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Incest

For the protection of both FetLife and the community, we can’t allow any content that displays or describes actual sex acts between lineal ancestors or lineal descendants.

What is in violation of this guideline?

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Sex acts between biological parent and child
  • Sex acts between biological siblings
  • Sex acts between a biological grandparent and grandchild
  • Sex acts between a biological uncle/aunt and a niece/nephew

What is not in violation of this guideline?

Examples include:

  • Fantasies or role-playing that involve sex acts between lineal ancestors and/or descendants
  • Sex acts between “step” relationships (stepfather, stepmother, etc.)
  • Sex acts between cousins
  • Group sex involving two or more lineal ancestors and/or descendants where there are no sex acts between them
  • No actual sex act occurs between lineal ancestors and/or descendants

How do I report a violation of this guideline?

You can report material that is potentially in violation of this guideline as follows:

On Desktop:

  1. Visit the page with potential incestuous content
  2. Select “Options” or “…”
  3. Select "Report"
  4. Select "Content is not permitted."
  5. Select "Next"
  6. Provide why you believe the material should not be allowed
  7. Select "Report"

On Mobile:

  1. Visit the page with potential incestuous content
  2. Select "..."
  3. Select "Report"
  4. Select "Content is not permitted."
  5. Select "Next"
  6. Provide why you believe the material should not be allowed:
  7. Select "Report"

By Email: (only for non-members)

  1. Send an email to [email protected]
  2. In the email, please provide:
    1. Direct link to the page with potential incestuous content
    2. The guideline you believe the content breaks
    3. Any additional information you believe will help
  3. Send email

For more general information on reporting, please visit: Submitting a Report.

Who can report a violation of this guideline?

Anyone who comes across potential incestuous content they believe might fall under this guideline.

What happens if someone violates this guideline?

If we believe the content is in violation of the guideline, the content is removed, and the person is given a warning.

If the person continues to post real incest, they are given a timeout and risk losing their account if they continue.