VICE: The First Sex Toy for Trans Men Is Here
The following is the introduction to an article Neil McArthur wrote for VICE magazine. It was originally published on Sept. 22, 2016. McArthur is an associate professor of philosophy and the director of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of Manitoba.
Over the past decade, the sex toy industry has exploded into a $15 billion market, and observers predict it will reach $50 billion by 2020. And the proliferation of toys of all shapes and sizes to meet any imaginable kink and fetish, plus the fact that any taboo about them has all but dissipated from our cultural climate in 2016, makes it almost unbelievable when charismatic trans activist and tireless entrepreneur Buck Angel says, “There is no toy ever in the history of the adult toy market made specifically for trans men.”
That changes this week with the arrival of a new device in sex stores: the Buck-OFF…