Going to a play party and don’t know what to pack in your bag? I’ve got you covered! Read up on the ten essentials I never go to a play party without bringing.
I had the pleasure of stopping by a boutique in Alexandria called Lotus Blooms while at a sexuality conference down in VA. The sex toys were all body-safe, the staff were friendly and knowledgeable, and the atmosphere was everything I could ask for in a sex shop.
Remote-controlled toys are a fantastic addition to anyone’s sex toy collection. Whether you like to use them as flirty foreplay from across the room, an act of dominance from across the bar, or as an intimate connection from across the globe, they are bringing people together like never before.
When I started dating my transgender boyfriend almost two years ago, I had a lot of questions I wasn’t sure how to ask. Thankfully, my partner was very open and taught me a lot about what it means to love someone who is trans. If you are new to dating a transgender person, here are some guidelines to make it easier for you both.
IUDs have over a 99% effectiveness rating, making it one of the most effective forms of birth control available. Since everyone’s experience with getting the IUD can vary, I wasn’t sure what to expect with my IUD insert. Looking back, though, I wouldn’t trade it for anything.
What defines our sexual orientation? Does it go beyond simply “gay” or “straight?” Within sexual sub-cultures, we may see several identities take shape to define us. Read about how the “who” is only part of what makes up our orientation.
Dick size is a sensitive issue for lots of men, but is bigger always better? Explore the body image issues cis men face with the size myth and learn how to improve your game in bed without relying on your penis.
The Leather Man is an interesting sex shop in the West Village of New York. As you can likely gather from its name, it has a large gay male clientele. Still, that didn’t stop me and four friends (none of which are gay men) from checking it out on a day in the city.
We like to think our medical professionals are free from biases, but they are no different from the rest of the world. When I saw a doctor for an infection in 2014, I had no idea how badly the discrimination I faced would affect my ability to receive medical care for almost a year.
Salem and I attend the 50th Fetish Fair Fleamarket, hosted by the NELA. Read about all the educational workshops, social events, vendors, and entertainment this weekend event had to offer!
If you’ve never hired a sex worker before, you might be asking yourself how to approach someone for sexual services. The process is usually quite simple. Try following these guidelines for establishing a professional relationship with sex workers.
While the concept of polyamory is becoming more popular, a lot of misconceptions are also being thrown around. One increasingly common issue is the “one penis policy.” Read about the OPP and why it should be challenged.
Two friends from New York show me one of their favorite sex shops in the city. Find out what makes Purple Passion/DV8 such a huge hit with NYC kinksters!
We all know about red flags to look out for but what are some signs that things are going well? Read up on green flags to know how to pinpoint progressive traits in a relationship and learn how to make your connection even stronger.
2017 may have been a shitshow but I sure found some amazing new toys over the year. Read about my top five, my partners’ picks, and what toys I want to review in 2018.
Located in Cambridge, MA, Hubba Hubba is a sex shop with a lot of character. From sex toys to kink gear to clothes and shoes–they have it all!
I take my best friend on Sex Tour with me but they can’t all be great shops, can they? Condom World turns out to be less magical than we expected.
Exxxotica is the largest expo dedicated to love and sex in the United States. With tons of entertainment, educational seminars, and vendors to shop from, it’s an experience you won’t want to miss.
Who can resist a stop at an erotic bakery? During a day-trip in the Boston area, my best friend and I decided to pop into Sweet N’ Nasty for a treat. The visit was definitely amusing–and more importantly, tasty.
Body-positivity is the idea that all bodies are deserving of love and respect. It’s not a really difficult idea to grasp, but the actual practice of being body-positive is a challenge for most of us.
Very Intimate Pleasures (VIP) was my very first experience with sex toys. Now, eight years later and fully educated on sex toys, I set off for another visit. Oh, the nostalgia!