Democrat Sex Cult Exposed: 'sexual servitude' at San
Francisco-based 'orgasmic meditation' company
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employees of OneTaste say the San Francisco-based wellness
company encouraged them to spend thousands of dollars on
orgasmic meditation classes and, in some cases, engage in
sexual servitude, according to a report.
Businessweek interviewed 16 former OneTaste
employees, some of whom compared it to "a kind of prostitution
ring" that sometimes used its teachings to justify sexual
exploitation and abuse. Some said they were coerced into
sexual acts they did not want to perform. The report says
OneTaste settled out of court with a former employee who filed
a lawsuit over alleged sexual assault and harassment in 2015.
night out at OneTaste's Museum of Awkward
another former employee, said she and her husband left the
organization with $20,000 in debt, having spent $150,000
combined on OneTaste's costly classes and retreats, which
range in price from a $199 introduction course to $16,000
"intensives." Multiple interviewees said staffers encouraged
them to open additional credit cards to cover the cost, and
they acquired serious debt in the process.
its website, OneTaste touts itself as a lifestyle brand
intended to increase "health, happiness and connection through
proven methods combining meditation and conscious sexuality."
methods include "orgasmic meditation," or OM (pronounced ohm)
for short. OM is a trademarked practice that typically
involves a clothed and gloved man stroking the genitalia of a
woman, who is naked from the waist down, for 15 minutes. There
is no goal "other than to feel the sensation," the OneTaste
website says. A container on the site describes the
organization as a "consciousness-based clit stroking
denied allegations of sexual coercion and abuse in an email to
SFGATE on Monday. The company said the Bloomberg story paints
the company in a "false light, hand-picking the
sensational allegations of a few while ignoring thousands of
satisfied and happy customers," a spokesperson said.
all of the allegations are more than two years old from before
OneTaste transformed, under new ownership and leadership, into
a traditional company with strong corporate governance,
clear-cut sales policies and practices, and strict HR
Businessweek said some of the employees interviewed were
involved with OneTaste "as recently as last year."
THE ARCHIVE: Nicole
Daedone's mission of orgasmic meditation
OneTaste spokesperson said it is against sales policy to
"pressure" potential customers to take out multiple credit
cards, and those who ask for a refund typically receive one.
its founding by Robert Kandell and Nicole Daedone in the
early-2000s, OneTaste and its clitoris-centric wellness
practices have appeared in the pages of The
San Francisco Chronicle and the New
its 2009 profile, the Times cited
former members saying Daedone, the former CEO of OneTaste,
possessed "cultlike powers over her followers" and "sometimes
strongly suggested who should pair off with whom
romantically." Daedone, who previously ran San Francisco's 111
Minna art gallery, stepped down as CEO in 2017, a departure
that coincided with the purchase of the company by new owners,
the OneTaste spokesperson said. Daedone taught four
courses in 2018, but is not scheduled to teach additional
classes at this time.
the past decades, the company expanded from its mid-Market San
Francisco headquarters — next door to Uber HQ — to Los
Angeles, New York and London. It plans to open in four
additional cities over the next two years.
the full Bloomberg report here.
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