Sooooo, I don’t usually publish product reviews here at Kink Out Loud, but when OMGyes floated the idea of having me try out their sex-ed series, I jumped out of my frickin’ jingle bell jumper. I’d heard great things since the company launched Season 1 years back, and Season 2 is fresh off the cutting-room floor, so I’m here to give you my take on both.
Full disclosure: OMGyes is paying me for my time because it’s an ethical company free of assholery. (We stahving ahtists gotta eat too once in a while!) HOWEVER, they’ve also asked me to be 100% honest, meaning I could say “This product is le poo and should be BANISHED from the internet!” and they’d still share it with their audience. Ballsy and authentic. I like it!
Fortunately, after binge-watching both series, I was utterly stoked on this badass product and am proud to promote it here. Let’s dig in and I’ll give you the goods.
What is OMGyes?
OMGyes is a site that offers cutting-edge research on the science of women’s sexual pleasure. They currently offer two seasons and plan to release more in the future. You can buy each season separately for $49, or both for $89. Their payment plan is a one-time purchase rather than a subscription, so you’ll have lifetime access to whichever season(s) you buy without having to cancel anything or continually fork over your hard-earned clams. Easy breezy.
Season 1 covers 12 topics focused mainly on techniques for stimulating the vulva toward orgasm, with the clit taking the cake as the star of the show. Season 2 covers 9 topics (with 4 more “coming soon,” apparently,) focused primarily on penetrative methods of pleasure.
The content centers around research pertaining to each topic, as well as videos where women demonstrate various sexual techniques on their own bodies while explaining exactly what they’re doing and how it feels. (That’s right! These badass women have all stripped down and touched themselves on camera for the sake of the sexual revolution. Ladies: Y’all are heroes and I wish I could send you fruit baskets.)
8 Things I Loved About OMGyes
1. The content is fiercely empowering.
When the woman in the first vid from Season 1 started taking her clothes off, my jaw dropped. “Are they really just gonna straight-up show this chick masturba— holy fuckity fruit tarts, THEY ARE!!” I watched as she caressed her clit, explaining warmly but matter-of-factly what she was doing and why it felt good. It was like I was right there in the room with a friend exchanging sex tips.
This might not seem like a big deal. After all, we’re all one Google search away from an endless sea of shlick-tastic content. However, most masturbation-themed vids are objectifying and/or theatrically designed to appeal to male fantasies rather than depicting authentic female pleasure.
OMGyes, on the other hand, has managed to create clips that are educational, real, fun to watch, AND allow each woman to maintain control over her own pleasure narrative. The interviewees tell us how they like to get off, openly and honestly, rather than modifying their pleasure to suit another person’s desires.
This all had me jumping up and down from the get-go. I wanted to grab a pillow and destroy everything in my house with it in a fit of delirious joy while screaming “YAAAASSSSSS!” I wanted to sprint through my neighborhood and shake the nearest stranger like, “THIS IS THE MISSING PIECE TO THE SEX-ED PUZZLE! IT’S WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS, FRIEND! DO YOU HEAR ME?!?!” Major elation boner.
2. Anyone who loves vaginas can learn from and enjoy the series.
You don’t need a partner to reap value from OMGyes. The women in the videos explain and demonstrate each technique themselves, with or without the help of toys, but never with help from another person. Therefore, if your body comes equipped with a vulva, you can test each technique solo. No tongues or penises required. Take the phone off the hook and go to town!
That said, if you do have a consistent sexual partner, the possibilities for collaboration are endless. OMGyes could be a game-changer for a lot of couples as a tool for discussion and experimentation, especially if you’re shy and/or unsure how to navigate the details of such intimate topics. Over and over I found myself thinking of my current partners, one of whom is cis-male and the other cis-female.
I wonder if this technique would feel good for her. The next time we fool around I’ll give it a try, heheheh...
How fucking great would it be to play around and test each technique with him? Also, I wonder if there’s a similar move or technique that works on his body. When we watch this together, I’ll ask!
Additionally, OMGyes is uber inclusive and sports a diverse cast of participants. The videos focus on women of various backgrounds, colors, ages, sexual orientations, body types, and grooming preferences. (Yes, there are pubes! Glorious pubes!) In future seasons, the company is planning to widen its service even further. Here’s a quote from the OMGyes FAQ page:
“There’s a team working on men’s pleasure. Another on trans pleasure including after gender-affirming surgery. And another working on pleasure in menopause and after childbirth.”
Pretty sweet, no?
3. Season 1 provides opportunities for hands-on virtual practice.
One of the most memorable features of Season 1 is its “Try it Yourself” touchable simulation videos. Basically, you click on a thumbnail, wait for the program to load, and a close-up shot of a vulva appears on screen. And not just any vulva, either. Each simulation matches the vulva of the woman who demonstrated the technique in a corresponding video. Same pubes, or lack thereof! Same labia! Same clit! It’s incredibly realistic and recreates that feeling you get when a real-life partner’s pussy is ready and waiting in front of your face.
God, this is beautiful, but how do I seduce slippery orgasms out of it?!
The voice of the woman then guides you through the technique and gives you feedback, assisted by icons that show the motion or location you’re going for. So if, for example, your goal is to practice edging, you’ll be shown how to bring her to the tipping point of climax, stop at the right time, and repeat the process until you’re ready to let her come. Timing, pressure, movement, positioning, and angle are all key, and the program detects how well you accomplish each. The goal is, ultimately, to use the technique to get her off.
Now, I’ll admit, it took me a while to get the hang of these vids. The first few times I tried, I would click on different parts of the vulva displayed and see them move slightly, but not much else happened and I wondered why the site felt the need to include this feature. What I hadn’t realized is that you’ve got to click and hold the button down while moving it in order for it to function like a tongue or finger. Once I figured that out, the experience went from “Wtf?” to “Holy shiiiiiiiiit, this is fookin’ genius!”
While playing these get-her-off games, I went through the whole rollercoaster of emotions I normally experience while giving women head.
Am I getting it right? Is my speed too slow or fast? My wrist hurts… Is that the right spot? I wonder if she’s close… Shit, maybe I’m not as good a lover as I thought. I really want to get her off though…………... Oh, HALLELUJAH, I DID IT! I’M AN ALL-POWERFUL ORGASM SORCERESS. *Hulk smash*
(Note: Most of the simulations phase out before the actual orgasm occurs, since OMGyes wants to focus on the process rather than the end-product. You’ll only see orgasms in simulations relevant to the technique, like in the Multiples topic.)
Let’s be real. Pleasuring another person’s pussy isn’t easy. Until you’ve got a sense of how your specific partner’s body works, navigating her arousal maze can be a legitimate challenge rife with uncertainty and insecurity. The beauty of Season 1’s simulations is that you get to practice each technique and work your way through a giver’s headspace while keeping perspective. It’s just a game, and just like in real life, orgasms are meant to be fun rather than a chore. Once you get the hang of each vid, you start to enjoy the journey rather than solely striving for the destination. Because this lesson is so crucial to becoming a gold-medal-grade sexual connoisseur, I really came to love this feature in Season 1.
Notably, these simulations are completely absent from Season 2. I understand why OMGyes may have decided to drop them, but I was kinda bummed. Playing with those virtual pussies was growing on me, man!
4. OMGyes has an accessible, sex-positive, educational tone.
You may be wondering whether OMGyes has a porny vibe, with the copious sex talk and masturbation and whatnot. Personally, I was quite aroused at certain points. Watching those women own their sexuality on camera in spite of any embarrassment or worries about looking silly got my juices flowing. (If you’ve perused any of the articles here at Kink Out Loud, you’ll know I’ve kinda got a thing for powerful personalities.)
The touchable simulation vids are probably the porniest aspect of the program. The women who guide you through each technique speak in sultry, flirtatious voices, moaning and praising you when you get it right. T’were I a dick owner, mine would have hardened.
However, titillation’s not the goal of OMGyes, and as I mentioned above, the content never feels objectifying. Rather, it’s meant to empower both participants and viewers with the sex ed we all deserved but didn’t receive in a way that’s casual, relatable, sex positive, and shame free.
5. The content dispels many porny myths.
Don’t get me wrong: I dig porn and think it’s great that we all get to watch it, but we all know it strives for sensationalism rather than realism. If aliens somehow tapped into PornHub, they’d think we human females were all constantly aroused, multi-orgasmic squirters who come on command from raucous penetration within 5 minutes. (And don’t forget how much we all apparently love anal 24/7!)
OMGyes works to counter these stereotypes with input from non-actresses with no reason to lie or embellish. Points of clarity include:
Only 18% of women actually report climaxing from penetration alone. Most require clitoral stimulation in some form.
The ‘G-spot’ is often only findable when a woman’s already extremely aroused, which is a major reason many women have convinced themselves they don’t have one when in fact they do.
The first few centimeters of the vagina contain more nerve endings than deeper areas, making it possible for many women to feel intense pleasure or even reach orgasm from shallow penetration alone.
… and much much more!
6. OMGyes delivers value for novices and experienced explorers alike.
This is not just a program for inexperienced peeps seeking basic sex tips. (Not that there’s anything wrong with either, of course!) Experienced folk can gain beaucoup knowledge from each series too. Hell, I’m a sex educator and still found OMGyes to be packed with helpful strategies that were new to me.
As a kinkster, specifically, I appreciated the focus on direct communication and feedback between lovers. We responsible BDSMers do our best to keep things safe and consensual with tools like negotiation, safeword systems, and aftercare. However, after years of experience I still find myself staying quiet at times when I could be speaking up, either because I’m shy about certain aspects of my sexuality or afraid that I’ll say something to hurt my partners’ feelings.
OMGyes provides women like me with multiple examples of how to communicate about sex in ways that are kind, helpful, erotic, and clear. There’s even a topic that focuses entirely on verbal and non-verbal bedroom communication strategies. In a couple of cases, the women interviewed described how they would masturbate in front of each new sexual partner to demonstrate how they get themselves off. I’m sitting here thinking, “Why the fuck haven’t I ever done that? Why be embarrassed when that info could be so integral to our sexual success?”
Speaking of kink, some of the techniques described can be great fun for fetishists seeking tools for use in BDSM scenes. Edging, the first topic of Season 1, is a handy and delicious method of ‘torture’. There’s also a section that covers how to combat worries and distractions, which contains ideas that could be useful to tops looking to allay their subs’ inhibitions and insecurities. (I’ve seen some of them used in sensory deprivation and erotic hypnosis play. Pro-level shiiiiiiit.)
7. OMGyes highlights our sexual uniqueness.
Watching Series 1 & 2 sent me down a perspective-widening rabbit hole. I started thinking about every woman I’d ever slept with, and then every man, and then all the people I know in general, and wondering exactly what each of them does in order to activate their own sexual pleasure when they’re alone. OMGyes shows multiple ways in which women are similar when it comes to sexual preferences, but goes even further to demonstrate the fact that everyone is different. We worry so much that what we like in bed is ‘weird’, but how can we be weird when a singular definition of ‘normal’ doesn’t exist?
When I was younger, I’d hear people talk about whether someone was “good or bad in bed,” and figured there must be some magical curriculum I had to learn to be a fun lover. If I just learned to suck dick or eat pussy a certain way, VOILA, I’d transform into an incredible sexual partner, right? WRONG! We can’t apply black-and-white thinking to sexual pleasure when we’re all working with a different blueprint. These days, instead of stepping up to the plate with my own agenda, I find it more fruitful to learn my partners’ sexuality according to their own approach. This requires vulnerability and communication, but results in greater levels of intimacy and more pleasure for everyone.
There are countless people in this world who will try to convince us sex-positive folks that we’re strange, dirty, or going to hell for what we like. There are also those who go blue in the face trying to control how others enjoy sex. They’ll tell you to stop masturbating, or to stop watching porn, or that you should only get off in ways they’ll approve of. This attitude does none of us any favors in the long run. To enjoy our sexual relationship with ourselves is a human right. As we all continue to evolve together, it’s my hope that we can allow each other the type of connection with our unique sexual wiring that the women in OMGyes have with theirs.
(Yeah, I may have smoked a wee bit o’ the Old Toby before heading down that fuzzy train of thought, but I stand by it!)
8. OMGyes has given me a million ideas for new ways to masturbate...
...and now I need to collect them all like fucking Pokemon.
3 Things I Did Not Love
1. As I mentioned before, the touchable simulations in Season 1 are a bit hard to get a hang of.
It’d be great if OMGyes could provide clearer instructions for dummies like me who are easily confused. I’d love to see an improved version of this feature included in future seasons.
2. OMGyes is marketed as science heavy, but I found myself wanting more.
I meeeeeean, yes, the info that’s presented is backed by great research. There are also anatomy illustrations and copious talk of nerve endings, blood flow, etc., but that’s about it. I’m the type of chick that likes nitty gritty sexual science. I want the play-by-play of what’s happening in the body when we experiment with each technique. (For example, I’d love a clearer explanation of the G-spot phenomenon and why those regions of pleasure seem to move or disappear during certain stages of arousal.) However, I understand that a lot of people would be bogged down by that level of detail. This really just comes down to my personal preference.
3. There’s zero content explicitly relating to kink. (Yeah, I’m biased. So sue me!)
So much of what turns us on or off is mental or emotional rather than physical, but OMGyes does little to explore this. There’s one topic covering techniques for dealing with worries or distracting thoughts during sex, and it’s fantastic. However, at no point did either series get into talking about fantasies, fetishes, or anything along those lines. As an enthusiastic kinkster, I felt pretty let down by this. It’s been reported that a whopping 75 percent of people have a sexual fetish. Considering how common it is to get turned on by feet or latex or BDSM, it seems like a waste to skip this aspect of arousal. If I had my druthers, OMGyes would do a whole season dedicated to kink in the future. I’d love to see them knock fetish-focused topics out the park.
At the end of the day, is OMGyes worth the money?
I vote yes! In fact, I almost think they’re charging too little for the value they provide in each season. I was consistently delighted while making my way through the content, and every friend I showed a peek of it to felt the same way. The company offers the option of buying one or both seasons for someone else as a gift. I’m planning to keep this in mind come Christmas. I’ve got a ton of friends who I suspect would dig it.
(I swear to god, I’m not just saying that to convince you to buy the thing. I’m a cheap motherfucker who hates spending money on superfluous shit, but I would spend money on this. It’s that good.)
I hope this review has been info-gasmic and can’t wait for more good stuff from OMGyes in the future. They are the heroes we both need AND deserve.
Happy fucking, friends!