Once upon a time, two women from New Zealand, Wendy Lee and Ema Lyon, realized they had a specific kind of sexual frustration: No comfortable place to buy safe and good-looking sex toys. Fifteen years ago, the pair of kiwis decided to tackle their frustration head-on.
Worried about the health aspects and safety of sex toys, Ema and Wendy decided to go became makers of safe and healthy adult toys, primarily focusing on 100% silicone dildos. The ladies were taught how to mold silicon for their adult toys by Weta Workshop’s Richard Taylor. (Yes, that Taylor; the one who’s company created all of the props, prosthetics, weaponry, etc. for Jackson’s epic The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.)
CatalystCon is a conference created to inspire exceptional conversations about sexuality. It is about reaching out and stimulating those who attend to create those important conversations in their own communities, changing how we as a society talk about and treat sexuality. It is about stimulating the activist that is within all of us and sparking transformation in the way our friends, neighbors, children and even politicians discuss one of the most important aspects of humanity.
This is a conference meant to energize, enlighten and exhilarate. It is a conference where everyone is welcome, everyone is respected, and everyone is encouraged to share their knowledge and experiences. With the most current attacks on women’s rights such as birth control, mandatory transvaginal ultrasounds as well as sex education being pulled from our schools, it is more important than ever to come together and have these important conversations on all areas of sexuality.
The fundamental principle of CatalystCon is that knowledge is power and sharing that knowledge is the first spark in igniting change.
Vibease wearable smart vibrator controlled by Android & iPhone. The immersive experience brings you the next level of pleasure experience.
By combining a Bluetooth-enabled vibrator with iOS and Android apps, Vibease vibrator vibrates in sync with audio fantasy.
With the Fantasy App, you can select one of the audio fantasies from the list to set you in the mood. You don't have to hold the vibrator (or your smartphone). You can relax and totally enjoy the moment. No user control is needed from this point onward. You are free to completely immerse into the fantasy and experience pleasure at a level you never thought possible.
Gracie Passette's insight:
A whole new way to get hooked on phonics via dirty stories, an app, and this toy which got enough funding to begin shipping in May.
Erotic Heritage Museum is closing: [A]pparently due to an unpaid rent dispute with landlord, Déjà Vu strip-club magnate Harry Mohoney who donated the land for museum use back in 2008. Speaking to the Las Vegas Weekly, Mohoney assured visitors that the museum would not be closing its doors for good, saying of his now-former tenants, “They have been asked to vacate the property so that the Erotic Heritage Museum can be given a fresh new look at erotic history and art.”
Museum operations manager Jerry Zientara, however, see things a bit differently, claiming the museum’s collection is under the stewardship of the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, the nonprofit organization that opened and has been operating the museum since its inception. “We don’t know when we’ll be loading things out,” he told Las Vegas Weekly earlier this month, “but we do expect to be doing that.” And, true to his word, a call for volunteers to help with removal of exhibits and cleaning of the space came
Facebook’s new nomenclature certainly doesn’t work for me, because it presupposes that there must be some form of gender that I feel a positive identification with. In fact, as a radical materialist feminist my position is that gender, like ‘race’ and class, is essentially a system of domination and subordination, and as such I am politically opposed to it.
Ever wondered what it might be like to surrender and explore your sensual desires? Are you ready to discover a world of blissful intensity and intimacy? Bondassage combines innovative massage techniques with, rhythmic body percussion, slow luxurious flogging, and a delicious menu of skilled sensation play.
Bondassage takes the receiver on a journey of sensation surprises. With Bondassage you may have a receiver who is a seasoned traveler in the bdsm realm but wants something different, or they are brand new and want to be introduced gently to percussion play, anal exploration, and bondage. Either way, you can create the Bondassage session that best suits them. You will have all the tools and ideas to take those you touch toward their known (and sometimes unknown) desires in an environment that is kind, safe, and full of surprises.
Elysium is also a journey of sensation, but based in relaxation. A gentle, supremely slow passage to the edge and back ~ over and over and over. It is a blend of light Swedish effleurage strokes, soft sensual music, and conscious touch with the intent to relax and simultaneously engage your partner’s nerve endings and pleasure response.
BDSM activity, even where clearly consensual, can be and frequently is prosecuted under state criminal laws dealing with assault, aggravated assault, sexual assault or sexual abuse. Such criminal prosecution can arise in various circumstances, including
On Thursday, The Gay Club (yes, that’s what it’s called) hosted a panel of queer activists (Emma Caterine, a community organizer at Red Umbrella Project; Dominick, author of Dean Johnson’s Reading for Filth; and Ryan Thoreson, a JD candidate at Yale Law School with extensive experience with LGBT NGOs) to discuss the issue of trans…
The Electric Eel is an open source, digital condom concept designed to enhance your sexual pleasure. The prototype is built with conductive fabric and a Lilypad micro-controller, and delivers short electric impulses along the underside of the shaft for increased stimulation. The amount of electricity being used is very small, and the designs have all been personally tested by the design team for their effectiveness and safety.
When Kate White became editor in chief of Cosmopolitan in 1998, she worried that she’d quickly run out of ideas to fill the magazine’s monthly quota of blissfully sinful secrets that will blow your man’s mind. In White’s 14 years at the helm, the magazine valiantly reached for an electric toothbrush, a string of pearls, a hair scrunchie, a handful of refrigerated marbles, edible body paint, tomato sauce, and “a small bit of mango” to introduce Cosmo readers—and their unsuspecting boyfriends—to unprecedented levels of sexual innovation. But in the summer of 2003, White landed on a sexual accessory so unforgivably weird that it would come to exemplify the ludicrousness of Cosmo sex tips forever. “99 Ways to Touch Him: These Fresh, Frisky Tips Will Thrill Every Inch of Your Guy,” White wrote on the magazine’s June cover, then teased: “(Our Favorite Requires a Glazed Doughnut).”
As the traditional pornography industry fades and people continue to look for ways to spice up their relationships, business is booming for personalized pornography. More and more couples are becoming interested in memorializing their moments of intimacy.
Move over Tinder and Grindr, there's a new location-based hookup app seeking to suck the last drops of spontaneity out of dating, with 3nder aiming to make it easier to facilitate threesomes and remove the stigma about them in the process.
The app, which is still in the funding stages, is designed to connect singles with couples and vice versa, described as "the easiest way to satisfy your human needs and spend some fun time with other people".
Much like other dating apps, 3nder (pronounced "threender") will allow users to upload photos of themselves and declare their interests, matching them only with others with the same 'desires' nearby.
Preamble: Once a working friend told me that she didn’t want to take on “sex worker” as a politicized identity (1).
I respect that: no one should be obligated to identify a certain way, or to take on politics that don’t inspire them. But for myself, I’m certain that sex work is not and can never be politically neutral; it can’t ever be anything less than a site of struggle. Being a person who exchanges sex for money is to be a certain kind of cultural outsider. It’s to be someone who is researched and criminalized, someone who is the subject of fascination and the butt of endless sitcom jokes. The disgust with which our culture regards whores is very old and runs very deep, and our radical communities are not immune to this.