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Joan Price Q & A


Ask out senior sexpert Joan Price a question about sex when you're older...



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Horny And Menopausal? What The Research Says...


Author Jane Fleishman, PhD, MEd, MS breaks down sex drive science for senior women. Warning: your do...



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Senior Sex Hub


Senior Sex means keeping that spark for life. No matter your age, you are never too old to enjoy a fulfilling sex life....



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How To Talk About Sex Toys With A Partner...


We call them “sex toys,” but vibrators and other pleasure stimulators are far more than “toys,” espe...



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Painful Sex At Menopause – What Can I Do?...


Painful sex at menopause – Going through the perimenopause and menopause might mean your sex life ta...



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Strengthen Erections - A Urologist’s Tips For Getting Your Penis ...


Want to strengthen your erection? Dr Judson Brandeis provide...



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Are You Feeling Sexy During Lockdown?


Are you feeling sexy these days? Whether you’re sheltering in place with others or alone, your libido is probably feeling the effects of stress and isolation. Maybe you feel sexier than usua...



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Seniors Speak about Sex - Part 1


Our Hot Octopuss Senior Sex Hub usually aims to answer your questions and help you fix your sex and relationship problems. ...



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Can You Have Good Sex After Menopause?...


“Is there sex after menopause?” a reader asked, dismayed by her sexual changes. Sex after menopause ...



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Seniors Speak about Sex - Part 2


The happiest and most sexually satisfied seniors communicate concerns and figure out inventive senior sex solutions and adaptations....



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The Stonewall Generation: Interview With Jane Fleishman...


In this compelling article, Joan Price interviews Jane Fleishman Ph.D., author of “The Stonewall Gen...



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Sex Toys For Perimenopause


Changes to libido and sexual response are normal during perimenopause. Pleasure products can help. Nicci Talbot shares her top sex toys for perimenopause....



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If You Don’t Want Sex Anymore, Learn About Responsive Desire...


Our resident senior sex expert Joan Price asks how you can t...



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Getting Started With BDSM: Older Person’s Guide...


Author M. Christian delves into how BDSM can become an enjoyable part of anyone’s sexual activities,...



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Can Sex Toys Help With Erectile Dysfunction? JETT Worked For Me...


Can sex toys help with erectile dysfunction? The JETT penis ...



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Top Sex Toys For Seniors – Suzanne Portnoy...


One of the benefits of being a prolific sex blogger and erotic memoirist a decade ago was trying out...



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National Orgasm Day: How Orgasms Change As You Get Older...


Orgasms change as you get older. But, says Joan Price in this piece for National Orgasm Day, they ca...



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Our Survey Of Over-55s Smashes Stereotypes About Sex And Ageing...


According to our sex and ageing survey, seniors experiment m...



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Joan Price’s Ultimate Senior Sex Tips


Joan Price is an advocate for ageless sexuality, runs a blog about senior sex and is one of our favourite sex educators. Here she is with her ultimate tips for staying sexy in later life....



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Tackling Sexual Shame – Reimagining Sexual Pleasure...


Dr. Jane Fleishman weighs in on sexual shame. This article combines research with expert advice on h...



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Solo Sex For Seniors


For seniors, masturbation is an important part of our self-care practice. Not only does it cause a mood boost, but it also keeps our genitals functioning and healthy. Here are the best toys ...



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Senior Sex Stories During Lockdown


When Joan Price asked her newsletter subscribers how they were dealing with sex during lockdown, many said their sex lives were as good as before, or better. Here are their senior sex storie...



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What Does ‘Good In Bed’ Mean Post Menopause?...


When a woman tells me a partner is ‘really good in bed’, I always wonder what that actually means fo...



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Senior Sex 2020 Roundup


Ready for 2021 yet? At Hot Octopuss one of the highlights of 2020 was the launch of our Senior Sex Hub. Before we go racing into the new year, resident sexpert Joan Price gives a roundup of ...



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Improve Your Sex Life In 2021: Senior Sex New Year’s Resolutions...


Improve Your Sex Life In 2021: Here are Joan Price’s top tip...



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Joan Price On Her ‘Completely Real And Unscripted’ Film, ‘Guide T...


We’ve been working with senior sex educator Joan Price for s...



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Hot Octopuss Review of the Month: Sex Toys Over 50...


Following last month’s awesome ATOM PLUS review from Violet Fenn, which got a great response when we...



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A New Focus on Pleasure as We Age


Major studies recently concluded that we are having less sex than we were a decade ago. Is it true? Read on to find out more. ...



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Can’t Keep An Erection Long Enough For Sex...


At 70, I am experiencing a lessening of my ability to keep an erection throughout sex. I have tried ...



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Erectile Dysfunction Sex Aids: Then and Now...


From evil spirits to impotence ‘courts’, history has some very strange tales to tell about erectile ...



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Erectile Dysfunction: Coming Without An Erection?...


It’s not every day you’re perusing a medical journal and you get the inspiration for a brand new sex...



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Erection Problems


Erection problems or erectile dysfunction (ED) don't have to put a stop to a satisfying sex life. Hot Octopuss products could be the answer. Our range of penis toys can help you orgasm witho...



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Situational ED: It’s Not Your Dick, It’s The Drugs...


I have slept with a lot of men who have worried about their erections, and it’s time we talked about...



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7 Random Facts About Brewer’s Droop


Temporary erectile dysfunction caused by alcohol – or ‘brewer’s droop’ – is something most men understand only too well. Overdoing the booze on a night out can mean a frustrating, horny even...



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New Sexual Pleasures For The Penis-equipped...


Greetings, my fellow possessors of a particular. anatomical appendage! If you don’t mind, I’d like ...



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Tips For Dating A Non-Binary Person On Grindr...


Thinking of dating a non-binary person? Spotted someone on Grindr or other dating app but not sure h...



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How To Know If You’re Non-binary


Most folks don’t just wake up one day and think, “I’m nonbinary!” But those who do... we’re jealous. It’s normal to be uncertain or have fluctuating feelings about gender that may never comp...



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What Is Non-binary?


Regardless of how you identify, your gender was assigned to you at birth – and you had no say in it. That’s why everybody benefits from a critical analysis of gender. Here is the first arti...



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Queer, Trans & Non-Binary


Trans person walking in the rain with a rainbow umbrella. ...



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‘There Is No Word For It’ – On Language, Sex And Gender Diversity...


Serge Nicholson, Sex and Relationship Therapist, on how tran...



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Non-binary Sex – An Intimacy Crash Course For NB Folks & Their Pa...


For the final installation of our NB 101 series, guest autho...



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Chronic Sex at Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit...


We’ve wanted to attend Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit for a while. So this year we were chuffed to b...



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Kelly Perks-Bevington: Top Five Sex Tips for Disabled Women...


These sex tips for disabled women aren’t exactly traditional...



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Sex Aids For People With Mobility Issues...


At what point does a ‘sex toy’ become a ‘sex aid’? A mystery for our ages, perhaps. In fact, we’d pu...



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Sex & Disability Products


We've collated some of the best Hot Octopuss products that can help people with disability enjoy a new type of pleasure....



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More Brilliant Sex and Disability Bloggers...


Following last month’s popular post introducing some stigma-busting sex and disability bloggers, her...



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Meet The Stigma-Busting Disabled Sex Bloggers...


At Hot Octopuss we’ve been working closely with sex bloggers for over five years, and it’s been exci...



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The Only Foreplay Secret You Need To Know...


Want to become a master of foreplay? Feel like you need to brush up on – or level up – your foreplay...



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Pleasure Rebels


Pleasure Rebels is a weekly podcast by Hot Octopuss hosted by Kelly Gordon that talks about sex, sexuality, disability, gender and how to have better sex....



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PULSE & Disability – How It Works


PULSE DUO and PULSE SOLO ESSENTIAL have a unique design that specifically combats sexual dysfunction in patients with physical or neurological disabilities without the need for health practi...



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Sex & Disability


Disabled Sex means knowing that pleasure has no limits. No matter your disability, you have a human right to a fulfilling sex life....



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Masturbation Tips For Men With Mobility Issues...


Mobility issues can make it difficult – or sometimes impossible – to masturbate independently. Yet a...



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Andrew Gurza Tries PULSE


Disability campaigner Andrew Gurza writes breathtakingly honest and insightful pieces for Huffington Post and other platforms about his experience of being a queer disabled man navigating se...



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Leandra Vane on Orgasm Hunting With Nerve Damage...


Leandra Vane, otherwise known as The Unlaced Librarian, wrote an excellent blog for us about disabil...



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What do you do when your brain says yes to sex but your body says...


When blogger Zec Richardson became disabled, his first conce...



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Disability & Sex Stigma


Leandra Vane is a sexuality writer and speaker – her groundbreaking blog The Unlaced Librarian covers body identity, relationship styles, sex and disability, kink and book reviews....



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Kelly Gordon: Best Accessible Sex Toys...


Kelly Gordon’s personal mission is to bust the myth that disabled people are sexually limited. After...



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‘You guys get paralysed men!’ – an ex-soldier tries PULSE...


One of the best things about working at Hot Octopuss is hearing from disabled customers who’ve found...



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Sex and Spinal Cord Injury: The Story of PULSE...


We were catching up with Alix Fox’s brilliant ‘Close Encounters’ podcast recently when one story rea...



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Accessible Sex Toys: How Can The Sex Toy Industry Be More Inclusi...


It’s Sexual Health Week 2019, and the focus is on relationsh...



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Hot Octopuss Celebrates International Day of People With Disabili...


At Hot Octopuss to celebrate International Day of People Wit...



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Why the Sex Toy Industry Needs Queering Up...


Queer it up – Here at Queers Next Door, we believe that just about everything needs queering up, esp...



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Is Scissoring A Thing?


Jenny Guerin is one of the lovely sex writers we met at Eroticon this year, so when she offered to write this piece answering one of queer life’s eternal questions, we jumped at the chance. ...



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Marriage And Transition: A Partner’s Perspective...


Pride Month is here and it’s not just queer folx who are celebrating! Fresh from inside queer/trans/...



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Sex After Transition: Love Is A Many-Gendered Thing...


Jen Dragon talks about sex and transitioning...



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Does A Cock Ring Work With A Strap On?...


An intrepid queer couple tried out our ATOM and ATOM PLUS cock rings with their favourite strap-on. ...



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PULSE INTERACTIVE Sex Toy Sets


Recommended by Davey Wavey, the PULSE SOLO INTERACTIVE gay couples sets for penises are a world first. Connect online and see who cums first....



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Demisexual Meaning – Am I Demisexual?


It’s more common than you think – the need to form a close emotional bond before having sex. Guest writer Lucas Jackman unpacks the meaning and identifying traits of demisexuality. Think you...



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7 Ways Straight People Can Celebrate Pride Month...


Pride Month is here and it’s not just queer folx who are celebrating! Fresh from inside queer/trans/...



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How To Support Your Bisexual Partner (who everyone assumes is str...


Many folks have bisexual partners and unfortunately, this pa...



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Bisexual or Bi-Curious? We got you


Bisexual: “the potential to be attracted to more than one gender.” If you’re bi or questioning here are some resources to support your journey. Let’s put an end to bi-erasure (and start feel...



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