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Miscellaneous August 20, 2017

The Truth About Body-Safe: Woodhull #SFS17 Transcript

If you’ve spent any time reading sex blogger Twitter in the past couple of weeks, then you have almost certainly witnessed the exasperation caused by a panel at the recent Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit titled “The Truth About Body-Safe: a frank, evidence-based discussion of what body-safe really means”…

Miscellaneous January 15, 2017

Buying Sex Toys on Amazon? Read This First!

I know that no matter what I say, there are still people who are going to buy their sex toys on Amazon. It’s inevitable — sometimes the promise of a low price or Prime shipping can be too tempting to pass up. I get that. So for those people, here is my guide to Amazon sex toy shopping, including a brief explanation of how Amazon fulfillment services work and my tips for making sure what you pay for is actually what you get…

Miscellaneous December 9, 2016

5 Sex Toy Shopping Mistakes

Sex toy shopping can be weird. I’ll be the first to admit that. Our society’s attitudes toward sex and masturbation are weird, and it’s usually not often that we buy things that are going to interact with our bodies so intimately. But because they interact with our bodies so intimately, there are a lot of considerations that need to be made when purchasing your sex toys…

Education, Guides January 12, 2016

Sex Toy Material Guide

Since the sex toy industry is completely unregulated, trying to find a good, body-safe toy without prior knowledge about materials can be like navigating a minefield. One wrong move and you can easily make yourself sick or irritate your genitals, and nobody wants that…

Education, Guides, Safer Sex December 11, 2015

Condoms + Sex Toys?

One adage I see promoted frequently by sex educators is that you should be using condoms with your sex toys. This isn’t necessarily bad advice! But there are some important caveats that need to be addressed before you start wrapping up your dildos.

Education, Guides January 31, 2015

TOXIC SEX TOYS?

♪ And now we’re gonna talk about sex. ♪ More specifically, sex toys. More specifically, sex toy materials, and which ones are and are not safe to be putting in and around your body. One of the main problems with sex toys is that they’re widely used, but with sex and anything to do with it being regarded as “taboo” topics in our culture, they’re not widely discussed…