A human sexuality blog written by Leandra Vane, your friendly (and kinky) Unlaced Librarian. Topics include erotic media, kink, relationship dynamics, disability, and book reviews. Mostly updated Mondays. Mostly.
I'm working on some deadlines, so for this week's blog post I'm bringing you some of my favorite sex positive YouTube channels and videos. I certainly hope you enjoy, and please share and support the work of these fantastic sex-positive voices!
The first video is my all time favorite TED Talk: Erika Lust presenting on feminist porn and how she became an adult film maker. "I don't want to get women out of porn, I want to get women IN to porn!" It gives me chills every time!
The next video comes from The All Male Review. The host CJ says "fuck" a lot but he also does fantastic reviews of sex toys for men. I highly recommend his channel. This video discusses stigma surrounding sex toys for men and let's not lie, I LOVE IT.
We continue on to Sunny Megatron who also does a lot of sex toy reviews and whose channel I also love. To get a sense of her sex-ed style check out this video on multiple female orgasms:
Today’s book review is “A Life Less Monogamous,” a fiction
novel written by Cooper S. Beckett. I was sent an advanced copy for review.
Cooper S. Beckett is no stranger to writing about ethical
non-monogamy. Readers of The Unlaced Librarian know I reviewed his first book “My Life on the Swingset,” which is a non-fiction book comprised of personal
essay style chapters in the realm of swinging and polyamory. I highly recommend
the book as a resource for people who are interested in swinging and open
Considering almost everything I’ve read about open
relationships, swinging, and polyamory has been non-fiction, I was interested
to take in this offering of a contemporary fiction piece in which the married
main characters open up their relationship.
The central premise of the story follows the main couple Jennifer
and Ryan as they begin exploring the world of swinging – encouraged after they
meet a dynamic and attractive couple – Bruce and Paige – who happen to be