GET KINKY

Kink in its many forms is a sub-community and/or interests that many individuals across the sexual spectrum have enjoyed throughout human history, yet to this day, it remains a mystery to many people. Too often, there is a lot of misinformation about what “Kink” is/isn’t which further alienates people who have not yet had the opportunity to experience it as well as those who might have had a negative experience with it, and so, we have put together “Get Kinky” – a four-part community-organized online series to introduce, learn, discuss and demonstrate what Kink is.

This will be a safe environment for you no matter what your experience level with kink play is. We plan to have guest practitioners, experienced in some of the facets of kink and hope to make your experience fun, and informative.

Register today and get kinky with HIM!

GET KINKY SERIES OUTLINE

The four online sessions facilitated by Glenn Preston will take place weekly on Thursdays starting on January 14th, 2021 between 7:00 and 9:00 PM:

Session One: Kink 101
Learn about what Kink is (fantasy v. reality), what interests people to practice it, and how you can get involved in kink play.

Session Two: Types of Kink Play
Decode all the different acronyms used in the world of kink play, and learn about the different types of play as well as how to have kink fun with items you already have around the house.

Session Three: Roles, Rules and Responsibilities
Explore the different roles involved in kink play, and discover the different responsibilities and considerations behind each role.

Session Four: Kink Play, Safety and Etiquette
Learn how to care for yourself and your partner and make sure that kink play is kept safe for everyone. Also learn some universal kink play manners and find out about resources to expand your knowledge about kink etiquette.


To register, please e-mail register@checkhimout.ca. Our program coordinator will contact you back with the online meeting details.


ABOUT THE FACILITATOR

Glenn Preston is a professional facilitator, who has been involved in the kink community for about 40 years. This has included, fetish, BDSM and leather groups and associations. He co-facilitated an S/M awareness session for the Aids Committee of Toronto, to enhance awareness of what kink is and understanding the many aspects of SM play including safety.

He hopes those who join these sessions will be active, engaging attendees open to discussion, and push their boundaries.


Get Kinky is an initiative provided under HIM’s Community Organizers Program. Through this program, leaders in the GBT2Q community (such as Glenn) have the ability to access HIM’s “Host, Support and Promote” model to bring their community impact ideas to life and deliver them in the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions. You too can become a Community Organizer with HIM – find out more at: www.checkhimout.ca/CommunityOrganizers

 

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