Sexual Spectrum: Nichole Taylor of The Honey Bunny’s

While we all know that sex sells, it must be remembered that in a crowded marketplace you do have to get a little creative to sell sex. Seems odd to think, given the major industry sex is, but there are many people out there looking for a piece of that pie.   Nichole Taylor of The Honey Bunny’s, a Toronto-based sex products retailer, has developed some ingenious ways to get sexual products out to the public. Utilizing web and pop culture strategies, as well as good old-fashioned hand selling, Taylor is poised for success in a busy field.   I chatted with …

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Sex News! I love it!

Big week in the world of sex here in Canada. What do you think of the decision on polygamy and polyamory? Gamer Girls Have More Sex Goodbyes and Hellos on SWTO’s team Kermit The Frog Is A Terrible Boyfriend How to lose friends and alienate colleagues: Show cleavage, study finds Tanya Cheex—Burlesque Rebel The Sun wants to know why it’s homophobic In Defense of Divorce B.C. judge upholds Canada’s polygamy laws The polygamy ruling: Another peek into the bedrooms of the nation Cops watched porn, skipped work instead of investigating missing women: Galliford Naked Anthropologist Laura Agustin claims antislavery movement …

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Toronto Erotica Writers and Readers Meetup—November 30!

Toronto Erotica Writers and Readers Meetup!Wednesday November 307-10pm$5 coverTequila Bookworm 512 Queen St. W., Toronto November 30 is our next time to get together for wicked words and wanton writing. We’ll have another icebreaker courtesy of Skye and a talk by Robin Wolfe of Freaky Fountain Press (http://www.freakyfountain.com/)! And don’t forget ORAL: Adventures in Erotica (http://www.spreaker.com/page#!/show/oral_adventures_in_erotica) will broadcast the open mic erotica reading at 9pm. If you can’t listen live, check out podcasts at http://sex-in-words.blogspot.com/. If you have books, chapbooks, zines or dirty limericks scribbled on napkins you want to trade, share or sell, bring them!

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Sexual Spectrum: Miss dd Starr

Photo credit: Andrea Hausmann We’re all taught to stay in school in order to get ahead in life. Study hard, put your nose to the grindstone. Well, fabulous burlesque beauty Miss dd Starr did just that, except it was more about rhinestone!   Heating up the Toronto burlesque for a few years now, Miss dd Starr brings a unique and fantastic blend of sex and style to her performances that wow audiences. By embracing the tassel arts, she has also learned and discovered more about herself.   I had the opportunity to chat with Miss dd Starr about the role of burlesque …

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Sex News! I love it!

Egads! A day late. Sorry, I couldn’t get time on the internet yesterday. But lots of great sex news to read! Women Have Sex and Enjoy It. Get the Fuck Over It.   Group denied intervention in ‘clumsy Don Juan’ case Why anti-john laws don’t work Carleton students push for sexual assault centre Ex-porn star Sasha Grey fires back at critics The 53-Year-Old Man With Trouble Climaxing Female orgasm captured in series of brain scansSexual Misconduct: A Pandemic Love Coco, Vol. 5 Bare Women Dear Redheads: I’ll Take Your Sperm! On Glitter, Transphobia, and Hate Speech Quiz: Sex Toy Or …

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Sex At The Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and The Rescue Industry—Nov 24 in Toronto

This looks like a great event! Maggie’s: The Toronto Sex Workers Action Project Presents Sex At The Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and The Rescue IndustryThursday, November 24, 20117:30pm at The Raging Spoon 761 Queen Street WestToronto Wheelchair accessible room and washrooms | FreeBooks available for purchase, courtesy of the Toronto Women’s Bookstore Dr. Laura Agustín, an internationally renowned sex worker rights advocate and an expert on undocumented migration and informal labour markets, is coming to Ryerson. She will be giving a talk based on her book, “Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry”. Sex at the …

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In defence of blue jeans

I have enjoyed going to fetish nights in clubs for years. To be clear, I mean fetish-themed nights in night clubs and not dedicated fetish parties or dungeons.One thing I have always had a bit of a twitch about was the dress code at these events. They inevitably include a variation on “black, leather, latex, pvc, goth, cyber, costume, lingerie, military, etc.” By no means to I have any problem with these types of outfits, quite the opposite. But what I do have a problem with is the restricted list. And what is usually at the top of that list? …

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New article on Met Another Frog: Who’s Afraid of the Birds and the Bees?

Here’s my latest contribution to Met Another Frog. They’re having a “Family Values” month with lots of great content about sex and relationships and how they relate to bringing up children. I am currently rereading To Kill A Mockingbird for the first time since school, and I read the quote at the beginning minutes after I submitted the draft for the article. As I continue to devour this magical piece of literature, I feel that my own parenting style has been, subconciously, modeled after Atticus Finch this whole time. Who’s Afraid of the Birds and the Bees?

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