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Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010
Last weekend, I attended a sex toy trade show in Miami (yes, I know—my life is really hard). The best part of the show was getting to connect with other sex-positive store owners, managers, buyers and educators. Over piña coladas and in the pool, we shared our philosophies, struggles, unanswered...
Thursday, July 29, 2010
It's hot—really hot. If you don't have air conditioning, it might even seem like it's too hot to have sex. However, there are some fun ways to add an icy tingle to your play, even in the middle of this heat wave. Many high-quality sex toy materials can be chilled by placing them either in a glass of ice water or in your...
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Lately, we’ve noticed an increasing interest in male chastity devices at the Tool Shed. These are devices that restrict access to the male genitals, thus preventing masturbation, sexual intercourse and/or orgasm, or causing pain if an erection is achieved. There are two basic types...
Friday, July 9, 2010

Do women like men to trim their pubic hair?

You could be asking two different things: 1) Do women prefer that their male partners have trimmed or groomed pubic hair, or 2) Do women enjoy having a partner trim their own pubic hair for them? While pubic hair removal creams, waxes and razors have been marketed to women for decades, male pube grooming entered our social consciousness rather recently. When Samantha...
Thursday, July 1, 2010
Last week, I answered a reader question about anal sex and hemorrhoids. This week, we'll continue our exploration of the intricacies of anal play by tackling a question about butt-plug usage: What concerns might there be if one were to use butt plugs over long durations? As in, only removing when necessary? Butt plugs are toys designed to be inserted into the anus and left in place (rather than moved in and out with a thrusting motion as...
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Do all women have a G-spot? I have been trying to find my wife’s for years now, and I just cannot find it. I know it is supposed to be in about 2 inches on the front side. What might I be doing wrong?
Thursday, June 10, 2010
This weekend is Milwaukee PrideFest. That, coupled with Marquette’s recent decision to rescind its offer of employment to a lesbian professor, has many people in our city thinking about issues related to sexual orientation. Because I was recently asked to develop a workshop on bisexuality, I am dwelling on...