Male dominance (BDSM)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
A male spanks a female subject

Male dominance, or maledom, refers to BDSM activities where the dominant partner is male.

Maledom scenarios are common in BDSM fiction, including works such as the Story of O and the works of John Norman and Adrian Hunter. Maledom is a growing adult film genre.

Maledom fiction began with the works of the Marquis de Sade who wrote about sexual scenarios in which men tortured others, primarily women. The term "sadism" is derived from de Sade's name. Since then, the lifestyle around male dominance has grown into a large part of the BDSM scene.

Practices of domination common to many BDSM and other various sexual relationships are also prevalent, such as various forms of body worship, cock and ball worship, ass worship, fellatio, foot worship; tease and denial; corporal punishment including spanking, tit torture, caning, whipping; orgasm denial; and as well as verbal humiliation, face slapping, hair pulling, dripping hot wax on the genitals, spitting, golden showers, and "forced" chastity.

A 1995 study indicates that 71% of heterosexual males preferred a dominant-initiator role,[1] and 89% of heterosexual females who are active in BDSM expressed a preference for a submissive-recipient role in sexual bondage, suggesting also a preference for a dominant male. A 1985 study suggests that about 30% of participants in BDSM activities are females.[2][3]

Books[edit]

  • John Warren, The Loving Dominant, Greenery Press, 2001, ISBN 1-890159-20-4
  • Jack Rinella, The Master's Manual: Handbook of Erotic Dominance, Daedalus Publishing, 1997, ISBN 1-881943-03-8

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Taken In Hand, a website focused on consensually male-controlled marriages.
  • Male Domination on Wipipedia, the specialist BDSM wiki.
  • Alternative Albany The study of BDSM and Gorean lifestyles through the eyes of a dominant male.
  • The slavefarm Slavefarm is one of the oldest social networks for the maledom and femsub community.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ernulf, Kurt E.; Innala, Sune M. (1995). "Sexual bondage: A review and unobtrusive investigation". Archives of Sexual Behavior 24 (6): 631–54. doi:10.1007/BF01542185. PMID 8572912. 
  2. ^ Breslow, Norman; Evans, Linda; Langley, Jill (1985). "On the prevalence and roles of females in the sadomasochistic subculture: Report of an empirical study". Archives of Sexual Behavior 14 (4): 303–17. doi:10.1007/BF01550846. PMID 4051718. 
  3. ^ Levitt, Eugene E.; Moser, Charles; Jamison, Karen V. (1994). "The prevalence and some attributes of females in the sadomasochistic subculture: A second report". Archives of Sexual Behavior 23 (4): 465–73. doi:10.1007/BF01541410. PMID 7993186.