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Our Sexual History, where we explore the different backstories to one of the most universal aspects of being human - SEX.

Our Sexual History, where we explore the different backstories to one of the most universal aspects of being human - SEX.
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Ireland

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Our Sexual History, where we explore the different backstories to one of the most universal aspects of being human - SEX.

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@SexSiopa

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode #9 | Sex in Irish Pop Culture

9/3/2017
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This month I speak with writer Louise Bruton about Irish pop culture moments that have shaped the way we think about sex here. We also talk about her upcoming Fringe show Why Won’t You Have Sex with Me. Related videos: Boyzone on the Late Late Miley and Fidelma’s roll in the hay Samantha Mumba Follow Shawna/Sex Siopa on […] La entrada Episode #9 | Sex in Irish Pop Culture se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration: 00:43:09


Episode #8 | Online Dating and Communities

7/23/2017
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In this episode of Our Sexual History, myself and tech journalist, Roisin Kiberd discuss how the internet has changed the ways in which we date, form relationships, and find our communities. Here’s a recommended reading list from both myself and Roisin: Neo-Nazis are Tearing the Furry World Apart Bare Kill All Normies Realcore by Sergio […] La entrada Episode #8 | Online Dating and Communities se publicó primero en Headstuff.

Duration: 01:02:34


Episode #7 | Sex Robots

5/28/2017
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On this month’s episode of Our Sexual History, I have a round table discussion with scientist and comedian Jessamyn Fairfield and fellow HeadStuff podcaster Alison Spittle about sex robots – where they live in our culture, and some of the ethical questions around consent and sentient A.I. Relevant links to some of the things we refer [...] The post Episode #7 | Sex Robots appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:51:44


Episode #6 | Síle Na Gig

4/23/2017
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For the first episode in our second season, I asked comedian Davey Reilly to come talk to us about the Síle Na Gig, arguably Ireland’s sexiest component of ancient architecture. P.J. Harvey’s “Sheela Na Gig” Follow Shawna/Sex Siopa on Twitter and join The HeadStuff Podcast Network on Facebook [...] The post Episode #6 | Síle Na Gig appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:39:37


Episode #5 | Sex Laws (Not the Beck song)

2/19/2017
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This month on Our Sexual History, myself and barrister Rory Treanor take a look back at sex laws – in particular laws relating to sodomy, abortion, and consent. Here’s the Mary Robinson tapestry that we talk about in the episode: Myles Jackman, Obscenity Lawyer: @MylesJackman on Twitter http://mylesjackman.com Some of Rory’s favourite cases from the Old [...] The post Episode #5 | Sex Laws (Not the Beck song) appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 01:07:58


Episode #4 BONUS | Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment

1/27/2017
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If you thought we were done talking about Syphilis, you were WRONG! Ciaran Conliffe told us this incredible story that we just couldn’t not share with our listeners. Warning: this story contains some really upsetting themes around race and the US doing some pretty terrible stuff to its citizens. If you haven’t listened to the [...] The post Episode #4 BONUS | Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:15:52


Episode #4 | A Short History of Syphilis

1/22/2017
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This month we have HeadStuff history columnist, Ciaran Conliffe to tell us about how Syphilis has shaped the Western world for the past 500 years. And we play a game called “Who in History has had Syphilis?” Spoiler alert: a LOT of them! Episode #4 BONUS | Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment A lot of the research [...] The post Episode #4 | A Short History of Syphilis appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:48:26


Episode #3 Witches & Saints

12/17/2016
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In this episode myself and writer/witch enthusiast Sarah Griffin talk about the lack of understanding of female sexuality in the 16th & 17th centuries and how that led to witch hunting. We also discuss a woman whose role in the Catholic Church may have shielded her from persecution as she was able to spin what [...] The post Episode #3 Witches & Saints appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:50:43


Episode #2 Sex in Irish Mythology

11/20/2016
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In episode 2 I speak to comedian and tour guide, Teresa Coyne, about all the strange sex, lurid affairs, and questionable marriages in Irish mythology. We also focus on some of her favourite legendary women and the roles they played, not just as wives to be won or stolen, but as powerful, freethinking badasses! Teresa’s [...] The post Episode #2 Sex in Irish Mythology appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:50:42


Our Sexual History | Episode #1 The History of Leathermen

10/16/2016
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In our first episode I speak to Dr. Conor Vaughan Buggy, UCD lecturer and Irish contestant for the 2016 International Mister Leather competition. We discuss the history of the gay men’s leather scene from it’s post WWII American roots all the way to leather in modern Ireland today. He also has a special announcement for [...] The post Our Sexual History | Episode #1 The History of Leathermen appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:36:52


Our Sexual History | Trailer

10/13/2016
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Hello world and welcome to Our Sexual History podcast with host, Shawna Scott of SexSiopa.ie. We live in a very interesting time where we’re the most sexually liberated and open we’ve ever been, and yet there’s still so much work to be done both in Ireland and abroad to ensure sexual freedoms and bodily autonomy [...] The post Our Sexual History | Trailer appeared first on HeadStuff.

Duration: 00:01:35