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We’re bringing Sexy Mac: revisiting vanilla

The Mac Weekly

April 27, 2017

By Delanee Hawkins After last week’s column was published, I received a lengthy email from a man named Peter Boots. He introduced himself with a mini-resume: “I’m a bit of an expert on both of the subjects you cover, having ...

We’re bringing Sexy Mac: miles past vanilla

The Mac Weekly

April 20, 2017

By Delanee Hawkins Inspired by last week’s cautionary tale about combining food with sex, this week’s edition will feature two riskier kinks/sexual practices, cock-and-ball torture and erotic asphyxiation, with tips on how t...

We’re bringing Sexy Mac: “but chains and whips excite me” (when used safely)

December 2, 2016

My column for this week is going to focus on a particular sexual fetish: bondage, discipline, dominance, submission, sadism, masochism, most often referred to as a group under the acronym BDSM. This genre of kink is often the fi...

Bringing Sexy Mac: Awareness and sex positivity in BDSM

October 31, 2013

Considering that my readership may be more concerned with paying for books and rent than establishing a Domination dungeon, I talk a lot about BDSM in this column. Admittedly, the research I have done on Fifty Shades of Grey pr...

Bringing Sexy Mac! It’s not all whips and handcuffs: Thinking about consent in BDSM

April 4, 2013

On my way to work last weekend, I noticed a familiar sight. Stuck between the hands of a woman who sat across the aisle on the 84 bus, there was Fifty Shades of Grey, the incredibly popular erotic novel that includes sadomasochi...

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