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A little self-love can go a long way

Sex toy company Good Vibrations began International Masturbation Month in 1995, soon after Surgeon General M. Joycelyn Elders was forced to resign for having the audacity to suggest that young people should learn about masturbation as part of sex education. The goal of the month-long celebration has always been to fight the taboos against self-pleasure and remind people that masturbation is not just safe and healthy but really good for us.

A guide to sex toy liberation

Whether you’re a sex toy connoisseur with five bins of toys under your bed, or you’re a total newbie, it can be scary to bring up the topic of incorporating toys into your sex life with a partner. And that applies to new partners as well as ones who have been around for a while—some people in long-term relationships have only ever used sex toys when masturbating, never with a partner.

Put the frisky back into your Friday

Working from home has its downsides (days on end without showering, forgetting how to eat in public, growing accustomed to never wearing pants so when you have to leave the house a real waistband feels like a torture device), but it also has many, many perks. One of those perks is that if you are a person who still has any interest in sex, you could feasibly squeeze in some afternoon delight between meetings, something that would be very hard to pull off (though not impossible!) when working in an office environment. Whether that’s a quick romp with your partner or a solo sesh in celebration of May being Masturbation Month, here’s how to pull off this midday stress reliever.