Fifty Shades normalises abuse, not BDSM

The Fifty Shades franchise could have been part of progress towards destroying stigmas around BDSM and kink – had a healthy, accurate BDSM relationship been portrayed. Instead, these supposed ‘erotic romance’ novels perpetuate the myths that BDSM is inherently abusive and ‘abnormal’, and contribute to the ongoing upholding of rape culture by posing Christian Grey’s […]