In this version, started in 2005, we are currently working on 1,632 articles.
The London Fetish Scene Wipipedia is an on-line encyclopaedia of all things fetish and SM; it is being continually expanded and improved by the community. If you want to find out about any aspect of BDSM or alternative sexuality, here is a good place to start. The Wipipedia is a project run by the London Fetish Scene, a free community resource for the fetish scene in London. This is an adult site dealing with issues of human sexuality; if you are a minor please leave now.
The Wipipedia needs your help and contributions to improve it, add to it, and to make it relevant to the lifestyle we lead. Anything published on the Wipipedia is free content, published under the GNU Free Documentation License. This is a resource for the whole community. We now have 1,632 articles on the Wipipedia, but there is still a lot of work to do. Look at our list of wanted articles for ideas on what you can write about.
What is the LFS Wipi?
The LondonFetishScene Wipipedia is a free source of information about the fetish and BDSM lifestyle, maintained by the community for the community. Anyone can add or edit articles about any area that they feel they have knowledge about or a valid contribution to make. If you see an article that you feel could be improved or has mistakes in it, please feel free to make changes. Click here to find out how to get started. In order to edit articles, we require you to provide a valid email address. This makes vandalism of the site (a common problem with wikis) more difficult; it will not be used for any other purpose or shared with 3rd parties.
If you disagree with the way an article is laid out or you have issues with the content, there is a discussion page where you can voice your opinions.
This is your opportunity to share your knowledge of the scene and to help enrich the lifestyle for us all. If you do want to add to the Wipipedia then please read our Editing policy for guidance on articles.
Advice for people new to the scene
For people new to the fetish and BDSM scene, the Wipipedia has a FAQ (frequently asked questions) which will offer a good introduction to the lifestyle and provide guidance and advice on how to experiment safely.
The Wipi was started in March 2005 and is growing steadily in depth and breadth as the community shares its knowledge with the wider world.
How do I start using the Wipi?
It's simple; either by following the links on the main page or by typing in a word or words into the search box on the left or top. The Go button will take you directly to an article, if one exists with that title. The Search button will show all articles that might apply.
If you find a technical problem with the site or have any suggestions on how we can improve it, please add you suggestions to our Technical log.
How do I add my own knowledge to the Wipi?
If you search for a term that does not yet have an article (using the Go button), you are presented with a list of all possible pages that might apply, as well as a link that allows you to type directly into the system. It is as simple as that! If you want to expand or correct an article then every article has an edit tab or link which allows you to edit it.
There is a Help page to assist you.
A fetish is a sexual attraction to people wearing certain types of clothing (usually rubber or leather) or a part of a person's body or even an inanimate object. Many people in the scene are not strictly speaking fetishists but enjoy wearing rubber and leather as part of their interest in BDSM and alternate sexuality in general. We also have a section on Fetish fashion with current designers.
BDSM (bondage and discipline, domination and submission, sadism and masochism) is a catch-all phase used to describe an interest in sadomasochism, power exchange, and bondage. We have articles on every aspect of BDSM from breath control to watersports. Dive in and find out about SM equipment, how to build a dungeon, bondage techniques, even lists of recommended BDSM equipment suppliers!
The London Fetish Scene Wipi is not limited to Fetish and BDSM. If you are into tattoos, piercings, TV or TS, or any alternate sexuality then you will be able to find information about it here. If we don't list information on your favourite kink then feel free to update the Wipi.
Do you want to know more about clubbing and munches or how to get involved in the wider fetish community? Then look no further. We have sections on the clubs themselves and the dress code and etiquette to observe once you are there. Need someone to go with? There is also information about online dating and even how to get the most out of a Pro-Domme session.
We have sections on art, literature, and films, all with a fetish or BDSM theme. If you you need somewhere to show off your more creative side, there are sections for stories and poems. The lifestyle is not always without its risks; find out where you stand in regard to BDSM and the law.