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- Read explicit SXSW Erotica (audio MP3 versions available)
- Peruse Safer Sex and Risk Assessment Charts (mobile friendly)
Here are the slides from my Sexual Survival for Geeks presentation, SxSW 2011:
Austin sexuality resources:
- Forbidden Fruit (indie women-owned retailer, forbiddenfruit.com)
512 Neches St : 512-478-8358 open until midnight Friday and Saturday
108 East North Loop Blvd. : 512-453-8090 also has kinky clothing, closed Sunday
Two locations, but one is a block from the convention center: go here for condoms, lube, really cool staff, sex toys, discretion and all of your sex supply needs.
- Lipstick 24 (Austin’s lesbian club/lounge, lipstick24austin.com)
606 East 7th Street : 512-414-2950
- Midtowne Spa Austin (gay/bi bathhouse, midtowne.com)
5815 Airport Blvd : 512-302-9696
- Oilcan Harry’s (legendary gay bar for all genders, oilcanharrys.com)
211 West 4th Street : 512-320-8823
- Gay Austin (clubs, events, more, austin.gaycities.com)
All Austin Planned Parenthood locations offer the morning after pill, complete STD/STI testing, diagnosis and treatment (for all genders, men welcome). They also do UTI (urinary tract infection) testing and treatment, and no one will be turned away due to a lack of money. Their walk-in services (no appointment) include Emergency Contraception (EC, morning after pill), Pregnancy Testing, and Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing. North and South Austin locations offer rape crisis counseling referrals and states, “If you can’t make it in to a Planned Parenthood health center, you may be able to get emergency contraception at a nearby pharmacy.”
- Planned Parenthood downtown Austin (plannedparenthood.org)
1823 E. 7th Street : 512-477-5846 (closed Saturday and Sunday)
- Planned Parenthood North Austin (plannedparenthood.org)
9041 Research Blvd, #250 : 512-331-128 (closed Sunday, short hours Saturday)
- Planned Parenthood South Austin (plannedparenthood.org)
201 E. Ben White Blvd. : 512-276-8000 (closed Sunday, short hours Saturday)
- Austin’s Live Oak Pharmacy (LGBT friendly)
- Austin sexual assault and domestic violence help center, 24-hours, hospital accompaniment, legal assistance: SafePlace.org : 512-267-SAFE (512-267-7233)
- Austin police victims services 24-hour helpline: 512-472-HELP (512-472-4357)
Suggested ingredients for your sexual survival kit:
- Breath mints.
- Safer sex supplies, such as condoms, latex (or non-latex) gloves, barriers such as dental dams.
- Lubricant, to keep condoms and safer sex gear moist and intact.
- Scent-free, oil-free intimate wipes.
- A fully charged phone, and a friend who knows where you are.
- Ideally: a mini vibrator, for pleasure insurance.