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Sexual Health Resources

At Vanderbilt

Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center
(615) 322-4843
316 West Side Row, Franklin
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

 

Services:
Free external and internal condoms, silicone and water-based lubricant, dental dams, and pregnancy tests. these are all located in the fishbowl in our lobby as well as in the first floor restroom.

We also have a multi-user Medela Symphony breast pump for use by any Vanderbilt community member. Please email womenctr@vanderbilt.edu to reserve use of the breast pump.

Student Health Center
(615) 322-2427
Zerfoss Building, 1210 Stevenson Center Lane
Nashville, TN  37232
Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-noon
Summer and Scheduled Breaks:
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Services:
Free external condoms, well women exams, full STI screening (gonorrhea, chlamydia, HIV, syphilis, and herpes), pregnancy testing, HPV vaccination, birth control options, and emergency contraceptives

In the Nashville Area

Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee
(615) 321-7216
412 Dr. DB Todd Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37203
Hours: Monday: 9:15 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Tuesday-Saturday, 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Services:
Free external and internal condoms, STI testing and treatment (bacterial vaginosis (BV), chlamydia, genital warts, gonorrhea, herpes, HIV (testing and diagnosis only), syphilis, and trichomoniasis), birth control, emergency testing, pregnancy testing, pap test and pelvic exams

West End Women’s Health Clinic
(615) 936-5858
2611 West End Ave, Suite 380
Nashville, TN 37203
Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Services:
Well women exams and STI testing

 

Lentz Public Health Center
(615) 340-5616
2500 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Services:
STI testing for HIV, syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea

Nashville Cares
(615) 259-4866
633 Thompson Lane
Nashville, TN 37204
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Services:
Free HIV testing


Learn about…

 

Barrier Methods
External Condom Instructions:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBJGZJ6IkDM
Internal Condom Instructions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fF1AMHBHW54
Dental Dam Instructions:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0rdojFa0AE
Guide to Lubricant:  https://www.thecsph.org/lube/

Birth Control
https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/birth-control

https://bedsider.org/methods/matrix

Emergency Contraception
Oral Contraceptives that can be used as Emergency Contraceptives:  https://ec.princeton.edu/questions/dose.html#dose
https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/morning-after-pill-emergency-contraception

STIs
Getting Tested:  https://www.buzzfeed.com/caseygueren/get-tested
https://www.itsyoursexlife.com/stds-testing-gyt

Kink and BDSM
The Mark, Nashville:  https://www.themarkbycpi.com/index_files/about.htm
National Coalition for Sexual Freedom: https://www.ncsfreedom.org/
Kink Aware Professionals: https://ncsfreedom.org/resources/kink-aware-professionals-directory/kap-directory-homepage.html
BDSM Dictionary: https://www.squidge.org/novad/Primer/Definitions.html

Sex Toys
Friction, Nashville: https://shopfriction.com/about.html
An Introduction to Sex Toys: https://www.thecsph.org/the-csph-resources/web-resources/sex-positive-basics/pleasure/intro-to-sex-toys/
Safe Sex Toys:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T73e1Hrvihc
Unsafe Sex Toys:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vE4eCQJN5w

Sexuality and Differently-Abled Individuals
Sexuality and Disability: https://www.sexualityanddisability.org/
Additional Resources: https://www.thecsph.org/the-csph-resources/web-resources/sex-and/sex-and-disability/