By Michael Kaplan. January 24, pm Updated June 15, pm. Prime objectivity In addition to writing about sex, Gates said, she had spent time as a sex worker.
Bertrand Russell and Alfred North Whitehead co-wrote the Principia Mathematicawith the intention of cataloging all of mathematics and ridding it of contradiction and self-reference. Here, Russell and Whitehead are perusing a more salacious, but no less comprehensive, task: compiling a list of all sexual fetishes. Whatever they leave off should be on the list, as long as it's off the list.
At the center of the book is her "kink map," a visual outline as complex as the human psyche which connects every kink from feet fetishes to superhero bondage. Still, each kink is always explored with mutual consent among like-minded adults and a shared excitement for breaking sexual taboos. Here, Gates speaks with BuzzFeed News on her new book and shares insight into the psychology behind into some of the more curious kinks.
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Photo of an inflatables fetishist by Mark McQueen. Two decades ago, the erotologist Katharine Gates published a book called Deviant Desires that chronicled, as she put it, "incredibly strange sex. Inside there's even more: Robots, giantesses, body inflation, and beyond.
Sigmund Freud theorised that art is the product of sublimated sexual desires, kinky desires. Katherine Gates made a map of fetishes and aberrant sexual behaviour. We made this a series of paintings to place it more firmly into common artistic practice.
Some time ago, a person named Katharine Gates designed a map of human sexuality. Her Web site appears to be defunct now, but the map has gained exposure in other places. My first impression upon seeing this fetish map was that it was woefully incomplete.
Lead photo by Ron H. Pony play involves dressing up in fetish gear and reveling in the pleasure of harnessing the primitive power of the horse through consensual BDSM scenes. Author and anthropologist Katharine Gates studies and writes about such kink communities in a manner that does not ogle, but humanizes. Her iconic book, Deviant Desires: A Tour of the Erotic Edgefirst came out inbut beloved Brooklyn publisher powerHouse revised and re-released the sex text at the tail end of
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