• Core Values,  Queer,  Sex-Positivity

    5 reasons why straight people need queer sex shops too!

      Following our post about sex positivity, today we’re going to talk about being HERE and QUEER! But not just Here for Queers: Here are 5 ways a queer sex shop benefits everyone – regardless of sexual orientation.   1. The story is broken (you’re not) Boy meets girl. Prince saves princess. Bride marries groom. There are lots of different ways in which the heteronormative story is told but the basics of the story tend to be the same. Queer people are usually left out of this story – which can feel pretty bad – but it also gives us a different perspective on the narrative. Knowing that sexual attraction…

  • Desert Island Dildos,  Sex Toys

    Desert Island Dildos… with Rachel Kramer Bussel

      Desert Island Dildos is a new regular feature in which we ask people we like one very important question: if you were stranded on a desert island, which 5 sex toys would you want to have with you? The rules: this is a magical desert island with a power supply and infinite batteries – because we wouldn’t want to discriminate against our vibrating friends. you might be alone on the desert island, or you might have a lover (or 2, or 3…) there with you. Your choice! as ever at Other Nature, we’re using “sex toys” in the broadest possible sense. A well-thumbed volume of erotica, your favourite lube,…