Celebrate Women’s History Month with Good Vibrations

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

Archive-VAL 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!)
More information:  Valencia Street Good Vibrations


Mommy’s Playdate at Good Vibrations 

mommy-playdate 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!)
More information:  Good Vibrations Oakland


Know Yourself, Love Yourself: Sexual Empowerment for Women

Julianne-Carroll 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.

Monday, March 18th – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
$20 in advance, $25 at the door Tickets (Women only)
More information: Polk Street Good Vibrations


Sex after Fifty: A Workshop for Women

Joan-Price 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
$30 in advance, $35 at the door (Women only)
More information:  Polk Street Good Vibrations

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

GiVe-2-13 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!)
More information:  Polk Street Good Vibrations


For more information, see our Store Events. Not near a Good Vibrations retail location? Check out our Sex Education Articles and browse our beloved Sex Ed Books.


Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations is the premiere sex-positive, women-principled adult toy retailer in the US. An iconic brand and one of the world's first sex toy shops to focus specifically on women's pleasure and sexual education, Good Vibrations was founded by Joani Blank in 1977 to provide women with a safe, welcoming and non-judgmental place to shop for erotic toys. Good Vibrations has always included all people across the gender spectrum, and is a place where customers can come for education, high quality products, and information promoting sexual health, pleasure and empowerment. Customers can shop Good Vibrations' expertly curated product selection across any of its nine retail locations or on the GoodVibes.com website, where they can also find a wealth of information pertaining to sexual pleasure, exploration and education.

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