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As fetish culture is increasingly becoming more prevalent in Western media, depictions of dominatrices in film and television have become more common.
Dominatrix is the feminine form of the Latin dominator, a ruler or lord, and was originally used in a non-sexual sense. Its earliest recorded use in the prevalent modern sense, as a female dominant in S&M, dates to 1967.
The term "mistress" or "dominant mistress" is sometimes also used.
"Female dominance", "female domination" or "femdom" refer to BDSM relationships and BDSM scenes in which the dominant partner is female.
), is a woman who takes the dominant role in BDSM activities.
A dominatrix might be of any sexual orientation, but her orientation does not necessarily limit the genders of her submissive partners.
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.
Although the term "dominatrix" was not used, the classic example in literature of the female dominant-male submissive relationship is portrayed in the 1870 novella Venus in Furs by Austrian writer Leopold von Sacher-Masoch.
Von Cleef went on to set up her "House of Pain" in The Hague in the 1970s, which became one of the world capitals for dominatrices, reportedly with visiting lawyers, ambassadors, diplomats and politicians.The term domme is a coined pseudo-French female variation of the slang dom (short for dominant).The use of "domme", "dominatrix", "dom", or "dominant" by any woman in a dominant role is chosen mostly by personal preference and the conventions of the local BDSM scene.A few photographs still exist of the women who ran their domination businesses in London, New York, The Hague and Hamburg's Herbertstraße, predominantly in sepia and black-and-white photographs, and scans from magazine articles, copied and re-copied.Amongst these were Miss Doreen of London who was acquainted with John Sutcliffe of Atom Age fame, whose clients reportedly included Britain's top politicians and businessmen.