“Best invention, second to the dishwasher”: Vibrators and sexual pleasure

@article{Waskul2019BestIS,
  title={“Best invention, second to the dishwasher”: Vibrators and sexual pleasure},
  author={Dennis Waskul and Michelle Anklan},
  journal={Sexualities},
  year={2019},
  volume={23},
  pages={849 - 875}
}
This study examines how people learn about vibrators, their attitudes toward them, fears or hesitations about acquiring and/or using one, and the significance of vibrators to participants’ sexualities. Based on 78–147 responses to an online open-ended survey, participants report: primarily learning about vibrators from media and peers; their interpretations of media representations of vibrators are juxtaposed as both a tool for great pleasure and a shameful taboo; that vibrators are often… 

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  • Encyclopedia of Sexuality and Gender
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