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 millennialposse.wordpress.com.
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.