February 2013

Tripcentral.ca sex survey

A survey conducted on behalf of the travel website Tripcentral.ca of 1013 Canadian women reveals that 53% think sex is better on vacation. 55% of those interviewed gave a lack of stress or more relaxation as the reason for hotter sex away from home, 16% credited the romantic setting.

Other results included who was willing to get down outside of the hotel room (43%), with 20% saying they already had.


Wicked Wanda and the Barbie-and-Ken Bondage Scene

by Peter Berton

Wicked Wanda’s Adult Emporium (wickedwandas.ca) is a downtown Ottawa sex store. Besides offering an extensive range of sex toys, Wicked Wanda’s stirred up some dust last Christmas, by featuring a window display featuring Barbie and Ken dolls in graphic bondage play!

Cereal for sexual health

Ontario entrepreneur Peter Ehrlich has created a cereal with ingredients he believes “point the way” to long-term sexual health. Sex Cereal, available now in 500 stores in Canada, takes form of a Male cereal, which according to its website “supports testosterone and energy levels” and a female cereal which “was created with hormonal balance and desire in mind”.

While Ehrlich makes no claim that the cereal is a natural libido enhancer, he claims that friends who have tried the cereal “definitely feel like they want to have sex.”

Teen pregnancy on the rise in Atlantic Canada

While teen pregnancy rates in Canada have been declining since Statistics Canada started tracking them in the 70’s, that decline is at an end and experts suggest the socio-economic climate is partly to blame.

Playtex Canadian sex survey results

To promote their Fresh + Sexy wipes (side note: stop trying to convince me my vulva is dirty, advertisers), Playtex Products sponsored an online survey of 1003 sexy Canadians aged 18 – 49. The results make me want to give all of you a high five (and some lube.)

Ontario premier to reintroduce inclusive sex-ed

Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s new premier, has promised to “evolve the physical health and sex education program” that was shelved in 2010 due to religious protesters, since age-appropriate curriculum about gender and sexuality is so very blasphemous. Wynne did not announce when they planned to reintroduce the curriculum but said that parent consultations will come soon and will include advocacy groups like the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association (OPHEA) and People for Education.

New study into sex and virginity

A new study conducted at the University of Mississippi shows that the quality of your experience losing your virginity might affect your sex life in later years. Of the 331 people interviewed by researchers, those who had a physically and emotionally satisfying first time were more likely to report being fulfilled with their current sex life.