Stealthing and Stereotypes: Ep 135

Some of us might be familiar with the term ‘stealthing’, but it can have a few different interpretations that can impact how victims understand what has happened. Joining me to discuss this is Alex Black from @activeconsent who chats about stealthing, reproductive coercion, and pop culture. Support us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack << Back To The Glow West Podcast     https://media.blubrry.com/glow-west/p/media.blubrry.com/glowwest/p/content.blubrry.com/glowwest/Stealthing_and_Stereotypes_Glowwest_02.mp3Podcast (glow-west): Play […]

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Clit Piercings: Ep 134

The clitoris is an organ of wonder, and some people also wonder what it’s like to get it pierced. Here to explain what its like to actually do this is sex educator Hannah Davis. Find Hannah at @hannahgotthe_d Support us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack << Back To The Glow West Podcast https://media.blubrry.com/glow-west/p/media.blubrry.com/glowwest/p/content.blubrry.com/glowwest/ClitPeircing_Glowwest.mp3Podcast (glow-west): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:06 — 29.4MB) | […]

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Sex & Culture in SE Asia: Ep 133

South East Asia is a vast place of around 10 different countries, but there are a lot of similiarities to Ireland in how sex is discussed and taught. Joining me to discuss this is Jingjin Liu from zazazu.vip, a sexual wellness initiative who works to help people have better sex lives on their terms.   Support us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack << […]

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Government Funded Porn: Ep 131

  Imagine if your government paid for public access porn- well, Germany did just that! Joining me to discuss what this looked like is feminist pornographer Paulita Pappel, who directed this film. She talks about the content and responses, while explaining how important open conversations about sex and porn are. Find Paulita and the film at Lustery.com Support us at […]

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Sex and Cheese Addiction: Ep 130

A controversial definition, but we do need to talk about sex addiction. Is it real? What harm does it do? Joining me to discuss this is Silva Neves who works in this area and is the author of of Compulsive Sexual Behaviours, A Psycho-Sexual Treatment Guide for Clinicians. Find Silva at silvaneves.co.uk or sexpositivityuk.com   Support us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack << […]

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Sex Work Laws: Ep 129

There are different ways to approach the issue of sex work, but which one might be the best way? Joining me to discuss this is sociologist Dr Niina Vuolajarvi, who researches sex work and migration.She explains the differences between the Nordic model, legislation, and decriminalisation. Support us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack << Back To The Glow West Podcast https://media.blubrry.com/glow-west/p/media.blubrry.com/glowwest/p/content.blubrry.com/glowwest/niina_Glowwest.mp3Podcast (glow-west): Play in […]

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Queer Pop Music- Live! Ep 128

Joining me for the second live Glow West podcast is PhD candidate David Carroll, who is studying queer pop music in the 80s. David chats to me about how Elvis set the scene for the 80s, how MTV changed the game, and how he surprised Pete Burns with some champagne at RTE.(Correction note: Lori was 15, not 13 as mentioned […]

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South Asia and Sex: Ep 127

South Asia might seem on the surface to be quite conversative- but did you know there is a South Asian porn industry, hijab festivals, and thriving queer communities? Joining me to shine a light on this topic is Sangeeta Pillai, host of the amazing Masala Monologues podcast and founder of soulsutras.co.uk. Find Sangeeta on twitter at @soul_sutras Support us at patreon.com/tortoiseshack […]

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