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–Dena Hankins

We’re about to meet a new teacher! An author whose book we just began carrying in our stores this summer, Dena Hankins hails from Seattle and will teach a class and host/participating in a free queer lit reading next week. Her class topic is close to my heart: using erotica to inspire your own sex life! Come to one or both of these terrific events. Details are below! – Carol Queen, Staff…

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Meet Our Teachers–Midori!

We are so happy that the world-renowned Midori is joining us this week to teach a post-Folsom Street Fair class! As usual, while at the fair I watched throngs of curious, almost-ready-to-dip-their-toes-in vanilla folk (that’s the word kinky people use to remind everyone that there are many, many flavors of eroticism). What better opportunity than an evening with creative, no-nonsense, slightly…

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We’re #SexyAtEverySize at Good Vibrations!

My Sexy At Every Size Truth Is:


At Good Vibrations we’ve long known that you can’t love and pleasure yourself––or share optimally with someone else––if you can’t feel good about your body. It’s a culture full of body shame and people who struggle all their lives to be body-positive. On October we’re trying to boost that signal and so we’re launching a week of social media discussions, events…

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After-50 Vaginal Maintenance by Pamela Madsen

Pamela Madsen’s weekly blog The Power of the Erotic usually runs on Tuesdays–apologies for not getting it up yesterday!  –Carol Queen, PhD


After-50 Vaginal Maintenance: What Every Owner Needs To Know

Are you “After 50″ and a proud owner of a vagina? If you are, you might have noticed that your vagina and her needs are changing. Vaginas actually have an environment that shifts during our life…

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