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Activists take part in a protest march demanding justice for the 19-year-old Dalit woman, who died after four men allegedly gang-raped and assaulted her last month, in Jalandhar.
India’s BDSM people hope that their concepts and practices would someday be understood
Photograph by Kaushik Gupta
Voyeur is not a bad word in the BDSM world; it’s even a point from where energy flows
BDSM practitioners possess better mental health than ‘vanilla’ people, studies suggest
Photograph by J. Walker
BDSM enables paradigm shift: consent is not just for harm reduction, but enabling pleasure
Proactive, enthusiastic consent is at the heart of BDSM—that way, it’s what violation is not
Our community allows one to be led into greater intensity by surrendering more to pleasure-in-pain, freedom-in-discipline kind of erotic energy.
Photograph by Dipjyoti Banik
Illustration by Sorit
Illustrations by Sorit
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Woman athlete Pinky Pramanik being taken to Barasat Court in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal after she was arrested by the police on allegations of rape and charges that she is actually male.
Peddling smut or hope? For a growing number of consumers, sex toy shops are proving indispensable
Getty Images (From Outlook, January 24, 2011)