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Win a FREE High-End Rabbit Vibrator from LELO!

THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. But you can still sign up below for EM & Lo’s once-in-a-while newsletter of kick-ass sex & relationship tips — that way, you’re guaranteed to be a winner! Are these shorter days and darker nights getting you down? Then maybe you need an energizing bunny to put the hop back […]

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How to Introduce Your Guy to His Prostate

Given how much pleasure can be found in the prostate, it’s amazing how many straight men still can’t bring themselves to try anal play. Some men worry that enjoying a little prostate massage will turn them gay, or at least girly. Others think it’s too dirty, both literally and figuratively. Still others are afraid it’ll hurt. And then there […]

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LELO on a Budget: The Best Sex Toys Under $100

It’s no secret LELO is our favorite maker of pleasure objects in the entire world (and not just because they’re our sponsor!). They make high quality products that are designed to both look and feel wonderful. Put simply: LELO elevates sex. But quality ain’t cheap. We think it’s worth saving a bit and investing in a […]

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A Guide to Couples Toys, from Beginner to Advanced

The couple that plays together, stays together. Which is the number one reason you, as a part of a pair, should be regularly investing in new and novel toys together. But not just any toys — we’re not using the term “novel” here literally: stay away from novelties that aren’t really intended for serious use […]

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Happy Orgasm Day! Here Are 8 Reasons to Have More

Not that we need any encouragement, but to celebrate National Orgasm Day today (July 31st), our friends at LELO, the world’s leading experts in pleasure, have compiled their top 8 reasons why we should all have more orgasms:   1. People who orgasm 4 or more times a week look up to 7 years younger […]

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Last Chance For FREE Lelo Shipping During the Masturbation Month of May!

sponsored post: May is international Masturbation Month, and there’s really only one way to celebrate. To help you observe this holiday in style, LELO is offering free shipping for the last few days of May! Find something shiny and new to spruce up your or your honey’s masturbation routine, and then just enter the following […]

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Did You Blow Mother’s Day? 13 Belated Gift Ideas (w/Overnight Shipping)

Did you blow Mother’s Day yesterday? Did that homemade card just not cut it? Below are some great gifts (for any budget) available online with expedited shipping (except the cake — you’ve got to put some elbow grease into that one.)   1. “Relax Me” Fizzy Bath Balls $6 each           […]

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13 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That Don’t Totally Suck

Flowers are okay. But moms like other stuff too: soft stuff, scented stuff, stress-relieving stuff, sexy stuff. Okay, so maybe you don’t want to get your Mom (or the mother of your children) a big ol’ dildo for Mother’s Day. But let’s try to think outside the vase. Below are some great gifts (for any budget) […]

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Turn Your Headphones Into a Sex Toy

You know the basic idea of sensory deprivation, right? You limit one or more senses, and the others get stronger. Limit everything but touch, and your orgasm will feel like the center of the universe. You may have done this without even knowing you were practicing sensory deprivation — with a blindfold, for example. But […]

News
10 Ways to Avoid the E.R. – A Sex Toy Safety Review

Recently, the Washington Post reviewed data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission and found that sex-toy-related injuries have been on the rise, dramatically spiking after the whole Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon. (WP has a great chart.) Despite easier access to higher quality toys and a lot more helpful info on how to choose and […]

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I Dropped My Ben-Wa Balls on Date Night

by Alex Alexander for YourTango   I think we can all blame Fifty Shades of Grey for our knowledge and misconceptions about Ben-Wa balls — or at least I can. I’ve known about the existence of them for a long time — and it’s why I always giggled when Ben Wallace took the court during an NBA game — […]

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An Antidote for Feeling Fifty Shades of Blah in the Bedroom

If the upcoming Fifty Shades movie is making you feel like your own sex life is a little drab in comparison — just a single shade of grey, as it were — then we are prescribing you a dose of the video above, “50 Shades of Pleasure,” made by Trojan with our hilarious director friend Laura Murphy, […]

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Fifty Shades of Luxury: How to Shop for Toys Like Christian Grey

LELO’s 20-karat gold Luna Beads Luxe | Sponsored Post One of our theories about why the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy sold so well (despite terrible writing and a thin, derivative plot) is that it’s dripping with wealth. The private jets and the fancy gifts and the luxurious home are like a spoonful of sugar that help […]

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Fifty Shades of Shopping

Everything to make your ladies’ night screening of the movie or your 50-Shades-themed Valentine’s Day weekend even sillier (and maybe, in a few cases, sexier…maybe).   50 Shades-Themed 3-Candle Set, $25 (Prime)   Fifty Shades Inspired 6-pc Nail Polish Set, $30   Fifty Shades Shot Glass, $10   Happy Ending Fortune Cookies – 50 Shades […]

How To
How to Use a Flogger Like Christian Grey

The following is from our very own naughty dictionary, 150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink. Bolded words signify individual entries that appear elsewhere in the A-to-Z section of the book. Anything with a tie icon  indicates an activity or prop mentioned in the Fifty Shades series (symbolic of the famous woven tie Christian Grey uses to restrain Anastasia Steele). […]

Pop Culture
How “Fifty Shades” Has Changed Sex Over the Past Several Years

sponsored post As if the palpable global anticipation for the first movie adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” wasn’t evidence enough, our friends over at LELO have actually quantified just how influential the story of Ana, Christian and his woven tie have been on the world’s sexual habits. They surveyed over 10,000 […]