No Longer a Mental Disorder!

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For those of you who haven’t heard, this past June, the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom(NCSF) announced on their website that BDSM is no longer considered a mental disorder, which means it will no longer show up in the DSM-5, the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders which is compiled by the American Psychiatric Association. This is great news for anyone who practices any form of the lifestyle because a long time stigma of people who participate in the lifestyle are mentally ill has officially been removed. Let me give you a bit of history about BDSM and the DSM.

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