American Sex Podcast ep 192 episode art: The BDSM Test with Midori & Joe Zarate Sanderlin released 6.27.22

The BDSM Test w/ Midori & Joe Zarate-Sanderlin – Ep 192 American Sex Podcast

The BDSM Test is infamous. We post results on FetLife & use it as a roadmap, educational tool + kink negotiation starter. It’s even gone vanilla as the focus of social media challenges & pop magazine writeups. But is it all its cracked up to be? Many say it’s othering, stigmatizing & normalizes red-flags. Midori & therapist Joe Zarate-Sanderlin deconstruct this test question by question + explore its wider impact. Why don't we scrutinize it the same way vet other educational sources? Who wrote it, why, and what are they using the data they’re collecting about our kink for? Turns out, it’s a bit of a mystery…