Today, a growing network of feminist-identified sex-toy shops exist in cities across the country, from Seattle to New York, Albuquerque to Chicago, and Milwaukee to Boston. These businesses have adopted elements of the educationally oriented and quasi-therapeutic approach to selling sex toys and talking about sex pioneered by Good Vibrations.
Vibrator Nation tells the story of feminist sex toy stores and the women who created them. It traces the history of those stores from their origins in the 1970s to their modern incarnations, offering insights about feminism and culture along the way. I interviewed Lynn and asked her to share some findings from her book as well as offer her ...
6. Couples make up a huge proportion of the sex toy market. Sex toys were historically viewed as something that you used if you had somehow “failed in love and in life”, says Richard Longhurst.
Where analytic feminism, with its critique of essentialism, holds the sex/gender distinction practically as an article of faith (see the entry on feminist perspectives on sex and gender and Chanter 2009), Continental feminists tend to suspect either (1) that even the supposedly purely biological category of sex is itself socially constituted ...
Also, “until the ’70s, most sex toys were made to look like penises. The men who owned the companies that made them ‘assumed women wanted what they had » (North, 2017) . In other words, I want to give a voice to women about their sexual needs, so these kinds of situations won’t happen again.
Feminist Porn. In 1984, porn star Candida Royalle (born Candace Vadala, 1950-2015) tired of its myopically male perspective and founded Femme Productions to produce sex videos aimed at women.
t. e. Sex-positive feminism, also known as pro-sex feminism, sex-radical feminism, or sexually liberal feminism, is a feminist movement centering on the idea that sexual freedom is an essential component of women's freedom. Some feminists became involved in the sex-positive feminist movement in response to efforts by anti-pornography feminists ...
An absolutely staggering statistic, I think you'll agree. I was so shocked I wrote to File on Four, Feedback and Woman's Hour about it. No reply from Feedback or WH - and a very curt, bordering on hostile reply from File on Four not answering my Q and implying that I was transphobic for even asking the Q.
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NotTerfNorCis Wed 27-Oct-21 13:49:54. Yes women have needed male allies - it would have been very hard to achieve political change without them, when the power rested with men. I think even now having male allies is generally a good thing. BUT. These men will have their own agenda whether they consciously know it or not.