“Unmasking Kink: Stigma, Pleasure and Sexual Health” is a new piece of video content we made for queer community members into kink or curious about kink and their sexual health service providers. The piece ties kinky sex to sexual health, mental health, anti-oppression, and self-love. We partnered with local leather store and fetish institution Northbound […]
About this resource
This resource is your cheat sheet for terms and words associated with the PnP scene in Ontario.
The terms span both drugs and sexual slang, along with any appropriate abbreviations used online, or related terms.
Not all terms are used universally, so look out for regional differences (e.g., meth is call JIB or ISH in Manitoba, but T and Tina in Southern Ontario).
How can you use this resource?
Mirroring the language used in community is a great way to relate to guys who PnP. When we use professional jargon, we risk being seen as unapproachable, stigmatizing and unfriendly. This resource will help with your face-to-face conversations, online outreach, and other engagements with guys who party.