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A spicy blend of personal stories, in-depth reporting and inspiration! Journalist August McLaughlin explores sexual empowerment and pleasure, featuring a broad range of voices. Girl Boner Radio is LGBTQIA+ friendly and all genders are welcome!
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What others are saying…
“August Mclaughlin combines reporting with first-person storytelling dedicated to sexual health and positivity… The podcast is what you’d hope talking about sex with a close group of female friends would be like — if everyone was completely open and honest about their experiences.” – Romper
“Girl Boner is a personal fav. August, who is also a former international model and eating disorder survivor, places the podcast’s emphasis on pleasure, self-embracement and leading full, aroused lives.” – Bellesa
“August is a gentle, compassionate and inquisitive journalist. She chooses engaging topics and invites knowledgeable guests. Her advice is based in science and empathy… ‘Girl Boner’ is the the ‘Fresh Air’ of sex and August is our Terry Gross.” – Apple Podcasts listener
Sex Questions with Comedians: Shawn Pelofsky and Vicki Barbolak
What changed sex for you for good? What’s your favorite sex story to tell? Or most embarrassing mishap? Comedians and hosts of Trailer Park Diaries, Vicki Barbolak (America’s Got Talent) and Shawn Pelofsky (The Comedy Store), join August to explore these questions and more—with the help of a popular sex toy and Esther Perel’s game, Where Should We Begin.
What’s Your Erotic Blueprint? With Jessie Fresh
Jessie Fresh was in her early 20s when she realized that silence was her main sex educator. After a mid-coital wakeup call and two relationships—one with sexual chemistry, one with only emotional sparks—she sought ways to cultivate the richer relationships and sexual experiences she desired. Discovering the Erotic Blueprints changed everything for her. (And they may do the same for you!)
Becoming Unf*ck-with-able: Renée Schuls-Jacobson’s Story
After a difficult pregnancy, traumatic childbirth and near death experience, Renée Schuls-Jacobson endured “next level insomnia.” Little did she know the dark places her attempts to feel better would lead. For seven years she took medications as prescribed, not realizing the drug was intended for short-term use or that she’d grown dependent. Meanwhile, she tried to make her sexually disconnected marriage work.
Guiding with excerpts from Girl Boners gone by (past interviews), August explores important facts, common myths and pervasive challenges involving the Big O. Features Shadeen Francis, LMFT, Deborah Kagan and Vanessa Marin.
Powerful Pleasure Practices and a New Book!
In celebration of With Pleasure: Managing Trauma Triggers for More Vibrant Sex and Relationships, August and coauthor, sex therapist Jamila M. Dawson, LMFT explore their process with the book, powerful pleasure practices and more! Several survivors featured in the book share their own pleasure practices.
Unforgettable Clitoris Stories + Pleasure Tips
August shares memorable clitoris stories from past interviews and episodes, featuring the voices and stories of Joan Price, Emma Arnold, Hida Viloria, Jean Franzblau and August herself. Dr. Megan Fleming shares her latest Pleasure Picks! Find a lightly edited transcript and additional streaming options here.
Sex with a stranger, angry sex, flogging! August shares IRL sex-capades from romance authors Karina Kennedy, Nana Malone and Skye Warren.
Love Bombing, Energetic Sex and Thinking Off
Samantha Skelly went on a date with a charming stranger that started with rom-com bliss and ended like a thriller in the making. GS Youngblood had one of his most powerful sexual experiences with a woman when they kept their clothes on. And “thinking off” does indeed happen—it may even be in your future!
“OMG” Sex and Dating Stories: Deep Dive Edition
Jordan Power discovered a family secret that changed the course of his life. Shana James realized she was bringing more to the bedroom than her body and desires. Dr. Megan weighs in for a listener who’s curious about “dirty talk.” How can you get started, years into a relationship?