* Subverted in LaCageAuxFolles. A man is shown to sustain serious injuries at the hand of a dominatrix. However, not only were the injuries consensual, but the dominatrix is [[DragQueen also male]].
* ''Theatre/{{The Marriage of Figaro}}'': In two different scenes, Susanna slaps Figaro when she thinks he's unfaithful. Both are played for laughs and treated as proof of how much she loves him.