Lube Is Not the Enemy


This Vice article by Katie Way provides insight into the pro/anti lube debate (and why it’s so absurd). Find an excerpt below, then the full piece here:

“Personal lubricant does not, intuitively, feel like a controversial topic. What is there to discuss, really, about a semi-viscous substance designed to reduce friction during “human sex acts” (per the so-specific-it’s-a-little-weird Wikipedia definition)? But for a big chunk of the general population, the very existence of lube is a matter that’s ripe for Discourse. More bluntly: What’s with all the hang-ups that straight people seem to have about lube?”