Sex and bound

Duration: 4min 48sec Views: 1871 Submitted: 03.02.2019
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For 1, years, a tradition based on the fetish of a 10th-century emperor condemned many Chinese women to a life of pain and impaired mobility. Miriam Donohue , Asia Correspondent, talks to some elderly victims of foot-binding. Yuan Xiufen hobbles across her grey, spartan room in the Yi He old people's home in Beijing. Pain is etched on the year-old great grandmother's wizened face as she shuffles from the armchair to the bed. With the help of two nurses, she tries to balance her bulky frame on a pair of cruelly deformed, diminutive feet.


Polygyny, Bound Feet, and Perversion

The practices of polygyny and bound feet, now extinct in China, once held in common an underlying structure of perversion. In novels of the Qing dynasty, the man was perverse when he acted as if having multiple wives was not something he desired or initiated, but was something that arrived to him because of external conditions. In particular, women were the agents of polygynous marriage, not the passive participants, because they allowed and encouraged the man to take other wives. I call this form of marriage passive polygyny, where the man passively accepts polygyny.

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Sexual Perversions, — pp Cite as. Footbinding became the most sexualized objectification of women in Chinese history, while creating a distinct aversion in Western observers. Despite much prurient attention to Indian and Arab women in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, western travellers simply did not see Chinese women as erotic.
Bondage , in the BDSM subculture , is the practice of consensually tying, binding, or restraining a partner for erotic , aesthetic , or somatosensory stimulation. A partner may be physically restrained in a variety of ways, including the use of rope , cuffs , bondage tape , or self-adhering bandage. Bondage itself does not necessarily imply sadomasochism.