Betty's List of Links and Online Resources

We've organized a listing of sites, programs and practitioners in the space that we value and respect:

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Abortion Clinics Online

Directory service covering websites of over 400 providers of abortion services and reproductive health care. Listing abortion clinics by state, international listings, abortion rights articles, emergency contraception info and more.

Women Help Women

Through this non-profit e-service you can request pills for medical abortion, and several types of contraceptives, such as contraceptive pills, emergency contraceptive (morning after pills) and condoms. You can request a medical abortion alone or with contraceptives for later use. You can request multiple types of contraceptives at the same time. The products will be sent by mail to the address that you give us. They support you throughout the entire process.

Planned Parenthood of NYC

Reproductive health centers serve 40,000 people a year regardless of age or income. Teen issues, STIs & safer sex, PPFA Library, political area.

Exhale After-Abortion Counseling Service

Exhale offers a free, After-Abortion Talkline that provides emotional support, resources and information. The talkline is available to women and girls who have had abortions and to their partners, friends, allies and family members. All calls are completely confidential and counselors are non-judgmental.

Eric Pride

Eric is dedicated to providing education and outreach to the lifestyle community on many different topics. He offers “Eric Pride Classes” - a group for discussions and networking for anyone interested in BDSM, play, authority-based relationships, rope bondage, and much more.

TES

A not-for-profit BDSM/Leather/Fetish group dedicated to the social interaction, educational exchange, and ever-changing diversity of our community.

La Leche League

This is a great resource for soon-to-be or new moms. They offer mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education on breastfeeding.

CIRP - Circumcision Information and Resource Pages

Illustrated Guide to intercourse, foreskin restoration. Very good links to information on the rights of the child, religious issues, and other related issues. Valuable research source.

NOCIRC - National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers

Referral service that provides the names of doctors, lawyers and advocates who are educated about the functions of the foreskin. Large collection of info on circ., research findings, NOCIRC publications, international symposia, medical position papers, historic highlights, NOCIRC centers and affiliates, videos, books, links.

Mothers Against Circumcision

The pro & cons of circumcision as well as intact care information.

Male Sexual Anatomy: The Foreskin

Circumision issues, the intact penis, and foreskin restoration. Good readable explanations, excellent close-up photos of erect penis with foreskin gradually being withdrawn, side, above, and front.

Learn to Live Love & Thrive with Herpes

Dr. Kelly Martin Schuh has herpes and has successfully managed it for 15 years. She speaks first person and has a best selling book. She gives you the tools to live shame-free and discusses everything from holistic remedies to pregnancy.

National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project - NATAP

Latest in HIV and AIDS drug development, research, and treatment information, newletter, forums, New Protease Inhibitor User's Guide, in-depth articles on HIV and AIDS treatments, and other publications, reports from the Fifth Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections conference, much more.

AEGIS, The largest HIV/AIDS website in the World

The basics, treatment, prevention, exposure issues, living with HIV, the science of HIV, groups, fact sheets, news services, Today's HIV News, city newspapers, wire services, AIDS Weekly Plus, numerous sub-heading under each topic. A key resource.

Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV and AIDS information from the world's oldest HIV/AIDS service organization.

The Intersex Society of North America

ISNA is a peer support, education, and advocacy group founded and operated by and for intersexuals: individuals born with anatomy or physiology which differs from cultural ideals of male and female. FAQs, recommendations for treatment of intersexed children, parents guide to surgery. Vaginal Anomalies: guide to options, research bibliography, links.

Electronic Frontier Foundation Online

The first civil liberties organization devoted to ensuring that the Internet remains a truly global vehicle for free speech, and that the privacy and security of all on-line communications are preserved.

Free Speech Coalition

Non-profit Adult Industries Trade Association dedicated to improving quality of life for adult entertainers and the external environment for the sale of adult products and services. Sponsors insurance for workers. Good HIV Testing Program. Fights censorship and unconstitutional harassing tax laws.

The National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF)

Committed to protecting freedom of expression among consenting adults. Based in Washington , D.C., NCSF works through legal initiatives, lobbying, outreach, and education to promote greater understanding of sexuality and human rights. Ensuring that all consenting adults can express their sexuality identity freely and openly, without fear.

autostraddle.com

The top lesbian site out there & they link to us all the time. An intelligent, hilarious & provocative voice and a progressively feminist online community for multiple generations of kickass lesbian, bisexual & otherwise inclined ladies.

The American Institute of Bisexuality

Founded by Dr. Fritz Klein in 1998, the AIB encourages, supports and assists research and education about bisexuality, through programs likely to make a material difference and enhance public knowledge, awareness and understanding about bisexuality.

Here Come The Ecosexuals

Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stevens are ecosexuals and the earth is their lover. Annie is a dear friend and her work is extraordinary. What a beautiful way to counter climate change.

Ashley Manta Cannasexual

CannaSexual® is a word Ashley created to describe anyone who mindfully, deliberately combines sex and cannabis.

Joan Price

Joan Price is talking out loud about a subject that is often ignored or ridiculed in our society: later-life sexuality. Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud about Senior Sex is a candid, straight-talking book addressing senior sexuality in all its colors.

beautifulagony.com

We love this site because it features the bliss of orgasm without any nudity. Users submit videos of themselves from the chest up as they pleasure themselves. It’s addictive.

ifeelmyself.com

Another great masturbation site that features user-submitted videos and real orgasms.

The Rejuvenating Power of Masturbation

Journey with Dr. William 'Bila' Kolbe into the historical, cultural, spiritual, and medical dimensions of masturbation through an engaging, frank, and informative presentation of the most compelling findings derived from over 30 years of research and practice concerning the physical, mental, and spiritual well-being resulting from a knowledgeable practice of our sexuality.

Esther Perel

Esther Perel is a personal friend, psychotherapist, and author who believes human connection has transformative power in all aspects of our lives. She’s a great resource for those looking to explore non-monogamy within long-term relationships.

Find a Doula

Search by your zip code for a local birth doula (a childbirth coach). My one regret is that I went with a midwife instead of an OB/GYN and doula. I needed more support during my delivery.

Every Mother Counts

Every Mother Counts is a non-profit organization (started by supermodel Christy Turlington Burns) dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every woman, everywhere. 3 women die every day in the US from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth.

The Good Men Project

Articles, forums and a conversation for men by men on sex, relationships, parenting and aging. The best resource out there period.

Raising Children

They have information on everything from pregnancy & newborns to meltdowns and talking to your kids about sex, consent and pornography (starting when they’re toddlers).

Most Americans Own a Vibrator

Study conducted by Indiana University and one of our favorite people, Debby Herbenick. Vibrator use during sexual interactions is common, with use being reported by approximately 53 percent of women and 45 percent of men ages 18 to 60. Vibrator use is associated with more positive sexual function and being more proactive in caring for one's sexual health.

PASSION and POWER: The Technology of Orgasm

This is the story of the vibrator. Historian, Rachel Maines traced the origins of this early electrified appliance used by Victorian doctors that went underground until Betty Dodson reintroduced vibrators as a pleasure device in 1973 at NOW’s Sexuality Conference.

Gender Fluidity

Bisexuality is not a transitional phase for women. It is a stable orientation.

abbywinters.com

This site features beautifully shot videos of solo, lesbian, and hetero scenes. It’s a breath of fresh air in the adult space.

Crashpadseries.com

The Crash Pad Series is about a clandestine San Francisco apartment where lucky queers share its key to rendezvous for wild sex. It’s an honest depiction of female and queer sexuality.

Sex Smart Films

They showcase films that provide accurate sexual information. The content addresses age groups from pre-school through adulthood.

Widener University

Their Center for Human Sexuality Studies (CHSS) houses one of the only doctoral programs in human sexuality studies at a fully accredited university in the United States. Betty is leaving all of her books, writings etc to Widener when she leaves the planet.

SIECUS

They develop, collect, and disseminate information on human sexuality, promoting comprehensive sex education.

Kinsey Institute, Indiana University

They are the original source for all sex research. You can view their archives.

Society for Human Sexuality

They are a major source of sex research…a treasure trove of links.

SSSS

They are the sex scientists and gave Betty their public service award (the first organization to officially acknowledge her work).

adameve.com

Their store is female friendly and they carry everything. Plus their found Phil Harvey travels the world on his private jet disseminating condoms.

Good Vibrations

They’re based in San Francisco but ship everywhere. The queer sex store for women with clit.

Sinclair Institute Better Sex Videos

This is a great porn-light explicit sex ed resource.

Melrose Urban Female

A women-owned and operated online and brick-and-mortar adult toy store based in California embraces a "Sex and the City"-type openness to the new woman's sexual revolution.

Babeland

I love their retail stores in Seattle and NYC – get everything you’d find in their stores online from the comfort of your smart phone.

TULIP

A sex store that also includes educational content with non-porn/non-objectifying imagery always gets my vote.

Gurl.com

A great website devoted primarily to teenage girls. The sex info is solid and the site visually stunning.

Coalition for Positive Sexuality

Teen information about sex, sexuality, and reproductive control. They offer free Q&A.

Scarleteen

Teen sex site that covers gay, lesbian, bi and transgendered information. They include Betty’s vulva and penis sketches.

Tantra.com

A worldwide forum devoted to tantric & Eastern principles of sexuality.

Barbara Carrellas

She is the creator of the energy orgasm and author of Urban Tantra and Ecstasy is Necessary and a beloved friend. If you have the chance to take a workshop with Barbara – DO IT

Human Rights Campaign

They work to educate the public on issues that transgender people face and to advocate for full inclusion and equality.

Kate Borstein

She’s a personal friend and transgender trailblazer. Kate’s work is taught in five languages, in over 200 high schools, colleges, and universities around the world.

The Beautiful Cervix

View a cervix at different stages in a woman’s cycle. There is also information on how to view and shoot your own cervix.

The Endometriosis Foundation of America

Padma Lakshmi founded this organization to increase disease recognition, provide advocacy, facilitate expert surgical training, and fund landmark endometriosis research.

Support & Solutions for Thriving Beyond Divorce

SAS provides divorce support and coaching for women who are considering, in the process of, or recovering from divorce.

Women’s International Pharmacy

This is the compounding pharmacy where Betty gets her bio-identical hormones for half of what she’d pay through her doctor/insurance.

Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

The first research-based organization working within the media and entertainment industry to get more strong female characters in entertainment and media that targets and influences children ages 11 and under.

The Joyful Heart Foundation

Mariska Hargitay started this national organization to heal, educate, and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse. They help you get through the court process. Taylor Swift made a donation after her sexual assault case.