A sex swing (or love swing) is a device that hangs from the ceiling or its own stand. It is designed to allow one partner to be suspended in air while engaged in sex. (1) They have fully adjustable hanging hardware and springs for different heights and bounce.
Touted features of sex swings include 'weightless sex', having the penis more easily rub against the g-spot and longer sex sessions. Sex swings are also used by those with chronic back pain and women that are pregnant.
According to one website, Ancient Indians (not American Indians) recognized that not everyone could do the positions in the Ananga-Ranga. (2) They constructed a way to duplicate difficult sex positions using ropes and pulleys. These proved difficult and uncomfortable and expensive to use but were very popular.
(1) mypleasure.com Love Swings: Q&A with Dr. Gardos. mypleasure.com.
11 JUN 02 http://www.mypleasure.com/education/qanda/questions/27.asp
(2) tlcone.com. Love Swing History. tlcone.com.
11 JUN 02 http://www.tlcone.com/risquebiz/love_swing_history.htm