Sheffield's top five favourite sex fetishes revealed to mark International Fetish Day

Sheffield’s favourite sex fetishes have been revealed to mark International Fetish Day.

Friday, 17th January 2020, 12:45 pm
Updated Saturday, 18th January 2020, 9:13 am

WARNING: STORY CONTAINS ADULT CONTENT

Let’s face it, Brits are often portrayed as a prudish and uptight bunch, but new research has uncovered that this might not be the case, at least in the bedroom in Sheffield.

To celebrate International Fetish Day, research conducted by Vivastreet, has revealed the city’s kinkiest and fairly out there sexual fetishes - and to put it mildly the results are enough to make you blush.

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It seems that Brits really are a bawdy bunch, with fetishes such as BDSM, swinging, and voyeurism, all revealed as some of the UK’s top kinks.

But, what are the most searched sexual fetishes in the UK?

And how does Sheffield rank?

According to the statistics, these are the city’s five favourite sex fetishes

BDSM

Anal sex

Dogging

Latex/leather

Voyeurism

So what makes something a fetish?

As defined by the Oxford Dictionary, a “fetish is a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object, item of clothing or part of the body.”

According to certified sexological bodyworker and somatic sex educator, Stella Anna Sonnenbaum “sexual fetishes are very common and can show up in teenage years, or much earlier in childhood.”

To further explore the public’s turn ons, using Google data, the various fetishes see some of the most online searches in the UK, with a whopping 372,860 combined monthly searches.

BDSM (bondage, discipline, sadism and masochism), tops the list with an impressive 90,500 monthly searches, while dogging has 74,000 online searches.

Anal sex (60,500), spanking (33,100) and leather/latex kinks with 23,500 searches on the web, round up the top five.

The data also revealed the top month for each fetish - with kinks such as outdoor sex and dogging seeing a peak in online searches during the summer months.

With the popularity of fetishes continuing to grow, the research also looked into the growing trend of online searches for each fetish, giving us a snapshot on how popular these fetishes could be in 2020.

The full survey can be seen HERE