Double Edge: BDSM and Transgender

A session at Transcending Boundaries Conference 2012

  • Raven Kaldera
  • Joshua Tenpenny

Saturday 27th October, 2012

11:00am to 11:50am (EST)

From the man or woman who cross-dresses for the first time as part of a BDSM scene, to the transsexual who is trying to figure out which play parties they can attend, being transgendered in the BDSM scene is both a blessing and a challenge. At the same time, a remarkably high percentage of transgendered people identify with leathersex - why? We'll discuss how BDSM roleplaying lends itself to gender play, struggle with the political implications of being gender transgressive perverts, talk about what happens to D/s roles when people change gender roles, and remind folks of what we have to teach the larger community. For transgendered folks of all stripes, their partners, friends and allies, and anyone who's curious about the intersection of kink, power exchange, and the gender spectrum.

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Raven Kaldera
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Joshua Tenpenny

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Time 11:00am11:50am EST

Date Sat 27th October 2012

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