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Why Does Patriarchy Persist?

We’ve been fighting patriarchy so long. Why are we still drowning in it? Carol Gilligan, the mother of feminist psychology, and NYU researcher Naomi Snider think they know.

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A Family Heirloom

How does fatness affect our sense of our own sexuality, our own gender, our own race? Sonalee Rashatwar, AKA The Fat Sex Therapist, joins Jaclyn to dig deep.

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Ain’t Real Sexy

Feeling ground down? Paralyzed? We’ve got a brass-tacks activism episode that’ll plant a little green shoot of hope in even the weariest heart. Featuring Kimberly Inez McGuire, executive director of URGE.

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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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Why Does Patriarchy Persist?
A Family Heirloom
Ain’t Real Sexy
A Really Small Awkward Surprise Party
Brigadoon Sex
Anti-Trafficking Means What
Woke or Scared?
Fun Famine
Porn Stars Are People
The Metaphorical Lipstick