Have you heard of the Autoblow 2? It’s a new sex toy for men that’s currently blowing its funding goals out of the water on Indiegogo. With only a few days left to go on their crowdfunding campaign, the creators are almost 300% funded. Claiming to be “the world’s most realistic robotic oral sex simulator for men,” the device has clearly captured the interest of penis-havers across the internet.
If the thought of toys like the Autoblow and its more famous cousin, the Fleshlight, makes you giggle or gag, you’re not alone. As sex toys for women have become increasingly mainstream, men have been left behind when it comes to technology that updates the palm and lube theme.
“Women have a lot of products that are really awesome, but men don’t have that kind of choice,” says Jen McEwen, a former sex toy designer and current founder of adult app store Mikandi as well as Google Glass’ only porn app to date. “There’s also kind of a stigma around men using a product by themselves.”
What’s a boy to do? Keep reading on The Bold Italic for the rest of the story.