The group behind the Consumer Electronics Show is returning an award it revoked from a women’s sex toy company earlier this year, which ignited a controversy around the industry’s inclusion of ...
CES is facing allegations of gender-bias after stopping a women-led sex toy company from exhibiting and then revoking an award from the banned sex toy.
Controversial Sex Toy That Rattled CES 2019 Returns With New Products. By Sissi Cao • 01/08/20 10:11am. A Lora DiCarlo employee demonstrates Osé to interested customers at CES 2020 on January 7 ...
Female pleasure tech company Lora DiCarlo's blended female orgasm toy was the best tech you didn't see at CES 2019, highlighting sexism at the convention.
Sex tech has been at CES for years But after ranking high enough and winning the designation, Lora DiCarlo was apparently told that its product didn’t comply with the rules.
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has returned an award for a women’s sex toy, four months after it was revoked in a move that drew accusations of gender bias.
This year, for the first time, sex toys were allowed to be displayed, too. Despite being consumer electronics, sex toys have been historically shut out by CES — until now.
CES gave an award to Lora DiCarlo for its sex toy with micro robotics. Then it rescinded it, and the female founders of the company didn't go quietly.
Overall, by excluding the sex industry, CES organizers failed to understand a major industry shift. Many sex tech companies started reframing toys as wellness tools rather than anything salacious...
The tricky thing with CES is you do have people from all over the world coming through. Even for us, if you have someone from, say, Saudi Arabia coming through — sex toys are illegal there.