Sex Positive Entrepreneurs via HUFFPOST

Huffington Post recently posted an article on Sex Positive Entrepreneurs.

 

Sex is everywhere. From billboards to steamy movie plots to come-hither musical lyrics, the pursuit of pleasure surrounds us.

And yet, sex remains one of the most uncomfortable and stigmatized topics for American women. Much of the uneven attitudes are based on an assumption of knowledge and understanding: We talk about the importance of consent, but not expectations and desires; health and wellness generally, but not the specifics of where and how to access condoms.

We understand this first hand! We are a family owned company that has been in business 30+ years. Dreamers has fought the fight and won (overturning the obscene devices ban in 2008) so you can buy a sex toy without the stigma and judgment. As a part of the #CocksNotGlocks movement we fought the absurd with the absurd and brought sexual health and wellness front and center.

Dreamers’ goal is to destigmatize sex and pleasure! Our knowledgeable and friendly staff are here so you can feel comfortable talking about what pleases you without being shamed. Through our social media, we’re keeping the conversation going. We also sponsor events that promote sex positivity and body positivity, like burlesque shows. This is why we are here and we will continue to fight for the pursuit of pleasure!

Stop by and visit one of our locations and you can see the Eva mentioned in the HuffPo post manufactured by Dame Products and created by Janet Lieberman and Alexandra Fine.  An amazing toy you have to see!

 

 

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One Star Review or LONE STAR REVIEW!

Dreamers is no stranger to controversy.  We sell toys that look like penises after all.  So when we received this review yesterday, I was not surprised.Lone Star Review

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This place supports the liberal whacko students at UT who flaunt their sexual anarchy in schizophrenic opposition to peaceful licensed gun owners who choose to carry their guns for self defense.

At first, I was upset, then I was amused, then I realized, “I don’t disagree on any particular point.”  We are supporting the “liberal whacko (sp?) students” and why wouldn’t we?  While most of this debate centers around the 2nd Amendment, the 1st Amendment is just as important, if not more so.  The “right of the people peaceably to assemble…” is what we’re supporting.  The right to protest laws you see as unfair is almost literally what our country was founded on.  Dreamers started out as a store that sold and rented adult videos and magazines, we still do but to a much smaller extent, so freedom of speech is what we’ve fought for for decades.  Now the right to privacy, which the courts have found to be a part of several of the first ten amendments, is the newer battle.  In 2008, we won a landmark decision that allowed for the legal sale and distribution of adult (or sex toys) in Texas.  So, yeah, we support students protesting, even in this absurd way.

And it should be absurd because our laws are absurd.  The fact that if a parent gave their 17-year-old daughter or son a vibrator it might make them face prosecution, however, it is okay to give that same child a gun is absurd.  One is designed for nothing but pleasure, the other a weapon.  That makes no sense.  Now I’m not anti-gun.  I come from a family of gun lovers, many of whom served in both the military and law enforcement.  Our company is not anti-gun, one of our owners is a former Air Force veteran who still hunts.  I’ve seen his gun safe filled with shotguns, he is not anti-gun.  But our laws should make sense and be open to debate, otherwise, we’re not a free country.

For Dreamers, the idea is to end the stigma that comes when discussing sexuality.  If you can carry a gun and argue that this country needs more of them, then we should be able to have an open and frank discussion about sex.

My favorite line from our humble FB reviewer is “flaunt their sexual anarchy”.  BTW, Sexual Anarchy is the name of my Sex Pistols cover band.  Again, if “sexual anarchy” means allowing consenting adults to do whatever they want with each other, using whatever products they want, then, yes, we are sexual anarchists. As long as sexual anarchy includes consent, we’re onboard.

Finally, we’ve asked and two out of our three personalities agree that we are not schizophrenic.   We support this protest because freedom of speech must be protected.  It is that freedom of speech we enjoy that allows “peaceful licensed gun owners” to leave reviews of stores without visiting them simply because they don’t agree with their politics or political stance.  We will continue to defend our humble Facebook reviewer so he can leave reviews like these wherever he wishes.  We celebrate you humble Facebook reviewer.

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Pokemon Go…somewhere else

If you’ve been online recently you’ve heard of #Pokemon Go and the hilarious places Pokemon have shown up.  Pokemon Go is such a big phenomenon that it surpassed porn in online searches.

Now, Dreamers has inadvertently become a gym, which is all kinds of wrong.

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Bulbasaur please go away.

We have let the creators know that they should really try to not have an adult business as a site for catching Pokemon, and hopefully the gym will be removed. So people of Austin: Please keep your kids away from Dreamers till they are 18.  If you’re hunting Pokemon and are over 18, come on in!  And is it just me or does the Pokeball look a little like a Revel Body.

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Someone may need to contact this Pokemon Lawyer:

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Come See the New Look of Dreamers San Antonio

We’ve been making some changes over the past month and we’d love for you to come check out what’s new.

The moment you drive up you’ll notice we’ve given the store a bit of a facelift.

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Once you open the door the changes are immediately noticeable.

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We’ve moved many things around, so don’t hesitate to have one of our sales associates help you find that perfect item.

Just around the corner when you walk in you’ll find lots of goodies for a quick romantic getaway or put together a grab bag for your bachelorette party or ladies night out.

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It’s the same great Dreamers selection with a brand-new look.  Stop by and make this weekend a Dream Weekend.  Dreamers – San Antonio is located at 2376 Austin Hwy in San Antonio, TX 78212.

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Tell us what you think of our new look in the comments below or drop us a line on Facebook.