Sex-Tech Highlights at CES 2020

From the wearable to the gamified, sex-centric products for all genders

At CES 2020, sex-tech companies occupy an entire corridor at the main event, representing categories from health and wellness to robotics—an advancement from CES 2019, where sex-tech was forbidden from official events and the show floor. Ranging from discreet and transportable to the obvious and impressively innovative, each product deserves representation at the event, and presently each draws serious attention. One such product is Osé, …

The Women Who Helped Make Vibrators Mainstream

In her new book “Vibrator Nation: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stories Changed the Business of Pleasure,” Lynn Comella explains how—in the ’70s—a small group of feminist retailers helped make vibrators and sex positivity mainstream. Opening stores specifically for women, these shop owners not only sold pleasure objects, but also helped to educate and empower women. In the book, Comella interviews “Dell Williams of Eve’s Garden in …

Dame Products’ New Fin Pleasure Object

We speak with co-founder Alexandra Fine about women designing for women

Co-founded by Alexandra Fine and Janet Lieberman, Dame Products‘ mantra is to “make the world a happier place, one vagina at a time.” Fine and Lieberman met two years ago, after they both (separately) founded their own sex toy companies based in Brooklyn. They hit it off immediately and soon after co-founded Dame. Fine tells us, “I have always been interested in the psychology surrounding …