Chloe King

Chloe King is a worker’s rights activist, unionist and writer from Auckland. Her essay ‘Welfare and Precarious Work’ was recently published in the anthology 'The Interregnum: Rethinking New Zealand'. Chloe blogs at

Nov 16, 2016

'A place of healing and a place of hurt': on abuse and assault in the BDSM community

With its 'consent contracts', frank broadmindedness and emphasis on communication, the BDSM scene can sometimes seem like a paragon of equality and sexual safety. But, as community member Chloe King explains, BDSM is a place of both healing and hurt.

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