How to Build a Sex Room

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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age 17+

Raunchy room makeover show is entertaining, for adults only.

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Leaves out the most critical safety parts. Absolutely, egregiously irresponsible.

I am so mad about this show. Consent, education, and safety are CRITICAL, and it is wildly irresponsible to show an audience BDSM without enforcing those. Melanie bullying her contractor to hit her ass with a flogger (obviously scripted) is HORRIBLE because it violates consent. She should have absolutely stopped when he said no. That's harassment. It gives the kink community a bad rap. And you NEED to teach people about safety. Otherwise, you are setting them up to have a very bad, possibly fatal experience. They got into rope, and they didn't once mention anything about watching for tension on the skin, discoloring, cutting blood circulation off, being extremely careful about any rope around the neck, and most importantly MEDICAL SCISSORS! Rope truly can go very wrong very fast, and you can't undo ties to get someone out. You need to have medical / fabric scissors within reach any time there is any rope play. This show had an opportunity to correct the "Fifty Shades" bullshit representation of BDSM, to show people about being careful, prepared, safe, and being extremely careful with consent. Instead, it perpetuates some of the "wild" representations, which can still do a lot of damage.

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