episode 22: silence of the kinks

If you’re kinky and you know it, and you really want to show it, society will often have a lot of ways of retaliating against you...
man hiding in closet

Just be yourself was the cliche dating and interview advice. Today, this axiom has been replaced with something along the lines of showing up as your genuine, authentic, whole self. But what if society isn’t ready for your authentic self? And what if your honesty could make life a lot harder? Alex and Ellie tackle the thorny issue of why so many people in non-traditional lifestyles want to stay discreet, and talk to author Skylar Quinn about what it’s like to live a double life.

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Resources and further reading…

– Skylar Quinn | Amazon | X/Twitter | Medium
Out Of DSM: Depathologizing Homosexuality
BDSM Versus The DSM
Lawrence v. Texas: The End Of Sodomy Laws In The United States
The Time Swedes Called In Gay To Work In 1979
Prosecution Of Erotic Fiction Web Host Tests Obscenity Laws

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