The BDSM origins of “Yes Means Yes”

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BDSM Origins od YMY

The elaborate rules and rituals that permeate the BDSM subculture, which definitely involves the active and ongoing seeking of consent of its largely submissive and female participants on the part of its largely dominant and male participants during a sexual encounter or session, is something that, in theory, everyone could benefit from. Of all the feminists mentioned, perhaps the most prolific in this regard would have to be Clarisse Thorn, whose writings on the topic culminated in a book in which she argues that the Pickup community could stand to learn a bit from the BDSM one, particularly along the lines of female consent.

However, there are a number of serious flaws and problems I personally see with this approach, if indeed my surmise is correct.

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