VMAP – BDSM and Power Exchange – Episode 1

VMAP – BDSM and Power Exchange – Episode 1

Is there a tie between BDSM and mental illness?  We investigate in VMAP – BDSM and Power Exchange – Episode 1 What are the hidden needs that drive humans to want to be hurt, confined, or suffer emotional pain?  Can these be healthy in a relationship? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4QoTyRqMKQ In the next several Episodes VMAP looks at the core link between BDSM and Power Exchange, starting by understanding what BDSM is, and the needs that drive it. PLUS!…

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Our Educational Classes and Seminars

Our Educational Classes and Seminars

Class List: Being Barbie: An Introduction to Dollification Fetish Selling Sex: Kinky Cam Whoring for Fun and Profit! Mind Control and Brainwashing, Truth and Fiction Dark Side of Hypnosis – Edgeplay, Mindfucks and Trauma Beyond Pirates and Schoolgirls: Kinky Roleplaying “My ass is sore…you take out the fucking garbage…” – the realities of power exchange Death Fetish: the ultimate taboo Mind Reading on both sides of the slash The Hierarchy of Needs and Power Exchange…

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Is there a wrong way to do Power Exchange?

Is there a wrong way to do Power Exchange?

Is there a wrong way to do Power Exchange, and non-consensual ice-cream! On YouTube Join us for VMAP’s latest “Fetching Mettle” side episode on YouTube, in which we take questions and answers and expose some of our most ludicrous outtakes! See Rebecca Doll subjected to non-consensual ice cream music! We’ve said there’s no right way to do Power Exchange? But is there a wrong way? Can marriage and M/s Co-exist? What is the connection between Power…

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Definitions of “master, slave, submissive, dominant”

Definitions of “master, slave, submissive, dominant”

Definitions of “master, slave, submissive, dominant” particularly with regards to valid definitions that distinguish between them. Also available on Fetlife Since it seems to be a popular topic, I’m going to polish my thoughts and put them in a writing so I can just point to it in the future, rather than repeating thisad nauseam These terms are real and can be useful, but there are no valid definitions of them. That breaks a lot…

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D/s Position Training 

D/s Position Training 

by James Gordon This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Download the Position Drill Chart Most of our experience has been with female-bodied persons, and a focus on feminine presentation.  These positions may be adopted for use by anyone, and are shared as a reflection of our experience, and a workable system of position training.  It is designed as a set of possibilities to be adapted and expanded on, not to…

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James Gordon

James Gordon

James Gordon & Rebecca Doll are partners who share membership in the House of Artemisia. Holding a Certification in Clinical Hypnotherapy, James belongs to the generation who learned kink on the internet, in the bedroom, and at events. His focus shifted to M/s dynamics in the early 2000s, developing over 15 years into a modern interpretation of power exchange that explores the human need for structure, chaos, dominance and submission.

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Rebecca Doll

Rebecca Doll

James Gordon & Rebecca Doll are partners who share membership in the House of Artemisia. Rebecca enjoys being pretty and pleasing. As an extreme exhibitionist pain slut, she loves being put through her paces publicly. Still, physicality is not the core of her interests. Most of her work focuses on exploring the more twisted desires of the human mind, putting her M.Ed. to use understanding the human needs for control, violence, and self-destruction.

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The Laundry List

The Laundry List

Negotiation of a Power Exchange is not primarily about negotiating for BDSM play, but a frightening number of books present it that way.   Below we’re going to  present a laundry list of things that can and should be negotiated.  While we’ll go into this in more detail later, understand these are things to work through in the first few weeks or months of a relationship, not something to try and hammer out in advance or…

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