Workshop: Leaving Bruises by Sinclair Sexsmith

Saturday, November 16 at 6:00pm

  • 18+

Biting, Punching, and More!

Leaving marks is one of Sinclair Sexsmith’s favorite things. Marking a submissive or bottom can be a strong bonding practice that enhances your power dynamics and deepens your connection. A mark on someone’s body—be it temporary or permanent—can lead to a feeling of posession and power, of vulnerability and ownership.

Come to this exploratory, interactive demonstration and see some examples of leaving marks on your partner. We’ll explore leaving bruises through biting, punching, and other percussion implements; permanent marks like piercings, tattoos, cuttings, and brands; and temporary options like permanent markers and body hair.

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When: 6PM to 8PM
Cost: $25, $20 in advance.
(No other CSPC discounts or AYCE cards applicable.)


About the Educator:

Sinclair Sexsmith is an educator, coach, and writer specializing in sexualities, genders, and relationships. They produce the award-winning personal online project Sugarbutch Chronicles: The Sex, Gender, and Relationship Adventures of a Kinky Queer Butch Top at www.sugarbutch.net since 2006. With works published in various print anthologies and online, they are the editor of Best Lesbian Erotica 2012 and Say Please: Lesbian BDSM Erotica, both published by Cleis Press. They prefer the pronouns they/them.

Mr. Sexsmith’s credentials:

Gender Studies & Creative Writing degrees
Bent Teacher Training
Sacred Intimacy through a Tantric Lens
Community Word Project
Body Electric School
Teach Now Training


This workshop is produced by the Foundation for Sex Positive Culture, producer of the Seattle Erotic Art Festival. Our mission is to promote the many ways sex is beneficial through education, outreach, the arts, advocacy, and research programs that serve the public. As a 501c3, we are eligible for tax benefits, matching contributions and grant funding, and donations may be tax deductible. Please go to TheFSPC.org for more information.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Sex Positive Culture.



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