Game Changer: The Vibrator

Listen to the September 6, 2011 episode of CBC’s ‘The Current’

It was the third invention to ever receive a patent. An electrical device ostensibly designed for medical treatment for women in Victorian England. It became known as The Vibrator and revolutionized understanding of women’s sexual needs and sexuality.

Featuring segments:
The Vibrator – Tanya Wexler
The Vibrator – Rachel Maines
The Vibrator – Museum
Last Word – Anthropocene Promo