• Industry spotlight,  Musings

    Steve Jobs and the lesbian erotic revolution

    It was 1984 when On Our Backs, the first ever women-run erotica magazine — and geared toward a lesbian audience, to boot — debuted. The magazine was groundbreaking in many ways, and it played a major role in the development of sex-positive feminism. What does this have to do with Steve Jobs? Well,…

  • Industry spotlight,  Musings

    The history of sex toys

    Have you ever wondered how sex toys came to be? Well, the story involves dubious medical conditions, goat eyelids, hilarious magazine ads, dragon tongues, and a cast of characters that ranges from a former police officer to a ventriloquist. Intrigued? Read on… A long time ago — 1000 A.D. Nobody knows quite when the…