Category Archives: Podcast

What Does A Woman Feel Like?: Fucking While Feminist Episode 55

Like, what do words mean anyhow when it comes to sex and gender?
Transgender artist and educator and all around delightful person Rebecca Kling joins Jaclyn to answer a listener’s thorny question about how any of us know what it feels like to be a woman, what sexuality & gender ideas we wish there was better language [...]

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Bye Bye Ben’s Butt, and Other Pawnee-Related Matters: FWF Episode 54

::SNIFF:: Tonight we honorary Pawneeans say goodbye to the giant-hearted band of misfits we’ve come to know and love lo these seven seasons (ok, six if you skipped Season One) on Parks and Recreation. Join Jaclyn & Robin “Miss Conduct” Abrahams as they ease the pain as best as they can and trade their legs for [...]

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50 Shades of Over It: FWF Episode 53 (take 2!)

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WE’RE BACK. And unless you’ve been living under a log, you know that so is the woman-hating kinkphobic abuse manual called 50 Shades of Grey, which hits theaters on Friday.
Last month, Jaclyn learned all about the horrors 50 Shades via bestselling author Jenny [...]

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50 Shades of Over It: FWF Episode 53

WE’RE BACK. And unless you’ve been living under a log, you know that so is the woman-hating kinkphobic abuse manual called 50 Shades of Grey, which hits theaters on Friday.
Last month, Jaclyn learned all about the horrors 50 Shades via bestselling author Jenny Trout’s world-famous hate-read recaps, and today she’s got Jenny on the line [...]

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10 Ways Cosmo Will Blow Your Mind: Fucking While Feminist Episode 52

Have you noticed that Cosmopolitan.com seems to have gone feminist lately? Have you wondered WTF was up with that? Jaclyn’s on the case, talking with their senior political writer Jill Filipovic about those controversial candidate endorsements, how anti-rape coverage feels nestled next to terrible sex tips, Playboy’s parallel move and more — including the first [...]

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Reverend Beverly Dale: Fucking While Feminist Episode 51

What would Jesus say about your sex life? The answer might surprise you. On this episode of FWF, Jaclyn catches up with the Reverend Beverly Dale, founder of the Incarnation Institute for Sex & Faith, who will totally rearrange your understanding of the relationship between Christianity and sexuality.
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Show notes:

RevBev’s reading recommendations are all right [...]

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Sex Nerd Sandra: Fucking While Feminist Episode 50

We’re back! It was a longer-than-planned hiatus for sure. But let me make it up to you with the one and only Sex Nerd Sandra up close and personal! If she’s a shame-fighting superhero (and she is), this interview is her origin story. Then we help out a caller who meets Sandra’s definition of “creep.”
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The Bandana Project: Fucking While Feminist Episode 49

Today is the first day of 2014′s Bandana Project, an annual campaign aimed at addressing the issue of workplace sexual violence against migrant farmworker women in the United States. To celebrate, Jaclyn caught up with Bandana Project founder (and badass lawyer & activist) Mónica Ramírez to talk crisis, justice and hope, with a side of glitter. Then [...]

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WTF, RAINN: Fucking While Feminist Episode Episode 48

RAINN, one of the largest and best-funded organizations addressing sexual violence in the US, publicly advised the federal government that a) campus judicial systems are bunk, and the only answer to rape is the criminal justice system, b) there is no rape culture, and c) women should prevent rape by not carrying heavy things. Wagatwe [...]

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Playing the Whore: Fucking While Feminist Episode 46

What becomes possible and visible when we recognize sex work as “legitimate” labor, and what stops seeming reasonable? What stake to the police have in sex work? What about the media? Melissa Gira Grant, journalist and author of the new book Playing The Whore steps up to the mic to offer some thoughtful and provocative [...]

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Tales from a Sex Toy Shop: Fucking While Feminist Episode 47

What kind of vibrator should you buy? What’s the question a feminist sex shop proprietor wishes you would ask? And what makes a sex shop feminist, anyhow? All that and the blowjob/oral hygiene connection on this week’s podcast, recorded live at Early To Bed, Chicago’s feminist sex toy shop, where Jaclyn caught up with founder [...]

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