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Whether you’ve been in leather and kink communities before, or this is your first Folsom Street Fair, it’s always a good idea to remind yourself of the etiquette of this unique space. Here are five essential tips to help make your Folsom experience a positive one.

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Folsom Street Fair attracts hundreds of thousands of people from around the world. It’s the third largest street event in California. How did this fringe BDSM themed festival become one of the most popular events in San Francisco? And now that it’s gone mainstream, have the glory days of Folsom passed us by?

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We tend to associate safewords with BDSM, but did you know they can be used in other contexts too? Sunny Megatron breaks down what safe words are, what they aren’t, how they can be used in kink for ill intent, and how to customize them to fit your sexual (and sometimes non-sexual) needs.

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Emily Adaire sat down with Zipper Magazine to talk about her journey as a kinkster and content creator. She tells us about some of the most memorable scenes she’s done, what’s on her kinky bucket list, and gives advice for those just starting to explore their kink and identity.

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Newly crowned #PrinceOfPegging, Prince William, recently thrust the subject of pegging into the mainstream. Rather than embracing an opportunity to destigmatize pleasure, the internet lit up with shame-driven hot takes making those who enjoy this sexual practice the butt of jokes. If you’re curious about pegging, creative ways to bring it into your kink play, and how the definition has evolved to be more inclusive – skip the tabloids, we’ve got you.

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This month Fetish Con made its long-awaited in-person return after a two-year pandemic-related pause. We were there along with Clips4Sale to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of this legendary fetish event and to surprise attendees with our first print issue of Zipper Magazine.

What Is Pegging? A Beginner’s & Kinkster’s Guide

Newly crowned #PrinceOfPegging, Prince William, recently thrust the subject of pegging into the mainstream. Rather than embracing an opportunity to destigmatize pleasure, the internet lit up with shame-driven hot takes making those who enjoy this sexual practice the butt of jokes. If you’re curious about pegging, creative ways to bring it into your kink play, and how the definition has evolved to be more inclusive – skip the tabloids, we’ve got you.

Consensual Non-Consent: CNC Kink Isn’t What You Think

CNC isn’t necessarily forced sex role play – in fact, most of the time it isn’t. Consensual non-consent is any type of BDSM power play in which ignoring someone’s “no” is part of the consensually negotiated dynamic or scene. If CNC piques your interest but aggressive sexual domination isn’t your cup of tea, consider these scenarios instead.

#KinkTok: 10 TikTokers Who Are Redefining BDSM Community

Did you know there’s a kinky side of TikTok? #KinkTok is a bevy of BDSM insider insight and education from lifestylers and some of the most recognizable names in kink. If these videos haven’t hit your FYP yet, we’ve got you! Here are 10 KinkTokers you should follow who are redefining community.