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Vibrator Nation – How Feminism Changed Business & Pleasure

When:

Wed 21 Feb 2018, 7:00pm–8:30pm

Where: The Melba Spiegeltent, 35 Johnston Street, Collingwood, Victoria

Restrictions: 15+

Ticket Information:

  • Early Bird: $28.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Website:

Listed by: cyndiwmt

In the 1970s, a group of pioneering feminist entrepreneurs launched a movement that ultimately changed the way sex was talked about, had, and enjoyed. Boldly reimagining who sex shops were for and the kinds of spaces they could be, these entrepreneurs opened sex-toy stores like Eve’s Garden, Good Vibrations, and Babeland not just as commercial enterprises, but to provide educational and community resources as well. In Vibrator Nation, Lynn Comella tells the fascinating history of how these stores raised sexual consciousness, redefined the adult industry, and changed women’s lives. Comella describes a world where sex-positive retailers double as social activists, where products are framed as tools of liberation, and where consumers are willing to pay for the promise of better living—one conversation, vibrator, and orgasm at a time.