Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations provides access to sex-positive products and accurate sex information through clean and comfortable shopping experiences.

Good Vibrations is a diverse, woman-focused retailer providing access to sex-positive products and accurate sex information through our clean and comfortable stores, catalog, and web site in order to enhance our customers' sex lives and to promote healthy attitudes about sex.

We currently have six stores -- three in San Francisco, one in Berkeley, one int Oakland, and one on the east coast in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Good Vibrations San Francisco Stores:

Polk Street Store 1620 Polk Street (at Sacramento Street) San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 345-0400

Valencia Street Store 603 Valencia Street (at 17th Street) San Francisco, CA 94110 (415) 522-5460

Downtown Store 899 Mission Street (at 5th Street) San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 513-1635

Good Vibrations East Bay Stores: Berkeley Store 2504 San Pablo Avenue (at Dwight Way) Berkeley, CA 94702 (510) 841-8987

Oakland Store 3219 Lakeshore Avenue Oakland, CA 94610 (510) 788-2389

Good Vibrations Brookline Store: Brookline Store 308A Harvard Street Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 264-4400

Meet Our Teachers! Marcia Baczynski


Many sex and relationship teachers and coaches are interested in helping those who seek to open their relationships, cope with jealousy, and/or maximize satisfaction in a non-standard partnership structure––but not all are as savvy and winning as Marcia, whose resume includes helping to create Cuddle Parties as well as lots of teaching at Good Vibrations and all over the place besides. I was…

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Sex Still Spoken Here, the Erotic Reading Circle, & GV History

tumblr_inline_n8b1uyPqOI1qjpzcgThe very first interaction I ever had with Good Vibrations was the Erotic Reading Circle. I think it was about 1985, and I’d just arrived in the Bay Area from Eugene, where I went to college. I hadn’t written any erotica yet, unless you count a few poems, spicy love letters, and journal entries, but I was very interested in erotic literature, probably because that was the one place I’d found so…

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Sexy Sex, Newsy News—Week of July 14, 2014


Don’t Call Her Thor-etta
While most of us were looking over thereat the Hobby Lobby ruling and other car wrecks of sex-and-gender-in-the-news, the sneaky fellas over at Marvel Comics quietly re-made the universe, changing Thor into a woman. She will still wield the magic hammer Mjölnir (which, by the way, will soon be coming to a sex store near you, courtesy of Doc Johnson and whatever Norse…

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Meet Our Teachers–Tracy Bartlett

TracyBartlett-Feb14I caught up with the peripatetic Tracy Bartlett, who lives in the southern part of the state and visits the Bay Area just a couple of times a year, just this mornig to qask a couple of questions about tonight’s workshop. Last night she did her signature workshop on kissing, Lip Service–look for it when we’re lucky enough to have her back on the After Hours roster! Detail about tonight’s class and…

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