Joani Blank (born 1937) is an entrepreneur, editor, writer, videographer, educator, and inventor in the field of sexuality.
She founded Down There Press, a publisher of sex-related books, in 1975. Later she opened Good Vibrations, the second woman-oriented sex toy business in the United States, in 1977. She was one of the first volunteers at San Francisco Sex Information and has served on the Board of Directors of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Blank is also know for her inventions of the Butterfly Vibrator and Titattoos (now Intimate Art Tattoos).
Blank has one daughter, Amika, and three grandchildren. She currently lives in Oakland, California.
- Editor, Still Doing It: Men and Women Over Sixty Write About Their Sexuality, Down There Press, 2000
- Co-author (with Ann Whidden), Good Vibrations: The New Complete Guide to Vibrators, Down There Press, 2000 (see also 1976, below)
- Editor, I Am My Lover: Women Pleasure Themselves, Down There Press, 1997
- Editor, First Person Sexual: Women and Men Write About Self-Pleasuring, Down There Press, 1996
- Editor, Femalia, Down There Press, 1993
- ''A Kid's First Book About Sex'', Down There Press, 1993
- The Playbook for Kids About Sex, Down There Press, 1978
- The Playbook for Men About Sex, Down There Press, 1976
- Good Vibrations: Being a Treatise on the Use of Machines in the Indolent Indulgence of Erotic Pleasure-Seeking Together with Important Hints on the Acquisition, Care, and Utilization of Said Machines and Much More about the Art and Science of Buzzing Off, Down There Press, 1976
- The Playbook for Women About Sex, Down There Press, 1975
- Orgasm: Faces of Ecstasy, Blank Tapes and Libido Films, 2004 (with Jack Hafferkamp and Marianna Beck).
- ''Carol Queen's Great Vibrations: An Explicit Guide to Vibrators'', Blank Tapes, ~1997.
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