About Fetish Magazines

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A fetish magazine is a type of magazine originating in the late 1940s which is devoted to sexual fetishism. The content is generally aimed at being erotic rather than pornographic.

The most well-known early examples are Bizarre (1946-1959) published by John Willie and Leonard Burtman’s Exotique, Masque, Connoisseur, Bizarre Life, High Heels, Unique World, and Corporal. Much of the content in fetish magazines (leather, rubber and latex clothing, cross-dressing, bondage, masochism, female domination, roleplaying, corporal punishment, etc.) is baffling to people who do not share the particular fetishes discussed and depicted.

An early study, The Undergrowth of Literature by Gillian Freeman (1967), concluded that such magazines provide a catharsis for those whose sexual needs are otherwise unsatisfied: she identified rubberwear magazines as the most popular at the time.

Rubberist magazines
Dressing for Pleasure
Pussy Cat (UK, N.A. Burton, 1964-1989)
Shiny International
Skin Two
Bedeseme Magazine
Bondage magazines
See also: Bondage pornography
Centurian Bondage
Bizarre Life (Consolidated Publishing Inc., 1966-1971)
Bondage in the Buff (House of Milan, 1982 – 1999)
Bondage Photographer (House of Milan, 1982 – 2000)
Captured (House of Milan, 1975 – 1999)
Hogtie (House of Milan, 1972 – 1992)
Hogtied (House of Milan, 1993 – 1999)
Knotty (House of Milan, 1971 – 2002)
Secret (1991-2008)
Spanking magazines
Blushes (UK, c. 1980s)
Corporal (Consolidated Publishing/Eros-Goldstripe, 1960s-70s)
Februs (UK, 1994-2003)
Janus (UK, 1971-2007)
Kane (UK, 1982 to present, ed. Harrison Marks 1982–1997)
Over-The-Knee (Lyndon Distributors Ltd., 1980s-90s)
Phoenix (UK, 1980-1991)
Punished (House of Milan, 1978-2001)
Roué (UK, c. 1978-1988)
Spank Hard (Lyndon Distributors Ltd., 1990s)
Stand Corrected (Shadow Lane, 1990s)
Femdom magazines
Black and Blue
Dominant Mystique
Domination Directory International
Fetish World
Forced Womanhood
The Vault
Cultural magazines
Bizarre (UK, Dennis Publishing, 1997–2015)
Fetish Times (UK, editor Mark Ramsden, 1994–?)
KFS Magazine
Splosh! (UK, 1989–2001) – wet and messy fetishism
Girl in the Fishnet! – fishnet fetishism
Leash Magazine (Canada) – fetish and BDSM magazine
Whiplash (Canada) – fetish and BDSM magazine
Smoke Signals – smoking fetishism magazine
Wet Set Magazine (Australia) – omorashi magazine[citation needed]
Modern Dungeon Quarterly (Perverted Imp Productions, 2012– ) – fetish, kink and BDSM magazine
Von Gutenberg (Canada) – fetish fashion, fantasy and lifestyle magazine
Bedeseme Magazine (Spain, 2009) – alternative lifestyle, fetish and kink magazine

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