BY Veronica Santos
on Mar 17, 2015
Dell Williams will forever be remembered as New York City’s number one resource to women’s sexual pleasure. The Manhattan born, Bronx raised woman offered other women the opportunity for sexual exploration in a time when orgasms and masturbation were considered ‘dirty’ and ‘taboo’ by opening her own sex shop called Eve’s Garden.
Williams was a former advertising executive, actress, and part of the Women’s Army Corps (WAC). Read More
Celebrity memoirs, autobiographies, and self-help books are all the rage, but what makes Girls star Lena Dunham’s stand out is that she actively avoids the old cliche topics that seem to be recycled from publication to publication; she admits, in her adorable self-effacing way, that she isn’t a mother, a businesswoman, a dietician, or a sex therapist. She’s herself, and that’s certainly book-worthy. Read More
In 1949, people were finally starting to think about women’s sex lives. Around 20 years before the Women’s Liberation and sexual education was in full-force, the female orgasm remained a mystery. Without knowledge of the clitoris or the G-spot, many women didn’t experience climaxing, and sadly, many were made to feel “frigid” and asexual because of it.
How elusive and majestic, exactly, was the female orgasm? This illustration published in Sexology magazine in 1949 should give us a clue. Read More