The Marquis De Sade and Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

Berkowitz, E. Sex and Punishment. Counterpoint, Berkeley CA, 2012.

De Sade. Justine, Or the Misfortunes of Virtue. Oxford University Press, 2013. https://www.amazon.com/Justine-Misfortunes-Virtue-Oxford-Classics/dp/0199572844/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1514921032&sr=1-1&keywords=justine+marquis+de+sade

Sacher-Masoch, L. Venus in Furs. Penguin, 1999. https://www.amazon.com/Venus-Furs-Publisher-Penguin-Classics/dp/B004V0076C/ref=pd_sbs_14_4?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B004V0076C&pd_rd_r=90HYRPND3XWK7VJNZF6T&pd_rd_w=EWm2t&pd_rd_wg=4Ytwa&psc=1&refRID=90HYRPND3XWK7VJNZF6T

Tannahill, R. Sex in History. Stein & Day, NY, 1982.

Vatsyayana. Kamasutra. Oxford University Press, 2002.

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Domination, submission, and the human condition

Janus, S. et al. A Sexual Profile of Men in Power. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NY, 1977. 

How popular is BDSM?

Byers, E.S. et al. “Sexual Intrusive Thoughts of College Students,” Journal of Sex Research (1998) 35:359.

Eveleth, R. “Americans Are More Into BDSM Than the Rest of the World,” Smithsonian, Feb. 10, 2014.

Herbenick, D. et al. “Sexual Diversity in the United States: Results from a Nationally Representative Probability Sample of Adult Men and Women,” PLoS One. July 20, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181198.

Holvoet, L. et al. “Fifty Shades of Belgian Gray: The Prevalence of BDSM-Related Fantasies and Activities in the General Population,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2017) 14:1152.

Joyal C.C. and J. Carpenter. “The Prevalence of Paraphilic Interests and Behaviors in the General Population: A Provincial Survey,” Journal of Sex Research (2017) 54:161.

Pascoal, P.M. et al. “Sexual Satisfaction and Distress in Sexual Functioning in a Sample of the BDSM Community: A Comparison Study Between BDSM and non-BDSM Contexts,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2015) 12:1052.

Williams, K.M. et al. “Inferring Sexually Deviant Behavior from Corresponding Fantasies: The Role of Personality and Pornography Consumption,” Criminal Justice and Behavior (2009) 36:198.

Wright. S. Second National Survey of Violence Against Sexual Minorities.

https://ncsfreedom.org/images/stories/pdfs/BDSM_Survey/2008_bdsm_survey_analysis_final.pdf

Are BDSM players mentally healthy?

Connolly, P. “Psychological Functioning of Bondage, Discipline, and Sad-Masochism (BDSM) Practitioners,” Journal of Psychology and Human Sexuality [now the International Journal of Sexual Health] (2006) 18:79.

Daleiden, E.L. et al. “The Sexual Histories and Fantasies of Youthful Males: A Comparison of Sexual Offending, Non-Sexual Offending, and Non-Offending Groups,” Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment (1998) 10:195.Dworkin, A. Woman Hating. E.P Dutton, NY 1974

Faccio, E. et al. “Forbidden Games: The Construction of Sexuality and Sexual Pleasure by BDSM ‘Players,’” Culture, Health, and Sexuality (2014) 16:752.

Klein, M. and C. Moser. “SM (Sado-masochistic) Interest as an Issues in a Child Custody Proceeding,” Journal of Homosexuality (2006) 50:322.

Olivera, W. et al. “Unconventional Sexual Behaviors and their Associations with Physical, Mental, and Sexual Health Parameters: A Study in 18 Large Brazilian Cities,” Revista Brasiliera de Psiquiatria (2010) 32:264.

Pascoal, P.M. et al. “Sexual Satisfaction and Distress in Sexual Functioning in a Sample of the BDSM Community: A Comparison Study Between BDSDM and non-BDSM Contexts,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2015) 12:1052.

Renaud, C.A. and E.S. Byers. “Exploring the Frequency, Diversity, and Content of University Students’ Positive and Negative Sexual Cognitions,” Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality (1999) 8:17.

Richters, J. et al. “Demographic and Psychological Features of Participants in Bondage, Discipline, Sado-Masochism, or Dominance and Submission (BDSM): Data from a National Survey,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2008) 5:1660.

Sagarin, B.J. et al. “Hormonal Changes and Couple Bonding in Consensual Sado-Masochistic Activity,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2009) 38:186.

Williams, D. et al. “Is Bondage and Discipline, Dominance and Submission, and Sado-Masochism Recreational Leisure? A Descriptive Exploratory Investigation,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2016) 13:1091.

Wismeijer, A.A. and M.A. Van Assen. “Psychological Characteristics of BDSM Practitioners,” Journal of Sexual Medicine (2013) 10:1943.

BDSM play

Federoff, J.P. “Sadism, Sadomasochism, Sex, and Violence,” Canadian Journal of Psychiatry (2008) 53:637.

Hebert, A. and A. Weaver. “Perks, Problems, and the People Who Play: A qualitative Exploration of Dominant and Submissive BDSM Roles,” Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality (2015) 24:49.

Jozifkova, E. “Consensual Sadomasochistic Sex (BDSM): The Roots, The Risks, and the Distinction Between BDSM and Violence,” Current Psychiatry Reports (2013) 15:392.

Miller P. and M. Devon. Screw the Roses, Send Me The Thorns: The Romance and Sexual Sorcery of Sadomasochism. Mystic Rose Books, 1995,

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Moser, C. and E. Levitt. “An Exploratory Descriptive Study of a Sadomasochistically Oriented Sample,” Journal of Sex Research (1987) 23:322.

Moser, C. and P. Kleinplatz. “Introduction: The State of Our Knowledge on SM,” The Journal of Homosexuality (2006) 50:1.

Renaud, C.A. and S.E. Byers. “Positive and Negative Cognitions of Sexual Submission: Relationship to Sexual Violence,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2006) 35:483.

Simula, B.L. “A ‘Different Economy of Bodies and Pleasures?’ Differentiating and Evaluating Sex and Sexual BDSB Experiences,” Journal of Homosexuality (2017) epub ahead of print.

Taomino, T. Fifty Shades of Kink: An Introduction to BDSM. Cleis Press, San Francisco, 2014.

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Wiseman, J. SM 101: A Realistic Introduction. Greenery Press, 1996

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How kinky women play

Rehor, J.E. “Sensual, Erotic, and Sexual Behaviors of Women from the ‘Kink’ Community,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (2015) 44:825.

Breslow, N. et al. “On the Prevalence and Roles of Females in the Sadomasochistic Subculture: Report of an Empirical Study,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (1985) 14:303.

Levitt, E. et al. “The Prevalence and Some Attributes of Females in the Sadomasochistic Subculture: A Second Report,” Archives of Sexual Behavior (1994) 23:465.

BDSM might deter sexual assault

Klement, K.R. et al. “Participating in a Culture of Consent May Be Assocaited with Lower Rape-Supportive Beliefs,” Journal of Sex Research (2017) 54:130.