"The Consumer Electronics Show will allow sex toys to win awards and be presented on the show floor next year, a year after the convention was mired in controversy when an award was revoked from a largely woman-run and woman-focused sex toy company."
"Why is CES threatened by empowered women and the products that empower them?"
"The press storm that followed only boosted Lora DiCarlo’s reputation, put Haddock at the top of the speakers’ circuit and proved, once again, that sexuality is still taboo at CES and that the gadget show has failed to adapt to the times."
"The Osé personal massager is a product made by women for women. It's exclusion from the awards and banned from an exhibition created controversy around the male-centricity of the tech industry."
"To understand how impressive the Osé is, just think about this: This is a sex toy that doesn't actually vibrate."
"Osé [is] something special—and groundbreaking—because it used the latest technology to give women what they want."
Gizmodo 01 / 08 / 2019
"Revoking an award created by and for women does not inspire faith that the organization wants women to feel welcomed and celebrated for their achievements."
Gizmodo 05 / 08 / 2019
"But it’s clear that after some backlash, the [CTA] has wised up and decided to recognize that even if a product makes you come (read: makes a woman come), it doesn’t mean it’s not worthy of its innovative feats."
Vox 02 / 27 / 2019
“When you have an entire section of an entire demographic all by itself and those are the only people that are allowed to be there, to innovate, then you lose out on so many other possibilities.”
Refinery 29 05 / 11 / 2019
“The incredible support and attention we’ve received in the wake of our experience highlights the need for meaningful changes."
Upworthy 01 / 11 / 2019
The Osé personal massager was developed almost entirely by a female team of engineers."
Forbes 01 / 08 / 2019
"Try as it might to separate itself from adult industry consumerism, CES was founded alongside—if not thanks to—the sex tech industry."
Forbes (Women) 03 / 19 / 2019
"The leaders in sextech will one day be recognized not only as pioneers, not only as risk-takers, but as the most agile, determined and successful entrepreneurs in tech."
Health 01 / 09 / 2019
"This New Sex Toy Feels So Much Like the Real Thing, It's Freaking People Out"
This American Life 08 / 16 / 2019
"What makes the Osé different from other sex toys is that it conforms to each user's particular dimensions, stimulating both the G-spot and the clitoris, resulting in a blended orgasm, which is an internal and external orgasm together in the same person at the same time."