Outline of BDSM


The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to BDSM:

A dominatrix with two female submissives - image taken at Studio Biederer, Paris, 1930.

BDSM a variety of erotic practices involving dominance and submission, roleplaying, restraint, and other interpersonal dynamics. Given the wide range of practices, some of which may be engaged in by people who do not consider themselves as practicing BDSM, inclusion in the BDSM community or subculture is usually dependent on self-identification and shared experience. Interest in BDSM can range from one-time experimentation to a lifestyle.

Bondage


Different types of Rope bondage
By material
By body part

Discipline


Discipline (BDSM)

Dominance and Submission (D&s or D/s)


Left: A submissive female, strips off her clothes (at the command of her master), while maintaining "Attention" pose. Right: The same woman poses nude, in different slave positions.

Dominance and submission

Sadomasochism


Types of play


Animal roleplay at Folsom Street Fair: women dressed as kitten (left) and as pony (right).

Types of torture


Cock and ball torture by a dominatrix slapping testicles of a submissive male.

BDSM equipment


List of bondage equipment

Sexual fetishism and Paraphilia


Paraphilia
Sexual sadism disorder
Sexual fetishism

BDSM terminology


Sadomasochism in public: Nude women chained to Saint Andrew's Cross get flogged at Folsom Street Fair.
Bondage
Discipline (BDSM)
Dominance & submission
Sadomasochism

Significant BDSM people


Lists


See also


References