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Inside Leather History: Fireside Chats

Tickets now on Sale! Early bird tickets go on sale this week. There are only 50 places in each event, so be sure and get your ticket early! You can find the event details here: https://www.ticketebo.com.au/firesidechats For the last two years KNOTbound has been working with Douglas O’Keeffe from the USA to host Inside Leather […]

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ALMA Presentation 2019 – A Personal Story

We recently did a spotlight on facebook of Hannah Sprod, one of our community members who is taking the initiative in the field of medicine to advocate and educate. Rather than write about what happened when she recently spoke to the ALMA about BDSM and KNOTbound, we asked her to tell you in her own […]

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Thank you to Curious Creatures for your AWESOME support!

Along with a very generous donation to KNOTbound’s programs, Rog at Curious Creatures has this to say about the organisation and why CC is supporting it: “Along with a financial commitment, I would like to express my support for KNOTbound and its activities. I share the aims that KNOTbound seeks to achieve:  Of better outcomes […]

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NTV Monthly Meeting

Today our ED attended the monthly meeting of NTV (No To Violence) as a member for the first time. At KNOTbound we recognise the conflict many people face in understanding what is healthy BDSM practice and what is, in reality, another face of violence and abuse. As a community we like to believe that we […]

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ChillOut Festival – Daylesford

We again had a great time at Chillout this last weekend! We saw old friends, made some new ones, developed deeper connections to the community and had a great time enjoying the festive atmosphere. We hope that many of you took the opportunity to celebrate with our rural people and we are looking forward to […]

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Thank You Harbour City Bears Bootblacks!

The bootblacks raised $60 to donate to The Chain through their bootblacking services.  We’d like to thank them for the generous donation, not just of their money but also the time and effort that went into raising the money.  The bootblacks in our communities are amazing skilled individuals who have devoted a huge amount of […]

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KNOTbound Ltd Meets with Victoria Police

On Thursday, 21 June, KNOTbound’s Executive Director, Rena’ Leigh, met with Victoria Police to start collaboration on ways to better support those within our community who are involved in domestic violence or criminal violence situations. This has always been a difficult area for our BDSM communities as many victims refuse to contact police or other support services for fear of being outed to friends, family and work colleagues.    The result of this fear […]

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Continuing Preservation Efforts

A locking steel cabinet has been purchased for the Australian BDSM Archives to help us secure and maintain our precious artefacts.  Our next efforts will be in purchasing archival preservation materials such as special boxes, papers and other key materials required to maintain and manage the artefacts entrusted to us by community members and to […]

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