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From THE CAGE Staff

BDSM 101: Topping from the Bottom

A look at Topping from the Bottom, why it happens, and how to manage it going forward.

When a Boundary is Crossed in Your D/s Dynamic

How to Process and Move Forward When a Boundary is Crossed in Your D/s Dynamic.

Guilt, Shame, & BDSM

How to manage feelings of guilt and shame while exploring your fetishes and kinks in the world of BDSM.

BDSM Safety Frameworks

A look at safety acronyms like SSC, RACK, The 4Cs and how they can help in your kink sessions.

How To Find A Mistress

Practical advice to help with your search for a real femdom dynamic.

Inside Your Head: Exploring Mental Kinks in BDSM

A look at Hypnosis, Roleplay, Emotional Sadism, Mindfucks and other types of Mental Play.

BDSM 101: Consent

An Introduction to Consent and How it Applies to Kink Interactions

Dominant's Discussion: Let's Talk about Rules

Establishing BDSM Rules for your D/s Dynamic

BDSM Checklist: What's the Point?

Why it's time to get started on your BDSM Checklist

BDSM 101: How to Find Partners for In-Person Play

Inspiration, safety tips, and other practical information for finding real time play partners

BDSM 101: How to Find Partners for Online Play

Inspiration, safety tips, and other practical information for finding online play partners

BDSM 101: Keeping Safe

Learn how to protect yourself while adventuring out into the world of BDSM

BDSM 101

Curious about kink and BDSM? You've found yourself in the right place

Punishments vs Funishments

What's the difference and how does it all work? We'll explain

What is BDSM?

There are more answers to this straightforward query than most people know what to do with – including some answers that are downright confusing or intimidating

Let's get you started

Here’s some handy information for both the BDSM novice and experienced practitioner


Exciting, fun, yet fraught with potential pitfalls: here's how humiliation as a kink works

What is SSC all about?

The three words we want to remember in this case are Safe, Sane and Consensual

The importance of safewords

Giving each person involved in a scene the ability to stop it if they need to is an essential part of safe, consensual play

Some Tips For Polite Conduct On THE CAGE

A few tips about how to politely conduct yourself in THE CAGE community

How to Stay Safe in the Online BDSM Community

Suggestions on how to engage in personal relationships online or long distance

Dip Your Toe into Foot Fetishism

What's underneath the fetishization of feet? We'll explain

6 Weeks From Chastity Device Beginner To 24/7 Chastity Slave

An introduction to male chastity training

Primal Play

Curious about Primal Play? We break it down

An Introduction to Self Bondage

6 Beginner-Friendly Ways to Experience Bondage On Your Own

Drop & Aftercare

Taking Care of Ourselves and our Partners After Play

Spanking 101

Let's get spanking!

Cuckolding Demystified

An introduction to this fascinating fetish

Let's Talk About Ageplay

An introduction to the world of littles & ageplay

Thoughts On BDSM & Sex

Thoughts on the complicated relationship between BDSM & Sex