Author - Kristin Karas

Navigating Mutual Consent Agreements: Lessons from BDSM “Negotiations” (#WeLoveConsent Toolbox Series)

Sweet, Sweet Consent. Consent is a critical component of sexual play that is dependent on honest, mutual communication and respect for boundaries, especially when it comes to risky sexual behavior. A group that understands the nuances of consent and focuses on “safe, sane, and consensual” behavior is the BDSM/Kink community....

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Let’s Do Better: Power Dynamics, Ownership, Accountability, and Community Response to Sexual Violence

Datsik wasn’t the first, and unfortunately isn’t the last, artist in the electronic music and nightlife communities to fail to demonstrate the principles of consent culture. If you’ve tuned in to your social media feeds the past few weeks/months, you know that several artists and DJs have been accused...

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Better detection means better protection – help us implement advanced drug checking technology at events by 2020!

Today, we are launching our #FTIRASAP fundraising campaign in hopes to become the first-ever US-based nightlife harm reduction organization to offer confirmatory testing at events! This means we are raising money to implement our advanced testing technology program, which includes the purchase of two FTIR spectrometers, as further explained...

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Welcome DanceSafe to Ohio

Ohio, WE ARE COMING TO YOU! We are excited to announce the addition of Ohio DanceSafe to our team. Ohio DanceSafe will provide services throughout the state including Cleavland, Columbus, and the surrounding areas. Additional areas may be serviced upon request as organizational capacity allows.

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DanceSafe Expands to Oklahoma

Our team of passionate harm reductionists is growing, and we couldn’t be more excited to announce the official launch of Oklahoma DanceSafe! After many hours of recruitment, training, and dedication, we have selected a stellar leadership team occupying the roles of President, Vice President, and Secretary. Oklahoma DanceSafe will...

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