Category Archives: Alternative Lifestyles

Salon de l’Amour Kink korner / Coin Coquin 2017

untitledJoin us for fun and frolic at the 23rd annual Salon de l’Amour et de la Séduction Montréal, Presented by MyFreeCams.com.

The Kink corner is brought to you by the ALCC and features the latest in kink, fetish, and BDSM. Friendly and knowledgeable staff from the ALCC will be doing on-site demonstrations and answering kink-related questions.

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Bondage & Kink! / Ligotage et Kink!

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Sunday the 15th of May saw a lot of kink, from bondage to bringing kink out of you and not needing to feel any shame. We had a Bondage 101, Conscious Kink, then the Bondage Practice group!

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Looking Back: BDSM Group May 3, 2015

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Contessa_Alura(a) opened the meeting, mentioning the ALCC(b)’s resources (books, workshops, counselling specialists) and Safe Space Policy. Participants were encouraged to ask questions and share their personal opinions while always respecting the opinions and tastes of all other participants. This meeting will be about Mistress_Magnum(c) and slave_feel(d) sharing their real-life BDSM(e) experience: They will share thoughts about their relation. Read the rest of this entry

Valentine’s day Bisexual Group

bisexualOn 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

BDSM & The Law, and Bondage Group Fun

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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

Drop-in Day Returns, Tips For TG and Alt Lifestyles /

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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 Drop-In was an informal meet n greet, with people getting the chance to asked questions about the ALCC, and the alternative lifestyles as well. And there was even chance to share a laugh or two!

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Concordia Sexpo 2016!

The ALCC/CCVA was at Concordia Sexpo for another edition Feb 10-11, and it was great!

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Awakening Your Authentic Self / Éveiller votre Moi authentique – 1e série

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We had the pleasure of attending a new workshop series lead by Shana, an amazingly talented Priestess. She wowed us all with her philosophical awakenings and very boisterous personality. She is full of energy, vibrant, and incredibly kind. I deeply enjoyed her presentation on awakening your authentic self. Shana used a great deal of scientific fact mixed with spiritual experiences to share her points of view and it had almost everyone in the room searching their own values and beliefs.

Many people are constantly questioning human existence, creation or evolution, and it`s important to remember that many people also KNOW in themselves their own truths.  We have to be respectful of others beliefs and ideas even if we
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Thank you everyone! – Salon de l’Amour 2016 – Grande merci a tout!!!

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January 15-17 the ALCC/CCVA was at the Salon de l’amour et de la seduction in the “Kink Corner.” We provided information, education, demonstrations, and educational stage presentations. The Vac-bed’s were unbelievably popular, as well as the violet wand! So many people were volunteering to try out different activities at our different play stations!!! All our communities were represented  (Poly, Trans*, Bi/Pansexual, Swingers, and Asexuals)! Thank you to all those who volunteered to help make this such a success and to all who stopped by!

– Vanessa

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ADDENDUM by Alura:

A LONG OVERDUE THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED IN THIS YEARS (2016) SALON DE L’AMOUR. John, Mikey, the amazing sound staff,

the wonderful set-up crew, of course our main coordinators Vanessa and Sabine, all the amazing ALCC volunteers (Martine, Empress Mystique, Sir Mad, Zeffen, Maitre Corbeau, Mermagirl, Sara-jay, Paul, Steph, Brain, Danyboy, Koneko, Dungeon Lord, Annie, Eric Cote, Josianne, Lady Arsenique, the huge number of volunteers for our Poly table that Eric Cote organized Read the rest of this entry

Kink Korner: Salon de l’Amour (Jan 15 – 17) Accepting volunteers / d’accepter des bénévoles

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Join us at the Salon de l’Amour et de la Séduction!!! Jan 15 to the 17 the ALCC will be creating a fabulous and fun kinky area with all our awesome volunteers and ALCC reps.

Are you experienced in BDSM? Would you like the opportunity to share your knowledge and skills with folks who are new or curious? We are still accepting volunteers to help out in the kink area. Please fill out the following form SDLVolunteerSchedule2016 and send it to us at info@thealcc.org if you’d like to participate.

We ask that you be available a minimum of four hours and provide your own transportation. In exchange for your time you get to enrich the lives and experiences of others AND check out the Salon de l’Amour for FREE! Read the rest of this entry