Vibrant’s Pre-Valentine Sale

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Vibrant‘s holding a great sale over the weekend in the run up to Valentine’s Day!

You can save 30% off their curated Valentine’s Day collection using the code ALWAYS. This is the perfect time to pick up some new lube, barriers, or even some of those more expensive sexy toys to share.

Hurry, though! This sale runs from February 3rd at 12am MT until February 5th at 11:59pm MT.

Self-Discovery V-day Sale from Peepshow Toys

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Peepshow Toys is having a pre-Valentine’s Day sale all about self-discovery!

The sale runs today through the end of Thursday the 7th. The 15% off discount is storewide and automatically applied to your cart at checkout. I love when there are no codes to remember!

This is a great time to pick up some of the great lube they sell, gender expression gear, sex furniture, or any of the amazing toys from Sola.

So, what are you waiting for? Get shopping!

Awareness Calendar for February

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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Black History
  • Boost Self-Esteem
  • Children’s Dental Health
  • Heart
  • Low Vision
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Prenatal Infection Prevention
  • Rare Disease
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Teen Dating Violence
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Wise Health Care Consumer


  • African Heritage and Health Week (first week of February)
  • Wear Red for Women’s Heart Health Day (1)
  • Burn Awareness Week (3-9)
  • World Cancer Day (4)
  • Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week (7-14)
  • Pizza Day! (9)
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Week (10-16)
  • International Epilepsy Day (11)
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Week (13-19)
  • Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day (14)
  • National Donor Day (14)
  • National Condom Day (14)
  • National Condom Week (14-21)
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day (17)
  • National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day (22)
  • World Encephalitis Day (22)
  • Eating Disorder Awareness Week (25-Mar 3)
  • Rare Disease Day (28)

Getting Tested for STIs

This post is sponsored by STDCheck. All content is mine, per usual.

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We’ve talked in the past about some basic STI facts, but let’s dig in a little deeper.

It’s worth reiterating that STIs aren’t always symptomatic. That means that you might not be able to tell if you or someone else is dealing with an infection. The only ways to be sure are to either abstain from all interpersonal activity or get tested.

Many STIs are bacterial and curable with antibiotics… well, except the super strains. For those that are viral, there are medications to help make day-to-day life more manageable.

Also, hey, there are plenty of people who have robust sex lives despite viral STIs. Don’t think that it’ll ruin your future.

Alright, let’s dig in!

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