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The High Notes  – Control, Kink, Sex Education

Last updated September 5, 2018

The High Notes: Issue #10

Apple sexts; Malteasers; retro kink; intuitive control; sex ed; polyamory

STACCATO — short and sharp, quick reads

With the release of iOS 10, Apple have unwittingly raised the game of all sexters out there. Thank you, Apple!

This wonderful commercial from British sweet company Malteasers went viral this week, having been shown after the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympics. The concept? “When a romantic moment is interrupted by a spasm, our heroine takes it in her stride.” We love it.

A PIACERE — enjoy at your pleasure

Meet the women taking back the porn industry and moving sextech from the bedroom to the boardroom. Featuring yours truly!

Here’s nine of the most iconic kink illustrators, showing how our artistic obsession with kink goes back decades.

Don’t push my buttons. Exploring intuitive control of vibrators — how will we control our pleasure products in the future?

ADAGIO — longer reads, dive a little deeper

Dreading the onset of winter and planning next year’s summer holiday? You may want to consider the Art of Love festival in Germany — a 10 day event dedicated to sex & pleasure. You can read Vice’s in-depth (and definitely NSFW) review of the event here.

A new study has shown teenagers find sex education completely inadequate. Bustle takes us through some great ways to improve it.

Why polyamorous people fear ‘coming out’. A fascinating read.


It’s Open House Weekend in London — you’ll find us exploring some of the architectural delights our city has to offer. Unfortunately we couldn’t find any that were pleasure-related…

This week was a big one for us: our cofounders were selected as UK’s Top 30 young entrepreneurs for 2016.

Have a great week — let’s keep elevating the discussion on pleasure.

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