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Tara Struyk

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Tara Struyk is a co-founder and the editor-in-chief of Kinkly.com. She’s a content creation and management executive with 15 years of experience working in online media. As a writer, her work has appeared in dozens of publications, including Forbes, Glamour, MensHealth and Investopedia.

Tara is currently the VP of Content at Janalta.com, where she leads the editorial department and directs content production for a diverse portfolio of websites in niche verticals. She has launched several sites from the ground up, and has experience managing sites from pre-launch all the way to maturity. She has deep experience in online analytics, SEO optimization, content marketing and editorial direction.

Tara graduated with degrees in English and Journalism from West Virginia University in 2005. She began her career as an editor at Investopedia and worked for several years in the financial media space. She co-founded Kinkly in 2012.

Tara is also an accomplished distance runner, devoted rock climber and obsessive reader.

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ARTICLES BY TARA STRUYK

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Zoe Mendelson and Maria Conejo's Pussypedia provides honest, accessible and personalized advice for vulva-owners.

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Find out how femtech founder Amanda French gave the experience of taking the birth control pill a much needed upgrade.

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This femtech founder is building a pornography platform that is designed to both arouse and educate. Read her story here.

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What could have been an awkward conversation between siblings launched a company that aims to make self-pleasure more accessible for disabled people.

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The inventor of dripstick is on a mission to solve an awkward problem - and make talking about less awkward.

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INTIMINA has been a force to help get menstrual cups the mainstream attention and use they deserve. Danela Zagar has been a big part of that force. Here's how.

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This femtech founder is an OB-GYN and she's building a platform to help other medical professionals better address sexual health questions.

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This femtech founder is using tech-driven vibrators to help destigmatize female pleasure and help users better understand their bodies. Here's Klinger's story.

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Suzanne Sinatra founded her company to ensure that all vulvas get the pain management help they need. Here's how Sinatra is helping shape the femtech industry.

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When a vibrator is also a thing of design beauty? We can't get enough! Kinkly chats with Crave co-founder and VP Design, Ti Chang for our focus on femtech.

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This Femtech founder decided to put an end to poorly designed and built sex toys, but fighting against taboo is still an uphill battle.

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After suffering from painful intercourse for years, the entrepreneur came up with a playful, yet effective, option to help.

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This founder's 'mind-bending' experience with a blended orgasm launched a company - and a movement.

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This brand-new sex toy brand just completed a successful Kickstarter campaign thanks to their gender-neutral values - and absolutely adorable products.

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This fun little vulva doll aims to be a superhero of sex education. Check out our talk with Ariel White, the founder of My Little Yoni.

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Sixty percent of women say they know very little about their vaginas. As it turns out, there's a lot to know.

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Sex toys can completely change how you feel about your body, your sexuality, yourself and sex in general. Learn more about how they can help you drop sexual guilt and shame.

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You can now buy toothpaste, toilet paper ... and sex toys! Here's why that's a good thing for everyone's sexual health.

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From medical appliance to everyday device and back again, we dive into the vibrator's long and fascinating history.

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Vaginas are amazing. Here are a few things that help keep them - and the humans attached to them - healthier and happier.

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Find out what we learned when we tuned in to the Orgasm Library, a sound library of more than 1,000 real, live audio orgasms.

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There's nothing wrong with pursuing pleasure. But focusing on it also misses something: appreciation for where you are and what you have now.

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Over the past three decades, HIV has shifted from a fatal diagnosis to a chronic illness managed with medication. Perspectives are (slowly) shifting too.

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Unlike many other things you might buy, orgasms never get old or go out of style. Take great care of your quality sex toys and you'll be able so use them for many years to come.

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You (and your penis) are probably pretty cool to someone. It's all in how you use it.

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Best case: You take a gamble and get a good toy for a decent price. Worst case? You get something that's poorly made, poorly designed and possible even unsafe to use.

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The reason that many women struggle to love their lady bits isn’t just about how they look - it's about shame.

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When we dig a little deeper into what it means to be sex positive, the idea really blossoms - and so do we.

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In honor of Global Female Condom Day, we look at some of the things you may not know about this unique form of contraception.

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We catch up with Jenny about her perspective on solo sex, stigma and how surprising yourself can help you break out of a sexual rut.

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One of the biggest strikes against condoms is that many people don't use them. We take a look at some of the key reasons why.

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Crowdfunding allows fledgling toy manufacturers to the public for funding. The results have been nothing short of amazing. Check out these eight innovative toys and read about the highly successful Indiegogo campaigns that gave them their start.

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