"If you're afraid you're going to hurt the sub, we're going to have shit for content," the director says. "He has a fucking safe word, all right? You don't babysit him. I babysit him." Then he demonstrates the art of erotic punching, something like a pitching coach talking an ace through a splitter.
Throughout this, the sub waits patiently, trussed and erect.
Kink spends a lot of time celebrating the limit setting that is key to BDSM sex, so it's frustrating that the filmmakers aren't clear about the limits of Kink. Still, some of the advocacy work here is powerful, especially when a Kink director offers this advice for anyone upset by what the site offers: "Just say to yourself, 'This isn't for me, but this is for someone.'"