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Affiliated Organizations

The National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF) is an organization that advocates on behalf of alternative sexuality, including BDSM, polyamory, and swinging. CUFF is a supporting member of the NCSF.

Reciprocal BDSM Groups

CUFF has established reciprocal arrangements with these groups. For details on our reciprocity policy, see Article XI of the CUFF Bylaws.

Black Rose (BR):
Washington, DC

Other BDSM Groups in Region


Charlottesville TNG:
Charlottesville, VA
Cville TNG:
Charlottesville, VA


Virginia Dommes:
Richmond, VA
Richmond Lifestyle Group (RLG):
Richmond, VA
RVA Rope:
Richmond, VA


Shenendoah Valley Fetish Community:
Staunton, VA


Lynchburg Organization for Consensual Kink (LOCK):
Lynchburg, VA
Kink Education Alliance (KEA):
Lynchburg and Roanoke, VA
Roanoke Va. Lifestyle Group:
Roanoke, VA

Other Virginia/DC

Washington, DC
Fredericksburg Rope Bite:
Fredericksburg, VA

North Carolina

Charlotte Area Power Exchange (CAPEX):
Charlotte, NC
La Fortress:
Triad area, NC (Winston-Salem/Greensboro)
Triangle Munch Group:
Raleigh-Durham, NC
Tarheel Leather Club, Inc.:
Greensboro, NC


Richmond Organization of Pansexual Entities (ROPE):
Richmond, VA [Note: This is a deceased group. The FetLife page details the group's history.]

BDSM and Sexuality Information

A Brief Introduction to BDSM:
BDSM resource site created by Franklin Veaux
Getting Kinky — BDSM 101 :
An excellent introductory BDSM educational video, part of a sex education series called "A Naked Notion with Laci Green" produced by Planned Parenthood of Northern New England.
BDSM Emblem Project:
Describes the history and meaning of the BDSM Emblem.
From "SSC" and "RACK" to the "4Cs":
An article which introduces the CCCC (Caring, Communication, Consent, and Caution) framework for negotiating BDSM participation
This is an excellent, frank, source of sexual information targeted towards teens and families. It's searchable: try "BDSM" or "kink".

Other Sites of Interest

UVA Queer Student Union:
CUFF members have presented at the QSU on several occasions.
Dark Odyssey:
An organization that orchestrates annual kink events primarily in the Maryland area: Winter Fire, Fusion, and Summer Camp.
The Crucible:
This is a BDSM and swingers club in Washington, DC.
Alternative club in Richmond, VA. "Alternative" in this case means fetish, BDSM, Goth, industrial, EBM, and roleplay.

Presenters at CUFF Meetings

Presentation by Master Z of Dragontailz Dragontails, 2011NOV
Presentation by RopePleasures of RELEASE Advanced rope work, 2011APR
SnoweyTiger: https://fetlife.Com/users/28812
Presentation by SnoweyTiger from Richmond Violet Wand, 2010AUG
Sarah Sloane:
Advanced Needle Play and Play Piercing, 2010JUN
Presentation by RopePleasures of RELEASE Basic rope work, 2010MAR
Sarah Sloane:
Polyamory – A View From The Trenches, 2010FEB
Presentation by Nefarious of Raleigh-Durham, NC. Takedowns: Not Just Stomp Them And Whomp Them!, 2009MAY
Mary Motley Kalergis:
Charlottesville area photographer Mary Motley Kalergis discussed her photographs from the American Brotherhood Convention and the Mid-Atlantic Leather Convention. The photos were on display at Club 216 as part of Charlottesville's Festival of the Photograph. "Leather Family" Photographs, 2007JUN