Masturbation May was first implemented in 1995 by sex positive, feminist sex toy store Good Vibrations in response to the firing of then-Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the first black woman to hold this position. She suggested that masturbation “perhaps should be taught” in the context of sex ed.

Most people, regardless of gender, sexual and relationship orientation, or the bits they have engage in some form of self-pleasure. It’s perfectly natural and a great way of getting to know what you like.