JD Shapiro, writer, comedian, producer on such movies as Robin Hood, Men in Tights, Zoolander, and Borat, working with George Lucas, Mel Brooks, Stan Lee, Sasha Baron Cohen, etc. He talks with me about a wide range of topics including sex as a teen, growing up with big sisters – and their friends. Argentina and other places. Needless to say, we had a lot of laughs on this.
We talk with two identical twin women who have been in the BDSM world for over 20 years. They are also in open or poly marriages. A fascinating, detailed discussion.
We talk with Chris, a Canadian who has lived in Japan for over 20 years. He tells us his observations and research on sex in Japan. Why did births plummet in 1966? Why is the pill frowned upon? Also porn and abortion in Japan and the rise of sexlessness.
Joreth, a polyamory activist talks with me this week and shares ideas and resources everyone can use. I also talk about sexual paradigm shifts from religious sex to secular sex. Here are some of her resources:
Natasha Helfer Parker joins us to talk about being a sex positive, sex therapist and Mormon. How does she deal with her training versus the Church’s doctrine? We also read a listener letter and talk about Reason Rally in Washington, DC June 4.
What is it like to be a male asexual. This and other topics are explored with 3 asexual men this week. Its also National Masturbation Month!
I talk with a Christian about her abortion as well as her theology, but also about the crazy religious men she has dated and married and all their religious guilt and manipulation. Of course we talk about masturbation as well.
I am delighted to interview Dr. Jack Wathey, author of an amazing book, The Illusion of God’s Presence: The Biological Origins of Spiritual Longing. This is a ground breaking work that needs wide attention. I also read and comment on 3 listener letters. http://www.amazon.com/Illusion-Gods-Presence-Biological-Spiritual/dp/1633880745/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1460321773&sr=1-1-fkmr0&keywords=JACK+WATHEY
Just like all bodies are unique, so are all brains. Dr. Veronica Drantz explains why there is so much variety in human sexuality and why our brains simply don’t fit into the gender binary.
What about asexuality? We talk with two women about their experience and the myths about asexuality. Then we talk with Gayle Jordan, ED of RecoveringfromReligion.org. Here is a link to a book by Caryn Purdy in the first interview. The Lonely Ace of Hearts