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No fluff. No lies. Just sex as we see it.

No fluff. No lies. Just sex as we see it.
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No fluff. No lies. Just sex as we see it.

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Sex Gets Real 229: Pleasure and reproductive justice with Monica Raye Simpson

9/16/2018
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Pleasure can be complicated, hunger can feel like a betrayal, but our bodies were built for pleasure and it's time for you to reconnect with what it means to feel good, to prioritize what brings you delight and joy, and to unpack the old stories that keep you stuck in shame and guilt. My new online course, Power in Pleasure: Reconnecting with Your Hunger, Desire, and Joy, will start enrolling soon, so join the notification list now and get first dibs on the course. Listener questions,...

Duration:01:00:39

Sex Gets Real 228: Men's body trust and masculinity with Aaron Flores

9/9/2018
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Pleasure can be complicated, hunger can feel like a betrayal, but our bodies were built for pleasure and it's time for you to reconnect with what it means to feel good, to prioritize what brings you delight and joy, and to unpack the old stories that keep you stuck in shame and guilt. My new online course, Power in Pleasure: Reconnecting with Your Hunger, Desire, and Joy, will start enrolling soon, so join the notification list now and get first dibs on the course. Developing body trust,...

Duration:01:03:54

Sex Gets Real 227: Better sex through mindfulness with Dr. Lori Brotto

9/2/2018
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Have you been feeling stuck in your relationship, frustrated with your body, or totally disconnected from your pleasure & desire? One-on-one coaching spots are available in my private practice and rates are going up January 1st, 2019, so now is the perfect time to book a discovery call and learn more about how coaching might help you. Check out the clients I work with and my rates today. The power of mindfulness on our pleasure, connection, and desire. In person interviews are some of my...

Duration:00:55:42

Sex Gets Real 226: Period sex, who we find sexy, and #NotAllMen

8/26/2018
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Are you ready to sign up for Take Up Space, my online boundaries workshop? Grab your spot today for just $37. Ten lessons, ten worksheets, a lifetime of shifting how you feel about boundaries. What if period sex is awful? How can we find different kinds of people sexy? And why so many men feel attacked when people talk about...well, men. There was a little change of plan at the last minute, which means this week I'm fielding a bunch of your emails. Want to hear your question read on the...

Duration:01:01:15

Sex Gets Real 225: Stella Harris helps us when we're tongue tied

8/19/2018
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Have you been feeling stuck in your relationship, frustrated with your body, or totally disconnected from your pleasure & desire? One-on-one coaching spots are available in my private practice and rates are going up January 1st, 2019, so now is the perfect time to book a discovery call and learn more about how coaching might help you. Check out the clients I work with and my rates today. Communicating with ease about sex, love, and fantasies with Stella Harris. Stella Harris is a...

Duration:00:59:01

Sex Gets Real 224: Entering the friendzone & male submission

8/12/2018
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Are you ready to sign up for Take Up Space, my online boundaries workshop? Grab your spot today for just $37. Ten lessons, ten worksheets, a lifetime of shifting how you feel about boundaries. What even is the friendzone, how can a man come to terms with his submissive desires, and questioning desirability politics. This week it's just you and me before we have another tsunami of awesome guests. First up, Angela wrote in with a question about friendzones. Why are they even a thing? Why...

Duration:00:53:23

Sex Gets Real 223: Virgie Tovar on fat dating, boundaries, misogyny, & diets

8/5/2018
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Do you struggle to say no without over-explaining? Do you feel hurt when people you love set boundaries that disappoint you? Are you looking for ways to stop apologizing and to start taking up more space? Well, Take Up Space, my online boundaries workshop, is now available on demand. Grab your spot today. Dating. Sex. Boundaries. Fat bodies. Virgie Tovar must be here! Virgie Tovar always makes me think and this chat is no exception. Holy smokes I love Virgie's brain, and she is going to...

Duration:01:05:02

Sex Gets Real 222: Sarah Thompson on body trust, pleasure, and non-binary identity

7/29/2018
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Do you struggle to say no without over-explaining? Do you feel hurt when people you love set boundaries that disappoint you? Are you looking for ways to stop apologizing and to start taking up more space? Well, Take Up Space, my online boundaries workshop, is now available on demand. Grab your spot today. Body trust, queer identity, pleasure in a fat body, and losing attraction for a partner with Sarah Thompson In a few days, I head to Portland for the ASDAH (Association for Size...

Duration:00:57:26

Sex Gets Real 221: Andy Izenson on alternative justice, resilient relationships, & masculinity

7/22/2018
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Do you struggle to say no without over-explaining? Do you feel hurt when people you love set boundaries that disappoint you? Are you looking for ways to stop apologizing and to start taking up more space? Well, Take Up Space, my online boundaries workshop, is now available on demand. Grab your spot today. Radical love, resilient community, and never being discarded with Andy Izenson I am so excited by this week's chat with Andy Izenson. I first saw Andy speak several years ago at a...

Duration:01:14:28

Sex Gets Real 220: Body trust. Trans sex woes. Self-harm scars.

7/15/2018
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Are you ready to sign up for Take Up Space, my online boundaries workshop? Grab your spot today for just $37. Ten lessons, ten worksheets, a lifetime of shifting how you feel about boundaries. A passionate lover. Body trust. Trans sex woes. Self-harm scars. Hello from Portland! I am here for BeNourished's Reclaiming Body Trust Intensive and it is hitting me hard. I'm still processing so much, and while I talk about the experience a bit this week on the show, I have some REALLY JUICY...

Duration:00:48:59

Sex Gets Real 219: Painful anal, a husband who says she's "too fat", & confronting resentment

7/8/2018
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Are you ready to sign up for Take Up Space, my online boundaries workshop? Grab your spot today for just $37. Ten lessons, ten worksheets, a lifetime of shifting how you feel about boundaries. Intersex-inclusive language. Resentment in relationships. Questions from YOU! I am loving answering your questions this summer, and I'm so glad I'm getting a chance to get caught up on the backlog. Resentment is something that comes up a lot in my coaching practice. People tend to harbor all kinds...

Duration:00:54:01

Sex Gets Real 218: Tender masculinity, condom expiration dates, & Dommes who receive

7/1/2018
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Do you struggle to say no without over-explaining? Do you feel hurt when people you love set boundaries that disappoint you? Are you looking for ways to stop apologizing and to start taking up more space? Take Up Space, my online boundaries workshop, is now available on demand. Grab your spot today for just $37. Ten lessons, ten worksheets, a lifetime of shifting how you feel about boundaries. Tender masculinity, condom expirations, and your questions answered. I recently came across an...

Duration:00:55:39

Sex Gets Real 217: Nadine Thornhill on saving comprehensive sex education

6/24/2018
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Do you struggle to say no without over-explaining? Do you feel hurt when people you love set boundaries that disappoint you? Are you looking for ways to stop apologizing and to start taking up more space? Well, Take Up Space, my online boundaries workshop, is now available on demand. Grab your spot today. Nadine is saving comprehensive sex ed Ontario Canada recently elected a conservative leader named Doug Ford. One of his campaign promises is to roll back the comprehensive sex education...

Duration:00:56:32

Sex Gets Real 216: Boring sex, calling masturbation cheating, & stolen sex toys

6/17/2018
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Heard about it on the show? The Sex Map game is just $9 and can be purchased here. Your questions. Answered. Katie has a new fat fling. She really likes him, but he talks about diets and weight loss a lot. She's been learning about diet culture, health at every size, and fact activism, so she needs help on how to set some boundaries with him to prevent discussions about the very things she's trying to overcome. Loving Husband has lost his sex drive. On top of that, his wife only wants...

Duration:00:49:26

[REPOST] Sex Gets Real 173: Riley J Dennis on trans identity

6/10/2018
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Guess what? I'm still in China. Because if you're going to travel halfway around the world, you want to stay a bit. Here is a yummy Pride-related replay of my fantastic chat with Riley J Dennis. ---- Riley J Dennis is someone I’ve been watching on YouTube for a little while and completely admiring. I adore her passion for anti-oppressive work, talking about feminism, politics, sex, trans issues, and a bunch more. So, I decided to reach out and invite her on the show. When she...

Duration:01:08:41

[REPOST] Sex Gets Real Episode 177: Lola Davina on thriving in sex work

6/3/2018
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I'm in China on vacation, so this week we are replaying a popular episode from the past. This one is Lola Davina on thriving in sex work since it was International Whores' Day on June 2nd. --- How can you thrive as a sex worker, navigating the fact that you have no real safety while also performing erotic fantasies and sex at the same time? How can you care for yourself as clients bring in their pain, shame, and fear and expect you to heal them? Lola Davina is here to help us...

Duration:01:12:42

Sex Gets Real 215: Shadeen Francis on trust, honesty, & cheating

5/27/2018
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Do you struggle to say no without over-explaining? Do you feel hurt when people you love set boundaries that disappoint you? Are you looking for ways to stop apologizing and to start taking up more space? Well, Take Up Space, my online boundaries workshop, is releasing soon. Grab your spot today. What if honesty isn't the best policy for rebuilding trust? Shadeen Francis recently spoke at Explore More Summit, and her talk was one of the fan favorites for the entire conference. Her formula...

Duration:01:07:14

Sex Gets Real 214: Foot fetish, a husband who refuses sex, & tell tale orgasm signs

5/20/2018
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Three links to get you started: pre-order my boundaries workshopEnter this week's giveaway herecan be purchased here Your questions. Answered. Bug has a funny sex toy story and wanted to share it. Beware of Pop My Cherry, folks. Regis looked up the definition of orgasm and it includes anal contractions. Regis' ex did it when she came, but their current partner's ass doesn't visibly spasm. Aren't they orgasming? Isn't this a tell-tale sign? NO. It is not. Find out why. Also, be sure to...

Duration:00:48:25

Sex Gets Real 213: Is porn destroying this relationship? Plus gender roles, sex toys, & NRE.

5/13/2018
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Dreaming of quitting your day job to start your own business? Join the free virtual training, True Freedom Symposium: The When, What, Why, and How to Quit Your Day Job and What's Really On The Other Side, starting May 14th. It's free, online, and I'm a speaker alongside Modern Family's Ed O'Neill, Dinner and a Movie's Paul Gilmartin and the amazing Pam Slim of "Escape From Cubicle Nation." Sign up here. Your questions. Answered. Ana just started graduate school. She's working on becoming a...

Duration:00:56:41

Sex Gets Real 212: Secret fantasies, hating a partner's body, & virgins

5/6/2018
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Did you miss Explore More Summit 2018? Not to worry. All of the talks are available for you to bring home, plus some yummy bonuses! See your options and explore your more in life, love, and sex: exploremoresummit.com. It's time for more listener questions. You know I love talking with super smart awesome folks on the show, and I also adore fielding your questions. So that's what we're doing this week - your questions. Jon thinks he might be bisexual. What should he do? Pete wants to try...

Duration:00:59:29