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Safer Sex

Condoms and other safer sex barriers, such as dams, gloves and finger cots, reduce the risk of sharing bodily fluids, which helps to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Using condoms also reduces the risk of unwanted pregnancies.  Read more …

 

Lube

Yes, we’ll admit it, all those options can be rather scary. You just want something that makes things slippery (cause you know that less friction feels good and makes play more safe), but does it really have to be so hard to choose a bottle of lube? Oil-based, water-based, silicone-based, vegan, glycerin-free, paraben-free…What do all those labels mean, and what do they mean for you?  Read more …

 

Butt Play

Anal toys come in different shapes and sizes. They start out smaller than a fingertip (great for beginners), and gradually get bigger (for the more experienced anal play enthusiasts!)  Different toys offer different types of sensation. There are 4 general categories of butt toy: anal beads, butt plugs, anal dildos, and P-spot/G-spot massagers.  Read more …

 

Strap-ons

Harnesses, or Strap-ons, come in three styles: Jock, G, or Thigh.  Read more …

 

Cock Rings

Cock rings are usually worn around a penis (or dildo), behind the scrotum or at the base of the shaft.  When used on a real penis, cock rings restrict blood flow, trapping blood in the erection and making the entire penis more sensitive.  In addition to increasing sensitivity, cock rings can prolong erections and orgasms.  Read more …

 

BDSM

Whatever you want to call it—BDSM, kink, power play—what we’re essentially talking about when we talk about kink is the kind of sexy fun that might involve bondage, discipline, domination, submission, sadism, masochism, bottoming, or topping (or maybe all of the above!).  Read more …

 

Alternative Menstrual Care

Periods get a bad rap, since the dialogue surrounding them is overwhelmingly negative. If we talk about them at all, it usually has something to do with painful cramps or PMS. More often, though, society encourages us to plug up and shut up – when it comes to our periods.  (Not cool!)  Read more …

 

The Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is a hammock-shaped group of muscles and connective tissue that cradles the pelvic area from the tailbone to the front pubic bone.  Keeping these muscles toned helps to reduce incontinence, strengthens orgasms, and has been said to make vaginal childbirth a little easier too.  Read more …