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Each episode focuses on a subject of human sexuality - as conventional as breasts or as fringe as play piercing, as broad as power exchange or as specific as prostate massage - and non-judgmentally asks the question: why are people into that? Through conversations between host Tina Horn and her guests, each of whom is an expert in the episode's subject, the podcast explores science, psychology, social dynamics, and history as well as scintillating stories and tips for exploration.

Each episode focuses on a subject of human sexuality - as conventional as breasts or as fringe as play piercing, as broad as power exchange or as specific as prostate massage - and non-judgmentally asks the question: why are people into that? Through conversations between host Tina Horn and her guests, each of whom is an expert in the episode's subject, the podcast explores science, psychology, social dynamics, and history as well as scintillating stories and tips for exploration.
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Each episode focuses on a subject of human sexuality - as conventional as breasts or as fringe as play piercing, as broad as power exchange or as specific as prostate massage - and non-judgmentally asks the question: why are people into that? Through conversations between host Tina Horn and her guests, each of whom is an expert in the episode's subject, the podcast explores science, psychology, social dynamics, and history as well as scintillating stories and tips for exploration.

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Episodes

Stoya: Books, pt2

7/17/2019
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In Part Two, Stoya and I discuss: The Reunion by Laura Antoniou (and psychological erotica), Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski (and arousal non-concordance), The Guide to Getting It On (how Stoya masturbated to it and why Tina hates it), Mercedes Lachey's book that has a scene where people fuck on some rocks (that Stoya can't remember the name of), Sam Delaney (and a story you've probably heard Tina tell 20 times), House of Holes (two tickets please!), and which one of us has actually been...

Duration:00:44:46

Stoya: Books, pt1

6/24/2019
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Porn legend, writer, and avowed sapiosexual Stoya joins me for a talk about musty-smelling paperbacks, big fat library shelves, and randomly also necrophilia?! We ask: Is it classist to only want to date someone who knows what "Wherefore" means in "Wherefore art thou Romeo?"?! Would John Waters want to top Stoya? Who is going to make a venn diagram of people who prominently display but have not read Infinite Jest and people who eat pussy? Will Stoya dog ear my page? Where can you see orgasms...

Duration:00:48:00

Live! Ashley Paige & Corey More: Families

6/13/2019
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“I brought you into this world, and I can take you out of it!” / In this hilarious and boundary-pushing live episode, recorded in March 2019 at the 2nd Ave Pleasure Chest in NYC, I'm joined by two other queer sex workers, Ashley Paige and Corey More, to discuss the persistently taboo yet insurgently popular concept of incest fantasies! We deepen our ongoing discussion of leather families, while also exploring power dynamics between siblings, whether twincest is homosexual and/or...

Duration:01:18:33

Andrea Glik: Consensual Non-consent

5/29/2019
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“We are made to feel powerless non-consensually all the time. This is an opportunity to take the power back.” / Content warning: This is conversation between two queer women about erotic fantasies that involve themes of force and violation. Rape scenes are the most fundamental yet thorniest of sexual fantasies. Whether it's force and resistance, psychological control, or emotional humiliation, why are we drawn erotically to things we don't actually want to do or have happen to us? In this...

Duration:01:08:24

Katie Skelly: Comics, pt2

5/13/2019
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“Every time she’s stimulated it’s utter chaos!” / In Part2 of my conversation with Katie Skelly we discuss whether erotic comics benefit from stories, Italian class dynamics in Milo Manara’s Click, grotesquery in Lisa Hanawalt, Go Nagai, Gina Wynbrandt's Someone Please Have Sex with Me, Dave Cooper's Ripple, the un-dying allure of the comic book store backroom, and Skelly's newest project including possibly incestuous killer maids! / Katie Skelly is an award-winning cartoonist who lives in...

Duration:01:03:33

Katie Skelly: Comics, Pt1

5/3/2019
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“I get away with a lot!” / Katie Skelly and I discuss puffy bulging vulvas, the “dark whimsy” of her psychedelic erotic comic books, why people think her phantasmagoria is a personal ad, how she got away with showing a certain superhero eating ass on a spaceship, and how she was influenced by looking at Vogue in her parents’ newsstand. / Katie Skelly is an award-winning cartoonist who lives in Brooklyn, NY. Her comics work includes Nurse Nurse, Operation Margarine, and Twisted Romance #1....

Duration:00:47:26

Interrobang: Andrea Glik LMSW on BDSM Healing

4/10/2019
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"Trauma and shame show up in the body in the same ways.” / In this Interrobang, Andrea Glik, LMSW discusses her therapy practice, how BDSM can help us to heal from trauma, what depression looks like in your nervous system, and which Cate Blanchett character she would want a sex robot to impersonate for her. / Andrea Glik, LMSW is a psychotherapist, somatic healer, sex educator, and witch. Andrea specializes in treating trauma and PTSD for queer & trans folks, using body based and feminist...

Duration:00:53:16

Interrobang: Ashley Paige on HoTeling while Black

3/21/2019
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"I was called a ho long before I became an actual sex worker.” / The brilliant and deviant Ashley Paige joins me again to discuss the Marriott hotel’s classist sex worker profiling, the racial difference between a slut and a ho, and Ashley’s personal history in the sex industry. / Content warning: at about 40 minutes this episode gets extra real: w/r/t abuse and violence. / Ashley Paige is a ProDomme, AlphaFemale, and Kinky Travel Companion based in NYC. She’s been engaging professionally...

Duration:01:17:10

Ashley Paige: Daddies

3/4/2019
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"He called me Daddy and I've never felt my lips quiver so hard in my life." / I figured since we started the year off talking about Leather Mommies, it would only be fair to give some space to masculine nurturing dominants. And who better to embody that queer Daddy vibe than professional dominatrix Ashley Paige? / We discussed what it means for women to claim the title Daddy, whether this is or is not about incest, and how sex work helped Ashley get in touch with her inner vulnerable...

Duration:00:42:23

Live! Arielle Egozi: Menses

2/20/2019
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A storytelling heavy flow celebrating some under-appreciated things many people find mystifying and/or disgusting: menstruation, the full internal structure of the clitoris, body scents, and hair! / Recorded November 2018 at Pleasure Chest on 2nd Ave in NYC. Live engineered by Ben Weber, co-sponsored by Acast. Music by TreZure Empire! / Arielle Egozi is a writer and social influencer who uses her platform to destigmatize and decolonize sex, bodies, and society. She believes our personal...

Duration:01:17:58

Margaret Cho on Mercy Mistress

2/6/2019
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“Kinky people have the upper hand!" Queer icon Margaret Cho is now executive producing Yin Q’s webseries Mercy Mistress, so I got the honor of interviewing her when I was in Los Angeles. We chatted about the importance of seeing yourself represented in pop culture, how hard it is to be a good dominatrix, and what BDSM can teach us about consent. / An accomplished performer in all formats, Margaret Cho could be called the “Queen of all Media” having conquered the worlds of film, television,...

Duration:00:40:55

@TheGayChingy: Mommies

1/21/2019
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"Why be ashamed of my fetishes when I can fetishize my shame?" / My conversation w Chingy continues with this deeply personal dive into kinky Mommy lust. Leather Mommies are the new Leather Daddies in this funny and taboo episode. / Chingy is a writer, actress, humorist and all-around funny pervert based out of Los Angeles and Oakland, CA. Her work focuses on kink lifestyles, queer media, and lesbian thirst and has been featured at Autostraddle, VICE, and BuzzFeed. Chingy is currently...

Duration:00:52:22

Chingy Fucks the Whole Damn House

1/14/2019
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Chingy is one of my favorite queer meme makers, so when I was out in LA I got together with her to discuss comic book fetish art, what makes her the bottom supreme, and why she wants to devote herself utterly to an artificially intelligent house. Tune in next week for our deep dive into Why Are People Into Mommies?!. // Chingy is a writer, actress, humorist and all-around funny pervert based out of Los Angeles and Oakland, CA. Her work focuses on kink lifestyles, queer media, and lesbian...

Duration:00:26:36

Dr Justin Lehmiller on the Science of Desire

12/17/2018
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"People who share their fantasies are the happiest and most sexually satisfied in their relationships." // What’s the different between a fetish and a fantasy? What are the benefits of communicating our deepest desires? What are the most common fantasies among Republicans versus Democrats? These and many more questions are address by social psychologist Dr Justin Lehmiller's new book Tell Me What You Want, for which he surveyed 4200 Americans on their erotic fantasies. // Dr Lehmiller and...

Duration:00:56:43

Miki Agrawal on Bidets & Anal Health

12/3/2018
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Miki is an entrepreneur whose work focuses on the taboo bodily fluids we’re usually too ashamed to even discuss. In this Interrobang, Miki discusses the personal and environmental effect of toilet habits, the civic horror of fatbergs, the relationship between anal health and anal pleasure, and why porn star Asa Akira was the perfect spokesperson for her new line of bidets. Miki Agrawal is a successful social entrepreneur and accomplished disrupter who uses innovative products to break...

Duration:00:47:54

Maxine Holloway: Pregnancy

11/19/2018
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“I'm a very successful hu-cow!” At six months pregnant, sex work activist Maxine Holloway has never felt hotter. She opened up to Tina about the connection between her bovine breeding fetish and the realities of her growing body, everything her escort clients love about her transformation, and dating while being a queer poly slut who just happens to be knocked up. Discussed: a very literal Madonna-Whore complex, ovipositor porn, virility-themed cuckolding, MILF money, milk. / Maxine...

Duration:01:11:59

Pleasure Chest: Luxury Sex Toys w Carly

11/6/2018
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Carly from the NYC Pleasure Chest joins us again to discuss why it can be worth investing in luxury sex toys. Think about it in terms of form, function, aesthetics, price per orgasm, or the heirlooms you want to pass on to the next generation! Carly's blog is Dildo or Dil-don't! She's @Makeupandsin For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:48:25

C'etait Bontemps: Drag, Pt2

10/22/2018
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“You can desire me as C'etait all you want, but sex for me does not include C'etait. That is fully Mathieu." / In Part 2 of Why Are People Into Drag?! Anteus Mathieu, aka drag and burlesque performer C'etait Bontemps, describes some of their drag routines in graphic detail, digs into the complications of folks who are turned on by cross dressing, and concludes we should kill our idols. / Anteus Mathieu, aka C'etait Bontemps, is a Non-binary drag and burlesque performer living in Brooklyn! A...

Duration:00:40:09

C'etait Bontemps: Drag, Pt1

10/8/2018
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“Drag is how you perform gender for people to see and understand. If you’ve confused them, that’s even better!” / In Part 1 of this episode on gender bending performance art, Anteus Mathieu, aka C'etait Bontemps, discusses growing up in Florida watching RuPaul's Drag Race and going to gay clubs, and how burlesque helped him get in touch with his transmasculine identity. He opens up about how his community was affected by the Pulse nightclub massacre, and how his dysphoria relates to the...

Duration:00:50:36

Interrobang: Cam & KarenLee Poter of Sex Talk w My Mom

9/17/2018
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So this episode is a little unusual for a few reasons. First, it was recorded over a year ago and somehow just kept getting pushed back. Second, it's definitely a first for YAPIT: an interview with a mother-son comedy duo who have their own sex podcast on my network, Acast. We discussed sex parties, virginity, cartoon porn, and much more. And KarenLee came to regret asking me to recount the most extreme fetish story I could think of... For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:01:12:24