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BDSM 101: Dungeon/Event Etiquette.

I am on the DM staff at the Tampa Bay Phoenix Club. After helping DM at a large fetish event that I have attended multiple times in the past as a guest, I realized that there are a LOT of people out there who consider themselves fetishists, but who are totally clueless (or worse, who…


Consent Matters.

Consent Matters.


Saturday, June 11, 2016: Lifestyle 101 (Smart Negotiations), Whip Demo, Forks N Floggers, Play Party

Saturday, June 11, 2016 We have a full slate of events this Saturday! 6:30pm – 8pm (Doors open at 6:15pm.) Lifestyle 101: Smart Negotiations. Free. FetLife Event Link: https://fetlife.com/events/446095 (Note: You do not have to RSVP on the event to attend, and this event is open to members and non-members. Must be 18 years of age…


Saturday, January 16, 2016: Lifestyle 101, Third Saturday Play Party With the Sarasota Society

Saturday, January 16, 2016 Lifestyle 101 7pm – 8pm (Doors open at 6:45pm.) Free FetLife Event Link: https://fetlife.com/events/397215 What are the Lifestyle 101 classes? These free classes are designed to help people just coming into the alternative lifestyle community. Are you new to BDSM or kinky/alternative lifestyles and have questions? Not sure where to start? Read…


Saturday, October 10, 2015: Lifestyle 101, Hands-On Flogging Demo, 2nd Saturday Play Party

Saturday, October 10, 2015 7pm – 8pm (doors open at 6:45pm): Lifestyle 101 FetLife Event Link: https://fetlife.com/events/375673 (Note: This month’s class will especially focus even more than usual on how to SPOT and AVOID predators in the lifestyle.) What are the Lifestyle 101 classes? These free classes are designed to help people just coming into the…


BDSM 101: What do I wear?

Q: I’m new. What do I wear to a BDSM club? This is going to sound like a smart-assed answer, but I swear it’s not: clothes. LOL Seriously. Here at the Tampa Bay Phoenix Club, our dress code is that you need to be street-legal through the door. What does that mean? It means when…


Saturday, September 12, 2015: Lifestyle 101

Lifestyle 101 Saturday, September 12, 2015 Doors open at 6:45pm. Class starts promptly at 7pm. Cost: FREE! What are the Lifestyle 101 classes? These are free introductory classes to help people just coming into the alternative lifestyle community. Are you new to BDSM or kinky/alternative lifestyles and have questions? Not sure where to start? Read…


Saturday, September 12, 2015: Lifestyle 101

Saturday, September 12, 2015: Lifestyle 101 7pm – 8pm (doors open at 6:45pm) Cost: Free (open to members and non-members) FetLife Event Link: https://fetlife.com/events/375656 What are the Lifestyle 101 classes? Formerly branded as the Gateway Program, these are free classes to help people just coming into the alternative lifestyle community. Are you new to BDSM or…


What is “FemDom Friday”?

I identify as a Dominant female. And here at the Tampa Bay Phoenix Club, we run a regular event called “FemDom Friday.” (Usually every third Friday, but make sure to check our Calendar to verify it’s on the schedule.) But what does that mean? “What is FemDom Friday?” “How do you meet FemDoms?” “What happens?” “Can…


Saturday, July 11, 2015: Lifestyle 101

Saturday, 7/11/2015: Lifestyle 101 Class 7pm – 8pm (Free) What are the Lifestyle 101 classes? Formerly branded as the Gateway Program, these are free classes to help people just coming into the alternative lifestyle community. Are you new to BDSM or kinky/alternative lifestyles and have questions? Not sure where to start? Read a book that…