Gender Killer on the Loose Ep.11

Join Caroline as she chats to Alber Saborío, one of the founders of Gender.rip, a trans led art collective in Dublin. Alber talks about making art that explores trauma, sexuality and the trans experience in both Ireland and Honduras. They also discuss how racism has affected how we view gender. Content note for some discussion of sexual violence. Join us: […]

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End Direct Provision with Bulelani Mfaco

Join Glow West for its tenth episode as Caroline hosts a live podcast with Bulelani Mfaco. Bulelani is a gay asylum seeker from South Africa who is an advocate for MASI, the Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland. Bulelani talks about how the system fails LGBT+ refugees, why direct provision needs to be abolished, and how he came to be […]

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Polyamory, Race, and Relationship Anarchy: Ep 9

Is there a right way to do polyamory? Join Glow West this week as married couple Kevin and Antoinette Patterson explain polyamory in practice. They explore how race intersects with polyamory and sex, what relationship anarchy is, and how accurate representation in the media is important. Join us: patreon.com/tortoiseshack

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Adventures in Sextech – Cindy Gallop Ep.8

Join Caroline this week where she chats to Cindy Gallop, a marketing mogul and the brains behind makelovenotporn.com. Cindy outlines how sextech and social media interact, why there is a difference between makelovenotporn.com and pornography, and what the future of sextech is like (spoiler alert: its already happening!) Join us: patreon.com/tortoiseshack

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Referendum Refelections Ep.7

This episode looks back at the Marriage Equality and Abortion Referendums in Ireland. Listen to my chat with grassroots campaigners Tracey and Karen, as we discuss how they got involved, the highlights and lowlights of the campaigns, and processing it all. All pods on tortoiseshack.ie Join us: patreon.com/tortoiseshack

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Glow West & Sex Siopa – #QuarantineVibing

The week Disturbing the Peace was delighted to take part in a crossover pod with our sister podcast Glow West with Caroline West. Myself and Caroline had the pleasure of interviewing dildo slinger and female entrepreneur Shawna Scott of Sex Siopa. We had a chat about her business during the pandemic, the quietest vibrators that you can get and how […]

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Melted Dildos – with Shawna Scott

This week marks the first live podcast for Glow West and it was a joint event with the wonderful Rachel O’Neill from Disturbing the Peace podcast. We chatted to Shawna Scott from premier Irish sex toy shop sexsiopa.ie. Listen in to find out what happens when you melt a dildo, how to identify body safe toys and what is’t like […]

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#TortoiseShackLive with Vicky Conway & Elizabeth Farries

In our first ever #TortoiseShackLive in Lockdown, Caroline, Tony and Martin were joined by Associate Professor at DCU Law & Gov and member of the Policing Authority, Dr Vicky Conway and Digital Rights Expert and Surveillance and Human Rights Lawyer with the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, Elizabeth Farries and lots of you, our Tortoise Shack family. We talked the […]

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