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BDSM & Domestic Violence: A Positive Social Response

Day: Saturday
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Apollo 1

Many people have no idea how to respond when somebody reveals that they are experiencing domestic violence. It gets even more complicated when the situation involves anything kinky. This workshop focuses on how to respond when somebody in the kink community reveals that they have experienced domestic violence.

The workshop covers:
  • Issue of negative social responses
  • The differences between consensual BDSM and abuse.
  • Response Based approach to Domestic violence vs. the traditional approach.
  • Ways in which victims always resist violence and abuse, even if they don’t leave
  • Fears about going to the police and/or issues for the greater community