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Exploring the World of Sex Toys and Sexual Empowerment with April Lampert

#36 - The International Sex Toy Business with April Lampert

Season #2


April Lampert, co-host of the Shameless Sex Podcast, co-owner and Chief of Sales Officer for Hot Octopuss, an innovative and inclusive sex toy brand and was voted Woman of the Year in the pleasure products industry in 2016 and has dedicated her life to the business of sexual pleasure.




▪️ We learn how April found herself in the sex industry, managing a sex toy store and later helping to design sex toys.

▪️ April details the intricacies of testing sex toys and getting a high-quality product to market.

▪️ April enlightens us on the complicated laws surrounding counties and states when it comes to sales and education of sex toys.

▪️ April also gives us the low down on lubes and which ones might be best for you.




[00:00] Introducing  April Lampert

[03:11] April's Genisis Story - Midwest to West Coast 

[13:01] April & Amy venture into the Sex Biz

[23:49] The Business of Selling Sex Toys World Wide

[38:55] International Sex Education

[52:12] Designing Sex Toys 

[01:04:32] April weighs in on Lube 

[01:09:46] April's Dish




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Co-Hosts Dr. Willow Brown & Leah Piper bring a wealth of wisdom through their combined 40 years of expertise in human sexuality, health, and spiritual growth.  Leah is a Tantric Sex Master Coach and Positive Psychology Facilitator, while Dr. Willow is a Chinese & Functional Medicine Doctor and Taoist Sexology Teacher.  When these two devotees of love come together, they blend and weave the ancient teachings of Tao and Tantra for the modern lover with humor, insight, and wisdom.


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