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Videos
As a queer woman who grew up in a conservative setting, burlesque dancer Jo Weldon found freedom, fun and her calling in underground nightlife.
HuffPost Personal
For the first time in many, many years, I was listened to without being interrupted.
Weddings
Bedroom advice from the pros.
U.S. News
Kristen Hyman says she thought filming bondage videos "would be fun" and "interesting."
Post 50
"BDSM involves trust, compassion, love, acceptance, erotica, and surrendering control … along with a few necessary beatings."
Post 50
In 2011, my life felt like a disaster. I was a holistic practitioner, but I lost my award-winning wellness practice in the wake of the Great Recession. I was 55, with no prospects, no financial savings, no family members who would help, and friends who seemed to vanish into thin air.
Post 50
At 66, Susan Dawson is hanging up the old handcuffs.
Los Angeles
Marquise is one dominatrix who isn't quite what you might expect: She's an unashamed, loud-and-proud, extraordinarily articulate
Women
I understand that there are women who are indeed coerced into sex work, who are abused by pimps, mistreated by johns, raped and bullied by men on the streets. But that simply was not my story. I made a conscious decision to enter the sex industry. When I wanted to quit, I did. So yes, for me, a job in the sex industry certainly made more sense than a job at Walmart.
Crime
I first started working as a dominatrix when I was in my twenties. I'm sure there's an old adage: When the money's easy, there's a catch. There was.
DC
Domina Vontana, one of D.C.'s premiere dominatrixes, enjoys cycling, organic farming and the three M's of domination. Do
San Francisco
When I began to learn about BDSM, I was fascinated with the image of what I perceived to be a dominatrix. What kind of person derives pleasure from the pain of another, whether physical or mental?
Culture & Arts
Vegas attracts image-makers the way hold-'em poker games attract guys wearing sunglasses and cowboy hats. The city became a kind a laboratory for Watson, a master of many photographic styles.
Business
SAN FRANCISCO -- By day, they dealt with risk. At night, it got risqué. Financiers, lawyers, traders and accountants gathered
Books
No one plans on becoming a dominatrix; at least I hadn't. I was a liberal arts student with no income, an aversion to poverty and taking orders, and I'd always enjoyed a good high.
Business
Now that a lawyer has been arrested in connection with a bizarre real estate fraud that allegedly recruited straw buyers
Business
As the economy takes a spanking, many women are turning to freelance fetish work to supplement their incomes. "I've seen