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sadism and masochism combined in one person

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She argues that Western conceptions of sexuality in fact do contain an "aesthetic sexuality" and that sadomasochism can be viewed as an exemplary case study.
Screw the roses, send me the thorns: The romance and sexual sorcery of sadomasochism.
If the obscenities of homosexual sex are acceptable even for children then how long can the excesses of sadomasochism remain unlawful?
The characters, however, resist men's dominance by initiating the power game of sadomasochism and luring them into the arena.
Its circulation never topped 300 copies or so, and its subject matter--horrifying depictions of rape, child molestation, dismemberment, and the sadomasochism implicit in Christian imagery--wasn't about to get Diana nominated to the Chamber of Commerce.
Hosted by American sex educator Dossie Easton, the conference called Radical Ecstacy promises to "unlock the practice of bondage, domination and sadomasochism as a sacred practice".
Q I read about people who are into sadomasochism, hurting each other and it completely baffles me.
Meanwhile, Sam slides ever faster down the slippery slope of drug abuse, body piercing and sadomasochism.
But the CAP Copy Advice team, an industry body set-up to advise advertisers about what is acceptable, told the company the posters were unsuitable because the 'implication of sadomasochism was likely to offend.
Directed in Vienna (but in French) by Austrian master of disturbance Michael Haneke (``Funny Games''), this odd mix of Schubert and sadomasochism is actually less explicit than a lot of the continent's recent psychosexual exports.
Miss Hill described the teenage killer's case as "a forensic jigsaw", adding: "Bisexuality, homosexuality or cross-dressing are no more dangerous than heterosexuality, and sadomasochism is generally symbolic rather than damaging.
The openness and vulnerability of Booth's sitters, their willingness to submit themselves to an aestheticized sadomasochism, ironically re-create the spectacle of the "exoticized other.
Anheuser-Busch executives are hypocrites for putting forth an all- American image through their TV ad campaigns while ignoring calls by pro- family groups to stop promoting homosexuality and now sadomasochism," LaBarbera said.
Also included are lesbianism, sadomasochism, and sexual orgies.
Military props and uniforms are sexy, powerful, and ridiculous--much like the costumes and hardware of sadomasochism and bondage.