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A spicy blend of personal stories, in-depth reporting and inspiration, Girl Boner is where good girls go for sexual empowerment. Health and sexuality writer August McLaughlin explores sexual pleasure like no one else. She’s the fearless sister/girlfriend you’ve always wanted—and she loves to talk sex! Girl Boner Radio is LGBTQIA+-friendly and all genders are welcome.
Girl Boner Radio is owned, operated and executively produced by August McLaughlin with technical producer Makenzie Mizelle of Period Network. To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, apply to appear as a guest or submit a question for August and Dr. Megan Fleming, click here!
Sexual Epiphanies and Non-competition
August is joined by Makenzie Mizell, cofounder of the Period podcast network and Girl Boner’s audio engineer and tech producer, for a chat about sexual discoveries, dealing with criticism and competition versus non-competition among women and femmes. Dr. Megan Fleming weighs in for a listener who is struggling to advocate for her own sexual pleasure. Then August and Makenzie delve unexpectedly into navigating body image challenges and wrap up with a few podcasting and writing tips for beginners.
Healing From Childhood Abuse
August is joined by her mom, Caroline, who shares about her upbringing in India, the sexual abuse she endured and how she found healing after memories she had repressed surfaced. Caroline literally wove her life back together, finding healing through art, and wants people to know how important it is to believe survivors. Dr. Megan Fleming weighs in for a listener who received an apology note from someone who assaulted her.
Sex Toys, Self-Care and Prioritizing Intimacy
CalExotics’ resident sexologist Dr. Jill McDevitt joins August to talk about giving sex toys as gifts, including when doing so is appropriate and hot new picks when it is. She also shares tips for prioritizing sexual intimacy and self-care during the holidays and other hectic times
Dating Epiphanies, Growth and Ghosting
Bruna Nessif, founder of The Problem with Dating and author of Let That Shit Go, joins August to discuss takeaways from her book and dating journey. Learn why millennials, in particular, tend to “ghost” people, the rewards and challenges of sharing vulnerable stories and ways to get unstuck when you fall into harmful dating patterns. Dr. Megan Fleming weighs in for a listener who found violent hardcore porn on her boyfriend’s computer. Get the details for Bruna’s book signing event in Los Angeles here!
Physical Therapy + Peeing During Sex
Heather Jeffcoat, DPT joins August to discuss the pelvic floor, sexual pain conditions and ways physical therapy can help transgender individuals before and after genital reconstruction surgery. With Dr. Megan Fleming’s help, they weigh in for a listener who wonders if urinating during sex is normal. You’ll also learn a toe-curling orgasm tip!
Comedy, Dating and Finding Love
Comedian Shawn Pelofsky, creator and star of the new one-hour special Stretch It Out, joins August to discuss her career, her efforts to find love (including hypnosis and a love potion) and how she finally met “the one.” With Dr. Megan Fleming’s help, they weigh in for a listener dealing with sexual desire differences during her period.
Sex Therapy, Minor Attraction, Polyamory
Nicoletta Heidegger, a registered Marriage and Family Therapy Associate and co-host of Sluts and Scholars, joins August to discuss her work and minor attraction (being attracted to children). How is it different from pedophilia? Are healing, management and preventing harm to children possible? With the help of Dr. Megan Fleming, they weigh in for a listener whose wife of eight years recently revealed that she’s polyamorous and in love with a coworker.
Digital Sex Coaching, Sexy Startups and Hair Fetishism
August is joined by Brianna Rader, founder of Juicebox, a company and app that pairs people with professional sex and relationship coaches. Learn about Brianna’s journey to launching her business, unique challenges sex-positive businesses face and people’s most common and surprising sexual concerns. Dr. Megan Fleming weighs in for a listener whose boyfriend wants to do away with the body hair she adores. Use the code Girl Boner to get a free 5-day Juicebox trial!
Sketchy vs. Empowering Dating Advice
Pickup artistry gets a bad rap, but are some PUAs decent guys? August chats with Drew Schroeder, a pickup artist who goes against the industry grain. Then Sexual Intuitive® Susanna Brisk joins August to explore the whys behind incels, dating dos and don’ts and the worst dating advice listeners have ever heard.
Dating Mistakes + Letting Someone Down Easy
Marni, a dating coach for men, joins August to explore common dating mistakes, communicating in the romance realm and letting a partner down easy. With Dr. Megan Fleming’s help, they weigh in for a listener who’s falling for an asexual man. Can she make it work without sex?
Better Sex + Emotional Triggers
Hungry for hotter sex? The secret may have little to do with actual sex. Kait Scalisi, MPH of PassionbyKait.com joins August to explore contextual keys to better sex, coping with emotional triggers, potential perks of anal play, sexy gifts and more! Dr. Megan Fleming replies to a listener whose partner’s BDSM style reminds her of her abusive ex, triggering embodied trauma.
Sexy Games + Swinger Fantasies
Sexy party games, swinger cruises and more! August is joined by noted sex columnist and host of Between the Sheets, Lora Somoza, to play The F’ing Truth, a spicy, inclusive card game for “anyone who fs.” Dr. Megan Fleming and Carol and David of The Sexy Lifestyle weigh in for a listener who wants to take her husband on a swinging cruise but feels intimidated. How can they dip in? Also, how crazy are the Girl Boner connections in the latest Grey’s Anatomy episode?
Curvy Body Sex + Sexual Self-inquiry
Sex positions, vibrators and mindfulness! Elle Chase and Cyndi Darnell join August McLaughlin for a chat on body acceptance, maximizing pleasure, ways to be more present during sex and navigating libido differences. Also, can intentionally slowing arousal down while using sex toys bring Girl Boner perks?
Surviving Sex Trafficking in the U.S.
Survivor, TEDx speaker and crisis response case worker Tika Thornton joins August to explore her personal experience being sex-trafficked in LA, how she found healing and what we should all know about the trafficking crisis locally and abroad. Dr. Megan Fleming weighs in for a listener on mutual masturbation and related erectile dysfunction when intercourse is triggering for his partner due to sexual abuse.
Girl Boner Beginnings
August shares the personal story that inspired her titillating series and outreach and asks folks on the street: What is a Girl Boner?
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