Weekly Roundup

The Lust Weekly Roundup: The Science of Edging

The Lust Weekly Roundup: The Science of Edging

Monday 29 March – Sunday 4 April, 2021
Erika Lust | April 05, 2021 | 3 min. read

This is the weekly Lust news roundup: catch up on the week’s sex-tech, sex-politics, feminism, and industry news here every week.

News Roundup:

Curious about anal beads? Sexologists Explain How To Use Anal Beads For The First Time. [Bustle]

Meet The Female Founder Who Just Raised $2.3 Million For Her Safe After-Sex Cleanup Product, Aiming To Destigmatize Conversations Surrounding Women’s Sexual Health. – “The company’s marquee product, dripstick, is a medical-grade sponge made to absorb excess fluid in the vaginal canal after sex — anyone who’s experienced the crossed-leg-ninja roll off the bed, penguin walk to the bathroom, and camp out on the toilet might benefit from this product.” [Forbes]

Does edging really make orgasms feel better? A gynecologist explains the origins of edging and the science behind whether it can produce more pleasurable orgasms. [Mic]

Boys Keep Flirting With Each Other on Chinese TV But Never Fall in Love. How streaming platforms in China are subtly showing romance between boys and what members of the LGBTQ community think about it. – “The trend is a double-edged sword for China’s sexual minorities, providing a rare positive portrayal of queerness on mass media, but also perpetuating stereotypes for profit.” [Vice]

Send/make nudes: How artists are reframing the tradition of the nude around the world to subvert general expectations of what nude bodies should look like. [Dazed]

This Week’s Lust News:

Every day I receive crowdsourced sexual confessions and fantasies that XConfessions guest directors and I turn into indie erotic films. Head to XConfessions now to confess your sexual fantasy. If your confession is chosen, you are rewarded with a one year access pass to the site and get to see your story on film.

Hard Wood

Me and my partner are violin makers in Italy. In the summer, the workshop smells like wood and sweat, and the strong bodies carving and planing is such an aphrodisiac. I fantasise about my partner fucking me from behind over my workbench while I try to carve a cello bridge.

Confession by Amati


Erika Lust

Erika Lust is an award-winning filmmaker, producer, and writer who's focus on female pleasure, cinematic values, and ethics in adult cinema have helped to change how pornography is consumed. Erika Lust Films was born in 2004 and since then Erika has ... Read More
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