What is your purpose, and what do you do?
Our second purpose is to provide resources to students who are interested in or curious about BDSM. Our weekly meetings give students a space in which they can talk openly about BDSM. We will also be organizing events, such as demos, to give students an opportunity learn from experienced members of the BDSM community about safely practicing kink.
"BDSM" stands for Bondage and Discipline, Dominance and
Submission, and Sadism and Masochism. There are many good
introductions online to BDSM in general; rather than trying to
write a better one we'll refer you to
about BDSM and to
What is BDSM?
What's your connection to the University of Chicago?
Who's allowed to join?
Membership is open to all
members of the University of Chicago community 18 and older,
whether kinky or just curious. Many of our events, however,
are open to non-members.
We take privacy very seriously. Lists of members (including
our email list) are never made available to anyone except for
officers — not even to other members of RACK. People
attending a meeting are prohibited from revealing who else
attended the meeting or from revealing personal information
about any other member.
How do you protect the privacy of your membership?
How do I get involved?
The easiest way is to start coming to the Tuesday meetings!
You can subscribe to our mailing list for announcements about the times and
places (your email address will be visible only to RACK
I have other questions! How can I ask
The easiest way is to email us. But the best way is probably to stop by one of our meetings. We're always happy to answer questions and to talk about kink!