Earlier this year, sex-tech company Lora DiCarlo was awarded a Robotics Innovation Award at CES, then the award was revoked. Now, CES has again changed their collective minds, and reinstated the women-centric Osé pleasure toy the honor, with the Consumer Technology Association announcing that they “did not handle this award properly.” The debacle did, as expected, result in important conversations around inclusivity in tech, sex-tech and women’s pleasure. While the reason for the initial rescinding remains unclear, the CTA insists that there will be changes made before next year’s conference. DiCarlo says that she’s optimistic, “We are hopeful that our small company can continue to contribute meaningful progress toward making CES inclusive for all.” Read more at The Verge.
Lora DiCarlo’s Pleasure Toy Award Reinstated at CES