36 Fetishes Every Gay Man Should Know


Fetishes you should know.

You’ve probably heard of a few obscure fetishes, like high-heeled shoes and rubber duckies. Fetishes are rapidly moving out of their kinky niche and into pop culture. Stay on top of (or under) the trend with this list of 36 fetishes — some well known, others less so — that you need to know about.

1. Leather

2. Rubber

3. Rope

4. Used Underwear

5. Armpits

6. Skateboarders

7. Uniforms

8. Skinheads

9. Razors

10. Urine

11. Duct Tape

12. Spit

13. Gas Masks

14. Food

15. Feet

16. Hands

17. Amputees

18. Medical

19. Guns

20. Enemas

22. Diapers

23. Piercings

24. Scars

25. Plushy Toys/Stuffed Animals

26. Balloons

27. Socks

28. Beard/Facial Hair Fetish

29. Classrooms

30. Blood

31. Knives

32. Clowns

33. Feces

34. Sports Gear

35. Mannequins

36. Age

This being said, fetish exploration is not a free-for-all. There is a trepidatious line between fetishizing balloons and fetishizing blood. That vague line exists throughout the world of kink, which is why the motto “safe, sane, and consensual” should be strictly adhered to as you explore the things that turn you on — which, I must stress, are worth exploring. Your birthdays just got a lot more interesting.