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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top Nudist Retreat in Australia Up for Sale

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Top Nudist Retreat in Australia Up for Sale

Ever about buying and living in a nudist retreat? If you’re willing to move to Australia, you could own a nudist retreat located on the Sunshine Coast. It’s up on the market for the first time in 20 years, and the owner, Rainer Mueckenberger, hopes the future buyer will maintain it as a nudist retreat.  […]

Scientific Study Discovers That BDSM is Fun

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Scientific Study Discovers That BDSM is Fun

In a moment that caused kinksters around the world to collectively say, “That’s what we’ve been telling you,” a new study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine revealed findings that BDSM play creates a similar reaction in the body to a runner’s high. The researchers said that this study confirmed their hypothesis that BDSM […]

BDSM Top Pick By British in Recent Survey

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BDSM Top Pick By British in Recent Survey

Showers to You, a shower and bathroom company located in the United Kingdom, recently surveyed 2,381 people to learn their preferred kinks and sexual activities. BDSM, in general, was the number one pick with 84 percent of people saying they engage in some form of bondage, discipline, dominance, submission, sadism, or masochism. The Daily Star […]

Saskatchewan Young People Use Condoms More Often Than Other Canadians

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Saskatchewan Young People Use Condoms More Often Than Other Canadians

Thanks in large part to community organization and outreach, sexually active young people (aged 15 to 24) in Saskatchewan reportedly use condoms more often than others their age across Canada as a whole. According to a recent study from Statistics Canada, 70 percent of younger Saskatchewans used a condom the last time they had sex […]

Kinky Couple Banned From Pub After Public Spanking

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Kinky Couple Banned From Pub After Public Spanking

A UK gastropub, The Mill, banned two people after they were caught engaging in a spanking scene in the bar. Lydia Chadwick, the dominant partner, tied her unnamed “slave” to a roof beam with a dog leash and spanked them. They thought they could not be seen in the bar, but patrons realized what was […]

Erect Penis Shown on British TV for the First Time 

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Erect Penis Shown on British TV for the First Time 

A documentary entitled Me and My Penis premiered on Channel 4 on August 31, marking the first time an aroused penis has been allowed to be shown on broadcast television in the U.K. A total of eight erections are featured in the show.  Both cis and trans men speak openly about their experiences with their […]

Annual Kinky Cruise in Germany Sails Despite COVID-19

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Annual Kinky Cruise in Germany Sails Despite COVID-19

The annual “Torture Ship” cruise in Germany set sail this year, despite the pandemic, with eager fetish folks ready to have a good time, though with plenty of safety precautions in place. Normally attended by 600 people, only about 200 kinksters purchased tickets and joined the party cruise, paying €67 per ticket. Each year, kinksters […]