Kink and BDSM Resouces

kink booksBooks about kink and BDSM

The New Topping Book, Dossie Easton & Janet Hardy
The New Bottomming Book, Dossie Easton & Janet Hardy
The S&M Feminist, Clarisse Thorn
Fetish Sex: An Erotic Guide for Couples, Violet Blue
SM 101: A Realistic Introduction, Jay Wiseman
Radical Ecstasy , Dossie Easton & Janet Hardy
Sacred Kink, Lee Harrington
Dark Moon Rising:Pagan BDSM & the Ordeal Path, Raven Kaldera
The Ultimate Guide to Kink, Tristan Taormino
Spirit of Desire: Personal Exploraions of Sacred Kink, Lee Harrington
When Someone You Love is Kinky, Dossie Easton & Catherine A. Liszt
Sexual Outsiders , Daniel Ortman & Richard Sprot
Safe Sane & Consensual, D Lanbridge & Meg Barker
Different Loving, William Brame, Gloria Brame & Jon Jacobs
Health Care Without Shame , Charles Moser
The Ultimate Guide to Sex & Disability, Miriam Kaufman, Cory Silverberg & Franz Odette
Leathersex: A Guide for the Curious Outsider & the Serious Player, Joseph L. Bean
Janus, Samuel S., & Janus, Cynthia L.  (1994) Janus Report on Sexual Behavior, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Professional & academic articles of note

Kolmes, K., Stock, W., Moser, C. (2006) Investigating bias in psychotherapy with BDSM clientsJournal of Homosexuality, 50 (3/4).
Moser, C. Addressing the Healthcare Needs of Sexual Minority Patients.
Weitzman, G. (2003) How can you tell when a BDSM relationship has turned unhealthy or abusive? (currently not available online)
Moore, L., Pincus, T., Rodemaker, D. What professionals need to know about BDSM.
Pitagora, D. The BDSM Power Exchange: Subversion, Transcendence, Sexual (R)evolutio

Online therapist resources

Kink & Poly Aware Chicago Therapists (KPACT) Chicago, IL
Center for Positive Sexuality Los Angeles, CA
Center for Sex Positive Culture, Seattle, WA
Community-Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities (CARAS)
The Alternative Sexualities Health Research Alliance (TASHRA)
National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF)
NCFS Resource Library
Dr. Keely Kolmes Research Page
Kink Competent Clinical Care (pdf powerpoint from the 2015 AASECT conference)
The Difference between BDSM & Abuse
Glossary of BDSM Terms
Kink is OK

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