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For Immediate Release

March 25th, 2016

Trans Rights a Focus at CatalystCon Chicago
Sex Positive Retailer Good Vibrations Proud Sponsor of CatalystCon Chicago

SAN FRANCISCO, (March 25, 2016): Jackie Rednour-Bruckman, Executive Vice President of Good Vibrations will host the Closing Keynote Plenary Address at CatalystCon Midwest (April 1st – April 3rd) with very special guest, Bryanna A. Jenkins- the Executive Director and Founder of Trans Alliance in Baltimore, MD. Jenkins has received national attention and accolades for her Trans Uprising activist events featured in the New York Times, The Advocate, and other news outlets and publications.

‘CatalystCon Midwest’ takes place April 1st to April 3rd at the O’Hare Hyatt in Chicago. This is the first time CatalystCon comes to Chicago and it promises to be one of the best CatalystCons ever. Good Vibrations is proud to be involved with this stellar sexuality conference.

Good Vibrations Staff Sexologist Carol Queen will also moderate the Opening Keynote Plenary Address and present on various panels including a session on The Sex & Pleasure Book written by Carol Queen PhD with Shar Rednour. Queen will also be presenting on Slut Shaming and Building Bridges Between Sex Positive Retailers and Educators.

Good Vibrations Education Manager, Andy Duran will be on a panel with Jackie Rednour-Bruckman called Queer and Trans Sexual Health. “Body and Sex Positivity can be tricky landscapes to navigate and especially intense for Queer and Trans Identified folks. Having access to accurate and compassionate health care information around sexual health should not just be a privilege.” – Jackie Rednour-Bruckman who will also be on a fun and informative panel called Sex Positive Parenting.

You can check out the list of great presenters at Follow Good Vibrations on Twitter at @GoodVibesToys and see our tweets with the hashtag #ccon to get more detail on the compelling and interesting discussions generated by panels, presenters, and attendees.

About Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations is the premier retailer trusted for almost four decades to provide high quality products, education, and information that promotes sexual health, pleasure, and empowerment. We invented the concept of the clean, well-lighted vibrator store and we’re proud to provide a safe, welcoming, and non-judgmental environment where customers can shop for sex toys, books, movies, and attend workshops. Visit online at,, or visit one of our eight retail stores in SF, Berkeley, Oakland, Palo Alto CA, or Brookline MA. Please follow us on Twitter @GoodVibesToys

About CatalystCon

CatalystCon is a conference created to inspire exceptional conversations about sexuality. It is about reaching out and stimulating those who attend to create those important conversations in their own communities, changing how we as a society talk and treat sexuality. It is about stimulating the activist that is within all of us and sparking transformation in the way our friends, neighbors, children and even politicians discuss one of the most important aspects of humanity.