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“Illegal” Sex Toys Confiscated and Burned in Indonesia

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“Illegal” Sex Toys Confiscated and Burned in Indonesia

The sex toy industry has boomed across the globe during the pandemic as more people stay home and need something to occupy their time and attention. This includes countries where adult products are illegal to purchase or own, like in Indonesia. When Indonesian customs officials find sex toys, they confiscate them and destroy them. Over […]

Man Breaks Into Dorm Room and Steals Vibrator

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Man Breaks Into Dorm Room and Steals Vibrator

It started in July 2019 when a 27-year-old man in Singapore broke into a university student’s room and rummaged through her belongings and “fiddled” with her sex toy. By January 2020, he came back twice more, and ultimately stole her pink vibrator worth S$40 (Singapore dollars). In addition to the break-ins and theft, the man […]

Man Sues Twitch for Injured Penis

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Man Sues Twitch for Injured Penis

Erik Estavillo, a gamer living in California, has filed a $25 million lawsuit against Twitch, the streaming platform popular with gamers, due to injuries he claims to have suffered to his penis among other parts of his body. He blames all the “scantily-clad female gamers” he watched for making him want to over-use his Fleshlight […]

International Survey Shows 69 Percent of People Consider Orgasms Self-Care

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International Survey Shows 69 Percent of People Consider Orgasms Self-Care

A recent survey conducted by dating app Badoo in partnership with Canopy Cultural Insights set out to learn more about people’s ideas, attitudes, and experiences with sex, especially during the current pandemic. What they found was that people want and need sexual pleasure but they also feel shame about it. The survey results come from […]

Survey Says More Millennials Spicing Up Their Sex Life During Quarantine

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Survey Says More Millennials Spicing Up Their Sex Life During Quarantine

A recent study by OnePoll surveyed 2000 adults: 1,000 baby boomers and 1,000 millennials to learn more about their sex life in the time of COVID-19. Forty-two percent of millennials reported actively wanting to spice up their sex life during this time, though based on the survey responses, many more than that are actually trying […]

Artist Shares Dildo Art on Instagram

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Artist Shares Dildo Art on Instagram

Los Angeles-based artist, Jen Stein, 28, creates art using a focus and medium you probably won’t see in a museum anytime soon — dildos. She shares her completed works of art on Instagram as @adultartsandcrafts2, a new Instagram account created after the last one was removed.  Stein sometimes creates entire scenes around a dildo, like […]

Auto Parts Company Helps Husband Hide Order with Sex Toy Packaging

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Auto Parts Company Helps Husband Hide Order with Sex Toy Packaging

An American man reached out to GizFab, an auto parts company located in the UK, to request special delivery service for his order. He said he’d rather “come out of the closet” to his wife than have her find out he ordered more car parts. Could the shop disguise his order for him? GizFab was […]

Betty Dodson, Sexologist Who Taught Women How to Masturbate, Dies at 91

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Betty Dodson, Sexologist Who Taught Women How to Masturbate, Dies at 91

Betty Dodson, a second-wave feminist who began her sex education life creating erotic art has died at the age of 91. She used the art and the time spent with women she invited to her Manhattan apartment to teach them that vulvas come in a variety of shapes and colors. She also taught plenty of […]

Study Says Women Fall Asleep More Often After PIV Sex

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Study Says Women Fall Asleep More Often After PIV Sex

A recent study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences found that women fall asleep more often after penis-in-vagina (PIV) sex than men do. According to the researchers, the reason why may have to do with increasing chances of conception as part of human evolution. The theory goes like this: Because humans are bipedal, getting up and […]

New UK Show Features Lesbians Helping Straight Couples Have Better Sex

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New UK Show Features Lesbians Helping Straight Couples Have Better Sex

A new show has debuted on UK television called The Lesbian Guide to Straight Sex. Four lesbian sex and relationship experts help heterosexual couples rekindle heat and lust in the bedroom. Jade, Genevieve, Ali, and Maria use a variety of techniques and skills to help couples improve their sex lives. They called themselves the UK […]

Kink Group’s Outdoor Event Shut Down by Police Over COVID-19 Restrictions

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Kink Group’s Outdoor Event Shut Down by Police Over COVID-19 Restrictions

Police in Berlin announced on Twitter that they shut down a 600-person “fetish party” on Saturday, October 25, 2020, for what they said were COVID-19 restriction violations. The outdoor gathering was broken up by two police forces. Though police didn’t name the group who organized the party in their tweet, Alte Munze, a club located […]

British Singer Lily Allen Opens Up About Her Sex Life and Masturbation

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British Singer Lily Allen Opens Up About Her Sex Life and Masturbation

Lily Allen, 35, is an English singer and writer, who recently partnered with Womanizer to release a limited edition version of their famous Liberty vibrator. Allen says her first orgasm occurred with a vibrator while on tour and before that, her sexual pleasure was performative (aka faked) rather than genuine. Allen opened up about her […]