• Industry spotlight,  Musings

    When dildos came out of the closet

    In the 1970s, dildos were a point of contention in the feminist movement. A 1974 issue of Lesbian Tide warned: “anyone admitting to using a dildo today would probably be verbally castigated for enjoying ‘phallic’ pleasure.” Some activists thought dildos were too reminiscent of the patriarchy. Others felt that since dildos specifically didn’t require men, using them…

  • She Bop's Picks,  Valentine's Day

    She Bop’s Picks: Valentine’s Day

    Is it any surprise we’re big fans of Valentine’s Day? Of course, we believe in love and pleasure all year round, but it’s nice to have a day set aside for celebrating in style.ย In fact, Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to scout out something new for your bedroom adventures. Here are our…

  • 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,…

  • Events

    Mom’s Sex Diary: Your Pregnancy to Their Puberty

    How Raising Kids Changes Your Sex Life… and Foretells Theirs Saturday, April 30th โ€” 7pm โ€” $25 Susie Bright opens up the sexual revolution of parenthood, from when you first become pregnant, to the baby and little kid years — and finally, the real marathon: kids reaching puberty and you hitting menopause. What’s…