There is a reason why most American voters are now familiar with the term " golden shower ," but I'll get to that in a minute. If you're still in the dark: No, it's not a shower chiseled out of a brick of gold although that would be amazing. A golden shower, also called "water sports," is a sex act that involves urine. No hard and fast rules here, except that it definitely involves pee. According to Samantha Manewitz, a sex therapist with the Institute for Sexual Education and Enlightenment who specializes in working with alt-sex and kink communities, there's often "a component of dominance and submission in the act of peeing on a partner or having a partner pee on you. There's no way to really quantify how many people are interested in golden showers, but Manewitz said "there are far more people who are interested in this sort of play than are willing to disclose it," as is the case with any kink or fetish.
Water Sports: Everything You Need to Know
Water Sports: Everything You Need to Know | Shit Happens
Like most fetishes, there are far more people who are interested in this sort of play than are willing to disclose it. The forbidden aspect of this fetish increases the excitement for all participants. Water sports go way beyond a golden shower. The presence of urine is generally considered erotic for those indulging in the urine related activities. No hard and fast rules here, except that it definitely involves pee.
The REAL Reasons People Love Golden Showers & 'Water Sport' Fetishes
One of the most controversial, and safest forms of BDSM play is watersport. Many people cringe and shy away from it, but the fact is everyone is curious about the appeal of piss play. For starters, what is it? Put simply, watersport is an activity that should be done with a trusted and clean partner.
Simply put, a golden shower is when someone pees on someone else as part of sex. One conservative estimate says that 9 percent of people have this fetish, while another states that approximately 36 percent of people identify as kinky have this fetish. However, this is far from the whole story. There are a number of types of pee fetishes, which as a category are often referred to as Water Sports.