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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

A Family Heirloom

10/23/2018
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How does fatness affect our sense of our own sexuality, our own gender, our own race? Sonalee Rashatwar, AKA The Fat Sex Therapist, joins Jaclyn to dig deep.

Duration:00:40:06

Spare Parts: Edge Case

10/16/2018
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Hillary Clinton, Dan Savage and comprehensive pleasure-based sex education. It's a quickiesode!

Duration:00:13:06

An Army of Lovers

10/9/2018
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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)

Duration:00:37:08

Spare Parts: Shattered

10/4/2018
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Things are not great. Neither is Jaclyn.

Duration:00:13:06

Ain't Real Sexy

9/25/2018
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Feeling ground down? Paralyzed? We've got a brass-tacks activism episode that'll plant a little green shoot of hope in even the weariest heart. Featuring Kimberly Inez McGuire, executive director of URGE.

Duration:00:38:10

Spare Parts: Closet Vibrator

9/18/2018
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Kavanaugh feelings, secret masturbation and the secret power women have had all along, all in one 15-minute quickiesode.

Duration:00:15:17

Rage Becomes You

9/11/2018
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Unscrewed is back and we're starting the new season with some cleansing anger as Jaclyn catches up with Soraya Chemaly about her brand-new book Rage Becomes Her.

Duration:00:39:19

The Life and Death of Elle Peril (Rewind)

8/21/2018
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Can you heal the trauma of revenge porn by deliberately becoming a nude art model? Lena Chen, one of the first known women to have private nude photos of her nonconsensually shared across the internet, moved to Berlin and tried it. What she learned along the way may surprise you.

Duration:00:36:01

Fun Famine (Rewind)

8/7/2018
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Could your food cravings be telling you you have a pleasure deficit? Body Kindness author Rebecca Scritchfield joins Jaclyn to explore the connections between body image, diet culture, health and sexuality

Duration:00:41:35

Resistance Is A Stage (Rewind)

7/17/2018
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Jaclyn catches up with Pamela Merritt, co-founder and co-director of Reproaction, who gets real about what it takes to unscrew the sexual culture in more conservative or otherwise untapped communities.

Duration:00:43:41

Shame is the Boner Killer

6/20/2018
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In part two of our conversation about sex and mental health, Jaclyn talks with therapist Shadeen Francis about destigmatizing, deshaming, and decolonizing our mental wellness, both in and out of the bedroom. Also there are donuts.

Duration:00:43:31

Spare Parts: Body Sommeliers

6/13/2018
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Last quickiesode of the season brings fake fake lesbians, body sommeliers and more.

Duration:00:15:25

A Really Small Awkward Surprise Party

5/29/2018
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What's the relationship between depression and sexuality? It's more complicated (and hopeful! and fun!) than you might think, as sexual and mental health advocate JoEllen Notte explains.

Duration:00:38:39

If Feminism Was Vampirism

5/22/2018
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How to make friends with your anger, why tender feelings are contrary to capitalism, and Jaclyn's feminist origin story, all in one jam-packed quickiesode.

Duration:00:15:16

They Don't Even Love Me

5/15/2018
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The news about men's aggrieved entitlement to women's bodies is a LOT lately. Jaclyn processes and gets productive (and downright tenderhearted) with sexuality and emotional health educator Karen BK Chan.

Duration:00:45:12

Spare Parts: Hot Butches

5/8/2018
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Schneiderman, Diaz & Khaled get what they deserve. A history of "girl power." And at last, courtesy of a listener, Jaclyn gets her Hot Butches in Pop Culture. All in one jam-packed quickiesode!

Duration:00:14:54

Brigadoon Sex

5/2/2018
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We needed a break from reality this week, so pull up a chair and listen in while Jaclyn talks with Redheadedgirl about the sexual politics of romance novels. Don't worry: we left in the naughty bits.

Duration:00:39:04

Spare Parts: Treat Fuckbois Like Fuckbois

4/24/2018
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New old visions for survivors, some blunt dating advice, and a little butt action, all in one quickiesode!

Duration:00:15:27

Anti Trafficking Means What

4/17/2018
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With the passage of SESTA/FOSTA, we've entered a time of unprecedented danger for sex workers and for sexual expression in general. Criminologist Claudia

Duration:00:34:35

Spare Parts: Porn for Science

4/11/2018
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In this quickiesode: An update on the crackdowns against sex workers and your right to sexual expression, advice for a man with a surprising ethical double-standard, and a story about the time Jaclyn watched porn for science.

Duration:00:16:19