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Understanding How the Transgender Community Has Been Transformed

Understanding How the Transgender Community Has Been Transformed
When I spoke at the Bisexual Conference in San Diego back in 2003, the word “transgender” was not yet in the current vernacular. But there were many transsexual individuals in attendance, searching for like-minded people with whom to share experiences and create a community. As a sexolo... More »

Brand News: How to Lose a Company's Trademark

Brand News: How to Lose a Company's Trademark
Earlier this year, in a case of first impression before the Federal Circuit, the court directly addressed “whether the offering of a service, without the actual provision of a service, is sufficient to constitute use in commerce under Lanham Act § 45, 15 U.S.C. § 1127.” The cou... More »

Web Depot: Keep Your Site Unique By Substituting Text

Web Depot: Keep Your Site Unique By Substituting Text
A JavaScript library for randomizing taglines by substituting sentences for each other, swapping only the necessary words, substituteteacher.js is an easy way to be sure that your site’s users see different text whenever they visit — and is a great way to provide fresh descriptions and o... More »

Porn: A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

Porn: A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?
I married at the ripe young age of 38, and it wasn’t until several years after that that my husband introduced the idea of watching porn. I told him I wasn’t interested. Throughout my entire adult life, I believed that if two people loved each other, they didn’t need porn. My husba... More »

Paysite Power: Making the Switch to a New Content Management Platform

Paysite Power: Making the Switch to a New Content Management Platform
I was recently asked by an industry pioneer and someone reviewed by many as a production legend to give my feedback on a new design in the works for modernizing of his heavily branded paysite. Everything seemed standard until I saw a comment on the designers’ client feedback portal and saw on... More »

Uplifting Sales by Creating a Positive Work Environment

Uplifting Sales by Creating a Positive Work Environment
The attitudes of your team members are a reflection of the attitudes of management. The ultimate goal in retail stores is to provide patrons with the most positive experience possible. Attitude starts at the top and has a trickle-down effect. Your bottom line is a direct result of your team’s ... More »

From Masks to Opera Gloves, Manufacturers Talk BDSM Accessories

From Masks to Opera Gloves, Manufacturers Talk BDSM Accessories
BDSM is not only known for its kinky activities, but also, for all the leather, latex, spandex and PVC fashions that go with it. Fetish attire can be worn by people who aren’t actually participating in bondage, domination, spanking, flogging and other BDSM activities: some fetish fashion enthu... More »

Keeping It Juicy: Beyond the Conventions

Keeping It Juicy: Beyond the Conventions
Our industry is one that enables an enormous amount of travel. It’s somewhat part of the genetics of adult that we find ourselves over and over again with friends in foreign lands. I remember flying to The Island Gathering just two years ago with my girlfriend (now fiance, after a successful... More »

Latex, Leather and PVC Fetish Attire Shows Diversity in 2015

Latex, Leather and PVC Fetish Attire Shows Diversity in 2015
The popularity of “Fifty Shades of Grey” — first the E.L. James novel of 2011, and in 2015, the film — has focused attention not only on BDSM activities, but on fetish attire as well. Fetish attire, which is worn by both people who are heavily into the BDSM scene as well as p... More »

Adult Biz Should Learn More About Habit-Forming Products

Adult Biz Should Learn More About Habit-Forming Products
In the end, our industry has a leg up on mainstream. The psychological drive for sex is the best trigger there is. But spending some time understanding and wrapping a framework around how to create a habit-forming product could stimulate some new ways of thinking about product design. If you’... More »

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