March is National Women’s Month — as well as Good Vibrations’ 36th Birthday! — and here in the San Francisco Bay Area, we’re celebrating with a number of fun, educational, and one-of-a-kind events.
Here’s a few events we have in store, focused on sexual empowerment, health, and fun information:
Dr. Carol Queen Presents: Sexual Revolution, Good Vibrations & San Francisco Cultural History
|Good Vibrations wasn’t born in a vacuum — in 1970s San Francisco there was an entire community exploring and advocating for diverse expressions of sexuality. Come on a trip down Memory Lane with Dr. Carol Queen and learn more about the roots of SF’s sex community, from leather to poly communes — as well as the origins of our very own Good Vibrations.
Tuesday, March 5th – 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (FREE!)
Mommy’s Playdate at Good Vibrations
|A fun, after-hours mixer for moms who want to learn how to put the spice back in their sex lives. Staff sexologist Dr. Carol Queen tells about sex after kids, including libido boosters, kegel exercisers and toys for grown-ups. Our special guest is a physical therapist from the Pelvic Health and Rehab Center who will discuss pelvic floor muscle dysfunction, pain with sex/penetration, pain after orgasm, and returning to sex after just having a baby.
Thursday, March 7th 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (FREE!)
Know Yourself, Love Yourself: Sexual Empowerment for Women
|Modern female sexuality: it’s complicated. We have more choices, more people, more messages about what we should and should not do. Learn how to navigate the contradictory rules of sex with sex educators Jessi Fischer and Julianne Carroll to get what you want out of sex. Establish boundaries, neutralize sexual shame, handle rejection, and untangle the twisted knots of contemporary female sexuality.|
Sex after Fifty: A Workshop for Women
|Sex after fifty has its challenges, but it can also be sizzling and satisfying. We’ll face the challenges and celebrate the joys of older-age sexuality, sharing experiences and learning from each other in a spirit of candor, acceptance, creativity, and humor. Take home new tools, techniques, and attitudes that help women over fifty experience hot, joyful sex — with or without a partner. Taught Naked at Our Age author Joan Price.
Sunday, March 31th – 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
And if you’re on the EAST COAST, check out our Brookline Good Vibrations store for events such as this one with Our Bodies Ourselves — our current GiVe Partner!
Our Bodies, Ourselves Nonprofit Reception, Store Tour & Mixer at Good Vibrations
|Join us for a special mixer and info night featuring our current donation partner, Our Bodies, Ourselves! Enjoy a light reception and store tour by our sex educator sales associate, and meet the good folks at this wonderful organization.Inspired? You can contribute to them directly at check-out!
Saturday, March 23rd – 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm (FREE!)