A Lover’s Pinch: A Cultural History of Sadomasochism

from Although there are many books about S&M, most of them focus on the erotic or instructional. This isn’t the case with A Lover’s Pinch: A Cultural History of Sadomasochism, a book by kinkster Peter Tupper. This means that A Lover’s Pinch fills a void, and it dives to depths I couldn’t have imagined before I […]

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FemmeFunn Diamond Wand Vibrator

from The FemmeFunn Diamond Wand Vibrator is not the vibrator you reach for when you want to feel full, stretched impossibly. This vibrator won’t give you the satisfaction of overcoming a seemingly impossible obstacle. Nor is the Diamond Wand the toy you want for intense textural stimulation, even though the diamond texture is visible on the shaft. […]

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November 2018 Media Recommendations

The last month has really flown by. I feel like I was just writing last month’s media recommendations. Yet, I’m unsure exactly what I’ve done since then. It hasn’t been writing reviews. Nor did I watch anything to include in this month’s recommendations. I’ve been reading — but no books I haven’t already mentioned. I did listen […]

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Science of Sex: Arousal, Disgust, and Decision Making

Welcome to November’s issue of Science of Sex, wherein I tackle issues about human sexuality. Why do we do that? How do we know? This month, I discuss another issue related to arousal (although I’ve barely scratched the surface, it seems)  I hope you enjoy this article, and if you’re interested in more, check out the […]

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Why I Don’t Tell People I’m a Sex Educator (Even Though I Should)

It’s only been this year that I have come around to calling myself a sex educator. I am late in the game compared to some of my fellow bloggers and authors, perhaps because I failed to see how this hobby could become a legitimate career for anyone. Before this, I would describe myself as a […]

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Sciences of Sex: Why Do Genitals Look Like That?

In this installment of Science of Sex, we take a look at why genitals look the way they do. Surprise: it’s for reproduction. Keep reading if you want to learn a bit more, however. Originally I was just going to focus on testicles, which are surprisingly more interesting than I had been lead to believe. […]

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When Good Guys Aren’t Good Enough

Today’s post is about guilt and fear, two vulnerable subjects that I sometimes experience in a specific way as a single person. I am sure we’re all familiar with the process of meeting a new person. If you’re open to new romantic or sexual partners like I am, you’ll ponder a person. Then, their availability, […]

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