Virginia Chapter of the

National Organization for Women


We've cooked up a sampler of pleasure/replenishing sources, entertainment and tourism sites, and services for enjoying your body. After all, being a woman is not a political problem!

Legal Statement: Virginia NOW is not endorsing any of the links provided.

13 Magickal Moons

Your one-stop witching shop with ritual supplies, tarot, energy stones, classes in ritual and divination.

Ace Photo Inc.

Virginia's premier locally owned independent photography & video superstore, located in Ashburn.  Still shooting film?  They still develop and print 35mm and 120 film (color and B/W).  Bring in old photos for copies, enlargements, restorations, or digital archiving.

Acupuncture Chinese Herbal Medicine

Dr. Eugene Zhang is a licensed Acupuncturist and Oriental Medical Doctor located in Fairfax, Virginia. He follows the Chinese medical theory that acupuncture promotes abilities for the body to heal itself by regulating and balancing the flow of Qi (Chee).

Andre's Confiserie Suisse

Top of the line Swiss chocolates and pastries that can be ordered and delivered online!  Enjoy an indulgence of delicious cakes, pies, cupcakes, chocolates, cookies and so much more.  Andre's also serves gourmet lunches from their restaurant locations in Kansas City, Missouri!

Aradia Fitness in Loudon

Aradia's goal is to provide women of all ages and fitness levels a safe and supportive environment to explore their sensual side. Aradia Fitness certified instructors are dedicated to providing a fun and effective workout like no other. It is our belief that every woman is a beautiful sensual being.

Arlington Farmer's Market

Arlington's finest farmer's market, providing the freshest and highest quality foods to their customers and supporting local farmers.

Atomic Cheesecake Studios

This is for the feminist who rather than burn her bra, would prefer to celebrate her sexual liberation with a pin-up photoshoot, embracing her feminine wiles with a tube of red lipstick and a pencil skirt! There's all kinds of feminism, all kinds of empowerment, and all kinds of fun freedom out there. Women really are lucky. :)  #WomenOwned

Bitch Media Mixed Tapes

Ever renewing play lists of fun, fabulous, and fierce toys for your ears, curated by the music editors at Bitch!!! Sometimes mixed in, you'll find Wicked Jezebel

The Burgandy Boudoir

Sonya, a stay-at-home mom who owns her own business, is on a mission to empower women and help them feel feel sexy with her stunning lingerie selection! Check out her blog at theburgandyboudoirblog.com!  #WomenOwned

Black Lace Boudoir

Self-taught photographer Ramilyn, located in Culpeper Virginia, specializes in boudoir because "...showing women how gorgeous they are and giving them that day of full pampering is so rewardingIt’s about making an impact on other women lives and giving them that confidences they deserve."  #WomenOwned

Breaux Vineyards

Breaux Vineyards is a 2nd generation run vineyard and winery, established in '97 and fueled by our passion of the grape from vine to bottle ever since.  Located in Purcellville, come see Virginia's favorite winery!

Visit Charlottesville

Love...where tradition is always new.  Delight in the finest restaurants, attend our events, stroll the brick-lined Downtown Mall or taste fruits and vino at our 30+ local orchards and vineyards.

Chocolate Lovers Festival

The City of Fairfax Virginia holds an annual, two day chocolate festival.  Come by and eat!

Cloud 9 Parties

An "in home romance party" company that specializes in the complete "boutique" shopping experience!  From pheromone perfumes to matching shapewear and undergarments, this #WomenOwned party business is complete with lotions, potions, lubricants, and adult novelties! (and yes, there are products for men! ;)

Doll House Pole Fitness

Located in Northern Virginia, Doll House offers pole dancing parties, flexibility training, spinning pole, fly gym aerial fitness, aerial hoop, private/semi-private training, studio rental, and other specialty classes.  #WomenOwned

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Walk into the Northern Virginia Fred Astaire Dance Studio... and DANCE out! Convenient studio hours, certified instructors, and affordable dance lessons and packages! Located on Lee Highway.

Eden Energy Medicine

"Your body is designed to heal itself. The ability of a body to maintain its health and overcome illness is, in fact, among nature's most remarkable feats."  -- Donna Eden and David Feinstein's award-winning guide to Energy Medicine



Elena Brower Yoga and Blog

A great healer and teacher offers a healthful and inspiring blog, and free yoga classes! Stretch, breathe, get strong, shed stress.

Gael Song

GaelSong is a mail order company specializing in products inspired by Celtic art and spirituality. They celebrate the spirit of the Celts by offering wares that appreciate the richness of Celtic traditions.

Girasole Italian Ristorante

Italian Chef-owned and operated restaurant, Girasole uses only the freshest ingredients to create authentic, regional Italian menus. In the picturesque village of The Plains, Virginia, just minutes from Middleburg, Virginia, you’ll experience exceptional service, a relaxing European atmosphere, and the highest quality food and wine.

Il Porto Ristorante 

Enjoy authentic Italian food right on the Potomac River!  Let the Italian flag wave you into the restaurant and soon you'll discover why we have so many satisfied customers around town and around the globe.

Kiss and Make-Up

Your local lingerie, pleasure, adult novelty, and sex toy shop located in Richmond Virginia!  Also includes swimwear, bridal and holiday costumes!

La Femme Expo by Agathi

Enjoy a boutique style expo atmosphere!

Le Tache  Toys For Lovers

Northern Virginia's #1 lingerie and couples boutique since 1988. Over 1 million toys for lovers sold! We offer sexy lingerie, toys for lovers, aphrodisiacs, lubricants, gifts and more.

Lovewinx Inc.

Fun & exciting romance home parties for women & couples!  The LOVEWINX philosophy is to seek and empower women at every stage of her life. They offer the opportunity for women and men to become more confident, passionate, and driven in their everyday living.  Lovewinx is bringing the romance, fun, and fantasy back into relationships.  #WomenOwned

Mama Gena's School of Womanly Arts

The goddess in you wants to be known; to be noticed; to be experienced; to join her soul with yours; and to lure you, me, all of us, into the dance of life. The goddess in you wants to dance in a community of like-hearted Sister Goddesses. How’s that for an overture?

Mind the Mat – Pilates & Yoga

Mind the Mat was founded by Megan Brown and offers a range of yoga and Pilates courses for every need. Locations in Alexandria and Arlington.  #WomenOwned

Modern Femme

Women's Boudoir and Portrait Photographer for ModernFemme.com located in Virginia Beach!  Also Founder & Co-Owner of The Studio HR, Social Media Consultant @theHRCreative, Contributor Chaos & Kiddos#WomenOwned

Mountain Rose Herbs

An AMAZING resource for bulk organic herbs, spices, teas and tea supplies, aromatherapy and essential oils, herbal oils, and bath and body products!  Order anything you can imagine from passionate environmentalists and organic farmers who do it right!

Moss and Stone Gardens

The world of moss and lichen is simpler than our world. After a long day of dismantling the patriarchy, the silence and green can restore some pace of mind.

Mystic Familiar

This online community offers an alternative to expensive spiritual development classes and energy work. A healthy spirit should not be a privilege of the wealthy. Mystic Familiar is a supportive community of seekers and teachers.

Naughty Girls Donut Shop

This family owned business, run by Tiana Ramos with the aid of her parents, Natalie and Miguel combines two of Tiana's’ favorite ideas -- decadent and delicious food and a fun and flirty atmosphere!  "Tiana has an unreasonable affection for the glamorous pin-up girls of the 1940s. Old-fashioned? Yes. Dated? You bet. But fun and flirty for sure."  #WomenOwned

Historic Occoquan

Located on the Occoquan river, find a hidden cluster of restaurants, boutique shops, and other treasures at the site of the suffrage memorial we are hoping to build.  Support history while enjoying the present.

Passion Parties

*Now merged with Pure Romance. We site it for historical reference and tribute as the most politically progressive of the pleasure party companies.

Gather some friends, host a party, and call up a Passion Parties party consultant in your area for a girls night in!  Sex and love are good for you. Time to shop for YOURSELF ladies! Also get some inspiration, some guidance, and lots of affirming permission. Passion Parties supports passionate monogamy -- and knows there's many ways to love.  ♥


Curves are groovy and welcome with this store!  Pepperberry clothes are available in sizes 8 to 18 with three curvy options to choose from depending how much extra room you need to fit your boobs in; Curvy, Really Curvy and Super Curvy. Pepperberry doesn't compromise on style to make it easier for shapely women to get clothes over their waist and hips!

Persuasion Boudoir

Fine Art portraiture for women.

Poste Brasserie

For all the beef lovers out there, this is a D.C. restaurant for you!

The Pyramid Collection

Beautiful, sexy, fun, and from all over the world! Featuring Wicca & witchcraft, Gothic, fairies, Renaissance, Celtic clothes & jewelry and love & sexuality.

Radiance Yoga

Virginia is lucky, we have handfuls of great yoga studios. Radiance is one of a few that offers a comprehensive beginners series (8 weeks, beginning with yogic breathing). They also offer a very wide variety of practices (from yin yoga to kundalini), and offer courses often enough in the week to meet most schedules. Located in Old Town Alexandria. Link goes to beginners series page. Om shanti!

Red Hat Society

The Red Hat Society has become the international society dedicated to reshaping the way women are viewed in today's culture.  RHS supports and encourages women to pursue fun, friendship, freedom, fulfillment of lifelong dreams and fitness!!!  Women over age 50 are known as "Red Hatters," while those who have yet to reach 50 years of age are lovingly referred to as "Pink Hatters." #WomenOwned

Sanctus Therapeutic Massage and Bodyworks

Sanctus is located in Woodbridge, VA, and offers a wide variety of massage treatments, spa treatments, and individualized body work and physical training. Woman owned and operated, this is a no-frills spa focused on quality and results.  #WomenOwned

Seed Savers Exchange

Do you meditate by gardening? Seed Savers is a non-profit that preserves and facilitates sharing of heirloom seeds. You might also visit The Missouri Botanical Gardens site for some excellent gardening tips and guides.


Shutterfly provides high quality photo prints, mugs, mouse pads, calendars, & other products along with world class services that make it easy, convenient and fun for consumers to preserve their digital photos in a creative and thoughtful manner.


Slumber Parties
*Now merged with Pure Romance. We site it for historical reference and tribute as the most financially empowering and sexually liberating of pleasure party companies.

Gather some friends, call up a Slumber Parties party rep, host a party, and enjoy a FUN #ladiesnight with your girlfriends!  It's like a Tupperware Party, but much, much more fun.  Enjoy tasteful products from high quality sources geared towards putting romance and passion back into your relationship!  Slumber Parties believes in empowering women at every stage of life by bringing romance, fun, fantasy and creativity back into their relationships.  MADE IN THE USA!  #WomenOwned

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals

The nation's most talented artisans come together and personally sell their contemporary crafts and fine art at the Sugarloaf Craft Festivals. One of the hottest places is their biannual stop in Virginia! Don't miss it!

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones, in Fairfax, offers incense sticks, crystals, raw and polished stones, candles, herbs and oils, divination supplies, drums, jewelry, tarot cards, artwork, greeting cards, all natural body care products, beautiful ritual clothing, and lots more!

The Torpedo Factory Art Center

The Torpedo Factory Art Center's incredible studio houses more than 165 visual artists who produce artwork in a wide variety of media including painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, stained glass, fiber, printmaking, and sculpture.  Afterwards stroll along the waterfront, shop and sightsee on nearby historic streets, have a picnic on the dock behind the art center, or dine in the area's many fine restaurants.

Virginia Is For Lovers

We live in a beautiful state.  Truly, it's gorgeous.  Want a vacation?  Start here for ideas of where to go!  So much to do, so much to see, so much to enjoy!!!

Virginia Wine Festival

The Virginia Wine Festival offers a unique array of both free and ticketed tasting and learning opportunities. Experience the performances, broaden your knowledge of wineries and the understanding wine culture!  Or make a grand day of it with a ticket to their gourmet wine and food pairing tent.

Virginia Wine Lovers Magazine

Virginia.  The good life.  Wine.  Wineries.  Wine blogs.  The Virginia coast.  Wine jobs.  Where to find Virginia wines.  Planning your weekend getaway full of wine and relaxation.  Festivals and events.  Wine 101.  Recipes.  Picnics and oh my goodness so much more in here! 

Visit Alexandria

Just outside Washington, DC, Alexandria is nationally known for its walkability, dining, independent boutiques, arts, and 18th and 19th century architecture.

Vulva Love Lovely

A shop full of jewelry and accessories celebrating the power of the vulva and vagina! Fun, provocative, and beautiful!


Woman-centered astrological datebooks, earth-spirited and multicultural. Made by and for and featuring the work of women from around the world. Both a datebook and an astrological guide to the energy cycles of the coming year.  #WomenOwned


Wiccan Way

Located in Texas, the Wiccan Way is an established, online retailer of Witchcraft Supplies, Pagan Supplies and Wicca Supplies, in business since 2003.

Youthing Strategies

Products and modalities based in Ayurvedic traditions and meant to keep you healthy and glowing. This company started in Austin, Texas in 1998 and moved to Branson, Missouri.

Yours Truly Portraiture

Boudoir, Beauty, & Pinup Photographer located in Virginia Beach.  Tianna quotes, "I love beauty and boudoir photography because I am a woman of many insecurities just like you. We go through so many ups and downs and feeling this or that about ourselves. It is my mission to help women see how beautiful they are, right now, the way they are."  Every woman deserves the opportunity to be in the center of "Lights, Camera...Action!"  #WomenOwned