Tag Archive: Psychopathia Sexualis

Sep 21 2015

30 Days of Kink Day 21: Favourite BDSM Book

Day 21: Favorite BDSM related book (fiction or non-fiction). Probably Richard von Krafft-Ebing’s Psychopathia Sexualis about which I have waxed poetic on previous occasions. It was the first book written about paraphilias and fetishes. Krafft-Ebing took the radical view that homosexuality shouldn’t be illegal. Scandalous. Psychopathia Sexualis was supposed to be written for learned men …

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May 21 2015

Something of a Different Nature

Psychopathia Sexualis (Sexual Psychopathy) by German psychiatrist Richard von Krafft-Ebing was the first scientific catalogue of sexual deviance and perversion. The first edition was published in 1886 and it went through twelve editions in the author’s lifetime and was translated into seven languages. It popularized the terms ‘sadism’ and ‘masochism’ based on the names of …

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May 14 2015

The Pageist Introduces Herself

This blog is called The Pageist because I rather feel like the only one. Perhaps others will find their way here and we can all chat about the glory of office supplies and Dominants who appreciate a nicely organised desk. Pageism is a form of service-oriented submission. It took me awhile to work this out. …

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