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Feminist Coffee Hour Episode 24: Taking the DSM out of BDSM

Posted in Editorials, Podcast Episodes on February 13th, 2018

Taking the DSM out of BDSM

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In time for Valentine’s Day and the release of Fifty Shades Freed, we interviewed psychologist Dr. Sarah Fraser about her dissertation “Taking The DSM out of BDSM: Sexuality, Personality, and Stereotypes of Psychopathology.” We talk about stereotypes, stigmas and popular representations of BDSM in popular culture and psychology.

Discussed in this episode:

Naked, Tied-Up Paul Ryan Tells Staff He Can’t Prepare For Debate Unless They Slap Him Harder

Ohio Lawmaker Who Backed Family Values Resigns Over ‘Inappropriate Behavior’

Jenny Trout novel series in response to 50 Shades


Sarah Fraser, Psy.D.


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This episode was edited by Brianna Carpenter.

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