Please: vote against amendment one if you live in NC.

This is a horrible thing coming to our state. Please vote against it on May 8th (or earlier if possible). Protect NC Families. Watch:

Attention California: A Call to Action by the NCSF

I saw this today, and I thought I would pass it along. From the NCSF website. Action Alert – Take Action Californians! Our BDSM communities could be adversely impacted by a well-intentioned, but overly broad, piece of proposed criminal legislation that has been introduced by Senator Christine Kehoe in the California Senate.  NCSF is askingContinue reading “Attention California: A Call to Action by the NCSF”

Master Void on Consent

My Google reader had two interesting articles in it about consent and the law today. One happened in Australia, the other in Sweden. Both involve a man being aggressive to a woman. Both are kind of complex situations. The Australian one involves a man and his ex-wife/former submissive. The other involves a 32 year old man andContinue reading “Master Void on Consent”

A Death in the Family

I was going to make a lite humorous post today, relating to some steampunk sex toys. That isn’t to be. Instead, I want to tell you about a friend of mine. Darque DeSade. Darque was a photographer and artist living in New York. We met through our times at BlackBEAT. He was a character. IContinue reading “A Death in the Family”

LA Dungeon Scene of Murder and Fire

I found out about this disturbing news this weekend. While it is scene related, I think it is more of a case of work place violence.  Basically, it seems that the alleged murderer was fired from the club earlier, then came back, shot the owner in the head and set fire to the club. ItContinue reading “LA Dungeon Scene of Murder and Fire”

Learning to Love From Lesbians

I found 2 stories in the news this week about lesbians.  The first is about a judge ruling about an 18 year old woman who wanted to take her girlfriend to the prom. He said that it was a violation of her rights to cancel the prom.  While he isn’t going to re-instate the promContinue reading “Learning to Love From Lesbians”