Tag: kink

CU RACK January Munch on Jan. 16

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign/Urbana RACK (CU RACK) will have their January munch on Jan. 13 at the Denny’s in Champaign. This month’s discussion will be all about safewords, limits, and scene negotiation. A few people will be sharing their stories about how their consent was violated and what impacts it had on them. Others are free…

CIPx/MAsT:Decatur to launch community website

DECATUR — CIPx and MAsT:Decatur announced Wednesday that they are planning a website for the leather and kink community of Central Illinois. According to a post on the Central Illinois BDSM group on Fetlife, the site will feature area events, community projects, possible chat room and house a lifestyle library with both real-time library branches…

Decatur Munch to hold first 2018 event Jan. 6

DECATUR — The Decatur Munch will hold its first munch of 2018 at Guadalajara Restaurant in Decatur. From the Fetlife event posting: From Bloomington to the restaurant: Take US 51 South through Decatur. After you cross the lake, take a left at the 3rd light (you’ll see South Shores Plaza, which contains Kroger and Guadalajara, along…

Galleria Domain 2 to hold NYE party

Galleria Domain 2, GD2

CHICAGO — Galleria Domain 2, a private Chicago-area playspace, will hold their annual NYE party once again this year. From the GD2 announcement: It is a tradition that is a celebration of kink in all its forms, a culmination of everything that GD2 embraces throughout the year: community, partners & friends & relationships of many…

Court tells Kink.com to defend self against HIV claims

SAN FRANCISCO — Porn producer Kink.com has been told that it has to defend itself against lawsuits from actors who say they contracted HIV on set. Courthouse News reported that Atain Specialty Insurance Company sued Peter Acworth, CEO Kink.com, and his companies in November 2015. Atain claimed has no duty to cover litigation costs related to a rash…

December Roundtable: The gifts that we get from doing power exchange

For our December Chicago Power Exchange Roundtable, we’ll be talking about “the gifts that we get from doing power exchange”.

We’ll be at the Leather Archives & Museum (6418 N Greenview, Chicago IL) on Saturday, December 16th. Group discussion starts at 3:00pm & is free to attend. Our roundtable ends at 5:00pm. Afterwards, those who wish to can join with us for dinner at a nearby restaurant, where we can relax and enjoy getting to know each other!

Chicago Power Exchange Roundtable: Talking about Boundaries in Power Exchange

CHICAGO — Saturday, Nov 18. – Chicago Power Exchange Roundtable discussion group meets, talking about boundaries in power exchange. In power exchange, boundaries take on a new level, and with that comes new awareness, new responsibility / new surrender. Boundaries define where we end and where others begin. Our boundaries are the skin we live…

NLA-International writing submissions being accepted for 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio — NLA-International (NLA-I), a national organization for activists in the pansexual leather community, is now accepting nominations for its annual writing awards. The awards are given for excellence in SM/Leather/Fetish writing for books, articles, novels and short fiction, which were first published between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2017. The deadline for…