A form of erotic gender play (completely different from trans identity) that makes use of full-body and full-face latex masks. The liberating sense of transformation and being engulfed in the latex odor form the core of this kink.


Female Masks
Core Kink: Latex
Major Theme: Transformation


Katharine Gates has been collecting niche erotica since 1992. Her publishing company Gates of Heck was known for offbeat collaborations with artists like Annie Sprinkle (Post-Porn Modernist Playing Cards, 7 Men Inside Katharine), Joe Coleman (The Book of Joe), Gary Panter (Facetasm) and Art Spiegelman (The Narrative Corpse.) The first edition of Deviant Desires was published in 2000 by Juno Books. In 2006, Gates curated the year-long exhibition KINK:Geography of the Erotic Imagination at Museum of Sex in New York City. She has appeared on countless TV documentary shows such as HBO's Real Sex, BBC, and Discovery Channel. Her kinkmap has been published in College Sexuality textbooks.

People Interviewed

Kerry JTV

Creator of MaskOn.com

Female latex mask enthusiast, mask creator and entrepreneur