Consent: Where to Start Ep 58

The incredible Active Consent crew are launching an 8 week campaign about how YOU can support a friend if they disclose a sexual assault to you. To celebrate this, we have a bonus episode of the Glow West Podcast.  We look at some aspects of this campaign and explore how you can support your friends who disclose to you, and how […]

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Sexual Myth-Busting: Ep 57

We have all heard lots of different misinformation and myths about sex, but thankfully sex educator Karishma Swarup is here to bust those myths and give us factual and fun information about sex. When sex education fails us, we might believe myths about condoms, pleasure, bodies, and even virginity, so Karishma joins me this week to set the record straight. […]

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Shiny Magpies: The Rubber Life Ep 56

Do you like shiny things and a feeling of being wrapped up? You might just find that you have a bit of a rubber fetish! Joining me this week is legendary Dominatrix Miss Kim Rub, who chats to me about rubber fetishes, from style, to colour, and why people are into this. Kim explains what kind of clients come to her […]

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Discovering Desire: Ep 55

It can be difficult to figure out what we really want from sex and what authentic sex looks like to us. Here to help us with this is author Tracy Clark-Flory who has written her new book Want Me on this topic. Tracy talks about trying to unpack all the messages about sex that we receive from society and exploring […]

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Reproductive Justice: ep 54

Did you know that there is a difference between reproductive rights and  reproductive justice? Sex educator and abortion support worker Irma Garcia is here to explain this concept, and shows us why access to contraception is just one factor amongst many in reproductive justice. We also discuss why language is important, the impact of restricted abortion laws, and harassment from protester. Join: patreon.com/tortoiseshack […]

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Puberty, Parenting, and Sex: Ep 53

Joining me for the first live podcast of 2021 is sex educator Sarah Sproule, who supports parents to talk to their children about sex. Sarah chats about getting over anxieties and fears around talking to kids about puberty & sex, and what to do if your kids ask awkward questions about negative experiences of sex. Sarah offers a very calm […]

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On the couch with kink and therapy: Ep 52

What happens if you have a mix of domestic abuse, kink, relationships issues and you need therapy? Therapist Stefani Goerlich, author of The Leather Couch, is here to chat about how she helps train therapists to distinguish between abuse and BDSM, and offers advice to those who are in kink relationships but also experiencing abusive relationships. Join:  patreon.com/tortoiseshack << Back To The […]

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Shopping for Sex: Ep 51

Ever wonder how sex shops are regulated or designed? Or what its like to go to a sex conference? Sexademic Dr Paul Maginn is here to chat to us about the different types of sex shops, protests, and porn tourism to conferences and meeting performers. Sexual spaces can be interesting spaces to learn about society and this episode explores how sex, […]

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