The use of pornography does not appear to harm most women’s sexual functioning, according to new research published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. In fact, the study provides evidence that pornography use among women is associated with several positive outcomes. Continue reading
Sex Trade Business & Sex WorkersThe sex industry (also called the sex trade) consists of businesses that either directly or indirectly provide sex-related products and services or adult entertainment. The industry includes activities involving direct provision of sex-related services, such as prostitution, strip clubs, host and hostess clubs and sex-related pastimes, such as pornography, sex-oriented men's magazines, sex movies, sex toys and fetish and BDSM paraphernalia.
Swiss brothels say they will be following a strict set of guidelines as they prepare to reopen after being forced to close their doors due to the pandemic. Their new safety measures include a list of the "least risky" sexual positions for sex workers to use with clients, according to the English-language news outlet in Switzerland, The Local. The positions include "doggy style," "cowgirl" and "rider" positions, as they minimise droplet transmission between client and worker. Continue reading
If an article with virtual sex tips had existed when I first started camming, my first night online would have been more comfortable and a bigger success. Now that I know a thing or two about online intimacy, I know it's possible to stay safe during virtual sex—and have fun too. The first night I ever worked as a cam girl was in 2009. I’d spent hours trying to make sure everything was just right—styling my hair, caking on makeup, and scanning my body to ensure I was smoothly shaved and moisturised. Continue reading
As the weeks of lockdown continue to drag on, our chaotic horniness shows no sign of slowing down. Last month, Tinder was reporting swipes in the billions (the highest ever recorded). Pornhub are absolutely winning too, reporting huge peaks in traffic worldwide. And sex toy companies have been cashing in, with sales tripling in some regions. Continue reading
As it turns out, there’s nothing like a global pandemic to get you in the mood. With everyone stuck in lockdown, it seems people are hornier than ever: sex toys, condoms, and sex dolls have spiked in sales, Pornhub has seen a surge in visitors, and searches for homemade sex toys are on the rise. Continue reading
What turns women on? The only clear answer seems to be “it’s complicated.” Growing numbers of women have gravitated toward adult entertainment in recent years, and the question is increasingly important to porn production companies worldwide as they try to tap into the 51% of the population that their industry has perennially ignored. Continue reading
Because visual pornography seems to be a part of many people’s early exposure to sexual material (a “fact” that isn’t really verifiable, but nonetheless is taken as true) it is often considered a form of sex education. And because, as adults, most of us don’t get the chance to talk honestly and openly about sex with a wide range of people, many adults continue to believe that what they see in pornographic films represents common sexual practice.