Posted by UR on February 9, 2006
Put some environmentally virtuous lovin’ into your healthy living
Published in the February 2006 issue of Shared Vision Magazine.
A more environmentally virtuous way to get some healthy lovin’ into your healthy living
Designer Christi York was thinking about her organic lifestyle one day, when she had a naughty thought. “I’m really into organic foods and the learning process of what we put into our bodies,” says the founder of Vancouver-based Buenostyle, “so the idea for this graphic just popped into my head.”
That idea was a bright, stylish response to the “granola-coloured boring styles” and “depressing environmental messages” she saw on store shelves: a line of sassy, organic cotton panties emblazoned with a just-try-me challenge to Eat Organic.
Organic lingerie it’s not, but cheeky entrepreneurs like York are starting to put the “wheeee” into green: her natural panties join the products of a swelling rank of daring marketers who bring you a more environmentally virtuous way to get some healthy lovin’ into your healthy living.
Shared Vision went in search of off-the-grid toys, trends, and tidbits and selected a few that seemed particularly playful, guilt-free, and non-intimidating. These mostly local treats are chock full of healthy goodness in one way or another, so go ahead and try a sample. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by UR on May 5, 2005
Communication while you play is the only way, says the kink community
If you’re not tied up this weekend, Vancouver’s kink community would like to tell you a thing or two about safe, sane, consensual sex. Enthusiasts of the Lower Mainland’s BDSM, swinger, polyamory, and erotica scenes will be joining up with sexologists, politicians, filmmakers, and self-professed “perverts” at the Sex Conference to overcome what they see as the biggest threat to healthy sex: ignorance. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by UR on February 8, 2002
Do “orgasm creams” give mens’ blue pills some stiff competition?
Good morning, good morning! Your fella is kicking up his heels on his way to work and and it’s terrific that Viagra is helping men get their ED thing sorted out, really. Unfortunately, only 25 per cent of their female partners report that they experience orgasm during intercourse and nearly a third acknowledge a complete lack of sexual desire. That leaves a few dance partners asking, “Hey, what about me?” Read the rest of this entry »
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