Topping refers to individuals on the left side of the slash who tend to take on a more dominant or leading role in their kink identities and expression. This role can be temporary in a scene, or extend beyond the scene to PE/AT and protocol.

There are key distinctions between this, dominance, other left of the slash identities. Firstly, topping typically does not involve any kind of power exchange or authority transfer. It certainly can, however it’s not necessary. Second, individuals can top in a scene, yet identity differently. Third, they can top for a type of play or kink, yet identify as the receiver with their play partner who may be bottoming them for this scene.

Conclusively, topping is an umbrella term that can encompass dominance, mastery, daddy, and left of the slash play and identities. However, it can stand alone without any power or authority elements to the dynamic.

An image of Leather BDSM equipment with the words Talk Like a Top with Danarama from who will teach voice and words in Topping
February 15, 2022
8:00 pm
Danarama will teach effective techniques for using voice, words, and scenarios to make your scenes more dynamic and sexy than ever before.
An image of a femme hand with red leather handcuffs on one wrist and the other handcuff dangling with the words femdom 2.0 now with less sexism with IPCookieMonster SlutPhd across the image. Describing a femme dominance.
April 19, 2022
8:00 pm
This workshop will address some of the social issues and notable challenges that arise in the context of feminine domination and masculine submission.

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