Hold on tight as we take you on an exhilarating journey through India’s very first Kink Con 2023 held by the Kinky Collective at Goa. This mind-bending event provided a safe haven for participants to dive headfirst into the captivating world of BDSM. From tantalizing rope demos to thought-provoking discussions, this three-day extravaganza shattered stereotypes while championing consent, communication, and personal empowerment. Buckle up for the convention’s wildest highlights!
Day 1: Unleashing Boundaries and Personal Tales
The event kicked things off with a jaw-dropping rope demo, showcasing an entanglement of knots and ties that left spectators spellbound. Next up, a panel dived into the harmonious relationship between kink and polyamory. They explored the secrets of successful communication, boundary setting, safe sex practices, and intertwining kink within the realm of polyamorous connections. But that’s not all—attendees were treated to a theatrical skit, uncovering the perilous pitfalls of kink norms and non-consensual behavior. As the sun set, the stage transformed into a “human library,” where tales of self-discovery in the realms of BDSM and kink were shared.
Day 2: Auctions, Fashion Follies, and Embracing Consent
Hold onto your corsets! A wild auction unfolded, featuring a tantalizing array of kinky acts up for bidding. From tantalizing spankings and impact play to the thrilling sensation of hot wax and ice, it was a feast for the senses. This was followed by the unforgettable fashion show, where daring participants paraded with their human pets on leashes! Every act was performed with explicit consent, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all. Best of all, the funds raised went towards fueling future kinky escapades by the Kinky Collective.
Day 3: Communication, Feminism, and Thrilling Experiments
Get ready to explore the delicate balance between consent accidents and consent violations! Participants engaged in a dynamic session, unveiling the importance of clear communication and understanding each other’s needs and boundaries. A thought-provoking panel discussion on feminism and kink left minds reeling, illuminating the power that lies within BDSM to challenge traditional gender roles. As the afternoon rolled in, brave souls experienced heart-pounding demonstrations of needle play, breath play, and trampling. Though not for the faint of heart, these intense kinks showcased the artistry and expertise involved. For some, it was even described as a surprisingly soothing experience!
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Kink for healing
One of the quirkiest takeaways from the convention was how it created a safe space for healing from trauma. It’s not just an event; it’s a vibe, a place where kinksters from all over can come together for three days and feel at home. It’s where folks reclaim who they are, conquer body image woes, chase their desires, and explore pleasure in a safe and inclusive setting. This convention is a haven for those seeking connection, knowledge, and growth within the kink community.
Jitender, the co-founder and organizer, emphasized the importance of inclusivity, stating, “We must provide space for people in marginalized communities. Different sexual orientations should never be looked down upon”, to Vice India.
Attending the convention was life-changing for the participants, opening the door to a community that embraces authenticity and aiding them on their own journey of self-discovery. They went from being vanilla to proudly identifying as kinky in just three days. They discovered that kink isn’t just about physical sensations or causing harm but rather about exploring desires and boundaries in a consensual and safe manner. Most importantly, they learned that kink is normal and healthy—a beautiful expression of human sexuality. Even giving a hickey can be considered kinky!
“Seeing everyone support and uplift each other, regardless of identity or experience, was truly inspiring. These events remind us that our differences are what make us beautiful, and we’re all on this journey of self-discovery together,” shared a 36-year-old attendee to Vice India.
A welcoming family
For those wanting to explore their kinks, there’s a welcoming community out there—a big, loving, and non-judgmental family. It’s like finding a group of people who understand what it’s like to always feel like an outsider. As a 35-year-old attendee put it, “From the wild and diverse activities to the inclusive atmosphere for someone like me who’s neurodivergent, everything about it was mind-blowing. It reminded me of the beauty and power of embracing our sexuality.”
To join future events organized by this collective, give them a follow on Instagram. Express your interest by emailing the organization and attending their munches. The organization will vet you to ensure you’ll be a respectful member, contributing to a safe and inclusive environment for everyone.