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Feb
28

10% Tuesdays in March for North by Northeast Community Health Center

North by Northeast Community Health CenterIt’s 10% Tuesday time again! This month, we’re donating 10% of our sales on Tuesdays to North by Northeast Community Health Center, the only medical clinic in Oregon focused on African American health. North by Northeast is a non-profit organization providing welcoming, high-quality health care to uninsured and OHP-covered adults. They work to improve health outcomes and advance health equity by offering primary care services focused on chronic health conditions affecting the local African American population.

North by Northeast Community Health Center was founded by a Pentecostal pastor and a Jewish doctor who met in 2005 as a result of the Gulf Coast hurricanes and joined in partnership to address the health needs of residents of their North and Northeast Portland community. They provide primary care services, including gynecologic examinations, treatment for minor illnesses and injuries, and immunizations and ongoing care for chronic health conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. They also provide health education in the community, blood pressure screenings, health insurance enrollment assistance, and a barbershop blood pressure program.

North by Northeast is a safe and welcoming place, one where people find medical care that meets their needs in a culturally respectful way. Check out the video above for an example of the impact of their work, then be sure to visit us on any Tuesday in March to ensure that a portion of your purchase goes to North by Northeast. Follow their work on their website, Facebook, Twitter.

Dec
30

How To Be A Sex-Positive Healthcare Provider

Thursday, March 14th — 7:30 p.m. — $25

Evelin DackerSexuality is often disregarded when assessing our patient’s health and happiness. Our own personal values, lack of knowledge, and discomfort around talking about sex are barriers to obtaining a holistic understanding of our patients. As the #MeToo movement, gender concerns, and the diversification of relationship and sexual styles become more prominent in our culture, it is important that we become more aware of how to navigate these changes. This class taught by Evelin Dacker, MD will help address and educate medical providers and healthcare professionals on becoming comfortable and successful in addressing the sexual concerns of our patients and provide tools to do so.

Evelin Dacker, MD is a sex-positive primary care doctor. She is board certified in Family Medicine and has a board certification in Holistic and Integrative Medicine, and a certification from the Institute for Functional Medicine. She specializes in Women’s Health, hormones, nutrition, and sexual healing. She is also the C.E.O of Sex Positive Portland and teaches classes on how to communicate with sexual partners (see maketimeforthetalk.com), sexually transmitted infections without shame, and personal boundaries and Consent.

If you are a healthcare practitioner, let us know in the notes when you sign up for this class so we can make sure we can supply you with a bag of discount coupons and lube samples to share with your patients!

This class has already taken place. Thanks for attending!

We’re offering 2 free class spots to folks with financial need; please email us at info@sheboptheshop.com with the class name & date in the subject line and some brief information about your circumstances. Two people will be chosen randomly from those who emailed and contacted at least 2 weeks prior to class to confirm.

Jun
28

Sex and Survivorship: Navigating Sex After Cancer

Sunday, September 9th — 7:30 p.m. — $15

Cancer affects every aspect of a person’s life, including their sex life. If you have cancer, if someone you love has cancer, or if you are a cancer survivor, this class is for you.

Join mother-daughter duo, Leslie Heron (ARNP, FNP-BC) of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and our very own in-house educator Gretchen, for this informative and fun workshop on cancer and sexuality. They will discuss common side effects of cancer and cancer treatments (relationship issues, hiccups in communication, and physical symptoms such as erectile dysfunction, vaginal dryness, etc.), and products that can help (books, lubricants, toys, safer sex supplies, and more)!

This class will be a light-hearted way for healthcare professionals and those affected by cancer to connect and learn together. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share stories, and handle products.

This class has already taken place. Thanks for attending!

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Feb
4

How to Be a Sex-Positive Medical Provider

Wednesday, April 25th — 7:30 p.m. — $15

Hunter RileyDo you work in healthcare and wish you had more resources for patients who have sex and relationship questions? Do you sometimes feel embarrassed talking to patients about their sex lives? Sex is a quality of life issue for most people, and knowing how to discuss the subject with patients is key — whether it’s someone needing a dilator set, a lubricant that doesn’t cause irritation, information on kink, etc.

In this informative class, Hunter Riley will go over how healthcare providers can help their patients feel more comfortable talking about sex, sexuality, relationships, gender and more. Small independent sex shops like She Bop can offer the support and guidance that so many people crave, but due to time constraints, aren’t always able to offer training programs for providers themselves. This workshop is geared specifically toward those in healthcare and helping professions.

We will talk about:

  • How prepared and comfortable do you feel right now to address client issues surrounding sexuality?
  • What biases or beliefs do you hold regarding sexuality, and how can you address them?
  • How do sex shops play a role in supporting people with their relationship and sex questions and challenges?

Hunter Riley is a sex educator, speaker and social media maven and manages the medical outreach program at Self Serve Toys in Albuquerque. She has presented and trained with different organizations including university hospitals, med schools, mental health provider conferences, nursing conferences, sexual assault nurse examiners, and more.

If you are a health care practitioner, let us know in the notes when you sign up for this class so we can make sure we can supply you with a bag of discount coupons and lube samples to share with your patients!

This class has already taken place. Thanks for attending!

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Mar
26

Sex and Survivorship: Navigating Sex After Cancer

Sunday, June 11th — 7:30 p.m. — $15

Leslie and GretchenCancer affects every aspect of a person’s life, including their sex life. If you have cancer, if someone you love has cancer, or if you are a cancer survivor, this class is for you.

Join mother-daughter duo, Leslie Heron (ARNP, FNP-BC) of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and our very own in-house educator Gretchen, for this informative and fun workshop on cancer and sexuality. They will discuss common side effects of cancer and cancer treatments (relationship issues, hiccups in communication, and physical symptoms such as erectile dysfunction, vaginal dryness, etc.), and products that can help (books, lubricants, toys, safer sex supplies, and more)!

This class will be a light-hearted way for healthcare professionals and those affected by cancer to connect and learn together. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share stories, and handle products.

This class has already taken place. Thanks for attending!

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Jan
31

Bringin’ Sexy Back: Navigating Sex After Cancer

Sunday, March 20th — 7:30 p.m. — $10

Leslie and GretchenCancer affects every aspect of a person’s life, including their sex life. If you have cancer, if someone you love has cancer, or if you are a cancer survivor, this class is for you.

Join mother-daughter duo, Leslie Heron (ARNP, FNP-BC) of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and our very own in-house educator Gretchen, for this informative and fun workshop on cancer and sexuality. They will discuss common side effects of cancer and cancer treatments (relationship issues, hiccups in communication, and physical symptoms such as erectile dysfunction, vaginal dryness, etc.), and products that can help (books, lubricants, toys, and more)!

This class will be a light-hearted way for healthcare professionals and those affected by cancer to connect and learn together. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share stories, and handle products.

This class has already taken place. Thanks for attending!

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