Blush Novelties Avant Pride P1 Freedom Review: rainbow striped dildo

Have you ever wanted a rainbow-striped dildo?
Of course, you have!

Avant Pride P1 rainbow dildo with unicorn background

Blush Novelties’ Avant series is so full of, “fuck yeah!” and the recent Avant Pride con­tin­u­a­tion gives me even more eye can­dy to geek out over.

As the name might have hint­ed, the Avant Pride col­or schemes are based on some pride flags of the LGBTQ+ com­mu­ni­ty: gay pride, les­bian pride, trans pride, gen­derqueer pride, and so on. All the toys are cast in small batch­es of striped sil­i­cone. And they’re all qual­i­ty, body-safe basics for $30 or less.

The original Blush Avant Pride dildos and plugs

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The line has since expand­ed to include bi pride, bear pride, and so many others!

The Blush Novelties Avant Pride P1’s Shape

Blush Novelties Avant Pride P1 size comparison to Gaia Eco and Avant D4.

The Avant Pride P1 at its nar­row­est is even slim­mer than the 1″ wide Gaia Eco. It’s also sig­nif­i­cant­ly small­er than the Avant D4

Out of the six designs, I test­ed the rainbow-striped Pride P1: Freedom. The P1 and P2’s shape reminds me of the LELO Gigi’s G‑spotting head, but more round. It fea­tures a slight­ly flat­tened, bul­bous head, about 1.4″ wide. Under the head, the shaft tapers down into a very thin (less than 1″ wide) neck, and towards the base, ramps back up to 1.45″ wide. But despite what the shape would suggest…

…don’t expect intense G‑spot stimulation from hand-thrusting the Pride P1!
Bending the Avant Pride P1's flexible shaft in my hand.

The Avant Pride series’ dil­dos and plugs are com­fort­ably soft & flexible.

Hypothetically, the shape would be aaaah-mazing for my G‑spot, if only the sil­i­cone weren’t so flex­i­ble! Like the Avant D5, it’s medium-firm and has some squish to it, but the Avant Pride P1’s thin neck reaaal­ly empha­sizes the floppiness.

If I lie back and thrust the P1 with my hand, it does zilch for my G‑spot; the bendi­ness means that I can’t angle the toy in any mean­ing­ful way. If the Pride P1’s size and head shape appeal to you, anoth­er beginner-friendly but firmer G‑spot toy would be the Tantus Sport.

What about mounting and riding the Pride P1?
Rainbow G-spot dildo mounted in Liberator Wing toy mount.

I opt­ed for insert­ing the Pride P1’s base in the Liberator Wing.

The P1’s sil­i­cone flex­i­bil­i­ty lacks inten­si­ty but makes up for it in com­fort, both for vagi­nal and anal use. I whol­ly advo­cate press­ing the strong suc­tion cup against a hard sur­face or putting the base in a mount and rid­ing it.

Strangely enough, that makes it a lot more intu­itive for me to aim the Pride P1 against my G‑spot. However, I can’t advo­cate it as a begin­ner G‑spot dil­do. Yeah, the sub­tle G‑spot stim­u­la­tion can get me off, but that’s because I’ve been BFFs with my G‑spot for a looong-ass time and know it very well.

For other kinds of stimulation, I’m conflicted about that swell near the base

There are two main things that the ramp­ing increase in girth near the bot­tom is suit­able for:

  1. Clitoral grind­ing if you want some­thing inside while you grind on the outside
  2. Sphincter stim­u­la­tion dur­ing anal pen­e­tra­tion, par­tic­u­lar­ly if you’re using the head for your prostate

Myself, I find it stim­u­lat­ing for my cli­toris and ure­thral sponge. When I insert the dil­do all the way in for cervix stim­u­la­tion, the bump stretch­es my vagi­nal open­ing and adds so much to the sensation.

If that’s your thing, I’d in a heart­beat rec­om­mend the Pride P1 as a toy for explor­ing mod­er­ate­ly deep pen­e­tra­tion. Why? Though it’s not long and can’t bot­tom me out, the shape is what works for my cervix. The head is bul­bous enough to press gen­tly against it from behind, but it’s squishy and flex­i­ble enough that it would­n’t be as uncom­fort­able to some­one new to fornix stim­u­la­tion.

Blush Novelties Avant Pride P1 Freedom

Final thoughts on the Blush Novelties Avant Pride P1 dildo

I don’t rec­om­mend the Pride P1 (or real­ly, any Avant Pride toy) as a begin­ner G‑spot dil­do. However, The P1 and P2 are silky-smooth, afford­able, basics, great for gen­tle prostate stim­u­la­tion, grind­ing against one’s cli­toris, or just some­thing to clench around. For $30 or less, you get live­ly and dynam­ic col­ors cast in a mate­r­i­al that will last a life­time. That goes for every toy in the Avant Pride series.

And that’s noth­ing to shrug off. Blush Novelties is once again ahead of the trend, adding body-safe sex toys to the mar­ket that are both appeal­ing and acces­si­ble. With the Avant Pride line, they’ve tak­en basic designs and made them vibrant­ly unique.


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I want to give a shout-out to Peepshow Toys for let­ting me try the Avant Pride P1 and send­ing it to me in exchange for my freely giv­en, hon­est review.

I’ll always tell you the truth about my expe­ri­ences in my reviews. If a toy does­n’t work for me or if it’s poor­ly designed, I’ll let you know. Even if my expe­ri­ence goes against the grain.

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4 Responses

  1. Kalliopeia says:

    I lust after these so, so much. The rain­bow is gor­geous. (On a con­cep­tu­al lev­el though, I do not under­stand the les­bian col­ors on a real­is­tic design. That seems like a mis­match. There should be a non­re­al­is­tic one with the labrys design to match, at least.)

  2. Clara says:

    Oh my god these are so gor­geous!!! I’m so in love. Thank you for the review!!

  3. Trix says:

    I won­der if the Wave would be more effective…

  4. Madelyn says:

    I have the avant pride dil­do, and it is one of my favorites!! My girl­friend and I use it all the time. It’s smooth and per­fect­ly bendable.

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