THE GIMP HALL OF FAME



The voting has concluded for the 2020 class of the GIMP Hall of Fame. It was established in 2017 as a way to honor the best in the history of bondage entertainment. The criteria was simple and open-ended. A select voting committee would chose candidates who they felt have had a significant impact on the fetish in the following categories: artists, writers, performers, directors and producers.

In past years, the results of the voting have always coincided with the anniversary of the Bring Out The GIMP website in late March. Because of the cyber attack on the site back on March 19, this year's announcement was delayed. But we are back now, and the GIMP Hall of Fame has 5 new inductees.

Heading up this year's class is classic bondage actress Renee Baker, the leading vote-getter. And thus she becomes the fourth member of the House of Milan bondage company to make the Hall, joining the legendary filmmaker John Blakemore, artist Bishop and magazine publisher Barbara Behr. The Golden Age of Bondage from the 1970s and 80s was certainly not forgotten by our knowledgeable voters.

And neither is today's generation. Kink.com creator and entrepreneur Peter Acworth joins her in the Hall, along with one of the biggest names in mainstream motion picture history, producer/director Roger Corman.

Rounding out the list are a couple of bondage artists from completely different eras, but both are highly respected in their fields. Modern-day 3D artist SkatingJesus and fetish pioneer Eric Stanton both were elected as well, bringing the total number of inductees to 26 all together.

As with every HoF election, the list of people who just barely missed out is worth noting as well. A single vote is all it took to deny an additional 5 candidates this time around, but that just makes the prospect of next year's voting all the more interesting.

Scroll to the bottom of the page for the final results of this year's voting, and congratulations to the newest class of inductees.

Ralphus, Bring Out the GIMP moderator
















































































2020 GIMP Hall of Fame final voting


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