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Old 06-25-2011, 11:32 AM   #1231
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I was looking at a website for an organisation that delivers boxes of fresh produce straight from the farmer to the consumer without a middle man. This led me to a link about 10 things to do with food that is about to go off, rather than putting it in the bin which then led to this article. Interesting...I live in a sheltered world and had never even contemplated that vegans might use different products from non-vegans...but if you're stick to your principles, then this is being very thorough about it.

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The Meatless Bone: Vegan-Friendly Ways to Get It On-Amanda Hess


Things are easier said than done, or so the old adage goes, and we couldn't agree more. That's why we do The GOOD 30-Day Challenge a monthly attempt to live better. Our challenge for June? Go vegetarian.

For today's socially conscious consumer, the ethical implications of putting animal products in our mouths is a constant source of discussion. Less attention is paid to the role of animals in other orifices. But for vegans—who eschew all products made with or tested on animals—getting off means scouring lubricant labels, hand-picking latex condoms, and investigating porn stars' diets. Want to pork in a pig-free way? Get down doggie-friendly style? Here's how:

Vegan condoms. Prepare to get turned off: Safe human sex often requires a little animal involvement. Most oral contraceptives are produced by pharmaceutical companies that test on animals; the milk protein casein turns up in many latex condoms.

In recent years, the safer sex industry has made efforts to help vegans protect themselves against disease (and prevent babies). Almost a decade ago, Boise-based condom distributor Caryn Thompson embarked on the expensive and time-consuming process of importing, distributing, and certifying casein-free condoms from Sweden. After spending years navigating the FDA and another six months vetting the condoms through the U.S.-based Vegan Awareness Foundation, Thompson's O!Zone Wholesale is now the sole U.S. importer of certified vegan RFSU condoms. From there, RFSU condoms are distributed online or through brick-and-mortar specialty sex shops, like Portland, Maine's ethically-minded CS Boutique.

RFSU isn't the only condom manufacturer that doesn't use casein, but it's one of only a handful of companies that come with the vegan stamp of approval. "I thought it was important to get the information out there," Thompson says. "For people this matters to, it really matters."

But proving a product's vegan bonafides doesn't always end at certification. Glyde Condoms, which sells rubbers that are certified vegan through the UK-based Vegan Society, tries to one-up the competition by marketing its products as "the only really vegan condoms." And after dealing with sex-product companies that "have been murky and non-committal over the years about whether their products are truly cruelty-free," web outlet The Sensual Vegan now requires retailers to issue a signed statement swearing that their sex aids are totally vegan. "I want to be able to sue any company that lies to me about the vegan-ness of their products," the shop says.

Tired of hunting down ethical rubbers? There's always surgery. As The Sensual Vegan puts it: "Other than vegan condoms, the only reliable option for preventing pregnancy is sterilization."


Vegan lube. Are you slathering animal products on your genitals? Possibly. Lubricants like Luvena contain the dairy-derived enzyme lactoperoxidase; K-Y Warming Liquid capitalizes off the work of honeybees.

In recent years, some lubricant manufacturers have stripped their products of animal derivatives in order to court sexually active vegans. Until May of last year, Good Clean Love marketed "natural" and "organic" lubricants to the vegan community that contained a "small percentage of lactoperioxidase, something like .001 percent, that was part of the preservative system," Good Clean Love "Love Evangelist" Liz Spannuth told me over e-mail. The company has since nixed the ingredient. "In our experience vegans are very fastidious about educating themselves on product ingredients," she says. ...
Source: http://www.good.is/post/vegan-sex-ho...ree-get-it-on/
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Old 06-25-2011, 12:59 PM   #1232
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Well, contraception is technically unnatural.
So it's not surprising that those looking for vegan-safe contraception would have a hard time.
Pun semi-intended.
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Old 06-26-2011, 06:24 AM   #1233
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A condom to keep Vegans from reproducing? Hell, I'll support that.

I'm a vagetarian, btw.
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Old 06-27-2011, 02:16 AM   #1234
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RFSU isn't the only condom manufacturer that doesn't use casein, but it's one of only a handful of companies that come with the vegan stamp of approval. "I thought it was important to get the information out there," Thompson says. "For people this matters to, it really matters."
Of course it does, if they have an unplanned child, vegans can't eat 'em.
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Old 07-13-2012, 04:42 PM   #1235
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Old 11-19-2015, 03:04 PM   #1236
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7 Couples Reveal The (Weird?) Rules They Have For Getting It On

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1. “Our only rule is to keep quiet if there are others in the house.” —Zak L.

2. “We don’t make love while she’s on her period. I had a bad first experience in college that I couldn’t get past. And I wash down there right before if I want her to go down on me.” —Brandon S.

3. “Our rule is to speak up. If something isn't working in the sack, say something. Even the most sexually in-sync partners aren't mind readers. Sometimes mind-blowing sex could use some gentle guidance.” —Charyn P.

4. “My husband and I have a few rules in the bedroom: no socks, the lights can't be too bright or too dark, and no TV in the bedroom—at all! We actually received a TV for our bedroom as a gift from our parents and ended up giving it back. The bedroom is for bonding, sex, and intimacy—not watching TV. Also, no answering phones if they ring during sex!” —Fiona M.

5. “If one of us is in the mood for sex and the other isn’t, we give the other 24 hours to ‘get in the mood’ before masturbating. This isn’t to stop masturbating—the purpose is to increase the frequency of our intimacy while giving one another a little space and understanding.” —Adele C.

6. “No social media 30 minutes before bed. Social media is like the anti-aphrodisiac.” —Margaret W.

7. “We create a weekly sex plan to make sure we have sex at least four times a week. He plans two days, and I plan two days—and we totally surprise each other with new ideas. It keeps it hot and interesting! —Nicole M.
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Old 11-19-2015, 03:11 PM   #1237
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Also, no answering phones if they ring during sex!
Absolutely, answering the phone interrupts her making my sandwich.





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Old 11-22-2015, 10:43 PM   #1238
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You walked into the party like you were walking onto a yacht
I logged into the Cellar like I was logging onto my email account
Your hat strategically dipped below one eye
My curser strategically placed over this thread
Your scarf it was apricot
My thought was on who it's about
You had one eye in the mirror as you watched yourself gavotte
I had one eye on the thread title as I watched the OP unfold
And all the girls dreamed that they'd be your partner
And all the replies seamed they'd contain part of
They'd be your partner, and...
They'd contain part of, oh
You're so vain, you probably think this song is about you
My username, I thought this thread was about me
You're so vain, I'll bet you think this song is about you
My username, I'd have bet this thread was about me
Don't you? don't you?
Wouldn't you? Wouldn't you?
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Old 11-23-2015, 08:21 AM   #1239
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I thought it was a thread about Warren Beatty?

Very good, btw.
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Old 11-23-2015, 12:52 PM   #1240
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Oh Sexobon, you're so vain.
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Old 11-25-2015, 08:17 PM   #1241
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you probably think this thread is about you
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Old 11-28-2015, 05:47 PM   #1242
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Old 11-29-2015, 07:14 PM   #1243
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You might be thinking of moppets.
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Old 11-29-2015, 08:59 PM   #1244
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Old 11-30-2015, 04:12 PM   #1245
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I was wondering if anyone else would go there!! It's the first thing I thought of!

(Popdigr watches (watched?) that show. He's nearly deef, and the computer is near the tv, so, it's gets injected into my brain, whether I want it there, or not.)
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