Whips and Chains, oh my?

Via Aminda R. Courtwright
on Nov 23, 2010
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[Editor’s Note: Do you agree with the criticism in the white text? Aminda, I assume, is raising the oft-asked but important question of whether it’s right for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) to objectify women at the expense of animal rights.]


About Aminda R. Courtwright

Aminda is a wellness facilitator and founder of ARCreated Wellness, LLC. A yoga teacher, transpersonal hypnotherapist, and Reiki Master, she shares her own healing journey with others in hopes of inspiring and uplifting those she meets. Her yoga classes are gentle and workshop style to invoke a real sense of learning and designed to be truly accessible for all levels. Her biggest hope is to help others take their yoga practice off the mat and into everyday life where it is truly meant to be experienced. (and can be most useful) Refusing to settle into the middle path just yet she prefers to dally on both edges and can be seen swinging right and leaning left. A devoted animal lover and activist and a humanist she is prone to rants and believes strongly that life is to be savored and that “we are all in this together, shouldn’t we enjoy it that way? “ When she isn’t teaching yoga, hypnotizing people, adoring her husband or doting on her grandson she is out riding her motorcycle—promoting the image that yogis are rebels and are a force to be reckoned with! You can also find her on Facebook. To join her for free classes online follow her here.


3 Responses to “Whips and Chains, oh my?”

  1. liz says:

    it's true! but man, try finding vegan crops, floggers, whips and suspension restraints…what a pain!


  2. liz says:

    oh, with regards to the model: i had a hot hot hot friend who worked for peta for a while. she very enthusiastically took her clothes off several times for various campaigns because she knew it would get people's attention. i assume the model was a willing participant in this case (as are the vast majority of women in BDSM relationships), so i've got no problem with it.

  3. LeahS says:

    I agree with Liz.. I've seen many women strip for PETA.. and I think different people connect with different ad campaigns.. pamela anderson's recent ad, disgusted some as well.. but it sure got people talking. This ad, might influence a new group of people (the BDSM community is not small) to join the fight! whatever works I say.