Brothels (Amsterdam):This article about the reality of being a window brothel owner in Amsterdam will open your eyes. And possibly turn your stomach.
E-stimulation (or, Electricity can be sexy!): If you’re curious, intrigued or just plain confused about what electrostimulation is, JoEllen Notte has an article on Kinkly about the four best gadgets to get you started, depending on what you’re looking for from the experience.
Family Law and Non-Traditional Lifestyles (US): If your blood pressure is a little low have a read of this article by Neil McArthur on Vice about how family courts in the U.S. punish kinky and other non-traditional parents.
Films (real sex): There are more (sorta) mainstream films that include unsimulated sex than you’d think. This slideshow from OtherBuzz lists 36 of them. I’ll be reviewing many of these on the site in the upcoming months.
Porn Laws (UK): The porn laws in the U.K. are even more complicated, ridiculous and annoying than I originally realised. This article by Screw Taboo on KinkCraft breaks down a great deal of information and includes links to further info, if you’d like to learn more.
Sex Toys (silicone and safer sex): Curious about something for my personal life (ahem), I did a bit of research about what condoms were safe to use with silicone toys. One particularly useful article that arrived on the scene was this one from CondomDepot. It explains why condoms are a good idea, what can go wrong when using them with sex toys and includes a list of silicone-safe condoms to try.
STIs/STDs (level-headed advice): Oh Joy Sex Toy’s comic this week is all about STI/STD testing–why it’s important and why being diagnosed with something isn’t the end of the world.