The Gorgeous, Secret History of Leather Fetish Fashion

This is the story of how leather became a symbol of masculinity and sexuality from post-war motorcycle groups to modern-day sex apps

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“When I’m using my leathers, i prefer the way in which I have become this kind of expression, a trope, of masculinity and sex, ” describes Max, a 38-year-old man that is gay London. Max is a “leatherman” or “leatherdaddy”, two typical descriptors for homosexual and bisexual males whom fetishise leather-based clothing and add-ons. 继续阅读The Gorgeous, Secret History of Leather Fetish Fashion