by Ambrosio. This was first published on Ambrosio's site and has a free to distribute license. Abrosio dedicated this article to Beverly M. in Austin.

In summary -- play nice. BDSM is about playing games, and in the best games everyone has fun.

Further Reading and Sources

This article is only meant to be a starting point. For further study here are books and links:

Further Reading Etiquette in General

Further Reading on Etiquette and Protocol in a BDSM and Leather Context

Links About the Old Guard

More on the "Old Guard"

Acknowledgments (Additional Sources)

Even More BDSM Etiquette, Scene Traditions, and Leather Protocol Links

Polite Behavior for Vampyres

Related Articles by Ambrosio

Recommended Books