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Dear Em & Lo: My Fiance Won’t Let Me Use a Vibrator During Sex

Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service! Dear Em & Lo, I am 24 years old and am recently engaged to my boyfriend of 2 years. We have been very open with our sexual problems but one I just can’t see to get him to understand is that I can’t have […]

The New and Improved Hitachi Magic Wand Is Here to Stay!

We’re incredibly relieved that we didn’t find out how close the Hitachi Magic Wand came to being pulled from the market until after Vibratex swooped in to save the day. It turns out that after decades of people co-opting the famous back massager as a trusty sex toy, Hitachi finally got a bit uncomfortable with […]

Personal Essays
Top 6 Toys I Fantasize About

Our contributor Jewely Hoxie studies Human Sexuality at the University of California Santa Cruz (read her blog here). She has this to say about the sex toys she wishes were a part of her collection… 1. Whipsmart’s Pleasure Swing A sex swing sounds like a combination of two of the greatest pleasures in life: playing […]

Pop Culture
Top 10 Celebrity Sex Toy Endorsements

You know how major celebrities like Brad Pitt and George Clooney stoop to appear in advertisements overseas — especially in Asia — on the promise that the ads never show in the U.S.? They shill for everything from cars to booze in ads that look impossibly fake because we are shielded from them. Well, it […]

Do You Name Your Favorite Sex Toys?

We know that guys name everything from their cars to the penises — and yes, it turns out that grown men who pay mortgages and have kids still do both of these things. So what about the ladies: Have any of you ever named a favorite sex toy that knew just how to get you […]

Dear Em & Lo
6 Steps for Teaching Yourself to Orgasm

Dear Em & Lo, I’ve been sexually active on and off for about four years now. The problem is that throughout those four years I have never reached an orgasm. I’ve had sex with partners and even bought a vibrator, but I still don’t think I’m finishing. When I use a vibrator it’ll be really […]

Comment of the Week: I Finally Made My Vibrator Obsolete!

photo via Flickr We love a success story. Here’s Anne, in response to “10 Steps to Orgasming Without a Vibrator”: I have been going electric since I discovered any sort of sex in my teens. You would be surprised how many household items vibrate. My first orgasm was with vibration and I had never had […]

How To
How to Buy a Sex Toy (With No Buyer’s Remorse)

The Nea by Lelo fits all our criteria below There are countless toys out there to choose from — unfortunately, not all of them will get you to your happy place effectively, or even safely. The sex toy industry is littered with manufacturers and distributors who are more interested in quantity than quality. Fortunately that’s […]

LELO’s 3 New & Improved Toys, All 100% More Powerful!

LELO just relaunched three of their greatest-hit pleasure objects, revamped according to customer demand. The most important change to the three toys — INA 2, MONA 2, and ELISE 2 — is that they are now 100% more powerful. Imagine if you could make that kind of request of your partner?! No offense to lovers the […]

Lelo’s Short Film of Vibes at Cannes

The Cannes Film Festival is in full swing right now (May 16-27) and one of its special guests is one of our favorite pleasure-object producers: the high end Swedish design company, Lelo. They’re screening their very own short — okay, it’s a crummy commercial. But as with everything Lelo does, it’s beautiful, sleek, glamourous, luxurious and inviting — like their […]

The Pocket Rocket — Literally

Retro Pocket Rocket by Big Teaze Toys Pocket rocket vibrators have been around forever — since before sex toys got all fancy and high tech and, you know, effective. But there’s a reason the pocket rocket-style vibe has stood the test of time — it’s small and unassuming, but not so small that you wonder […]

Lelo’s Egg Massager Comes with Free Holiday Packaging!

This post is sponsored by Lelo For those of you who are gift-wrapping challenged, Lelo is offering a festive red and gold holiday sleeve for the box of their new egg massager through December 19th — for free! The “Lyla”, part of their new Insignia line, is controlled via wireless remote with an unprecedented range […]

Vintage Vibrator Museum

Believe it or not, sex toys weren’t invented by Sex and the City. In fact, the first evidence of sex toys dates back 30,000 years, and there are records and depictions of sex toy use in ancient Greece and Rome. There’s nothing quite that antique in Babeland‘s Vintage Vibrator Museum, but you’ll find plenty of […]

Personal Essays
5 Ways to Make Masturbation Even Better contributor Jewely Hoxie, who is studying Human Sexuality at the University of California Santa Cruz — you can read her blog here — has a confession to make: I think we can all agree now that plenty of women enjoy masturbation at least as much as men. But the way women enjoy masturbation can vary […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Why Doesn’t Oral or Manual Feel Like My Rabbit?

We get a lot of advice questions coming in at, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call by leaving your advice in the comments section below: Dear Em & Lo, I have […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call – How Can I Enjoy My Sex Life As Much As My Sex Toy?

photo by ValtheKid We get a lot of advice questions coming in at, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call by leaving your advice in the comments section below: Dear Em & […]