• Discourse,  Kink,  Not a Review

    Discourse & Denial: An Analysis of Critical Discourse in the Kink Community

    As a community, we are all aware of the spaces in which sex and ethics intersect. We talk extensively about issues of consent and seek to educate others about the varying shades of the word “no”. We talk about practicing safe and consensual sex. We discuss respect for our partners and the necessity of open communication and active listening. But how do we approach sex ethics in kink-specific discourse? The vast majority of kinky individuals know and accept the very basic ethical tenets acknowledged and taught within our communities. We know to look for consent and to graciously accept when consent is not given or revoked, without pressuring or pushing the…

  • Reviews

    The Wench Reviews: Sola Hop

    When Peepshow Toys gave me a chance to try out the Sola Hop I was skeptical. I had seen rabbit vibrators in porn, in stores, and of course in reviews. Each of those things had a different reaction. In porn, it looked great like it was the next best thing since sliced bread. In the store it was a bit weird– I couldn’t figure out how it would fit my anatomy, and in reviews, there was always mixed emotions (some would love it, some would hate it!). It was the time I figured out a rabbit vibrator for myself. It was the time I spread my labia and fly. *flap flap*? I…