The Black Dominatrix Who Gets Reparations From Her Clients

The Black Dominatrix Who Gets Reparations From Her Clients

Mistress Velvet isn’t like the other dominatrixes in the BDSM community. When clients enter her dungeon, not only are they paying for sexual pleasure, but they’re also getting a lesson in Black feminist theory because she has a Master’s in interdisciplinary studies.

At first glance, it might seem like the whole arrangement glorifies racial fetishism. Mistress Velvet initially felt conflicted about the idea when a client phrased her services as “reparations” because for her, the term has always been a meaningful, material thing that involves a redistribution of wealth.

“I started to think about expanding what reparations could look like besides this concept of 40 acres and mule — that reparations could be on a spectrum and have value,” she says. “As a person that experiences a lot of racism, white supremacist things, and is always combating white cis heteronormativity, it started to feel really good to be sustaining my life and survival from the funds I was getting from white men.” Watch her interview in the video below.

Source of the Article : BuzzFeed NEWS & PaperMag.

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