Magazine, Author: Franki Hanke

Francheska Hanke is a multi-faceted creative with a love of big words and wand vibrators. She would fight for the oxford comma and accessible sex education. Her friends come to her for recommendations on lube and donut shops alike.

The Bondage Item You Should Add to Your Cart Now

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The Bondage Item You Should Add to Your Cart Now

Kinktober has us all wired up and realizing we might be into things we’ve never looked into. For many, that’s bondage. But, there’s ropes and tapes and cuffs and… it’s a whole lot. Instead of waffling over options, there’s one, simple system that is the perfect entryway into bondage play: under-the-bed restraints. Under-the-bed restraints are […]

How to Play With Sex Toys in the Tub

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How to Play With Sex Toys in the Tub

As the long-reigning private space of a home, sometimes the tub is the best place for some proper alone time. Whether because you’re still quarantined with family, sharing space with roommates, or just need some privacy for self-love, the bathroom will forever remain the best bet for a room with a lock where people knock […]

4 Ways to Wait for a Sex Toy to Charge (Without Killing the Mood)

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4 Ways to Wait for a Sex Toy to Charge (Without Killing the Mood)

The mood is set. Candles flicker on the nightstand and music streams from the speaker. But, with a press of the ON button, your sex toy remains still: dead. Suddenly, there’s a 20-minute wait while you charge that old standby. Sure, it’s simple enough to say, “Ditch the toy, use something else,” but we all […]

Pass on (Traditional) Porn: Alternatives to Erotic Video

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Pass on (Traditional) Porn: Alternatives to Erotic Video

When we think of porn, we usually imagine an eerily attractive couple getting it on in front of the camera, but that’s not all there is. Porn evokes the mental image of a video, usually with a traditionally attractive, heterosexual couple getting it on for a video camera. Mainstream porn is often overproduced, dramatized, and […]

Summertime Sex Tips: Staying Cool While Getting It On

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Summertime Sex Tips: Staying Cool While Getting It On

When summer temperatures arrive, the idea of getting hot and heavy starts to sound more like hot and sweaty. It’s hard to feel sexy when it’s just too hot. Instead, embrace those summer temps by experimenting with some relief from the heat — with and without sex toys. I’ve Got Chills When the temperature rises, […]

Marie-Kondo Didn’t Touch On This: Decluttering Your Sex Toy Drawer

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Marie-Kondo Didn’t Touch On This: Decluttering Your Sex Toy Drawer

Marie-Kondo guided us all on decluttering our overstuffed closets and neatly folding our socks, but she skipped over one of the best dresser drawers: our sex toys and other sexy stuff! What to Keep? The first part of any good declutter is the piles. Start by pulling out any condoms or lubricants to check expiration […]

How to Use Sex Furniture Solo

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How to Use Sex Furniture Solo

Sex furniture, that is, ramps and wedges that aid in positioning for sex are often marketed as an investment piece for coupled sex. To be fair, they are wonderful for couples! Supporting the body with firm foam, wedges, or pillows aid in angling the body for penetration. They support body weight or act as the […]