Leather is a material that is widely used for many applications, but also developed a following in a sexual context. It was first popularized as such by the gay biker community in the 1940s. It is also used by many sexual subcultures such as the BSDM community. There is a huge community of leather fetishists and a leather pride event is held each year; there is even a leather pride flag.
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Leather is associated with sex because it is a primal fabric; it’s worn tightly and is very restrictive. It’s also used to make a wide variety of sex toys such as paddles or whips. It can tease and tickle skin gently or cause pain if it is brought down hard. Enjoy experimenting!