“Vanilla” hasn’t for ages been a put-down
“Those of us that have various . notions of eroticism and sensuality are simply just dismissed. The pejorative word beingword that is pejorative ‘vanilla,’ which will be ironically, one of the more sensual aromas.” – Andrea Dworkin.
“I wish BDSM people would stop talking about me personally as ‘vanilla.’ A derogatory name that implies they’re all prudish bores?” – Anonymous, commenter on Bitch if you’re making the case that everyone should be free to do what they like without being judged, why call non-BDSM people.
When we bemoan the oversexualization of tradition, should we be worried about the kinkification of tradition?
As BDSM writer Clarisse Thorn writes, “Being a feminist that is sex-positive I stress that other females will read could work and it’ll increase their performance anxiety . that it’ll lead other females to feel just like, ‘Gosh, is this one thing liberated women that are sex-positive? Continue reading “Just just What do you consider Is vanilla intercourse bland?”