No pleasure for you, lady!

So the folks over at Trojan came up with a nifty marketing idea: condoms for women with a cute little sex toy thrown as an added lure. Call it Elexa, slap some pink on the packaging and we're ready to go. Umm, not quite so fast.

Trojan is hoping Elexa's extracurricular goodies, such as an intimacy gel, packaged with rubbers and the line's placement in the feminine-products aisle, will lure female consumers to the brand.
Unless, that is, you live in Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia, Alabama or Colorado. That's because Elexa's most intimate product — the vibrating latex ring sex toy — is outlawed due to antierotic massager laws that Trojan didn't want to touch. Residents of the aforementioned states can't even order the ring online, although they can lawfully purchase all other Elexa products. ...
It's a big fuss over a small object. The ring, a latex loop about 2 inches in diameter, has the smushy consistency of a gummy bear or a silicone fishing lure. It's attached to a bullet-size plastic capsule that provides vibration, activated by pressing a tiny button. The stimulation lasts about 20 minutes before it sputters out. And users can't replace the battery. [LINK via Feministing]
In other words, the damn thing is so unexciting it ought to be a must-have for devout Christians. Too bad it's a "entry-level gateway sex toy."

FYI: I won't be blogging as much between now and Sunday because of my writing obligations. Back to my normal schedule come Monday.

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