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CUFF Presentation Topics

This is a history of topics covered in presentations, demonstrations, and other educational or social activities conducted at CUFF monthly meetings over the years.

2000

  • Apr Boot-Blacking
  • May BDSM Legal issues for Parties
  • Jun Needleplay
  • Jul Caning
  • Aug Getting Started in Scene
  • Sep Japanese Rope Bondage Demo
  • Oct Toy Making: Spreader Bars and Rubber Floggers
  • Nov Japanese Rope Bondage Workshop
  • Dec "How I Got Into the Scene": Stories

2001

  • Feb Bylaws orientation
  • Mar Flogging
  • Apr Electrical Play
  • May Hot Wax Demo
  • Jun Body Bag Vacuum Bondage
  • Jul Spirituality and BDSM, one perspective
  • Aug Spirituality and BDSM, a different perspective
  • Sep Knotting and Ropework in BDSM
  • Oct Fire Play
  • Nov Attracting and Retaining Members
  • Dec Edge Play

2002

  • Jan Spanking
  • Feb Scene etiquette
  • Mar Scene safety
  • Apr Sado-erotic art slideshow
  • May Show and Tell / Potluck
  • Jun Single tail whips
  • Jul Scientific Sadism
  • Aug What's Your Fetish? Game / Potluck
  • Sep Mummification
  • Oct Caning
  • Nov Polyamorous Relationships: Emotional Edge Play
  • Dec "Sick: The Life and Death of Bob Flanagan: Supermasochist" documentary screening

2003

  • Jan Rituals
  • Feb An Introduction to BDSM and CUFF
  • Mar Fireplay
  • Apr Blade Play
  • May Speed Dating
  • Jun Flogging 101
  • Jul Mentorship
  • Aug Bottoming
  • Sep Domestic Violence / SM vs. Abuse
  • Oct Interrogations
  • Nov When Police Show Up At Party

2004

  • Jan Potluck and gift exchange with human Christmas tree
  • Feb Beginning rope bondage without fancy knots
  • Mar Quills DVD screening
  • Apr Male Chastity
  • May Truth or Dare Cryptogram Game
  • Jun Preaching to the Perverted (1997) video screening
  • Jul Temporary Piercings
  • Aug Drag Queen Makeover
  • Sep "A Memorable Scene I Experienced" stories
  • Oct Pony Play
  • Nov Going the Distance: Making Your M/s or D/s Relationship Last
  • Dec Humiliation Play

2005

  • Jan Florentine Flogging
  • Feb Becoming a Prized Possession
  • Mar Sensual Terrorism
  • Apr BDSM Safety
  • May Social game night
  • Jun Signal Whipping
  • Jul Impact Play
  • Sep Electrical Play with Violet Wands
  • Oct Gor
  • Nov The Top as Shaman: Setting the Pathway for Transformation
  • Dec Age Play

2006

  • Jan Fetish Show and Tell
  • Feb Role Play, Revisited
  • Mar Sensuous Caning
  • Apr Wax Play
  • May Kinky Clue game and pizza
  • Jun Spirituaity in the Scene
  • Jul Spanking, Sensual to Sadistic
  • Aug Fire Play
  • Sep M/S Relationship Myths
  • Oct Movie screening: The Notorious Bettie Page
  • Nov BDSM Safety 101
  • Dec Swap meet and potluck

2007

  • Jan Play Piercing
  • Feb Rope Bondage Basics
  • Mar Adult CPR
  • Apr Movie Screening: Sick
  • May Potluck and social games
  • Jun Leather Family Photographs
  • Jul Decorative Rope Bondage
  • Aug Blade Play
  • Sep Play Piercing
  • Oct Domestic Discipline
  • Nov Flexibility and Sustainability in M/S relationships
  • Dec Catered buffet, gift exchange and Kinky Feud social game

2008

  • Jan Adult CPR
  • Feb Introductory Flogging
  • Mar Scene Etiquette and Negotations
  • Apr Impact Play
  • May Game night: Kinky pictionary/charades
  • Jun Rope Bondage 101
  • Jul Foot Worship 101
  • Aug Playin' Cane ~ The Art Of Percussive Massage
  • Sep Spanking 101
  • Oct Create a Rope Flogger Workshop
  • Nov Mummification
  • Dec Holiday potluck, gift exchange, and social games

2009

  • Jan Dancing With Flame (Fire Play)
  • Feb Age Play
  • Mar Mindfucks
  • Apr Sub panel
  • May TAKEDOWNS: NOT JUST STOMP THEM AND WHOMP THEM!
  • Jun Humiliation
  • Jul The Derriere Diaries: Adventures in Anal Play
  • Aug Florentine Flogging
  • Sep Liquid Latex
  • Oct Scene safety discussion
  • Nov Sensuous massage
  • Dec Potluck, gift exchange, and social game "Chastity"

2010

  • Jan Predicament Bondage
  • Feb Polyamory: A View from the Trenches
  • Mar Basic rope work
  • Apr Toy bag essentials
  • May Impact play
  • Jun Advanced Needle Play and Play Piercing
  • Jul Scene etiquette -- Skits
  • Aug Violet Wand
  • Sep Singletail Whips: the Kiss of Fire
  • Oct Slave Positions
  • Nov Sensual Wax Play And Massage
  • Dec Stapling and cutting

2011

  • Jan Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Feb Negotiations
  • Mar Advanced Fire Play
  • Apr Advanced Rope Work
  • May Corsets
  • Jun Boot Blacking
  • Jul Over-the-Knee Spanking
  • Aug Scene Etiquette
  • Sep Dominant Panel
  • Oct Plastic Wrap Bondage
  • Nov Dragontails
  • Dec Holiday potluck and games (Truth or Dare)

2012

  • Feb CUFF Retrospective
  • Mar Beginning rope bondage
  • Jun Submissive panel discussion
  • Jul Cell Popping
  • Aug Pressure Points
  • Sep Speed Dating
  • Oct Wax Play
  • Dec Negotiating a Scene

2013

  • Jan What's Your Fetish? Game
  • Feb Toy Bags
  • Mar Knife Play
  • Apr Violet Wand
  • May Clothespin Zippers
  • Jun Wax Play
  • Jul Scene Etiquette
  • Aug Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Sep Erotic Dance
  • Oct Sensation Play/Sensory Deprivation
  • Nov Rope 101
  • Dec Potluck, raffles, and games

2014

  • Jan Flogging
  • Feb Fetish Fashion Show
  • Mar Over-the-Knee Spanking
  • Apr Dungeon Monitor Training 101
  • May Speed Dating
  • Jun Fetish Raffle and Auction
  • Jul Advanced Flogging
  • Aug Fire Play
  • Sep Aftercare
  • Oct Bootblacking
  • Nov Wine Tasting
  • Dec Holiday gift exchange and potluck

2015

  • Jan Intimate Rope
  • Feb Porcupine Quills
  • Mar Rough Body Play
  • Apr Wax Play
  • May Erotic Humiliation
  • Jun Single-Tail Whips
  • Jul Nettles and Botanical Play
  • Aug Furries
  • Sep Rubber Bands
  • Oct Consent
  • Nov Violet Wands

2016

  • Feb Pervertibles
  • Mar Subspace
  • Apr Power and Responsibility: Communication and Techniques for Tops
  • May Plastic Wrap Mummification
  • Jun Safer Sex and HIV / Hep C rapid tests
  • Jul Quick-release rope ties
  • Aug Free STI tests and free safer sex supplies
  • Sep Consent discussion
  • Oct OTK Spanking and Domestic Discipline
  • Dec Potluck and kinky Pictionary

2017

  • Jan Cigar Play 101
  • Mar Needle Play 101
  • May Free STI tests and free safer sex supplies
  • Jul How to Make Fire Play Wands
  • Sep Consent policy discussion

2018

  • Feb Whips
  • Mar Full member orientation; "Dolphin" vibrator poetry reading
  • Apr Kink, Consent, and the Law
  • May Fire Play
  • Jul Power Exchange discussion
  • Aug Violet Wands
  • Sep FemDom
  • Nov Littles!

2019

  • Jan Sub/Dom panel
  • Feb Negotiating a BDSM scene
  • Mar Try It Out Scouts
  • May Pervertibles