No doubt, vibrators are therapeutic. We women live in a stressful world littered with selfish men. Many a woman’s most satisfying sexual partner is a battery-operated, brightly colored phallus. In fact, in the darker ages of medicine, these little stress-relievers were used by doctors as a treatment for female hysteria. Sure, getting off thanks to a doctor is something porn sites make a ton of money peddling of these days, but the full story of early vibrators reveals more about the way women have been treated by the medical profession (and men in general) than about kinkiness. Sarah Ruhl’s Pulitzer Prize- and... More >>>