1. Until recently the only sex toy that had a name was the dildo...(I wonder whether this will get as many hits as Sir Henry Wellcome's sexual objects, so far, the most popular post I've made)
Previously there were lots of euphemisms and “devices” and “objects” and “things”. The only one there was a term for was dildo. Which I think reflects the extremely phallocentric assumptions of what sex is about. Obviously we don’t know how they were used – men could have been using them for their own gratification – a spot of prostate massage.
Wednesday, 3 October 2012
I'd almost forgotten doing this!
Just came across an interview I did some months ago for MyDaily: Sometimes Mr Teddy Has To Watch - Ten Fascinating Things MyDaily Learnt About Sex Toys: