Category: Banter

5 Characteristics of the Best Sex Shops 1

5 Characteristics of the Best Sex Shops

I’ve worked with many great sex shops over the years, and many shitty ones. It’s no mystery: the retailers I link to over and over again are the ones who give back to their workers, shoppers, and community. Find out...

The Polite Way to Break Up (With Your Therapist) 10

The Polite Way to Break Up (With Your Therapist)

It’s not easy to share your darkest thoughts with someone and trust that they’ll understand — let alone advise with a harmonious balance between acceptance and growth. And when a therapist doesn’t hear you out, it takes only a minute...

Dating Yourself Any Day (Not Just Valentine's Day!) 11

Dating Yourself Any Day (Not Just Valentine’s Day!)

After British Vogue interviewed Emma Watson, the media fixated on the 20 seconds where she talked about being single and “self-partnered.” It was a conversation where she spoke about mental health, her place in the world as an activist, history...

4 Common Misconceptions About Sex-Positive Bloggers 18

4 Common Misconceptions About Sex-Positive Bloggers

When I reveal that I’m a sex toy reviewer, I sometimes hear variations of “Really?! But you’re so quiet/wholesome/[insert another synonym for demure]!” On a bad day, I might clap back, “I’m sorry— I didn’t realize that introversion meant not...

How to Cast a DIY Silicone Dildo at Home 24

How to Cast a DIY Silicone Dildo at Home

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you probably already agree that dildos can be highly collectible pieces of art. They’re functional tools, but it sure as hell helps me get excited when I find a dildo aesthetically pleasing....

9 Sexy/NSFW-ish Subreddits I've Been Enjoying 28

9 Sexy/NSFW-ish Subreddits I’ve Been Enjoying

If you’re reading my blog, you’re probably already on the naughty list (and proud of it). Heck, you’ve probably watched more smut than I have— the truth is that I’m a sex blogger who rarely uses porn. But I’ll save...

My Past Sexy Side Hustles & Free Stuff (Beyond Reviews!) 31

My Past Sexy Side Hustles & Free Stuff (Beyond Reviews!)

In the current gig economy, you’ve probably heard Millennial femme friends joke about sugar[ baby]ing, financial domination, or selling used panties to pay off student loans. Or just for extra spending money. It’s not a myth— there’s no shortage of...