Category: Law

Introducing KPACT’s New Multi-Professional Directory

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You Asked, We Answered For years, KPACT therapists have used the private Google group to find referrals to other kink- and polyamory-affirming mental health practitioners but also when looking for informed and aware doctors, lawyers, massage therapists, physical therapists and others who are kink- and polyamory-affirming.    KPACT therapists have wanted a professional directory where they […]

The “Rough Sex” Defense: New Developments for Consent and the Law

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Content warning: this piece includes the mention of violence, sexual assault, and police misconduct.  Until recently, there was no legal definition of affirmative consent for adults who use force or restraint during erotic power exchange and roleplay. Instead, U.S. case law has found, based on moral objections, that consent is not a defense to assault—even […]