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Oasis Aqualounge in the Media

The women of Oasis have been interviewed by TV, radio, print and online media on all topics relating to sexuality for women and couples.  Let us know if you’d like to visit for an in-person interview or to take photos of our beautiful facility.

We welcome your media inquiries by email at info@oasisaqualounge.com or invite you to call the club at (416) 599-7665, if you would like to arrange an interview.

Check out some of our great media coverage

Advice for Newbies & Pride 2017 Events At Oasis Aqualounge. June 16, 2017. Erin Pim interviews Fatima Mechtab on Bed Post-The Sex and Sexuality Variety Show, talking about what to expect for first-time visitors and an exciting Pride 2017 event line up!

Hot, Wet & Full Of Pride. My Gay Toronto-Raymond Helkio.  June 6, 2017. Marketing Director and Event Producer Fatima Mechtab talks about the importance of community during her Sapphic Aquatica event on June 18, as well during the Pride 2017 festivities.

An Oasis In The Heart Of Downtown Toronto. Globe and Mail. March 22nd, 2017. Owner Judy Kaye describes the history and the vision behind Oasis Aqualounge and it’s unique environment that caters to women’s sexuality.

Revitalizing Women’s Sexuality One Member At A Time  LiisBeth magazine.  Sue Nador; February 14, 2017. Oasis owner Judy & Marketing Director Fatima Mechtab talk about breaking societal norms imposed on women and embracing sex/body-positive values inside Oasis Aqualounge.

Clothing Optional: Inside A Toronto Sex Club:  This documentary filmed by film students from Ryerson University takes a look inside Oasis  Aqualounge. It includes the many faces involved with the business and also shares the perspective of someone who decides to explore the world of sex clubs for the first time.

Swinging offers sexual freedom, but you have to play by the rules. Toronto Star -February 4, 2017. Megan Haynes speaks with Marketing Director Fatima Mechtab about the importance of sex club etiquette, consent and communication, inside Oasis Aqualounge.

How To Plan An Orgy For You And Your Friends. November 2016. The online magazine Rooster enlisted in the help of Oasis Aqualounge for some pro tips on how to successfully plan a safe and exciting sex party.

SLS Radio Interview-Vegas Exchange 2016. August 2016. Marketing Director Fatima Mechtab & Judy discuss Oasis Aqualounge live on-air via SLS Radio during the annual Vegas Exchange Lifestyle Convention.

Polyamory, Swinging & Everything In Between. Rogers Cable. July, 2016. Marketing Director/Event Producer Fatima Mechtab explains the difference between Polyamory & Swinging, as well as the various other relationships that can be found inside Oasis Aqualounge.

Pride Highlights for the Festival.  May 3rd, 2016. Andria Case-CTV News. Check out a sunny video clip from the Oasis pool deck, recapping the Pride Toronto press conference and a look at festival highlights for June and July.

Dust Off The Thong-Pride Beefs Up Party To A Month May 3rd, 2016. Mike Strobel-The Sun.Oasis Aqualounge hosted the Pride Toronto press release on Tuesday May 3rd, featuring entertainment and Executive Director Mathieu Chantelois.

My First Time: At A Sex Club. May 1st, 2016.  Blogger Red Hot Suz recounts her very first visit to Oasis Aqualounge for the popular monthly event ‘Unicorn Night.’

Review of ‘Money Shot-Live Porn & Erotic Photography March 4th, 2016. A great review of Bad Kitty’s  experience at ‘Money Shot-Live Porn & Erotic Photography; a monthly event held on the last Tuesday  at Oasis Aqualounge.

Oasis Aqualounge Hosting Press Conference with Pride Toronto-35th anniversary of the Bathhouse RaidsDaily Xtra-February 5th/ 2016.

A Sapphic Experience-A New Meaning To The Word ‘Safe’– LJ Studios. February 2/2016. A review of Sapphic Aquatica at Oasis Aqualounge, written from the perspective a new guest to the event.

8 Unusual Places To Have Sex in Toronto: NARCITY Toronto. December 14th/2015. Lee North includes Oasis Aqualounge as one of the top 8 places to have sex in Toronto.

CIUT 89.5: Sex City Radio InterviewSapphic Aquatica celebrates 3 years on Jan. 31st/2016. Producer/host Miss F talks about the exclusive, bi-monthly event for women & trans people at Oasis Aqualounge

This Is What Happens When You Go To A Porn Shoot At A Toronto Club: Vice Magazine. January 5th, 2016. Manisha Krishnan explores the ‘ins and outs’ of the monthly event ‘Money Shot-Live Porn & Erotic Photography.

Exploring the city’s unique sexy sidePost City Magazine. November 2015. Dr Jess O’Reilly on how a sense of adventure can help spice things up in bedroom.

Topless March in T.O.  Toronto Sun. August 24th, 2015. Miss F, the Oasis AquaFlirts and owner Jana Rodriguez are featured in the Toronto Sun article, recapping the public ‘Walk Topless’ march.

Topless March planned for Sunday in Toronto: Toronto Sun. August 19th, 2015. Event coordinator/Marketing Director Miss F is leading a pack of topless women and bikini clad men in a march to illustrate inequalities and the sexualization of women’s bodies.

Inside look from the Toronto sex club that hosted a party for (people with) disabilities.  Vice Magazine. August 17th, 2015.  Inside Toronto’s first accessible play party from the perspective of a volunteer.

Group throwing ‘Deliciously Disabled’ sex-positive party in Toronto during Parapan Am GamesThe Canadian Press. August 9th, 2015.  More international media coverage about ‘Oasis Aqualounge Reveals #DeliciouslyDisabled.

The Guy’s Guide to Sex Clubs. Anthony Marcusa. August 4th, 2015. A great article on a  Oasis Aqualounge, from the male perspective of a first time visitor.

Sex, Intimacy & Disability: Meet the Deliciously Disabled. Shared Values/ TVO.org.  August 4th, 2015.  Digital Media Producer Iman Sheikh interviews Miss F and the team behind the #DeliciouslyDisabled event. This article discusses why people with disabilities want a sex party and the message behind the party.

The Epicenter of Erotica. Post City Magazine. July 1st, 2015. Dr Jess O’Reilly discusses diversity and positive attitudes as contributions towards thriving sex businesses in Toronto.

http://badkittyblog.com/spectator-sex/. Check out writer Bad Kitty Blog’s  first time experience at Spectator Sex, a monthly event held on the last Friday at Oasis Aqualounge.

Meet the Organizers Behind What Might Be the World’s First Disabled Orgy.  Vice Magazine, June 9th, 2015. Mike Pearl interviews Miss F and the team behind the accessible play party at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre-Friday Aug. 14th.

Toronto Club hosting an accessible sex party – Toronto Star, Saturday June 6th, 2015Sexuality, disability and accessibility make a great team!

Oasis Aqualounge Reveals #DeliciouslyDisabled – Toronto Sun,Thursday June 4th, 2015. Miss F has teamed up with Andrew Morrison Gurza and Stella Palikarova for Toronto’s very first accessible, masquerade-themed play party at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre.

Tourism Toronto Shuns Sex Club – Toronto Sun, June 1st, 2015. Miss F is interviewed by Sun columnist Mike Strobel about being denied a listing in the 2016 Tourism Toronto Guide after almost a year of conversations and applications.

Vice News. com – May, 2015.  An article featuring one person’s first experience at Oasis Aqualounge and their visit during a birthday party on May 18, 2015. By Kristel Jax.

Rock 107 and Mix 97 FM: ‘Weekend Magazine.’ March 2015  Miss F was interviewed recently  by Sean Kelly, a talk show DJ for for Quinte Radio.   They discuss the upcoming event The Gentleman’s Hour, 50 Shades, Oasis and being yourself. Click below to listen.

 

Toronto’s sex party scene!  Flare Magazine, February 2015.  Check out this full and sexy article about the sex party scene in Toronto. Oasis Aqualounge has a mention about Sass After Class/Spit Porn Shoot.  The city seems to be evolving towards a much more liberated place in general-we like that!

Rogers Cable TV Show – Bringing Sexy Back with host Mercedes Jones, January, 2015. Watch this episode where Mercedes interviews Oasis owner Jana and Miss F about the club and how newcomers can plan their first visit.

Daily Xtra-Arts and Entertainment Section. September 2014. Miss F was interviewed by Jeremy Willard about the new, gender neutral, all-inclusive event at Oasis-‘Hot Kiss.’

Daily Xtra-Arts and Entertainment. January 2014. The exclusive event for women/trans people-Sapphic Aquatica-celebrated it’s one year anniversary. Producer/promoted Miss F talks to Jeremy Willard about the growth of this event and special features planned for the one-year anniversary party.

“Sex on Cherry Beach” August, 2013

http://www.torontosun.com/2013/08/06/sex-club-plans-event-at-cherry-beach

http://www.citynews.ca/2013/08/07/local-sex-club-eyes-cherry-beach-for-clothing-optional-party/

http://www.newstalk1010.com/News/localnews/blogentry.aspx?BlogEntryID=10575526

A True Oasis. Modern Romance Blog.  by Elizabeth Lister. Fantastic and detailed account of a first trip to Oasis Aqualounge, including some fantastic pictures of the venue.

Xstasy Oasis Aqualounge Disco/Funk Night March 17 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9ESeBnDJ_Y&feature=youtu.be

Pink Mafia: According to a Queer Grrl: Coming out Kinky March 5 2013

http://pinkmafia.ca/blog/2013/03/05/according-to-a-queer-grrrlcoming-out-kinky/

The Grid: What Happens Inside a Sex Club February 25 2013

http://www.thegridto.com/city/sexuality/what-happens-inside-a-sex-club/

Polyamory Sex: Epic Sex Club Adventure January 31 2013

http://polyamorysex.com/polyamory-news/sex-club-experience/

Xtra: Stay Warm and Steamy at Sapphic Aquatica January 29 2013

http://www.xtra.ca/public/Toronto/Stay_warm_and_steamy_at_Sapphic_Aquatica-13080.aspx

New College: UTSEC’s “Social Society:” What Really Happened? January 28 2013

http://www.newcollege.utoronto.ca/student-blog/utsecs-sexy-social-what-really-happened/

Humber Et Cetera: Student Group Hosts Sexual Awareness Club January 25 2013

http://humberetc.com/2013/01/25/student-group-hosts-sexual-awareness-club/

College Insurrection: Update from University of Toronto’s Sex Ed Week ‘Orgy’ January 25 2013

http://collegeinsurrection.com/2013/01/update-from-university-of-torontos-sex-ed-week-orgy/

The College Fix: Details Emerge on University of Toronto’s Sex Ed “Orgy” January 25 2013

http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/12499

Macleans On Campus: Teacher’s College Numbers Emily Carr Animal Research January 24 2013

http://oncampus.macleans.ca/education/2013/01/24/teachers-college-numbers-emily-carr-animal-research/

The Newspaper: Despite the Weather, Hell Didn’t Freeze Over January 24 2013

http://thenewspaper.ca/the-news/item/1068-despite-the-weather-hell-didn%E2%80%99t-freeze-over

The Toronto Observer: U of T Sex Orgy Attracts Hundreds: January 24 2013

http://www.torontoobserver.ca/2013/01/24/u-of-t-sex-orgy-attracts-hundreds/

Canadian University Press: CupWire: One Night in a Toronto Student Sex Party: January 24 2013

http://cupwire.ca/articles/54219

Toronto Sun: Get your Kink On What You Do on the Weekend and Don’t Let Bureaucracy Get In the Way January 24 2013

http://www.torontosun.com/2013/01/18/get-your-kink-on-do-what-you-want-this-weekend-and-dont-let-bureaucracy-get-in-the-way

Huffington Post: University of Toronto Sex Club January 24 2013

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/01/22/university-of-toronto-sex-club_n_2527547.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-living

Chelsea Lately Show January 22 2013

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/1907388/Chelsea.Lately.2013.01.22.Ryan.Seacrest.HDTV.XviD-AFG.mov

The Spec: Student Se Party Draws Hundreds January 22 2013

http://www.thespec.com/news/ontario/article/873408–student-sex-party-draws-hundreds

The Loop by Sympatico: University of Toronto Threw a Party Clothing Optional January 22 2013

http://www.theloop.ca/opinion/article/-/a/1236738/University-of-Toronto-threw-a-party-clothing-was-optional

UPI: University Group Holds Epic Sex Event January 22 2013

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2013/01/22/University-group-holds-epic-sex-event/UPI-76191358868522/

Info 51 (Chinese News): The Sexual Alertness Week: Sex Clubs Discounted Suck College Students: January 22 2013

http://info.51.ca/news/canada/2013/01/22/283326.shtml

Toronto Life: Editors Letter Sex Issue (February 2013) January 21 2013

http://www.torontolife.com/daily/informer/from-print-edition-informer/2013/01/21/editors-letter-sex-issue-february-2013/

The Toronto Sun: Forget the Debate Club U of T Students hit Sex Club January 21 2013

http://www.torontosun.com/2013/01/21/forget-the-debate-club-u-of-t-students-hit-sex-club

The Star:Student Sex Party at Oasis Aqualounge draws hundreds January 21 2013

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1318243–student-sex-party-at-oasis-aqua-lounge-draws-hundreds

The Toronto Observer: Sex Awareness Event Sparks Passionate Debate January 19 2013

http://www.torontoobserver.ca/2013/01/19/u-of-t-sex-awareness-event-sparks-passionate-debate/

The Newspaper: The University of Toronto’s Independent Weekly: It’s a no pants party, and you are invited, U of T January 19 2013

http://www.thenewspaper.ca/the-news/item/1059-it%E2%80%99s-a-no-pants-party-and-you%E2%80%99re-invited-u-of-t

The Young Turks: University Sex Club Holds Student Orgy January 19 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=q1Jg1HN1f9U

Toronto Sun: Get Your Kink On What You Do What You Want This Weekend and Don’t Let Bureaucracy Get In The Way January 18

http://www.torontosun.com/2013/01/18/get-your-kink-on-do-what-you-want-this-weekend-and-dont-let-bureaucracy-get-in-the-way

The Imprint: University of Waterloo: Epic Student Sex Club Adventure January 18 2013

http://www.theimprint.ca/article/2626-epic-student-sex-club-adventure-attracts

Sun News Network: News Segment: “Everything Else” Education January 18 2013

http://www.sunnewsnetwork.ca/sunnews/straighttalk/archives/2013/01/20130118-091914.html

Western Gazette: U of T Club Invites Students to Sexy Social January 17 2013

http://www.westerngazette.ca/2013/01/17/u-of-t-club-invites-students-to-sexy-social/

Russian Week: Evening Student Sex in Toronto January 17 2013

http://russianweek.ca/canadanews/3012-2013-01-18-04-55-39.html

O Canada: Sex and Academia are a Lousy Match When it Comes to Getting the Story Right January 17 2013

http://o.canada.com/2013/01/17/sex-and-academia-are-a-lousy-match-when-it-comes-to-getting-the-story-right/

The Lion’s Den University: U of T is Hosting An Orgy & EVERYONE is Invited January 16 2013

http://www.lionsdenu.com/u-of-t-is-hosting-an-orgy-everyone-is-invited/

Kiss 92.5 Radio Interview: U of T Hosting a Epic Sex OrgyJanuary 16 2013

http://www.kiss925.com/2013/01/16/interview-is-the-u-of-t-hosting-a-epic-sex-orgy/

The Grid TO:We the Tweeple Student Bodies January 16 2013

http://www.thegridto.com/city/opinion/we-the-tweeple-student-bodies/

Blogger: A Bit More Detail- Urban Note on Academic Sex Parties in Toronto January 16 2013

http://abitmoredetail.wordpress.com/2013/01/16/urban-note-on-academic-sex-parties-in-toronto/

Fox Nation: University Host Orgy Swingers Club January 16 2013

http://nation.foxnews.com/sex/2013/01/16/university-hosts-orgy-swingers-club?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FoxNation+(Fox+Nation)

The College Fix: To Mark Se Ed Week, University Center Organizes Massive Student ‘Orgy’ January 15 2013

http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/12420

Maclean Magazine:U of T Sex Club Visit Viral Feminist Art Geography Skills January 15 2013

http://oncampus.macleans.ca/education/2013/01/15/u-of-t-sex-club-visit-viral-feminist-art-geography-skills/#more-50510

CBC: Your Community Blog: Orgy Rumers Swirl Despite Uof T Group Qualifiers January 15 2013

http://www.cbc.ca/news/yourcommunity/2013/01/uoft-orgy-rumours-swirl-despite-student-groups-qualifiers.html

Global News: Annual Sexual Awareness week video January 15 2013

http://www.globaltoronto.com/video/annual+sexual+awareness+week/video.html?v=2325963608#stories

Metro News: University of Toronto Holds Event at Sex Club Promises its Not an Orgy January 15 2013

http://metronews.ca/news/toronto/509785/university-of-toronto-group-holds-event-at-sex-club-promises-its-not-an-orgy/

Toronto Star: University of Toronto Student Group Hosts Epic Sex Club Adventure January 15 2013

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/1315033–university-of-toronto-student-group-hosts-epic-sex-club-adventure

TV: Roger’s Sex@11 with Rebecca December 6 2012

BlogTO: What to Expect at Everything to do with the Sex Show 2012 November 3 2012

http://www.blogto.com/sports_play/2012/11/what_to_expect_at_everything_to_do_with_sex_show_2012/

TOLifestyle: Pre-party Everything to do with the Sex Show November 1 2012

http://tolifestyle.com/post/34815469484/raw-meat-served-on-raw-meat-at-the-oasis-aqua

You Tube: Pre-party Everything to do with the Sex Show November 1 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gg8OgMv7zu8

CUIT: Sex City Radio with MsKitty Sept 18 2012

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/55875947/091812%20-%20Sex%20City%20(Jon).mp3

Toro Magazine: Sex with Free Delivery Sept 13 2012

http://www.toromagazine.com/sex/sex-etera/60245421-4145-8fc4-adda-3551d224a880/Sex-With-Free-Delivery/

An Oasis staff member’s video blog: What to expect on the different nights at Oasis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v46x1o-Fync&feature=youtu.be

Blog: The Keyhole Sessions September 5 2012

http://thekeyholesessions.com/8505/the-morning-after-the-night-before-roundup/the-morning-after-the-night-before-girls-on-film-vii

The Star: Reality Series filmed at Oasis Aqualounge premises with Terri-Jean Bedford August 20, 2012:

Article: http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/television/article/1243541–terri-jean-bedford-sells-new-reality-show

The Grid: The Sex Detective Aug 1, 2012:

Article: http://www.thegridto.com/city/sexuality/natural-booty/

Toronto Sun: Mike Strobel Toronto Sun Saturday June 2, 2012

http://www.torontosun.com/2012/06/02/gloria-steinem-lied-to-us-strobel

The Grid: A brief mention of the club but also the definition of “Open Relationship” March 14, 2012:

http://www.thegridto.com/life/advice/we-can%E2%80%99t-agree-on-what-open-relationship-means/

The Eye Opener: My First Sex Club February 7, 2012

http://theeyeopener.com/2012/02/my-first-sex-club/#more-10617

Up & Coming Launch Party Reviews:

http://www.shedoesthecity.com/up_coming_torontos_new_erotic_quarterly_launches_with_a_live_bdsm_show_at_torontos_adult_water_playg

http://www.thegridto.com/life/society/the-night-shift-the-coming-out-party/

http://pinkmafia.ca/blog/2012/04/02/according-to-a-queer-grrrl-the-launch-party-that-was-and-the-magazine-that-is-up-and-coming/

BlogTO: Oasis Aqualounge November 4, 2011

Article: http://www.blogto.com/fashion/oasis-aqualounge-toronto

The Grid: What Goes on in There? Oasis Aqualounge November 4, 2011

Article: http://www.thegridto.com/city/places/what-goes-on-in-there-oasis-aqualounge/

Toronto Sun: Reignite your Relationship Spark October 20, 2011

Article: http://www.torontosun.com/2011/10/18/reignite-your-relationship-spark

The Eye Opener: Gloryholes, Saunas and Sex Tapes! September 14, 2011

Column: http://theeyeopener.com/2010/09/gloryholes-saunas-and-sex-tapes-oh-my/

Xtra: Straight swingers club set to open in Club Toronto space August 25, 2011

Article: http://www.xtra.ca/public/Toronto/Straight_swingers_club_set_to_open_in_Club_Toronto_space-9091.aspx

Now Toronto: Against the odds couple April 30, 2011

Column: http://www.nowtoronto.com/columns/sasha.cfm?content=180462

You Tube Video: Daily gems: Oasis Aqualounge… not just a swingers clubApril 20, 2011

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFkQD34Fgwo

Alternavox: Oasis Aqualounge – Toronto’s Adult Playground April 13, 2011

Article: http://www.alternavox.net/oasis-aqualounge

Pink Mafia: According to a queer grrrl: Oasis Aqualounge Private Tour April 5, 2011

Article: http://pinkmafia.ca/blog/2011/04/05/acording-to-a-queer-grrrl-oasis-aqua-lounge-private-tour/

FAB Magazine: What happens to old bathhouses when they die? April 1, 2011

Article: http://www.fabmagazine.com/bellini-at-large/what-happens-to-old-bathhouses-when-they-die

Toronto Sun: Toronto’s Cleanest Sex Club August 24, 2010

Article: http://www.torontosun.com/news/columnists/mike_strobel/2010/08/24/15127361.html