Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Domina beats a submissive man at a dungeon party during the DomConLA convention in the early morning hours on May 19, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif.(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

APA: Happy People Who Have Sexual Fetishes No Longer Have Mental Disorder

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) no longer classifies sexual masochism, fetishism, transvestism, and sadism as mental disorders.