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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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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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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Lenny Abrahamson on #NormalPeople

It was a great treat to be joined for another of our Tortoise Shack Live in #LockDown podcasts by filmmaker, director and Live Line content creator, Lenny Abrahamson. Caroline, Tony and Martin ask Lenny about the (unforeseen?) success of Normal People, the good and bad reactions to the sex scenes and the thought and care that went into the consent […]

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Identity: Intersex and Sex Work with Adeline Berry

Joining us in episode three is the amazing Adeline Berry, who is trans, intersex, and a sex worker. She joins Caroline to discuss identity, labour, and the politics of running a dungeon and fighting for sex worker rights. Addy also discusses how art can be a medium for change as well as stress relief. For the hardship fund visit: sexworkersallianceireland.org […]

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Herpes and Me – with Jenelle Marie Pierce

Join us for episode two where Caroline chats with Jenelle Marie Pierce from the stiproject.com. In this episode, Jenelle discusses her work to spread awareness of sexually transmitted infections, and shares her experience of living with herpes. Jenelle also talks about the need for education that covers STIs in a calm way, and how to banish shame and stigma. Join […]

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Wetter is Better with Samantha Evans Ep.1

This first episode of Glow West features an interview with Samantha Evans. Sam is a sex educator who is passionate about sexual health and wellness, and she also runs an online sex shop called Jodivine.com. We chat about why not all lube is good lube, what body safe toys are, why orgasms are important for overall wellness, and why we […]

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Introducing Glow West

Welcome along to Glow West, the podcast that talks about sex, sexuality and the body from a sexual wellness perspective. Every week Dr Caroline West will shine a soft light on on many aspects of sex related issues. Guests include activists, sex educators, academics, sex workers, sexual health experts and more. In this short trailer you’ll hear from intersex and […]

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