The Life of a Domme: Q&A with Morrigan Hel

by Von Wager

Welcome back to another Bit’s Out Blog with Von 🥳

This month I wanted to take a different slant with a new series of blogs! Being a master of disguise,  I’ve now taken on the guise of a sexy private detective and will be exploring the fetish world with you all. 

I believe that in the world of creating sexy content, it’s important to understand the impact of the content that we are creating for our fans and even more-so, to have an understanding of how to better serve them with what we’re producing. 

It’s also important that we take inspiration from those around us who are experts in their field, so we can learn how to do things safely and responsibly online, particularly when that work might also be happening IRL; like being a dominatrix for example. 

History Lessons 

Loosely speaking, a Domme or dominatrix is someone who takes the dominant role in BDSM activities with a submissive partner. Those activities do not always have to be physical; they can sometimes be psychological or verbal by involving humiliation tactics and tasks. 

Now It looks like the first recorded behaviours of a female Domme were recorded in 1961 - the name was originally coined to describe a woman who provides punishment-for-pay as one of the case studies within Bruce Roger's pulp paperback The Bizarre Lovemakers.

The term was taken up shortly after by the Myron Kosloff title Dominatrix (with art by Eric Stanton) in 1968, and entered more popular mainstream knowledge following the 1976 film Dominatrix Without Mercy.

If we want to go WAY back, there is evidence that female domination existed in the rituals of the Goddess Inanna (or