Recently, New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman was accused by four women of physical assault during sex. Schneiderman responded by saying that the hitting, choking, and slapping he's accused of were part of kinky "roleplaying." All four women say they never consented to engage in these types of behaviours. Whether or not Schneiderman was indeed "roleplaying" at all, the case is opening up a vitally important conversation about consent, particularly within the context of kink and BDSM.
Here's what you need to know to get it right.