We’re high on the idea that a new year has started. There’s promise in the air. But it’s still winter, and as Seattle restaurants continue to struggle, most are relying on takeout, delivery, and anyone willing to brave outdoor seating and chilly temperatures. The good news: Spaces are covered, fire pits are ablaze, and restaurateurs are doing everything they can to make it welcoming and warm, or warm enough.
This year, more than ever, I wish everyone peace, love, pleasure, and joy. We all deserve calm and comfort after this shitshow of year. These sex-positive gifts were picked with self-care, pleasure, and social change in mind.
Buckle up, diners! It’s another month of constant change. Gov. Jay Inslee issued another halt to indoor service at restaurants and bars, with outdoor dining limited to table sizes of five or fewer. This will remain in effect until at least December 14. As the famous proverb says, necessity is the mother of invention — and thankfully, restaurants have had months to refine the takeout process and race to winterize outdoor dining spaces. From bento boxes to burgers, here’s our latest Hit List.
A femdom class can teach you about relationships outside of the bedroom too.
If you want a better connection with your body, it’s time to step up your self-love sessions. Feeling good about yourself, and cultivating a healthy mind and body, affects every single area of your life—from your career to your relationships.
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I love anal sex. Whether it's with a finger, sex toy, penis, or strap-on, my (back) door is always open—with consent, of course, and plenty of lube.
Orgasming during sex can be tricky business if you have a vagina. Some people with vaginas can come in 60 seconds flat, while most require more time and effort. One study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that the average time to orgasm for women was 14 minutes for partnered sex and eight minutes during masturbation.
The topic of polyamory has been in the headlines a lot in recent years. From talk of William Moulton Marston creating the Wonder Woman comic based on his polyamorous triad to the fourth season of House of Cards to Cartoon Network's series Steven Universe breaking ground for LGBTQ visibility in kids' shows, it's clear: Consensual non-monogamy (CNM) is having a cultural moment. What's more, these oft-ignored relationships are even starting to be studied by scientific communities.
In a time when a lot of people’s regular routines and practices have been disrupted, masturbation is keeping a group of more than two dozen women calm, self-pleasured, and connected. The common thread? Our Bodysex work with Betty Dodson and Carlin Ross.
Let’s say you’re on vacation, you get hot and bothered, and you decide to get naked with a stranger. NBD, right? Well, it shouldn’t be. Travel is the ultimate aphrodisiac. Soak up all the good feelings that come from escape and shaking up your everyday routine, and turn that freedom into casual vacation fun. The stigma that surrounds casual sex is real but, when done safely, it can make for some incredible mental souvenirs. These are 11 tips for hitting the road and having safe, casual sex.