“Feminist” Backlash Against BDSM: A FemDom defends the eroticization of male domination

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22/11/2013 by Basia Rose

I don’t like it when people have a go at feminists (because asking for equality is NEVER wrong), but when it comes to BDSM, some misguided people out to ‘save women’ think there’s nothing good to say about it. So this was interesting to read.

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This post originally appeared October 15, 2013 on Female First.

While I do not believe 50 Shades of Grey has any redeeming qualities, I frequently find myself defending some of its concepts against the so-called “feminist” backlash.

Self-identified “feminists” (SIFs) object to statements such as “freedom is slavery,” “submissiveness is empowering,” and “BDSM erotica is feminist,” claiming they are “lies that patriarchal culture has served up for women.”

Since they shut down any comments defending those statements — but continue to promote them — I find it necessary to take the conversation to a forum that is more open to both sides of the discussion.

The first flaw in the SIFs argument is that BDSM is only about male domination and female submission. I am a FemDom (female dominant). I own a male submissive and have owned a male slave…

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