Tag Archives | sexual health

Girl Crush: Rebecca Alvandi of Maxim Hygiene Products

Say hello to Vixely’s latest Girl Crush, Rebecca Alvandi, the “Green Feminine Hygiene Queen” and Vice President behind Maxim Hygiene Products, a family owned manufacturer of organic and natural, chlorine-free, hypoallergenic cotton tampons, pads, panty-liners, and cosmetic accessories. Vixely loves Maxim’s empowering and environmentally-conscious approach to women’s products, particularly their attention to the quality of materials [...]

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S.A.F.E. Documentary “Corrie Goes to Kenya” Helps Women in Need

On Friday, the U.K. charity S.A.F.E. was featured in the first of two one-hour documentaries, Corrie Goes to Kenya. In these programs, four actors from the popular British TV soap opera Coronation Street work with S.A.F.E.’s own Kenyan actors to spread information about HIV and AIDS. The episodes follow their journey as they create and perform a series [...]

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Link Love

Fox’s show Glee came under serious fire this week for its “First Time” episode, in which two couples make sweet love, including the suburban dynamo, Rachel and Finn…with a condom, that she brought. Yeah, a pair of two reckless high-school Seniors who are in a serious relationship engaging in safe sex is really a problem. [...]

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“Father of the Sexual Revolution”…And It’s Not Hugh Hefner

Long before Kinsey, long before Dr. Laura and slightly before Hugh Hefner, came a sexual pioneer named Wilhelm Reich. Dubbed the “Father of the Sexual Revolution,” by Time, he studied under Freud, developing the idea that sex holds the power not only to heal individuals, but entire societies. A healthy society, he believed, could only [...]

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Better Health Care for Women

Go Obama! The President’s administration has just mandated that, starting in August 2012, health insurance plans must cover the cost of all contraceptives for women, with no co-payment or extra charges. That includes all government-approved forms of birth control, in addition to emergency contraception like Plan B (which, at $50 a pop, is not cheap). [...]

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Trojan Promotes Sexual Awareness Inspired by Oscar Mayer Weinermobile

Your favorite summer “food truck” is getting re-stocked in Manhattan, not with Yucatecan enchiladas, but with vibrators by Trojan. One of our favorite sexperts, Dr. Logan Levkoff, will be on board as well in an effort to normalize the conversation around sexuality and bring greater awareness to sexual health. MSNBC said: From schnitzel to Korean [...]

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Donate $5 to Sex-Ed and Get Free JimmyJane Gift at Babeland!

Things we love: Babeland, JimmyJane and Sex-ed. These favorites of ours have teamed together and for all of July when you donate $5 to SIECUS (Sexuality Information and Education Center of the US) on Babeland  you get a free JimmyJane massage candle. Vixely passionately believes in supporting Sex-Education in the U.S. to teens and pre-teens [...]

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China Creates Peer-Driven Sex-Ed Program for Teens

Wow, go China! I wonder who the volunteers are, but love the idea of peer-driven education to make it more relatable to teens. Excerpts from this article: The China Family Planning Association (CFPA) has established a peer education body to educate young people about reproductive health. “It is not an easy job to hold educational [...]

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New York Times Article – Vibrators on a Shelf Near You

The New York Times is picking up on the trend that open dialogues around sex are becoming more and more mainstream, with vibrators now available at your local Walgreens. We love the quote from Jeremy in the article: “From my perspective, a woman who has thoroughly explored her own body, both alone and with or [...]

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