Drawing by Francesco Hayez

Facesitting, also known as kinging or queening, is a sexual practice in which one partner sits on or over the other's face, typically to allow, or force, oral-genital or oral-anal contact, or to further ass worship or body worship. It is common for this position to form part of BDSM, involving dominance and submission, though this need not be the case. Within a BDSM or D/s context, face-sitting can be an especially intense form of erotic humiliation.

Facesitting is common among dominant men and submissive women, homosexuals, and also dominant women and submissive men, for demonstrating superiority and for sexual gratification. It is also practiced by either maledom or vanilla sex couples for both irrumation (fellatio where the man is the active partner, also known as face-fucking); and teabagging (where the man dangles, presses or rubs his scrotum in the partner's face). Also in cunnilingus where the woman kneels over the man, and sits on his upper chest rather than face.

Unlike smothering, in facesitting the bottom partner is not deprived of air.

Female Facesitting Male

The full-weight body-pressure, moisture, sex odors and darkness can be perceived as powerful sexual attractions or compulsions. The person sat upon may be in bondage, sexually submissive, or simply held down by the body-weight of the other person. Sometimes special furniture is used, such as a smotherbox or queening stool.

A queening stool is a low seat which fits over the submissive's face and contains an opening to allow oral-genital and/or oral-anal stimulation of the domme while seated. In modern BDSM vernacular, the queening stool allows open access to the crotch while seated. The position allows the pelvic floor muscles (PFM) to relax and therefore partly exposing the labia minora to intimate touch. The gluteus maximus, levator ani and puborectalis or sphincter recti muscles, the major muscles of the crotch, can relax and sag allowing easy access to the vagina and rectum. For males, the scrotum and penis simply hang through the hole in the queening stool. The queening stool is also related to a "smotherbox," which also allows the person under the seat to be locked in place, restrained by the neck as in a set of stocks.



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