TNG

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See also: tńg and TnG

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

TNG (uncountable)

  1. Abbreviation of trinitroglycerin.

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

TNG

  1. (historical) Initialism of Territory of New Guinea.

Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

TNG

  1. Initialism of Trans–New Guinea.

Etymology 4[edit]

Initialism of the next generation.

Adjective[edit]

TNG

  1. (BDSM) Of or pertaining to younger BDSM practitioners, typically under the age of approximately 35 years, especially as a collective.
    • 2013 December, Meg Barker, “Consent Is a Grey Area? A Comparison of Understandings of Consent in Fifty Shades of Grey and on the BDSM Blogosphere”, in Sexualities, volume 16, number 8, DOI:10.1177/1363460713508881, ISSN 1461-7382, page 907:
      For example, some communities set up TNG (The Next Generation) groups to address the issue of young people coming into communities and being overwhelmed by attention from much older, and more experienced, dominants (a dynamic which is exacerbated by many older submissives having left the community following non-consensual experiences, MacAulay Millar, 2012).
    • 2018, Carolyn Meeker, Negotiating Self: An Exploration of Women’s Perceptions of Their Feminist and Submissive Identities[1] (doctoral dissertation), Miami, Florida: Florida International University, retrieved 28 February 2022:
      Research on these topics at college campuses might be difficult to conduct, particularly if the researchers do not want to focus on people who already identify with the BDSM community. The researchers might want to connect with local TNG (The Next Generation, for people 18-35 years old) groups, whose members might attend college.
    • 2018, Sarah R. Young, “Creating Safe Schools: Clubs, Curriculum, and School-Based Inclusion for LGBTQ+ Youths”, in Chuck Stewart, editor, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Americans at Risk: Problems and Solutions, Santa Barbara, California: Praeger, →ISBN, page 137:
      When asked about the demographic makeup of her TNG group, Megan explained that it was fairly diverse. Most participants are queer.
    • 2019, Justine Roxanne Leiser, Deviants Performing Deviance: A Participant/Observer Case for BDSM as Performance[2] (doctoral dissertation), University of Colorado, retrieved 28 February 2022:
      He also noted that older crowds tended to be a lot more sexual in their play, and that many of the older folx in the community also were often members of other alternative lifestyle communities, namely that of “swinging.” This, he explained, is different from most of the TNG crowd, who are at BDSM clubs to participate in things like suspensions, needle play, extreme degradation and S&M, pony or puppy play, etc.
    • 2020, Jessica M. W. Kratzer, “Kinky Access: Information Provided to Young Adult Kinksters by ‘The Next Generation’ Groups on Fetlife.com”, in Rachel Kalish, editor, Young Adult Sexuality in the Digital Age, Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, DOI:10.4018/978-1-7998-3187-7.ch011, →ISBN, page 199:
      Many kink communities have a TNG group in their area, and local dungeons will have TNG play party nights where only members who are 18-35 can attend.

Noun[edit]

TNG (plural TNGs)

  1. (BDSM) A social club for younger BDSM practitioners, typically for those under the age of approximately 35 years.
    • 2009, Jennifer Tyburczy, Exhibiting Sexualities: Pleasure, Power, and Performance in Museums (doctoral dissertation), Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University, page 294:
      Many cities including Madison (Wisconsin), San Francisco, Boston, Vancouver, Columbus (Ohio), Albuquerque, Glendale (Arizona), Tucson, and Austin (TX) also have a TNG.
    • 2015 February 25, Darian, Keiden, Laura, Reese, and Tex, “Kinked Off” (letter to the editor), in Baltimore City Paper‎[3] Baltimore, Maryland: Baltimore Sun Media Group, retrieved March 2, 2022:
      TNG was the brainchild of some young adult kinksters entering the BDSM scene in New York and the first one formed there in 1999. Since then TNGs have sprung up nationwide in many major cities.
    • 2017 March 29, Stella Dance, “NYC TOHP Interview Transcript #036”, interview by Michelle Esther O'Brien, New York City Trans Oral History Project,[4] New York: New York Public Library, retrieved March 2, 2022, page 22:
      TESTNG was one of the first two TNGs to ever exist, which was a sort of, TES is an extremely hierarchical organization and there are all these little sub-organizations within it, so there’s all these branches, you know, and there’s one specifically for women tops or femme tops who have submissive bottoms, there’s one specifically for people who are into master and slave relationships.

Proper noun[edit]

TNG

  1. (television) Initialism of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Etymology 5[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

TNG

  1. (historical) Initialism of Transitional National Government of Somalia.

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