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About Good Vibrations: Press Releases: Give Yourself a Hand!

For Immediate Release

March 31, 2003

For more information:
Andrea Burnett
Good Vibrations Public Relations
415-974-8985 ext 203

Give Yourself a Hand!

Good Vibrations Celebrates San Francisco Pride 2003
Planned Celebration Will Inspire Pride in Everyone

San Francisco, CA -- March 31, 2003 -- Good Vibrations, Damron Women's Traveler and Curve magazine celebrate San Francisco Pride with three days of music, prizes and fashion under the playful theme "Give Yourself a Hand." The special events begin Friday June 27 and run through Sunday night at the new Good Vibrations location at 1620 Polk (at Sacramento) in San Francisco. Partygoers can browse the City's legendary women-owned sex toy, book and video store from Friday, June 27 from 11 am-10 pm, Saturday, June 28 from 11 am-8 pm and Sunday, June 29, from 11 am-8 pm.

Highlights and activities include a drawing for queer-centric gift baskets valued at over $250, special Good Vibrations-branded gifts with purchase at all three GV stores during Pride weekend, performances by various San Francisco DJs throughout the weekend, free refreshments, games, a fashion show, an erotic reading, book signings and author Q&A, and much, much more.

To ensure customers across the globe can share in the festivities, Good Vibrations will offer unprecedented discounts on select GV favorites including Best Lesbian Erotica, Best Gay Erotica, iCandy Smoothie, the Perfect Stroke Vibe, the Spiral Plug Kit and more from June 1 through June 30 at

Pride Festivities at Good Vibrations
1620 Polk Street
(between Sacramento and Clay)
San Francisco, CA 94109

Friday, June 27

SHE-ROTIC: A Special Night at Good Vibrations with the Discerning Dyke in Mind

  • Book reading and signings by San Francisco women authors
    • Felice Newman (Whole Lesbian Sex Book)
    • Cara Bruce (Horny? San Francisco)
    • Carol Queen (Leather Daddy and the Femme)
    • Violet Blue (Ultimate Guide to Cunnilingus)
    • Alison Tyler (Bondage on a Budge)
  • DJ-licious music by DJ Victoria
  • Light refreshments sponsored by Luna Bar
  • Drawing for $50 Good Vibrations gift certificates
  • Win a Good Vibes G-string or baby tee at games including the "What A Ringer!" water-ring-on-dildo toss
  • Informal fashion show from 6 pm-8 pm with luscious new fashions provided by Sugarpoppy, and a drawing to win the model's ensembles
  • Drawing for GV gift basket worth over $250!

Sunday, June 29

"Pride" Piper Sunday

  • Pride goers are invited to follow the X-tra Action Marching Band from the parade to the new Polk Street store. Or, meet us there and experience some DJ-licious music by DJ Mermaid and light refreshments provided by Luna Bar.
  • Drawings for a Good Vibes gift basket worth over $250, $50 gift certificates and other splendid GV swag
  • Special co-promotion with the Red Devil Lounge across the street from the Polk Street store: buy a Good Vibrations shot and get a free GV shot glass and a 15% off coupon for use at any Good Vibes store
  • Drawings to win products worth up to $100 including toys from Vixen Creations, Stormy Leather, I Rub My Duckie, Damron Travel Guides, Kama Sutra Games and more!
  • Special promotion with Brownie Hardware on Polk [where you can find "The (other) Right Tool for the Job"]

For more information about Good Vibrations Pride Weekend, visit

About Good Vibrations

Established in 1977, Good Vibrations is a worker-owned and operated cooperative comprised mostly of women, who strive to help women and men realize and celebrate their sexual health and potential. They're a group of individuals committed to making the world a place where sex and pleasure are recognized as a birthright. Good Vibrations' branches include retail stores in San Francisco and Berkeley, California; a mail order catalog; web site,; publishing company Down There Press; audio division Passion Press; Sexpositive Productions, the GV Video Production Team; and an Education/Outreach department that presents educational workshops nationwide.