Entries by Deborah Stevens

New Podcast: Sex on the Big Screen

We see sex depicted every day in tv and movies. Steamy shows can be a guilty pleasure often because we find these characters and their lives relatable. In our latest episode of Sex Care is Self Care, our Medical Advisory Board members Dr. Cheryl Iglesia, Dr. Christine, Vaccaro, and Dr. Sheryl Kingsberg, talk about their […]

A Special Thank You: Liza Brackman

After four years serving on the Board of Directors for the Patty Brisben Foundation, Liza Brackman is stepping away to focus on her family’s upcoming move to Florida. Liza has been instrumental in supporting PBF’s initiatives to enhance women’s sexual health and well-being, and we cannot thank her enough for her support. “It has truly […]

New Podcast: Advocating for Affordable Treatment

For a woman experiencing severe or chronic pain, seeking treatment should be her only concern. Sadly, too many women go without the care that they need because they can’t afford it. In our latest episode of Sex Care is Self Care, Dr. Cheryl Iglesia and Dr. Peggy Ye discuss barriers to treatment and what we […]

New Podcast: The Penis is Not a Machine

Sexual intimacy is an important part of any healthy relationship, and understandably, not being able to perform can be a sensitive topic for some men and affect relationships. However, it’s important to remember that having trouble getting or keeping an erection doesn’t mean that you’re not desirable, or that you’ll never have good sex again. […]

Grantee Spotlight – Center for Sexual Health Promotion, Indiana University

In 2018, the Patty Brisben Foundation awarded a grant to the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University to support African-American Women’s Sexual Lives: Translating New Research Into Education. This project, led by Dr. Debby Herbenick and Dr. Ashley Townes, involved translating data on the sex lives of black women from the National Survey […]

2023 PBF Gala: Midnight in Paris

Join us in support of women’s sexual health on Saturday, October 7for the 18th Annual Patty Brisben Foundation Gala: Midnight In Paris.Fall under the spell of Parisian nightlife and join us for anunforgettable evening. Enjoy mouth-watering bites, deliciouscocktails, and a cabaret performance that will leave you dazzled. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary evening where […]