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Unscrewing up the sexual culture. Host Jaclyn Friedman and a rotating cast of whipsmart guests untangle the politics and culture of sex, and help out real-world sex advice-seekers.

Unscrewing up the sexual culture. Host Jaclyn Friedman and a rotating cast of whipsmart guests untangle the politics and culture of sex, and help out real-world sex advice-seekers.
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Boston, MA

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Unscrewing up the sexual culture. Host Jaclyn Friedman and a rotating cast of whipsmart guests untangle the politics and culture of sex, and help out real-world sex advice-seekers.

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@jaclynf

Language:

English


Episodes

Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers

9/17/2019
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Welcome to Season Eight, Unscrewed Nation! We're kicking it off with a season-long theme -- Edge Case -- and a deep dive with the genius mind of Sady Doyle, whose new book Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers is all about the women we write off as monsters, and the surprising lessons these ultimate edge cases can teach us about fear, power, rage, and patriarchy. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:28

Listen: Bad Christian

9/4/2019
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Last month, Jaclyn chatted with the guys of Bad Christian about sex ed, protesting ICE, voting, when kids are ready for sex, and so much more. Check it out, and subscribe to the Bad Christian podcast wherever you get your shows. Unscrewed will be back soon with a new season! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:18:38

Rewind: An Army of Lovers

8/23/2019
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It's time for our annual reminder that pleasure isn't optional - it's a key ingredient in both our humanity and our political resistance. Let historian Hanne Blank explain as she talks with Jaclyn about what she learned during the 80s AIDS crisis, the importance of marshmallows when the world is on fire, and why an old slogan from a 1960s French Art movement should be our mantra right now. (Rewind) For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:00

Listen: Adult Sex Ed

7/23/2019
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Another episode of one of my fave shows to share with you, this time with me on it! While I'm still on summer hiatus, enjoy me talking butt sex (and many other things) along with Myisha Battle on the legendary Call Your Girlfriend. If you dig the episode, subscribe to their entire media empire at callyourgirlfriend.com! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:48:20

Listen: Suspect Class

6/25/2019
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While Unscrewed is on summer hiatus, Jaclyn is bringing you the most Unscrewy episodes of other people's podcasts! Today: an episode of Rewire.News' Boom! Lawyered, bringing you some great news from the courts that you may have missed last week. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:32:18

Spare Parts: Don't Desist

6/6/2019
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Last episode of the season! Including a bunch of updates from listeners, an advice question from a woman in a dry spell, new ways to get involved with Unscrewed Nation, a political pep talk - and because I forgot to say it on the show, HAPPY PRIDE TO MY QUEER FAM!!! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:16:43

What Kind of Girl Do You Want to Be?

5/21/2019
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Right-wing extremists are infiltrating public schools under the guise of "sex education" -- even in liberal school districts. But in Eugene, OR, high school girls are fighting back. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:42:19

Spare Parts: Don't Sex Strike

5/14/2019
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What to do about draconian abortion laws (hint: it doesn't involve whether or not you fuck), a call for podcast suggestions, and advice for an aspiring sex educator, all in one quickiesode. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:16:16

Future Imperfect

5/7/2019
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What should the future of anti-rape work look like? Activists Lorena Kourousias and Kalima Young of the Monument Quilt project join Jaclyn to talk art, orgasms, Afrofuturism, and living your future vision now. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:35:19

Sex Party!

4/23/2019
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Can people who support sexual freedom become a political force to be reckoned with? Fiona Patten, founder of Australia's Reason Party, is proving it. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:20

Spare Parts: Action Month

4/16/2019
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Your dating app wish list, how to turn Sexual Assault Awareness Month into Action Month, a scary bathroom incident involving trans rights that the right-wing won't be crowing about, and a little tease from Jaclyn, all in 15 minutes. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:15:38

Appetite for Power

4/9/2019
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Black women are often conceived of as the victims of BDSM and pornography, but can they also be sites of Black women's healing, pleasure, liberation or power? Professor Ariane Cruz, author of The Color of Kink, says yes. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:38:34

Spare Parts: The Good Guys

4/3/2019
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On Biden, Dr. Willie Parker, and why the "good guys" hurt us. Plus we hear from listeners who took Jaclyn's advice and wrote in to update us on how they're doing! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:17:23

Unbecoming

3/26/2019
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When she was young, Anuradha Bhagwati chose an unusual way to rebel against her strict immigrant parents; she joined the U.S. Marine Corps. What followed taught her about power, masculinity, double standards, trauma, bravery, activism, and much much more. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:45:44

Spare Parts: Pleasure is a Human Right

3/19/2019
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Listener sex ed news from Oregon, a new documentary about Steubenville, and some deep thinking about the sexual politics of liberation: all in this one quickiesode. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:16:11

The Room Where It Happened

3/12/2019
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For the 10th anniversary of Yes Means Yes, Jessica Valenti joins Jaclyn to share behind-the-scenes secrets and reflect on the legacy and future of their landmark book. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:37:27

Spare Parts: Bad Enough

3/5/2019
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Oklahoma tries to make sex ed strides, Jaclyn gives away her audiobook, and a heartaching listener question about who gets to call themselves a survivor. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:16:38

The Absence of Pain Is Not Pleasure

2/26/2019
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What can the history of Black sexual oppression and resistance in the US teach us about how Black people get all the way free? Dalycia Saah and Rafaella Fiallo of Afrosexology have a vision. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:42:45

Spare Parts: Super Interactive

2/20/2019
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Listeners sound off on sex ed and offer their own resources, and Jaclyn asks you to a whole bunch of stuff. Oh, and we take it wayyyy back to before the internet had search engines. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:13:23

A Very Specific Mary Poppins

2/12/2019
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Scarleteen.com, the groundbreaking sex ed website, turns 20 this year! Celebrate with Jaclyn and Scarleteen's founder Heather Corinna, who reflects not just on how the site -- and sex ed -- has evolved in two decades, but how doing the work has evolved them as well. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:23