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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.

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A Really Small Awkward Surprise Party

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.

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Brigadoon Sex

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.

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Anti-Trafficking Means What

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 Cojocaru to figure out how we got here, how we can get out, and what real anti-trafficking work actually looks like.

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Woke or Scared?

Jaclyn catches up with writer and activist Soraya Chemaly to talk about the past, present and future of #metoo.

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Porn Stars Are People

From Stormy Daniels to the New York Times, there’s been a lot talk about porn in the news. Tina Horn of Why Are People Into That joins Jaclyn to break down where the conversation is breaking down, how we could build it better, and why it matters how we talk about porn.

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The Metaphorical Lipstick

In which Jaclyn is joined by Dirty Lola and The Frisky Fairy to discuss the politics of femme identity and how to match your lipstick to your nipple in the same episode. Which is the point.

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The Life and Death of Elle Peril

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.

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Feminasty

How brave are you feeling these days? Samhita Mukhopadyay and Kate Harding, editors of Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump’s America, join Jaclyn to talk about the meaning of courage, when it’s actually better to say “fuck that” to being strong, and how making their new book got them through Trump’s First 100 Days.

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Vibrator Nation

Let’s talk sex shops! Lynn Comella, author of Vibrator Nation, joins Jaclyn to tell the fascinating history of how feminist sex shops came to be, why they matter, what their future looks like, and to explore the uneasy relationship between sexual liberation and capitalism.

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A Really Small Awkward Surprise Party
Brigadoon Sex
Anti-Trafficking Means What
Woke or Scared?
Fun Famine
Porn Stars Are People
The Metaphorical Lipstick
The Life and Death of Elle Peril
Feminasty
Vibrator Nation