From the Romans through to Freud, our fave gal, the clitoris, has had a bloody hard time throughout history. Most of which, you probably have no clue about (don’t worry, we didn’t either). Here’s the history lesson we all should’ve got in school.
Some French guy dissected the clit for the first time eva, a good move you might say. Nope, he labelled it our “shameful member”, cheers mate.
“Female hysteria” ran rampant (not like the rabbit) throughout the UK, women everywhere were reported as having sexual desires. How better to deal with this situation than to make up an illness?
Much like the men of 2019, doctors found all this clitoral stimulation, tiring and time-consuming, and many complained of sore wrists. And so, “The Manipulator” was born, the world’s first vibrator.
Fuck You Freud
Our “mate” Freud made sex all about penetration. Yep, in out in out in out… Yawn. Sadly, the Western World adopted all of his fucked up thinking with no questions asked. So, forget your “amputated penis” (that’s the clitoris with 8,000 nerve endings to you and me) have a vaginal orgasm to tick the real woman box.
Turns out not all men are arseholes, Alfred Kinsey found that penetration isn’t actually the be all and end all, putting the clitoris back on the map.
So as an ode to society that has told us otherwise, we want to take you to First Base. Get yours here.