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k) Sadomasochism, BDSM, kink

Note: The following includes material which advocates sadomasochistic sexual practices, and thus may be objectionable to some readers. Its inclusion here is not necessarily to be taken as an endorsement by the bibliography’s author. Many of the general references on sexuality above contain discussions of sadomasochism.

 

Alison, Laurence, Pekka Santtila, N. Kenneth Sandnabba, and Niklas Nordling. (2001). Sadomasochistically-Oriented Behaviour: Diversity in Practice and Meaning.Archives of Sexual Behavior, February, 30(1), pp. 1-12.

Ardill, Susan, and Sue O’Sullivan. (1987). Upsetting an Applecart: Difference, Desire and Lesbian Sadomasochism. In Feminist Review. (eds). Sexuality: A Reader. London: Virago Press.

Baggaley, M. (2006). Is an interest in BDSM a pathological disorder or a normal variant ofhuman sexual behaviour? Lesbian & Gay Psychology Review, 6(3), 253-254.

Baldwin, Guy. (1993). Ties That Bind: The SM/Leather/Fetish Erotic Style: Issues, Commentaries and Advice. Los Angeles, CA: Daedulus.

Barker, M. & Langdridge, D. (Eds.) (2005). Contemporary perspectives on sadomasochism(S/M). Special Issue of Lesbian & Gay Psychology Review. 6(3).

Barker, M. (2003), Rewriting the sexual script? Constructions of sexuality in the bi, poly and S/M communities. Presentation to the fifteenth annual international congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Huddersfield, July 2003.

Barker, M. (2005). Experience of SM Awareness Training. Lesbian & Gay Psychology Review, 6(3), 268-273.

Barker, Meg (2013). Consent is a grey area? A comparison of understandings of consent in 50 Shades of Grey and on the BDSM blogosphere. Sexualities, 16(8): 896-914.

Barker, Meg; Iantaffi, Alessandra and Gupta, Camel (2007). Kinky clients, kinky counselling? The challenges and potentials of BDSM. In: Moon, Lindsey ed. Feeling Queer or Queer Feelings: Radical Approaches to Counselling Sex, Sexualities and Genders. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 106-124.

Barnard, Ian. (1994). Macho Sluts: Genre-fuck, S/M fantasy, and the reconfiguration of political action. In Kibbey, Ann et.al. (eds). Sexual Artifice: Persons, Images, Politics. New York & London: New York University Press.

Barry, Kathleen. (1979). Female Sexual Slavery. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall.

Barry, Kathleen. (1982). Sadomasochism: The New Feminist Backlash. Trivia, Fall.

Baumeister, R. F. (1988). Masochism as Escape from Self. Journal of Sex Research25: 28-59.

Bean, J. W. (1994) Leathersex: A Guide for the Curious Outsider and the Serious Player. Daedalus: San Francisco.

Beckmann, A. (2001). Deconstructing Myths: The social construction of ‘sadomasochism’ versus ‘subjugated knowledges’ of practitioners of consensual ‘SM’. Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, 8(2), 66-95.

Bellos, Linda. (1984). For Lesbian Sex, Against Sado-Masochism. In Kanter, Hannah, Lefanu, Sara, Shah, Shaila and Spedding, Carole. (eds). Sweeping Statements: Writings from the Women’s Liberation Movement, 1981-83. London: Women’s Press.

Benjamin, Jessica. (1983). Master and slave: The fantasy of erotic domination. In Snitow, Ann, Stansell, Christine and Thompson, Sharon. (eds). Desire: The Politics of Sexuality. New York: Monthly Review Press.

Bersani, L. (1995) Homos. Harvard University Press: Cambridge, MA. (Chapter entitled “Gay Daddy”).

Bienvenu, R. V. (1998). The Development of Sadomasochism as a Cultural Style in the Twentieth-Century United States. Dissertation Abstracts International, 59 (02A), 0620. (UMI No. 9825507).

Bridges, T. S. (2011). Faeries, bears, and leathermen: Men in community queering the masculine. Journal of Men’s Studies, 19(1): 83.

Bridoux, D. (2000). Kink therapy: SM and sexual minorities. In C. Neal and D. Davies (eds.) Pink therapy 3: Issues in Therapy with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Clients. (pp. 22-34) Buckingham: Open University Press.

Brodsky, J. (1993). The Mineshaft: A Retrospective Ethnography. Journal of Homosexuality 24(3/4): 233--251.

Califia, Pat, and Robin Sweeney. (1996). The Second Coming: A Leatherdyke Reader. Los Angeles: Alyson Publications.

Califia, Pat. (1979). A secret side of lesbian sexuality. The Advocate, 27 December.

Califia, Pat. (1980). Sapphistry: The Book of Lesbian Sexuality. Tallahasee, Florida: Naiad Press.

Califia, Pat. (1981). Feminism and sadomasochism. Heresies, 12.

Califia, Pat. (1994). Public Sex: The Culture of Radical Sex. Pittsburgh, PA: Cleis.
Includes;
Feminism and sadomasochism.
Modern primitives, latex shamans, and ritual S/M.

Card, Claudia. (1995). Lesbian Choices. New York: Columbia University Press.

Chaline, E. (2005). Spanner: S/M, consent and the law in the UK. Lesbian & Gay Psychology Review, 6(3), 283-287.

Chaline, E. (2010). The Construction, Maintenance, and Evolution of Gay SM Sexualities and Sexual Identities: A Preliminary Description of Gay SM Sexual Identity Practices. Sexualities 13(3): 338-356.

Chancer, Lynn. (1998). Feminism and sadomasochism: Regarding sadomasochism in everyday life. Chapter 6 in Reconcilable Differences: Confronting Beauty, Pornography, and the Future of Feminism. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Clark, Jil. (1983). Lesbian S/M forum. Gay Community News [US], 10, 50, July 9.

Coveney, Lal. (1981). Sado-masochism. Scarlet Women, 13, July, pp. 29-33.

Creet, Julia. (1992). Daughter of the movement: The psychodynamics of lesbian S/M fantasy. Differences: A journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, Vol 5 No 2.

Cross, P. A. & Matheson, K. (2006). Understanding sadomasochism: An empirical examination of four perspectives. Journal of Homosexuality, 50(2/3), 133-166.

Cross, P.A., and K. Matheson. (2006) Understanding sadomasochism: An empirical examination of four perspectives. Journal of Homosexuality, 50(2/3): 133-166.

Deckha, M. (2011). Pain as culture: A postcolonial feminist approach to S/M and women’s agency. Sexualities 14(2): 129-150.

Deckha, Maneesha. (2007). Pain, Pleasure, And Consenting Women: Exploring Feminist Responses To S/M And Its Legal Regulation In Canada Through Jelinek’s The Piano Teacher.” Harvard Journal of Law & Gender, 30(2).

Donnelly, Denise, and James Fraser. (1998). Gender differences in sado-masochistic arousal among college students. Sex Roles, Sep., Vol. 39, Iss. 5/6.

Ernulf, K.E., and S.M. Innala. (1995). Sexual Bondage: A Review and Unobtrusive Investigation. Archives of Sexual Behavior 24(4): 631-654.

Fowles, S. M. (2009). The fantasy of acceptable ‘non-consent’: Why the female sexual submissive scares us (and why she shouldn’t). In J. Friedman & J. Valenti (Eds), Yes Means Yes: Visions of female sexual power and a world without rape. Berkeley, CA: Seal Press.

France, Marie. (1984). Sadomasochism and feminism. Feminist Review, No. 16, April.

Freud, Anna. (1922). Beating Fantasies and Daydreams. In The Writings of Anna Freud, Vol. I.

Freud, Sigmund. (1905). Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality. . SE, 7: 123-243.

Freud, Sigmund. (1919). A Child Is Being Beaten: A contribution to the study of the origin of sexual perversions. SE, 17: 175-204.

Green, Richard. (2001). (Serious) Sadomasochism: A protected right of privacy? Archives of Sexual Behavior, 30(5), pp. 543-550.

Greene, Gerald, and Caroline Greene. (1973). S-M: The Last Taboo. New York: Grove.

Grumley, Michael. (1977). Hard Corps: Studies in Leather and Sadomasochism. New York: Dutton.

Hart, Lynda. (1998). Between the Body and the Flesh: Performing Sadomasochism. New York, Columbia University Press.

Hennen, Peter. (2008). Faeries, Bears, and Leathermen: Men in Community Queering Masculinity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Hoff, G. & Sprott, R.A. (2009). Therapy experiences of clients with BDSM sexualities: Listening to a stigmatised sexuality. Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, 12. Retrieved by http://www.ejhs.org/Volume12/bdsm.htm

Hopkins, Patrick D. (1994). Rethinking sadomasochism: Feminism, interpretation, and simulation. Hypatia, 9(1), Winter.

Jeffreys, Sheila. (1986). Sadomasochism: The erotic cult of fascism. Lesbian Ethics, 2(1), Spring.

Jeffreys, Sheila. (1990). Sadomasochism. In Anti-Climax: A Feminist Perspective on the Sexual Revolution. London: The Women’s Press.

Jeffreys, Sheila. (1993). The Lesbian Heresy: A Feminist Perspective on the Lesbian Sexual Revolution, North Melbourne: Spinifex.

Jeffreys, Sheila. (2003). Self-Harm or Social Change? Sadomasochism, cutting, and piercing in lesbian and gay culture. Chapter 5 in Unpacking Queer Politics: A lesbian feminist perspective. Polity (Blackwells).

Johnson, Craig. (1985). S/M and the myth of mutual consent. The New York Native, 121, and follow-up letters in Native, September 2-8, 1985.

Kamel, G. W. L. (1980). Leathersex: Meaningful Aspects of Gay Sadomasochism. Deviant Behavior: An Interdisciplinary Journal 1: 171--191.

Kantrowitz, Arnie. (1984). From the shadows: Gay male S/M activists. The Advocate, 29 May.

Kaplan, Louise J. (1991). Female Perversions. London: Pandora.

Kipnis, Laura. (1996). Bound and Gagged: Pornography and the Politics of Fantasy in America. New York: Grove Press. (Especially first chapter.)

Kippax, Susan, and Gary Smith. (2001). Anal intercourse and power in sex between men. Sexualities, 4(4).

Kleinberg, Seymour. (1980). Sexual pioneers or Uncle Tom’s bondage. In Kleinberg, Seymour Alienated Affections: Being Gay in America. New York: St Martin’s Press.

Kleinplatz, P. & Moser, C. (2005). Is S/M pathological? Lesbian & Gay Psychology Review, 6(3), 255-26.

Kleinplatz, Peggy J., and Charles Moser, (eds.). (2006). Sadomasochism: Powerful Pleasures. Binghamton, NY: Harrington Park Press.

Langdridge, D. (2006) Voices from the margins: Sadomasochism and sexual citizenship. Citizenship Studies, 10(4): 373-389.

Langdridge, D., and T. Butt. (2005). The erotic construction of power exchange. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 18(1): 65-73.

Langdridge, Darren, and Trevor Butt. (2004). A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Investigation of the Construction of Sadomasochistic Identities. Sexualities: Studies in Culture and Society, Volume 7 Issue 1, February.

Levine, Martin P. (1997). Gay Macho: The Life and Death of the Homosexual Clone. New York University Press.

Lewis, Reina, and Karen Adler. (1994). Come to me baby or, What’s wrong with lesbian SM. Women’s Studies International Forum, 17(4).

Lewis, Reina. (1994). Dis-graceful images: Della Grace and Lesbian sado-masochism. Feminist Review, No. 46, Spring.

Lindemann, D. (2011). BDSM as therapy? Sexualities 14(2): 151-172.

Lindemann, Danielle J. (2012). Dominatrix: Gender, Eroticism, and Control in the Dungeon. University of Chicago Press.

Linden, Robin Ruth et.al. (1982). Against Sadomasochism. East Palo Alto, California: Frog in the Well Press.

MacDonald, J. (2013). Negotiating an Empowered Identity: Women’s Experiences of Power and Consent in BDSM and Non-BDSM Heterosexual Relationships. Masters thesis, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University.

MacKendrick, Karmen. (1999). Counterpleasures. New York: SUNY Press.

MacNair, Mike. (1989). The contradictory politics of S/M. In Sheperd, Simon and Wallis, Mick. (eds). Coming on Strong: Gay Politics and Culture. London: Unwin Hyman.

Maines, Geoff. (1983). The agony and the ecstasy: The physiology of turning pain into pleasure. The Body Politic, December.

Maines, Geoff. (1984). Urban Aboriginals: A Celebration of Leather-Sexuality. San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press.

Maines, Geoff. Gentle Warriors.

Menck, Mandy. (1993). The feminist ethics of lesbian S/M. In Perversions: Deviant Readings. New York: Routledge.

Moser and Madeson. Bound to be Free: The SM Experience.

Moser, C. & Levit, E. E (1987). An explanatory-descriptive study of a sadomasochistically oriented sample. The Journal of Sex Research, 23, 322-337.

Mosher, C.M., H.M. Levitt, and E. Manley. (2006). Layers of leather: the identity formation of leathermen as a process of transforming meanings of masculinity. J. Homosex., 51: 93–123.

Moskowitz, D. A., G. Rieger and M. E. Roloff (2008). Tops, bottoms and versatiles. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 23(3): 191 - 202.

Murry, Thomas. (1989). The Language of Sadomasochism.

Naerssen, A. X. van, Dijk, M. van, Hoogeveen, G., Visser, D. and Zessen, G. van. (1987). Gay S & M in Pornography and Reality. Journal of Homosexuality 12(2/3): 111-119.

Neath, Jeanne F. (1987). Let’s Discuss Dyke S/M and Quit the Name Calling: A Response to Sheila Jeffreys. Lesbian Ethics, 2(3), Summer.

Nestle, Joan. (ed.). (1992). The Persistent Desire: A Butch-Femme Reader. Boston: Alyson Publications.

Newmahr, S. (2010). Rethinking kink: Sadomasochism as serious leisure. Qualitative Sociology, 33(3), 313-331.

Newmahr, Staci. (2011). Playing on the Edge: Sadomasochism, Risk, and Intimacy. Indiana University Press.

Nichols, M. (2006). Psychotherapeutic issues with ‘kinky’ clients: Clinical problems, yours and theirs. Journal of Homosexuality, 50(2/3), 281-300.

Nordling, Niklas, Kenneth N. Sandnabba, and Pekka Santtila. (2000). The Prevalence and Effects of Self-Reported Childhood Sexual Abuse Among Sadomasochistically Oriented Males and Females. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 9: 53-63.

Pa, M. (2001) Beyond the pleasure principle: The criminalisation of consensual sadomasochist sex. Texas Journal of Women and the Law, 11(1): 51-92.

Peacock, B., Eyre, S. L., Quinn, S. Q. and Kegeles, S. (2001). Delineating Differences: Sub-Communities in the San Francisco Gay Community. Culture, Health & Sexuality 3(2): 183--201.

Penelope, Julia. (1987). The Illusion of Control: Sado-Masochism and the Sexual Metaphors of Childhood. Lesbian Ethics, 2(3), Summer.

Phelan, Shane. (1989). Sadomasochism and the Meaning of Feminism. Chapter 6 in Identity Politics: Lesbian Feminism and the Limits of Community. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Plant, Bob. (2011). Playing Games/Playing Us: Foucault on Sadomasochism. Philosophy and Social Criticism, 33(5): 531-561.

Plante, R.F. (2006) Sexual spanking, the self, and the construction of deviance. Journal of Homosexuality, 50(2/3): 59-79.

Polhemus, Ted, and Housk Randall. (1994). Rituals of Love: Sexual Experiments, Erotic Possibilities. London: Picador.

Powls, J. & Davies, L. (2012). A descriptive review of research relating to sadomasochism: Considerations for clinical practice. Deviant Behavior, 33, 223-234.

Preston, John. (1981). Once I Had a Master. In Peraldi, Francois. (ed.). Polysexuality, Special ed. Semiotext(e), 4(1), pp. 172-4.

Preston, John. (1992). The Theatre of Sexual Initiation. In L. Senelick (ed.) Gender in Performance: The Presentation of Difference in the Performing Arts, pp. 324-336. University Press of New England: Hanover, NH.

Prezwalski, Jim. (1995). The Kiss of the Whip: Explorations in SM. San Francisco: Leyland Publications.

Raj, S. (2010) Que(e)rying Violence: Rethinking Pleasure, Harm and Intimacy in Lesbian Sadomasochism. Gay and Lesbian Issues and Psychology Review, 6.3: 122-31.

Reti, Irene. (ed.). (1993). Unleashing Feminism: Critiquing Lesbian Sadomasochism in the Gay Nineties. Santa Cruz, CA: Herbooks.

Ricardo, Jack. (ed.). Leathermen Speak Out: An Anthology on Leathersex.

Richardson, Niall, Clarissa Smith, and Angela Werndley. (2013). Studying Sexualities: Theories, representations, cultures. Palgrave Macmillan (Chapter 10).

Richters, J., de Visser, R., Rissel, C., Grulich, A. & Smith, A. (2008) Demographic and Psychosocial Features of Participants in Bondage and Discipline, “Sadomasochism” or Dominance and Submission (BDSM): Data from a National Survey. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 5, 1660-1668.

Richters, J., de Visser, R., Rissel, C., Grulich, A. & Smith, A. (2008) Demographic and Psychosocial Features of Participants in Bondage and Discipline, “Sadomasochism” or Dominance and Submission (BDSM): Data from a National Survey. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 5, 1660-1668.

Ritchie, A. & Barker, M. (2005). Feminist SM: A contradiction in terms or a way of challenging traditional gendered dynamics through sexual practice? Lesbian & Gay Psychology Review, 6(3), 227-239.

Rubin, Gayle. (1982). The Leather Menace. Body Politic, 82(34).

Rubin, Gayle. (1994) The Valley of the Kings: Leathermen in San Francisco, 1960-1990. Dissertation Abstracts International, 56 (01A), 0249. (UMI No. 9513472).

Russo, Ann. (1987). Conflicts and Contradictions Among Feminists over Issues of Pornography and Sexual Freedom. Women’s Studies International Forum, 10(2).

SAMOIS. (eds). (1979). What Colour is Your Hankerchief? A Lesbian S/M Sexuality Reader.

SAMOIS. (eds). (1982). Coming to Power: Writings and Graphics on Lesbian S/M. Boston: Alyson Publications.

Sandnabba, Kenneth N., Pekka Santtila, Laurence Alison, and Niklas Nordling. (2002). Demographics, Sexual Behaviour, Family Background and Abuse Experiences of Practitioners of Sadomasochistic Sex: A Review of Recent Research. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 17: 39-55.

Sandnabba, Kenneth N., Pekka Santtila, Niklas Nordling, Andrea M. Beetz, and Laurence Alison. (2002). Characteristics of a sample of sadomasochistically-oriented males with recent experience of sexual contact with animals. Deviant Behavior, Volume 23, Number 6, November, pp. 511-529.

Schiller, Gregory C. (1987). The Pursuit of Masculinity: A Study in Homosexual Sadomasochism. Humanities and Social Sciences, 48(6), December.

Scholder, Amy, and Ira Silverberg. (eds). (1990). High Risk: An Anthology of Forbidden Writings. London: Serpent’s Tail.

Scoville, John Wyeth. (1985). Sexual Domination Today: Sado-Masochism and Domination-Submission. New York: Irvington.

Seidman, Steven. (1992). Cultural Feminism and its Critics II: The Debate over Lesbian S/M. In Embattled Eros: Sexual Politics and Ethics in Contemporary America. New York: Routledge, 115-122.

Smith, Barbara. (1988). Sappho was a Right-Off Woman. In Chester, Gail and Dickey, Julienne. (eds). Feminism and Censorship, Prism Press.

Stear, N.-H. (2009) Sadomasochism as make-believe. Hypatia, 24(2): 21-38.

Sullivan, Nikki. (2003). Sadomasochism as resistance?. Chapter 9 in A Critical Introduction to Queer Theory. Melbourne: Circa (Melbourne Publishing Group).

Taormino, Tristan. (2014). Fifty Shades of Kink: An introduction to BDSM. Cleis Press.

Taylor, G. W. & Ussher, J. M. (2001). Making sense of S&M: A discourse analytic account. Sexualities, 4(3), 294-314.

Taylor, G. W., and J. M. Ussher. (2001). Making Sense of S&M: A Discourse Analytic Account. Sexualities, 4(3): 293-314.

Thompson, Bill. Sadomasochism. New York: Cassell.

Thompson, Mark. (ed.). (2001). Leatherfolk: Radical sex, people, politics, and practice. 2nd ed. (10th anniversary ed.); Los Angeles: Alyson Books.

Travis, M.E. (2013). Assume the Position: Exploring discipline relationships (Doctoral dissertation). Available from Digital Archive @ GSU, Sociology Dissertations, Paper 71.

Warner, Alex Ellis. (2011). “Where Angels Fear To Tread:” Feminism, sex and the problem of SM, 1969-1993. PhD thesis, New Brunswick Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, May 2011.

Weeks, Jeffrey. (1985). The Sexual Fringe and Sexual Choice. pp. 236-241 in Sexuality and its Discontents: Meanings, Myths and Modern Sexualities. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Weinberg TS. (2006). Sadomasochism and the social sciences: A review of the sociological and social psychological literature. Journal of Homosexuality, 50(2/3): 17-40.

Weinberg, M. S., Williams, C. J. and Moser, C. (1984) The Social Constituents of Sadomasochism. Social Problems 31: 379-389.

Weinberg, Martin S., Williams, Colin J., Moser, Charles. (1983-1984). The Social Constituents of Sadomasochism, , Soc. Probs. 31.

Weinberg, Thomas, and G.W. Levi Kamel. (1983). S and M: Studies in Sadomasochism. New York: Prometheus Books.
Includes;
Califia, P. A Secret Side of Lesbian Sexuality (pp. 129-136).
Weinberg, T., and Falk, G. The Social Organization of Sadism and Masochism (pp. 149-161).
Lee, J.A. The Social Organization of Sexual Risk (pp. 175-193).

Weiss, Margot. (2011). Techniques of Pleasure: BDSM and the Circuits of Sexuality. Duke University Press.

Wilkinson, E. (2009). Perverting Visual Pleasure: Representing Sadomasochism. Sexualities, 12(2): 181-198.

Williams, C.L. (2002). Sexual harassment and sadomaochism. Hypatia, 17(2): 99-117.

Williams, D. J. (2006). Different (Painful) Strokes for Different Folks: A General Overview of Sexual Sadomasochism (SM) and its Diversity. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: Journal of Treatment and Prevention, 13(4): 333-346.

Williams, Linda. (1989). Power, Pleasure, and Perversion: Sadomasochistic Film Pornography. Representations, 27, Summer.

Wilton, Tamsin. (1996). Do You Always Love The One You Hurt? Lesbian Sadomasochism. Chapter 2 in Finger-Licking Good: The Ins and Outs of Lesbian Sex. London & New York Cassell.

Wiseman, J. (1996). SM 101: A Realistic Introduction. California, US: Greenery Press.

Wright, S. (2006) Discrimination of SM-identified individuals. Journal of Homosexuality, 50(2/3): 217-231.

Young, Ian. (1978). Forum on Sadomasochism. In Jay, Karla and Young, Allen. (eds). Lavender Culture. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

Zussman, M. and Pierce, A. (1998). Shifts of Consciousness in Consensual S/M, Bondage, and Fetish Play. Anthropology of Consciousness (9)4: 15-38.

 

‘How to’ books on SM

Baldwin, Guy. (1993). Ties That Bind: The SM/Leather/Fetish Erotic Style: Issues, Commentaries and Advice. Los Angeles, CA: Daedulus.

Bean, J. W. (1994) Leathersex: A Guide for the Curious Outsider and the Serious Player. Daedalus: San Francisco.

Brame, Gloria R. (2000). Come Hither: A commonsense guide to kinky sex. New York: Fireside.

Brame, Gloria R., William D. Brame, and Jon Jacobs. (1997). Different Loving: The World of Sexual Dominance and Submission. London: Century.

Califia-Rice, Patrick. (2001). Sensuous Magic: A guide for adventurous couples. 2nd ed.; San Francisco: Cleis Press.

Califia, Pat. The Lesbian S/M Safety Manual. Alyson/Lac.

Easton, Dorothy, and Janet W. Hardy. (2001). The New Bottoming Book. Greenery Press.

Eckhart, TammyJo, and Fox Wolf (2010). At Her Feet: Powering Your Femdom Relationship. Greenery Press.

Hardy, Janet. (1998). The Sexually Dominant Woman: A Workbook for Nervous Beginners. Greenery Press.

Henkin, Bill, and Sybil Holiday. (1996). Consensual Sadomasochism. Daedalus.

Herrman, Bert. (1991). TRUST/The Handbook: A Guide to the Sensual and Spiritual Art of Handballing. San Francisco: Alamos Square Press.

Master Jackson. (1992). Sir! More Sir! The Joy of S & M. San Francisco: Leyland Publications.

Masters, Peter. (2009). The Control Book. CreateSpace.

Miller, Philip, and Molly Devon. (1995). Screw the Roses, Send Me the Thorns: The Romance and Sexual Sorcery of Sadomasochism. Mystic Rose Books.

Mistress Lorelei. (2000). The Mistress Manual: The Good Girl’s Guide to Female Dominance. Greenery Press.

Morpheus. (2008). How to be Kinky: A Beginner’s Guide to BDSM. Green Candy Press.

Townsend, Larry. (1989). The Leatherman’s Handbook II. New York: Caryle Communications.

Wiseman, Jay. (1996). SM 101: A Realistic Introduction. Greenery Press.

Varrin, Claudia. (2000). The Art Of Sensual Female Dominance: A Guide for Women. Citadel.

 

Films:

Cavani, Liliana. The Night Porter. 1974.

Pasolini, Pier Paolo. Salo: or the 120 Days of Sodom. 1975.

Shainberg, Steven. Secretary. 2002.

Treut, Monika. Female Misbehavior. First Run Features Home Video, New York, NY, 1993.