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Photo by Vera Lair via Stocksy. During that time, I've observed shifts in how sex is marketed—some of them, positive; others, not my cup of tea. But Doc Johnson's product already came in gender-neutral packaging. The only thing Tango was doing that was "new" was appealing to Instagram-friendly aesthetics in clean, minimal photos of hands holding a sex toy I already own. It's been sitting on my bookshelf for so long, I forgot I even had it. Many engage directly with health professionals, and when consumers visit sex shops, they get a chance to meaningfully connect with one another and learn from experts in the industry.
Many online sex shops have information about sexual health and pleasure available, usually on a blog or in the occasional wordy Instagram post, but feminist sex shops have done the hard work of creating safe enviroments where people can come in, ask questions, and feel more engaged with others. There are plenty of sex toy stores that represent and directly serve a fuller breadth of bodies, experiences, identities, and anatomies. When I visit them, I learn new things about myself and my partners.
Universe , and the clerks never blinked, no matter which one I picked up. When folks came in laughing about the size and girth of particular toys, the shop attendants patiently explained that bodies are capable of all sorts of things.
I learned about sexual health and pleasure at Smitten Kitten, my local feminist sex shop in Minneapolis, when I first moved to the city in Helpful shop attendants explained how different body parts respond to different sensations and placed floor models into my hands so I could feel a toy's strength and texture before buying it. A clerk taught me about what materials were safe for bodies, warning about the risk of yeast infections from porous jelly toys available elsewhere.
Smitten Kitten offers specialized public workshops about sex-positive consent, the anatomy of arousal, sex after cancer, and STIs. In addition to the courses they offer, Portland's She Bop gives young people private before- and after-hours binder fittings.