Over one third of Americans admit they have secret kinks and fetishes

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  • More than a third of Americans admit they have secret kinks and fetishes they want to indulge, but…  

    According to sex toy maker EdenFantasys, 40% of Americans claim to be a “kinky person”, 36% have a specific kink or fetish, and 27% of U.S. citizens that are currently in a relationship have a secret sex act they want to try, but haven’t asked their sex partner yet.

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    After researching the sex lives of 2,000 people in the U.S., using sex toys is the most popular sex act, with 49% open to using them, EdenFantasys said.

    51% of people who admitted to having a particular fetish said that it takes at least a month for them, and sometimes much longer, to feel they’re brave enough to tell their partner.

    Daily Mail

  • Can a leather convention can teach us about sex?

    1. What a leather convention can teach the rest of us about sex – and consent 

      Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend, an annual three-day long celebration of the leather community now in its 48th year, is one of the hottest leather/fetish events in North America. Every year thousands of Leathermen, Skins, Gearheads, Kinksters, Rubber Freaks, and even curious novices from all over the world come to the nation’s capitol for a weekend of hot horny fun.

      The event, held January 18-20 at the Hyatt Regency on Capital Hill, celebrated various sexual kinks, many centered on leather and toys in a conference-like demonstrations about suspension (BDSM where you’re bound and hung) and electro (BDSM involving electric shocks), buying handcrafted leather goods and sex toys, and, of course, partying. (Actual sex was not part of the convention but no doubt took place in private.)

      The event is a predominantly LGBTQ centric, but there are also people from every gender and sexuality type.

      Read more at Chicago Tribune