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Do condoms biodegrade, and how can I responsibly discard used condoms?

Do condoms biodegrade, and how can I responsibly discard used condoms?

It’s Friday night. Your salted caramel soy wax candle is burning. Your recycled lace bodysuit is lying on the floor. Your D.A.T.E. is in the bed. It’s going well. He gets up and walks to the toilet, condom in hand. Time stands still. Let’s talk about sex(ual destruction), baby Condoms aren't great for the environment.  Like, sexy time with your ex after a night out on the town, bad. According to BBC Future, around 30 billion condoms are sold around the world each year. Considering that most of these are either flushed down the toilet or sent to landfill, this...

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Everything you need to know about natural, vegan condoms.

Everything you need to know about natural, vegan condoms.

Mean Girls. Beyonce’s I Am… Sasha Fierce album. Billie Eilish. The 2000’s have blessed us with many a wonderous thing. You can bet your best pair of vintage Levi’s that one other thing we’re v grateful for in these climate change and pandemic-filled times is a wider variety of vegan alternatives, including natural, vegan condoms. Wait, so condoms aren’t vegan? Nope, not all condoms are vegan. We were shocked when we first found out, too. Lucky for us, condoms are no longer solely made out of sheep intestines (we wish we were joking), though conventional condoms do still make use...

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A Guide To: An Erotic State of Mind

A Guide To: An Erotic State of Mind

  The concept of the erotic comes from the Greek word Eros, referring to the god of love. Eros symbolises a passion and desire for life and the living. Over the decades various scholars and dreamers have been inspired by the erotic and its potential to influence our lives.   In 1978, the feminist poet, Audre Lorde wrote the essay titled ‘Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power.’ The essay aimed to disentangle eroticism from its cultural misuse and instead praises it as a ‘resource [that lies] within each of us.’ Lorde goes on to explain how the erotic...

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Lovers Outings Date Ideas

Lovers Outing: Things Are Getting Steamy in Here

  Monthly Date Inspiration: The Bathhouse Bathhouses are known as a place to bathe, soak, wash, and sweat but can these settings offer more?   The act of bathing has been around since Greek and Roman times where the bathhouse was the epicentre for socialisation. In Japan, the bathhouse, while originating as a Buddhist practice, was a source of ritual for connection to oneself and those around them.   The link between these cultures and the way that they have utilised the act of bathing is to espouse a sense of community between bathers. The bathhouse was an institution for...

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