When A Condom Fails: LELO HEX

By Cara Sutra: It’s ridiculously ironic that the first time the world at large heard about LELO’s newest product, it was on April 1st. It’s just a shame the news wasn't also outed as an April Fools that day, so we could all have a laugh and applaud LELO's sense of humour over the LELO HEX.

Pre event: Erofame Germany 2015 – the European Adult Expo

Something big is happening this October and I’m going to be there! It’s time for Erofame in Hanover Germany, and it’s one of the biggest adult industry trade shows in Europe.

Sex News: Skins Condoms launch new competition to find the ‘Face of Skins’

Skins Condoms, reputedly the 'UK's fastest growing condom brand' has launched a brand image002new UK based competition to find the 'Face of Skins' this May 2014. The recipient of this honour will be following in the footsteps of such celebrities as the infamous Geordie party animals Vicky Pattison, Gaz Beadle and Scott Timlin of Geordie Shore fame.

Sex News: New Pleasure PULSE Male Masturbator & Couples Sex Toy launches in UK...

* Revolutionary male vibrator, PULSE, represents the biggest industry innovation in decades * Patented oscillating technology based on medical research, creates unique and intense experience for users, compared with traditional vibrations

We-Vibe & Lelo Fight Over Right to Distribute C Shape Couple’s Vibrators in the...

By Hella Rude If you're hot on your sex toy news, it won't have escaped your notice that We-Vibe and LELO have been going head-to-head over the rights to distribute C-shaped, wearable vibes for couples in the USA. But why is there even a We-Vibe & LELO fight going on?

Sex Toy News: Design a new sex toy & earn more than £100,000

Lovehoney is offering a £1,000 prize in three categories: best sex toy for women, men and couples. A further £2,000 will go to the overall winning design which has the chance to go into production like Trevor's Sqweel.

The Act Itself: A brand new print magazine devoted to the world of erotica

I was delighted to receive the debut issue of The Act Itself recently, free of charge in exchange for an honest overview and communication to my erotica loving audience here at Cara Sutra. My first impression upon opening the discreet, well wrapped package was the size of the magazine. Instead of little more than a leaflet which I was expecting (print is very expensive), I held in my hands an A4, glossy leafed book, rather than a magazine. With 150 pages to leaf through (which are admittedly in black and white unlike the outer cover) I knew that this was a magazine which would easily see any avid fan of erotica through four months until the next issue arrived on the mat.

LGBT Pride Month: Being Proud Of Who You Are

By Cara Sutra: June isn't only Adult Sex Ed Month, it's also time for another important awareness-raising international annual campaign: LGBT Pride Month.

Uber Kinky launch world’s first International Male Chastity Day

International Male Chastity Day is set for February 15th, and men are encouraged to get loved up on Valentine's Day then locked up the day after, making for a spectacularly saucy weekend for perverted partners everywhere.

This new sex toy promises to fit your love life like a glove…

The makers of The Glov at Glovin Life (based in Tampa, Florida) have gone back to the drawing board as far as sex toys and sex toy accessories are concerned. The result, a chargeable, electronic glove to fit over the user's hand, hopes to make using sex toys even easier and more comfortable than ever before.

ElectraStim Kegel Balls – Design Diaries

By Hella Rude As my regular readers will know, I've been working with electro sex toy company ElectraStim for a couple of years. Part of my work with them is helping to design and test sex toys to expand the present range found on their websites.

Professional Copywriting for the Adult Industry – Part 3

...they may be a link directory themselves or a certain type of porn site - and I don’t want Google to see my site as being in the same class as www.bigbustymilfs.xxx, www.nakedbukkakequeens.com or www.pervertedpuppiescrushedtesticles.net when I am trying to rank for erotic writing, industry copywriting and/or sex toy reviews from a professional perspective.

Censored sexuality: why the UK porn ban is so terrifying

By Cara Sutra: I mean if porn DVDs are being produced which are expressing an enjoyable and liberated view of sexuality, then there should be no problem having Video on Demand following the same guidelines. This has become known as the UK porn ban.

Growing Acceptance of Sex Toys in India

By Aleena M Reyes: When people think of India they may think that a place where the Kamasutra originated must be a huge believer in free and open sex with any consenting adults, right? Not quite. Contrary to western belief, the ancient Hindu text was a life manual that detailed the way a person should live their life both inside and outside of the bedroom.

Eroticon 2014 Report: Write Sex Right Erotic Writing Conference

By Cara Sutra: Report of the Eroticon 2014 Write Sex Right Erotic Writing Conference by Cara Sutra. It was with some trepidation that I opened my eyes far too early on Friday morning. 4am, to be precise. I was afraid of missing my alarm. My deranged mind decided to wake me approximately every twenty minutes until my chosen waking time actually rolled around.

Mia Maxx: Your Hand-Held Fucking Machine

By Cara Sutra: What if you could own a sex machine which you don’t need to plug in – and which fits neatly in its own storage pouch between uses? I’m not talking about any run-of-the-mill vibrator; this is Mia Maxx – the hand held fucking machine.

Will Britney reveal Fifty Shades of Grey Riding Crop on TV?

...visual references to kink such as collars and leashes, bull whips and mouth gags, Britney Spears has not been backwards about surging forwards into the fetish scene. She's definitely making the most of the effect from the 50 Shades books - not to mention the official 50 Shades of Grey sex toys - on the media and the commercial consequences on various industries in modern culture.

Perfect Sexy Christmas Gifts: My Best Sex Toys 2013

It's that time of year again, when thoughts turn to the perfect sexy Christmas gifts for your lovers, partners, husband, wife - or the flirty office starlet who you're pretty sure has been catching your eye all year. You've got plans for the Christmas office party, that's for sure.

How Your Adult Business Should Respond To Unhappy Customers

By Cara Sutra: I doubt there’s any business out there that has never experienced unhappy customers at one point or another. As genuine and admirable as your company values may be, unhappy customers are part and parcel of being in business.