Transitional Fetishes

I am delighted that fall has come in New York.  Like my friend Boymeatwho dances each time it turns to late spring and early summer, I am delighted because one of my historical fetishes becomes common, rather than rare.  The fetish?  Sweaters. Boymeat’s fetish is for feet, something everyone who knows him seems to know.  He even teaches classes on foot fetishism for Tops- hurting feet, tormenting feet, being sexual with feet.  There is a perception in kink circles that all foot fetishists are submissive or Bottoms.  This is not the case, and I am grateful that Boymeat is out…

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August Podcast- Going Offroad: Jute, Authenticity, Challenges and Love

On this month’s podcast, I go offroad by setting out without a pre-set map.  We begin at Rope Camp, and find ourselves wandering through trying out new rope, awareness, love, connection, tribal affiliations, the meaning of “I have to” and a little bit of porn thrown in… http://www.eroticawakening.com/ea134-going-off-road-jute-authenticity-challenges-and-love/ Ball in the image provided by Passional Boutique.  Boy in the ball is Aiden Fyre.   If so moved…    

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July Podcast – Consent, Journeys and Yes

Lee Harrington is joined this week by Mollena Williams and Dan & dawn as he leads a discussion on consent. They range in topic from how to say no, how to say yes, negotiation, the Consensual Project, safe words and linguistics. Lee and Mollena also share some very personal examples where consent was not respected. Plus, bathhouses, sneaky penis and a bucket of worms. http://eroticawakening.libsyn.com/ea128-say-yes Listen to the Erotic Awakening Podcast by clicking on the below for iTunes or here for all other subscription possibilities Want to Ask Lee? Click here to email Lee Harrington   If so moved…  …

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Mental Health and Sacred Kink

This morning I got an email asking why I singled out folk with mental illness as something to “watch out for,” when it comes to working with Sacred Kink, in my book “Sacred Kink: The Eightfold Paths of BDSM and Beyond.”  I speed-responded to the individual, then went back to the manuscript and made sure I was citing myself properly. They meant the following segment However, not everyone heeds that call. Some individuals get so caught up in what they are doing that their connection with a partner in a Sacred Kink arrangement can go from being mutually beneficial for…

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I Consent To The Journey

Those words keep echoing in my head tonight. “I consent to the journey.” Today I interviewed Mollena, Dan and dawn for my podcast.  The conversation topic was consent, and the journey rambled from place to place, story to story, feeling to word to deed.  It was funny and sad and delicious… as it needed to be. At the end of the podcast, Dan asked what would happen if he went to Raven, gave him a deer skin pouch, and said “take me on a journey.”  Take me where spirit leads you.  Would he be okay if Raven fucked him up…

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The Art of Programming Exposed

So, I’m having this adventure… called Programming. I used to produce an event called BodyBound in the NW, a 3-day bondage conference for 50-80 people to dive into doing rope, rope and more rope… and a bit of non-rope bondage too for variety.  I did the whole thing myself.  Sent out notices, invited presenters, paid for them out of my own pocket if the event did not go well, arranged hotels, etc.  It was crazy.  I had half-comp folks work volunteer shifts, and I even had my mother cater.  Yes, my biological mother, who was fantastic at the job. Running…

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Sexual Fantasy

I have had a lot of sexual fantasies over the years, and heck, I’d say compared to the average person on the street, I’ve done a lot of people’s sexual fantasies at one time or another.  I have gone through purity lists like memory lists, and can tangibly recall my friend Julia introducing me to my friend Strider, many years ago at a Leather Retreat.  The name, back then, was not Lee. Julia: “Lee, you need to meet Strider, he is the sickest fuck I know in the NorthEast.” Strider stood up with pride, a bit of a cocky bulldog,…

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How was the event?

On the drive back from Dark Odyssey: Fusion, my friend asked me “So, how was the event?  Did you have fun?” My Boy piped up and asked if he could answer it for me.  Out of sheer amusement, I said yes.  He said not really, as I was too busy running everything. My brain stops, I pause, I consider… and I say I disagree. I had a very different time than the average attendee might have, but I enjoyed the fact that I got to facilitate amazing experiences for others- and for me, the fact that I got to play…

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May Podcast: The Spiritual Calling of Mastery and Slavery with Aiden Fyre

This week, Lee is joined by Aiden Fyre to discuss their path toward the sacred path to Mastery and Slavery, sharing their journey together and how they got there. They share about their own recent commitment & ownership ceremony, their paths in faith, definitions for M/s, D/s, and Topping & Bottoming, and far more. Enjoy the podcast here.  You can find out more about Aiden at AidenFyre.com. Music on today’s episode is the song Joie De Vivre from the album Yami Kallima by Pocket Universe Got a question or comment for Lee? You can “Ask Lee” at Lee@passionandsoul.com And you can find…

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Bonus April Podcast: Zen, Bondage and Authenticity with JD

In this bonus podcast, I find myself in San Francisco interviewing JD on zen, bondage, philosophy for authenticity, and the intersections on kink, sex, passion, and eastern philosophy. Even with extra Alan Watts! http://eroticawakening.com/files/ea114.php JD is member of the internationally renowned bondage duo Two Knotty Boys. He is the producer of over 300 knot and rope bondage instructional videos, and is the coauthor of two popular rope bondage guidebooks, “Two Knotty Boys Showing You the Ropes” (2006) and “Two Knotty Boys Back on the Ropes” (2009). Aside from his work as an educator and promoter of the rope arts, he…

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