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BY Ian

The Sex Toy Collective is a place where we share guides on sex toys, sex toy DIY, and tips & tricks on how to use them.  One of our main goals is to help people learn how to craft sex toys, a hobby that's fun, rewarding, and easier than most people realize.  

So far we've made the Dildo-Sculptor tool, the Dildo University, and the SexToy Discovery tool, and have more tools on the way!

STC Authors

Sarah Melancon Ph.D

Sarah Melancon, Ph.D is a Sociologist and Clinical Sexologist in Southern California. 

She spent her 20s in graduate school reading everything she could about sexuality by day, and by night worked as a model, director and producer in the adult entertainment industry, using adult film to promote sex education. At present, Sarah’s research spans the fields of sociology, psychology, sexology, trauma and neurobiology.

More about Sarah

J.C. Ways

When I was a teenager, I used to peruse sex shops and be fascinated by all these wonderful toys, outfits, and accessories that are designed to maximize sexual arousal and orgasm.

While other customers giggled like schoolchildren, I was candidly talking to the staff about the purpose of each toy, seeming perhaps wise beyond my years.

I’ve never been afraid to stick things up my butt or pop my cock into something – why wouldn’t you want to make your sex life better? I aim to smash down stigmas and introduce men and women to sex toys that change their lives

Tawney Seren

I am a Pacific Northwesterner who specializes in collecting skills and knowledge, most of it pertaining to sex and sex toys! I have always been open in regards to talking sex and wanted nothing more than to work in the world of sex education and help others. After years of working in the industry as a content creator and performer, I was surrounded with viewers who had questions upon questions about sex and toys! Realizing there weren’t enough voices in the sex education community, I started to share my experiences and study. 

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Ms. Kay

Ms. Kay is a professional sex educator who lives in Sydney, Australia. She is an academic who aims to empower women worldwide by helping them understand and explore their sexuality.

For the past 15 years, Ms. Kay has explored a plethora of kinks and fetishes, and has a never-ending desire to experience more. She is passionate about dismantling social constructs of gender and ending the stigmatization of female sexual pleasure.

As a bisexual, she also has a vested interest in addressing the issues of bi-invisibility and bi-erasure, to improve the mental health of the “B”s in the LGBT community.


Ian is the website founder and a former web developer.  He creates the website design, tools, and interactive elements, as well as experimenting with 3D printing and sex toy engineering.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at [email protected], or message me on twitter @ST_Collective_

Happy Toy Hunting!



I love both to make big dildos, and I love to take big dildos. Sextoycollective.com is where I share some of my tips and tricks on the art of dildo crafting, and the art of using them. I hope you'll stick around for some Dildology 101!