Pumper fans want to watch a woman or man pumping the gas pedal of a vehicle. Most pumpers have a very clear idea of what footwear and what type of car they wish to see, and variations of the kink emphasize different types of dramatic scenarios and emotional drama such as frustration, anger, and peril. The motion of the foot pressing on the gas pedal can mimic the act of intercourse.

  • Brake failure
  • Stuck in mud


Core Kink: Foot
Major Theme: Peril


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.

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