Blacklisted: Boundaries, Violations, and Retaliatory Behavior in the BDSM Community

@article{Holt2016BlacklistedBV,
  title={Blacklisted: Boundaries, Violations, and Retaliatory Behavior in the BDSM Community},
  author={Karen M. Holt},
  journal={Deviant Behavior},
  year={2016},
  volume={37},
  pages={917 - 930}
}
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