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Are you ready to arouse your life?
A spicy blend of personal stories, in-depth reporting and inspiration! Health and sexuality writer August McLaughlin explores sexual empowerment for everyone. She’s the fearless sister/girlfriend you’ve always wanted and she’s here to help you arouse your life, in and/or outside of the bedroom.
Girl Boner Radio is hosted and produced by August McLaughlin with audio management by Makenzie Mizell.
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More “OMG” Sex and Dating Stories!
Lube adventures, sex in “gross” places, sex worker love, Paris! August shares more “OMG” sex and dating stories, this time from colleagues and listeners, plus one of her own. Dating empowerment coach, Erin Tillman, recalls her formative dating days in Paris and shares ways to add whimsy to your love life.
Compulsive Behaviors and Risky Sex
Struggle with harmful behaviors you can’t seem to stop? You’re not alone. Clinical life coach Mollie Birney, MA shares her personal experience with self-destructive behaviors, what’s most helped her and her clients and ways (and why) to cultivate self-compassion. Dr. Megan Fleming weighs in on a listener’s urges for risky sexual behaviors.
Sex Games and Multiple Orgasms
In loving memory of Lora Somoza, August shares highlights from their 2017 studio time when they talked about sex games and what to keep out of your onling dating profile, then played The F’ing Truth (like Truth or Dare Bingo without the dares). Dr. Megan Fleming shares tips for a listener whose partner experiences multiple orgasms and she would like to, too.
Sexual Discomfort? You’re Not Broken
After an unhealthy relationship, Steph Auteri became afraid of sex and fell into a sex writing career as an attempt to fix her perceived “female sexual dysfunction.” The journalist and author of the reported memoir, A Dirty Word, explored her journey with August for this narrated episode. Dr. Megan Fleming weighs in for a listener who experiences severe anxiety when things get physical, sometimes to the point of vomiting.
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“Yikes” Birth Control Stories
Meet Hayley, Natalie and Meagan, three women who had nightmarish birth control experiences we can all learn from. They spoke with August about the pill, IUDs, mental health and sexual side effects of hormonal birth control methods and more. Dr. Megan Fleming weighs in for a listener who fears her chronic pain, that interferes with sex, will damage future relationships.
Black Lives Matter
August talks about anti-racism and empowerment and shares A’Driane Nieves’ thoughts from 2014 on raising black sons and #BlackLivesMatter. Dr. Megan discusses talking to kids about racism. Amber B Coleman sings part of “Blackness.”
Is There Still Sex in the City?
Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City and more celebrated books, joins August to explore her professional journey, “cougars” and “cubs,” dating in the digital age, her latest book and more. Dr. Megan Fleming weighs in for a listener who’s nervous about menopause.
Shameless Sex and Spirituality
What does chocolate cake have to do with porn consumption? Is the clitoris in the Bible? Can you embrace Christian faith and sex-positivity at the same time? Bestselling author Nadia Bolz-Weber and actress Amy Brenneman join August to explore healing from sexual shame, talking to kids about sex, positive versus negative first sexual experiences and Nadia’s groundbreaking latest book, Shameless: A Sexual Reformation.
Girl Boner Journal with Queers Next Door
Turning points, self care, polyamory, body-confidence! Megan Ashley and Sex Coach Leigh of Queers Next Door join August to explore their sexual empowerment journeys, from Megan’s decision to pursue sex work full time to Leigh’s experience with PMDD. The interview streamed live on Facebook (@MyGirlBoner) in May. Dr. Megan Fleming weighs in on jealousy.
An Orgasm MRI, Girl Boners and Solo Play
Orgasms, masturbation, self-love! In this special bonus episode recorded live at a Skirt Club event, August reads from Girl Boner. Then sex therapist Dr. Shannon Chavez interviews her about Girl Boners, sexual empowerment, her first solo play experience, sex tips and journaling for sexual self-discovery.
250 Girl Boners, Oh My!
August looks back on memorable moments from five years and 250 episodes of Girl Boner Radio. This extra special episode features unique sex ed stories, female sexual arousal and squirting 101, inspiring interview excerpts, a creepy in-studio happening, tips for inviting more pleasurable sex and more.
Sex Robots + Virtual Reality
VR webcam girl, activist and entrepreneur Ela Darling joins August for a chat about sex and VR! What are the potential pros and cons? And can sex robots replace humans in the bedroom? Dr. Megan Fleming weighs in for a listener who made a sex tape with her boyfriend and has been judging herself harshly ever since.
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?” See a video version of the episode here.
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Girl Boner Radio is executive produced and hosted by August McLaughlin with technical producer and audio extraordinaire Makenzie Mizelle of Period Network.