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Article: 14 Amazing Facts About Sex Dolls

14 Amazing Facts About Sex Dolls

14 Amazing Facts About Sex Dolls

Sex dolls are becoming more sophisticated in terms of technology and sophistication. People of all sexual orientations and relationship statuses use these dolls for a variety of reasons, including sexual pleasure, love, companionship, and experimentation. They are well-known for providing intense and satisfying experiences. Many people bring sex dolls into their homes in order to improve their sexual and romantic lives.
Even Greek gods were depicted as using inanimate objects for sexual pleasure, which may surprise those who are particularly familiar with sex dolls and consider themselves experts in the field of masturbation aids. Pygmalion is an ancient Greek myth about a sculptor who became so enamored with his creation, a statue, that he had sexual relations with it before it came to life. While this may appear strange, it is just one of many unusual facts about sex dolls.
We have compiled a list of 14 interesting and unusual facts about sex dolls — enjoy!

1. Sex Dolls Are Sometimes Called "Dutch Wives" in Japan

In Japan, the terms "love doll" and "sex doll" is now widely used. However, they were recently referred to as "Dutch Wives." This term recalls the 17th century when Dutch sailors were said to have kept warm on long sea voyages using leather masturbation puppets. During this time, the Dutch were important trading partners in Japan. The Dutch East India Company even established a base in Nagasaki's Hirado. Although it is unknown whether these hand-sewn leather puppets were traded, the term "Dutch Wives" for sex dolls is still in use today.

2. Japan Has Sex Doll Brothels

In Japan, you can go to a brothel that serves sex dolls instead of human prostitutes. This novel idea puts a modern spin on the world's oldest profession.

3. Barbie Dolls and Sex Dolls History Intersect

Barbie, the famous and iconic toy doll, may not be as pure as she appears. Her origins are, in fact, somewhat contentious. Barbie was based on a German actress who inspired the creation of an erotic doll for men before becoming a symbol of all-American family fun and living in a Malibu mansion with Ken.

4. Salvador Dali Was Inspired by Sex Dolls

Avant-garde artists such as Salvador Dali have been influenced by sex dolls. Dali took part in a surrealist art exhibition in Bordeaux in 1938, where he and other artists dressed female mannequins, some of which were highly sexualized. May Ray, a visual artist from the United States, contributed a half-naked mannequin to the exhibition. Dali later claimed that the artists had "violated" some of the mannequins.

5. Sending Sex Dolls through the US Postal Service Was Illegal

Until the 1960s, it was illegal in the United States to purchase a sex doll through the mail. The Comstock Laws, enacted in 1873, made sending contraceptives and sex toys through the US mail illegal. These laws did not become obsolete until the 1960s, a decade known for embracing free love. It became legal in 1968 to send sex dolls via the US Postal Service, allowing dolls to be advertised in pornography magazines for the first time.

6. Howard Stern Got Busy with a Sex Doll on the Radio

During his radio show in the 1990s, Howard Stern famously had sexual relations with a sex doll. This event introduced sex dolls to the general public in the United States. Stern devoted a week of shows to his new toy as part of his shock jock persona, claiming that the doll was the best sexual experience he had ever had, stating, "This is the best lay I've ever done! God, I swear."

7. An American Man Married His Sex Doll

In the sex doll community, Davecat is well-known. In real life, he is a data entry specialist from Michigan, but he is famous online for owning three dolls. Davecat has gained popularity due to his unusual decision to marry and refer to his first sex doll as his wife. He also has two other sex dolls who live with him as "intimate companions" in his Michigan home. Others interested in sex dolls have taken notice of Davecat's unusual situation.

8. Adolf Hitler May Have Order Sex Dolls to Be Designed

Although unsubstantiated, there is a rumor that Adolf Hitler ordered the creation of sex dolls for his troops as part of his World War II war efforts. The Borghild Project, as it was dubbed, was allegedly intended to prevent the spread of syphilis among German soldiers fighting on the front lines.

9. Sex Doll Owners are Increasingly Diverse

Historically, men were most sex doll owners, but this has recently changed due to the Covid pandemic. More couples and women are currently investigating the use of sex dolls, either individually or as part of their shared activities. This shift could be attributed partly to the growing availability of highly realistic male sex dolls on the market.

10. The First Sex Doll Brothel Opened in 2017

With the opening of the world's first sex doll brothel in Germany in 2017, prostitution, often referred to as the world's oldest profession has recently undergone a futuristic transformation. The establishment had 13 female sex dolls and one male sex doll, each used for about 12 sessions per day at around $100 per session. Since this brothel's debut, several others have opened, including one in Barcelona that allows visitors to choose between a sex doll and a human sex worker.

11. A Korean Soccer Match Was Watched by Sex Dolls

During the Covid-19 pandemic's peak in 2020, FC Seoul, a top-tier South Korean soccer team, used sex dolls to fill seats in an empty stadium during a match. For their first home game of the season, the team used 28 female dolls and two male dolls. However, some dolls were discovered to be wearing clothing that promoted X-rated websites, resulting in complaints. The club claimed they were offered the dolls as "mannequins" and had no idea they were sex dolls. As a result, the K League fined FC Seoul $81,300.

12. Hollywood Movies Have Featured Sex Dolls

During the Covid-19 pandemic's peak in 2020, FC Seoul, a top-tier South Korean soccer team, used sex dolls to fill seats in an empty stadium during a match. For their first home game of the season, the team used 28 female dolls and two male dolls. However, some dolls were discovered to be wearing clothing that promoted X-rated websites, resulting in complaints. The club claimed they were offered the dolls as "mannequins" and had no idea they were sex dolls. As a result, the K League fined FC Seoul $81,300.

13. Sex Dolls Will Be Increasingly Life-Like

Sex dolls used to be pretty basic in terms of their capabilities. Nonetheless, recent advances in artificial intelligence have created dolls that can walk, talk, flirt, and even learn their owner's preferences. These more advanced dolls are becoming more lifelike companions.

14. Displaying Sex Dolls in Retail Stores Is Illegal in Texas

In some US states, including Texas, purchasing a firearm in a store is legal, but purchasing a sex toy or sex doll is illegal. This disparity stems from a 1970 law forbearing the open display of "obscene devices," defined as items "primarily for the stimulation of human genital organs." It is also illegal in these states to own more than six vibrators. Despite a successful lawsuit against the state by sex toy retailers several years ago, this law remains in effect.

Any More?

We hope you found this list useful. If you know of any other quirky, wondrous, or strange facts about sex dolls that we haven't mentioned, please send us an email. We'd be delighted to include them!

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