behavior or you engage in both kinds of activities.
In the BDSM & The Law workshop, Maitre Corbeau covered a lot of important things for people to keep in mind when it comes to BDSM and dealing with law, and why there is still some progress to be made. It is important for people to know their rights, and how to deal with things should police be called when playing (keyword: playing/sceneing, not actual abuse!). So much more still remains to be done to ensure we can play without worrying! Read the rest of this entry
The Alternative Lifestyles workshop gave a quick look into what we, the ALCC/CCVA are essentially about, and the various alternative lifestyles and marginalized identities and sexuality and what they are. It even brought in more membership!
The ALCC/CCVA was at Concordia Sexpo for another edition Feb 10-11, and it was great!
Whip it, whip it real good (well… err… flog it!) / Whip It, fouettez il bien réel (bien … euh … flog it!)
A whole lotta of flogging going on! Then after that…. bondage!
First was the Flogging 101 Workshop, given by Contessa Alura. People learned the basics to get started and reducing the risk. Where to hit, where not to, and some techniques to get started. Sara Jay even demonstrated to a few how to start at florentine!
Afterwards, Vanessa (me!) Read the rest of this entry