Entries by Sara

The Technology of Orgasm

The Technology of Orgasm: “Hysteria,” the Vibrator, and Women’s Sexual Satisfaction by Rachel P. Maines From the time of Hippocrates until the 1920s, massaging female patients to orgasm was a staple of medical practice among Western physicians in the treatment of “hysteria,” an ailment once considered both common and chronic in women. Doctors loathed this […]

Sex and the Vibrator Movie

re-posted from The Better Sex Blog, written by Bat Sheva Marcus I admit it. I have been waiting all my life (okay, maybe just the last 10 years) for someone to make a quality film about the incredibly interesting history of vibrators. Really. I’m not kidding. And finally, someone is doing it. (Well, I can’t […]

TNM: The Women of AMP – Women Are Not Just a Pain in the Ass?

The New Man Podcast hosted by Tripp Lanier Episode 009: The New Man Podcast sits down with the amazing women of the Authentic Man Program as they share a little bit about how women work. We learn how women perceive men and how men can “show up” more fully to experience new depths in meeting, […]

Game Changer: The Vibrator

Listen to the September 6, 2011 episode of CBC’s ‘The Current’ It was the third invention to ever receive a patent. An electrical device ostensibly designed for medical treatment for women in Victorian England. It became known as The Vibrator and revolutionized understanding of women’s sexual needs and sexuality. Featuring segments: The Vibrator – Tanya […]

The Value of Scars

Give me a man who’s been through a couple of good crises and has put some thought into who he is. Most of my friends, single women in their 30s and 40s, seem to be faced with two polarized choices when confronting the dating pool of heterosexual men: either 1) men who are considerably younger, […]