We grow closer to people by figuring things out together. The best bonding experience is both of you creating it yourselves, and this Valentine’s Day you can do just that with these multi-function, flexible toys.
Cheating is a form of escape from our current situation; it allows us to momentarily be with someone else, maybe even be someone else, for a night. Honesty has consequences. Cheating, if we don’t get caught, does not.
Conflict is meant to happen. Relationships are strengthened by conflict. What are our capacities to engage with conflict in a way that doesn’t destroy us, but help us better understand each other?
Commit to your life, babe. Start today.
A journey into the world of vibrators that document your pleasure using SCIENCE.
Love to get off on a super sexy cake sitting but get a sympathetic yeast infection almost immediately? These food-shaped sex toys are for you.
Resolutions imply giving up something, like sugar (no), or problematic crushes (pry them from my cold dead hands). Goals, on the other hand, are positive can-do mantras, such as “I will start a band this year,” or “I will find my dream femme top.”
“I want you to know, if you ever read this, there was a time when I would rather have had you by my side than any one of these words; I would rather have had you by my side than all the blue in the world.”
“We can still be together while I talk shit about your fucking cat.”
What might we be able to do if we more carefully record, preserve, and distribute our accumulated queer sex-ed, and not just pass knowledge through the intimate, sometimes deeply guarded connections formed through sexual and romantic relationships? More than 30 years later, Party Safe and Latex and Lace contain clues to becoming allies to our own queer bodies.
For those who believe in it, astrology can be a powerful tool for introspection and self-knowledge — or you can use it to talk shit about your ex and obsess over your crush. Journey with us as we do both, and then head to the comments to live your truth.
New year, new decade, and the most dramatic astrology of our lives. Buckle up and get ready to get real.
The Autostraddle team has an impromptu discussion about our own personal phone policies surrounding screenshots, text receipts, being petty, saving contacts, and…cat photos.
Anal toys are the PURRFECT holigay gift. I can say this with a false self of certainty that literally everyone’s New Year’s Resolution will be “MORE ANAL” or “BIGGER ANAL” or “FINALLY I WILL TRY ANAL.”
Here’s a very thorough how to guide for approaching phone sex, from a chatty Capricorn slut whose greatest (PG-13) talent in life is never shutting up.
“As a Scorpio that has dated other Scorpios, I can state definitively that we are excellent at sex and secrets and not always great at other parts of relationships.”
Try these positions to add some spice (ooh, is that nutmeg?) to your sex life this December.
Need a gift that says, “Don’t worry — I’m a great communicator and navigating non-monogamy in a culture that privileges monogamous partnerships is totally easy for me?” Never fear!
Sometimes it takes an outside perspective and an objective read on what’s going on to tell whether it’s healthiest to separate — which is why our team is here to tell you from experience when it’s time to go.
Whether it’s an affordable treat, something sexy for you and yours to share in bed, or a luxury investment in your pleasure to reward yourself for making it through this year, add one more stop to your shopping this season and you and your activity partners will be thanking you for it all year long.