Sex Education

A how-to sex class in a place you’d least expect it



fter-hours sex workshops in family-friendly Coolidge Corner? Yup. Hidden in the back of the Coolidge Corner Arcade, the Good Vibrations sex store caters largely to women and couples, with after-hours sex workshops taught by a staff sexologist covering everything from flirting to fellatio, bondage to tantra. Reservations and registration are required (and clothing is mandatory). While you’re there, check out the shop’s one-of-a-kind collection of antique vibrators that date back to 1905. Arpie



Contrary to popular belief, the Puritans who settled Boston were not anti-sex. To propagate their numbers, they insisted on it. One man who refused to have sex with his wife for two years was expelled from his church. Unwed, courting couples were encouraged to “bundle” or “tarry” together in bed. By the middle of the 18th century, half of New England women were pregnant at marriage.

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