History

Ever Wondered What the Meaning Behind “LELO” Sex Toy Company is?

You probably know LELO as one of the leading brands in luxury sexual wellness. They were one of the first sex toy...

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The Heroes of Pride and the LGBTQ+ Folks Who Represent Us

Through millennia of forced silence, the LGBTQ community has persisted – and with more of us holding positions of...

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Masturbation: A Brief History Of Me-Time

According to George Carlin, “If God had intended us not to masturbate, he would have made our arms shorter.”  A...

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Divine Female – Have Men Always Been Religious Deities?

“God is a Woman” sang Arianna Grande with her remarkable single in 2018. Her attempt to tap into the history of a...

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What’s A Ghost’s Favorite Fetish? Spectrophilia, Obviously

Please tell me you also pictured the famous clay spinning scene from “Ghost” with “Unchained Melody” playing in...

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Sex That Changed the World

With a little historical research, we’ve discovered a timeline of sexual desires from notable royals from around the...

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Interview with Sex Toy Historian Hallie Lieberman

Even as a teenager I tried to make female masturbation socially acceptable. It comes as no surprise our cave dwelling...

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Five Medieval Sex Facts That Might Surprise You

1. Girl-on-girl action was not necessarily considered sex. Although the attitude towards female same-sex acts in...

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Dirty Pictures: The Sexy Symbols in Famous Art that You Never Noticed

Artists have been communicating ideas around sex and love for centuries—we’re looking at you, you saucy ancient...

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What’s the Difference Between a Dildo and a Vibrator?

This article was scientifically fact-checked by Human Sexuality expert Dr. Laurie Mintz. As the taboo of talking about...

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An Oral History: Blowjobs Through the Ages

Through the ages sex, sexuality and sexual practises has wavered in and out of favor, moving from one side of the moral...

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5 Unusual Ways to Get Off That You Need To Try Now

This article was scientifically fact-checked by Human Sexuality expert Dr. Laurie Mintz. Masturbation Month is upon us...

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The Fascinating History of Condoms

The condom as we know it today, strictly regulated and uniformly packed in neat foil squares, may seem like a...

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A Brief History of Marriage Equality

What a way to usher in Pride Month! In the same week, Greenland’s parliament passed marriage equality unopposed, and...

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The Divine Female: Part 2

In The Divine Female: Part 1, we examined the archaeological evidence suggesting a wider-spread worship of a...

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The Divine Female: Part 1

This is a Man’s World belted out James Brown in 1966. And maybe it was. But today, for all of our inconsistencies and...

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