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For Immediate Release

March 10, 2010

Media Contact: Camilla Lombard
Events and Publicity Manager
(415) 974-8985 ext.201
camillal@goodvibes.com

GOOD VIBRATIONS ANNOUNCES NEW DONATION PARTNER: GLOBAL JUSTICE ECOLOGY PROJECT

Pioneering Adult Retailer’s GiVe Program Emphasizes Going Green in the Bedroom and Beyond

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San Francisco, CA -- (March 10, 2010): Good Vibrations, (goodvibes.com), the legendary San Francisco-based company has announced its partnership with the Global Justice Ecology Project as part of their corporate giving initiative,GiVe

This spring, Good Vibrations’ customers can show their support for “going green” by making a financial gift to the Global Justice Ecology Project (globaljusticeecology.org) at the time of their Good Vibrations purchase.  The Global Justice Ecology Project raises awareness about the dangers of global warming and deforestation around the world through direct action, and advocates for climate justice, protection of native forests, and the rights of the indigenous peoples of the South American forested communities.  Donations are accepted at all Good Vibrations’ checkout counters and on the website's donation page.

Says Good Vibrations’ COO, Jackie Strano, “For over three decades, Good Vibrations has been giving back to the community by actively participating in various causes. Our GiVe campaign(s) are a way for us to formally mobilize our creativity, enthusiasm, and energies towards causes we believe in. We are proud to partner with the Global Justice Ecology Project and bring attention to important environmental issues that affect all of us.” 

The GV-GJEP nonprofit partnership highlights Good Vibrations’ commitment to raising awareness about the positive environmental impact of greening one’s sex life with the types of sustainable sensual products carried in their Ecorotic Green Sex line.

 “Environmental action can begin at home, in the bedroom” says Dr. Carol Queen, Good Vibrations’ staff Sexologist and company spokesperson. “Sex is part of our lives, so any issue that concerns us out of the bedroom has implications inside it: if we recycle, buy local produce, watch our carbon use, and think ecologically in other ways, it makes sense to do the same when we make sexual choices.”

 “What makes sex green?” expounds Dr. Queen, “In the first place, most people have sex in ways that use the earth’s resources lightly, with a way smaller carbon footprint than taking a drive.” 

Good Vibrations earth-friendly Ecorotic™ collection features all-natural and organic products, as well as items that have less environmental impact, such as toys made from superior, longer-lasting materials and rechargeable vibes.  Many sex toys contain phthalates, a plastic softener, which have been linked to cancer and damaging sperm.  In 2007, Good Vibrations eliminated all phthalates-containing products from their inventory. Customers can rest assured that all Good Vibrations Ecorotic™ products are safe and phthalates-free.  By featuring lubes and toys manufactured from natural, vegan and/or sustainable materials and ingredients, Good Vibrations offers its customers healthy products that are as good for the planet as they are for their sex life.

Good Vibrations was founded with a culture of good work ethics and socially-conscious business practices. From vendors with fair labor practices to lubes and toys made with natural or vegan ingredients, Good Vibrations hopes to pass to their customers, healthy products that are as good for the planet as they are for your sex life.

From the bedroom to the forests, celebrate spring and going green with Good Vibrations.

About GiVe:
For over 30 years Good Vibrations has partnered with hundreds of local and national non-profit organizations through donations, advertising and sponsorship. GV is proud to provide much need support for local and global non-profit organizations such as women’s shelters, HIV/AIDS research, art programs, LGBT benefits, Breast Cancer awareness and much more. 

How GiVe Works:
Each quarter, Good Vibrations will partner with a different nonprofit organization and encourage their customers to contribute directly to them at check-out. 

To learn more about Good Vibrations GiVe program and to see this year’s beneficiaries, visit
goodvibes.com or contact Camilla Lombard at 415/974-8985 x201 or camillal@goodvibes.com.

About Good Vibrations
Good Vibrations is the nation's first and premier provider of sex education and sex positive products. Good Vibrations is a San Francisco-based multi channel retailer that women and couples have trusted for over three decades to provide a comfortable, safe environment for finding sex-positive products and educational materials to enhance their sex life. Good Vibrations offers its products through its retail stores and website (goodvibes.com) and retail stores.

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