Sexual Racism: Ep 107

What is sexual racism? Here to discuss this with me is activist and writer Pradeep Mahadeshwar. Born in India and living in Ireland, he has experienced sexual racism on a structural and individual level. From dating apps to social groups, exclusion and sexual racism can harm people. Find Pradeep at @queermyths on Instagram. Support us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack << Back To The Glow West […]

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Sex in the Sixties: ep 106

The swinging sixties – a wild time, everyone having fun, right?? Eh… not quite. Lifting the lid on what sex was really like in the 1960s is Peter Doggett, author of ‘Growing Up: Sex in the Sixties’. Peter chats to me about how young girls were sexualised and abused by rock stars, and explores how the idea of the ‘teenage […]

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Sex, Cancer and Pleasure: Ep 105

For those of us who experience cancer, sex can be a tricky topic, and certainly one that there is not a lot of information on. Thankfully, sexologist Tess Deveze is here to talk to us about how we can incorporate sex and intimacy back into our lives during and after cancer. Tess has just written a book on this topic […]

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Incels and the Internet: Ep 104

We might have heard of the term incels, but what do they actually do and should we be afraid of them? Joining me to discuss this is Dr Debbie Ging to explore what incels are, their connection to misogyny, and how they can get out of this mindset. Support us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack << Back To The Glow West Podcast https://media.blubrry.com/glow-west/media.blubrry.com/glowwest/content.blubrry.com/glowwest/Debbie_Glowwest.mp3Podcast […]

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Popping Our Way to Pleasure: Ep 103

Curious about poppers and using them during sex? You’re not alone, and author Adam Zmith has just published an excellent book about the history of poppers and their connection to sex, particualry within the gay community. Enjoy this bonus episode and grab a copy of Adam’s book ‘Deep Sniff: A History of Poppers and Queer Futures’, out now! Support us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack << […]

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Consent and Kids: Ep 102

One of the most common questions we hear is ”how do I speak to my kids about consent?’, and at what age. To explore this, I’m joined by educator Nadine Thornhill who works with parents to talk to their kids about sex, consent, and how to prevent sexual violence. Nadine talks about making awkward conversations engaging for kids and how […]

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What’s in a Sex Toy? Ep 101

Do you know what your sex toys are made of? some sex toys are made of material that can melt, which is definitely not what you want going in or on your body! Thankfully, sex toys will now be regulated and here to talk me through this change is sex toy expert Stu Nugent who explains how sex toys can […]

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Exploring Sexual Wellness: Ep 100

We speak a lot about sexual wellness on the podcast, but what actually is sexual wellness, and how can we enjoy it? For the 100th episode, I am lucky to be joined by Jay Watts who explains how we can all increase our sexual pleasure and wellness, and identify barriers in order to tackle them. Head over to @glowwestpodcast on […]

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