Bottom: A partner who receives stimulation from another, and who may or may not be submissive, or a submissive partner in BDSM play. [read more]

Dominate: Those who take the superior position in dominance and submission scenes and relationships are called dominants, or doms (male) or dommes (female). [read more]

Submissive: Those who take the subordinate position are called submissives or subs (male or female). [read more]

Switch: A switch is someone who participates in BDSM activities sometimes as a dominant and other times as a submissive. [read more]

Top: A partner who applies stimulation to another, and who may or may not be dominant, or a dominant partner in BDSM play. [read more]

Versatile: Someone who participates in sexual activities sometimes as a top and other times as a bottom, also know as switch. [read more]