How does a male dominatrix work?

This Male Dominatrix Finds Clients at the Airport

This Male Dominatrix Finds Clients at the Airport

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Oct. 4 2015 9:27 AM

The “How Does a Male Dominatrix Work?” Edition

Conrad, who is 42 years old, found his second sexual wind as a “Daddy.”


Photo illustration by Lisa Larson-Walker. Photo by Arun Venugopal.

Listen to this episode of Working with guest Conrad:


In New York City’s Lower East Side, there’s a dungeon with whips, swords, and a slave in chains where Conrad, a male dominatrix, carries out his work at his clients’ request. On Working this week, Arun Venugopal talks to Conrad about the impact the RentBoy bust had on his profession, one of the best places to meet clientele, and some safety concerns in the industry. Plus, Conrad discusses how he accidently hurt a few clients.

In a Slate Plus extra, Conrad talks about how he came out as a dominatrix to his parents and how it isn’t always easy to tell people what he does for a living. If you’re a member, enjoy bonus segments and interview transcripts from Working, plus other great podcast exclusives. Start your two-week free trial at

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Production by Jayson De Leon.

Arun Venugopal is the host of WNYC’s Micropolis.