Girl Boner Radio

Girl Boner Radio

A spicy blend of personal stories, in-depth reporting and inspiration! Health and sexuality writer August McLaughlin explores sexual empowerment with a range of guests, including comedians, sex workers, therapists and more. Girl Boner Radio is LGBTQIA-friendly and all genders are welcome!

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August 10, 2022 35 min

Amanda had dated more than 100 men before acknowledging her addiction to longing for unavailable mates. With the help of therapy, she was able to break-up with longing and end the virgin identity that had defined much of her adulthood.

 

Today the accomplished writer has a lot to say about “saving sex” – or different parts of it – including potential benefits of her own path, one thing she wishes she could change and why voluntaril...

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Did you know that horniness is one of hundreds of reasons folks feel motivated to have sex? It’s not even the most common. Understanding your own desire and creating what sex and relationship therapist Cyndi Darnell calls your erotic template can help you cultivate an erotically charged sex life, whether you’re single or partnered. 

 

Learn about common libido myths, the difference between responsive and spontaneous desire, the rol...

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Brooke Hazen struggled with porn-induced erectile dysfunction and a misdiagnosis after decades of unhealthy porn use. Erica Garza recalls being equally addicted to porn and shame, starting at age 12. Both folks are in a far better place now and hope their stories encourage others to feel less alone.

 

Learn more:  brookehazen.com   ericagarza.com

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Edging, faking it, sexy stories, toys! August shares highlights from her March 2020 studio session with author Autumn Bardot and listener, Kate, plus bonus tips. 

 

You’ll hear about:

 

A myth involving orgasms and having a baby

Reasons some people fake orgasms (they’re not all bad!) 

How to edge your way to stronger orgasms

How to get there more efficiently when sex feels “too long”

How fantasies we don’t act on can be helpful

Pro...

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Elizabeth Ruzzo, PhD thought her depression symptoms had to do with grad school stress, especially when her doctor seemed unconcerned. Going off of her birth control paired with her ongoing genetic studies led to a lightbulb moment: what if scientific data could help prevent birth control side effects? 

 

Now, as the CEO and founder of adyn, Elizabeth and her team strive to make getting the birth control you need—without the hassle...

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Writer, performer and producer, Judy Calabrese took a chance on being a switch and ended up gaining far more pleasure than she’d anticipated. Certified sex educator and sex worker, Elle Stanger, learned something new about her body during an impromptu experience in a gay bar bathroom. 

 

Topics you’ll hear about:

 

Dominatrix work and BDSM, as a newbie

Erotic spanking 

Squirting, aka “she-jaculation” or “female ejaculation”

Sex wor...

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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. 

 

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In this Girl Boner quickie, August explores skin-gasms then shares five smart and spicy ways to pleasure your biggest organ.

 

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Work with voice artist, Rosa Delgado: rosamdelgado6@gmail.com

 

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When Lucie Fielding was growing up, she didn’t have a word for queer, much less trans. While studying sexuality, they started to feel free to explore their gender in earnest, with empowering, pleasure-rich and life shifting results.

 

Today Lucie is a therapist and author of the award-winning book, Trans Sex: Clinical Approaches to Trans Sexualities and Erotic Embodiments. And she has important advice for discovering more erotic p...

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Reina grew up on on the Bible Belt, where her abstinence-only sex ed left her with more questions than answers—especially once she developed crushes on girls. Farming helped her heal from an eating disorder, and becoming an adult content creator has helped far more than her financial woes.

 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

 

One of Reina’s most perplexing sex ed memories

How she worked past body image challenges

What (and who) inspi...

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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!) Today, as a sex and intimacy coach, Jess...

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Phone sex operator Amberly Rothfield had just gone through a several-month sex hiatus when she experienced an orgasm that changed her life. Author Dr. Samantha Allen had started to think orgasms were no longer a part of her life when, two years after sex-reassignment surgery, one surprised her. Therapist Vanessa Marin experienced her first orgasm as a child, only to struggle in the climax department years later.

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Do socks play a role in sex? Does size matter with pegging? How can we invite more pleasure? Hear some of the worst and best sex advice several experts have ever heard, plus a few of August’s favorite sex tips from previous interviews and episodes.

 

Learn more about the experts featured in this episode: augustmclaughlin.com/sexadvice 

 

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Fiona Dawson grew up in a semi-sex-positive home, and didn’t question her orientation until she fell in love with a woman. Coming out as gay felt fairly easy to her. Coming out as bi was another story… 

 

Now an Emmy-nominated, award-winning filmmaker and author of the forthcoming book, “Are Bisexuals Just Greedy?,” Fiona aims to un-f*ck gender and sexuality for a more harmonious world. 

 

You’ll also learn about:

 

Fiona’s sexual ...

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When award-winning journalist Rachel Krantz started dating non-monogamous Adam, she thought she might finally break her pattern of short-lived, suffocating relationships.

Once gaslighting ensued, she found herself stuck in a new set of problems. Rachel finally found healing and liberation and shared her story in the memoir, Open

 

You’ll also learn:

 

How non-monogamy helped Rachel explore her queerness

Her advice on relationship...

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April 20, 2022 34 min

August shares the experience that helped inspire all-things-Girl Boner and why she no longer considers herself a “late bloomer.”

 

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Support the show + get fun extras: patreon.com/girlboner  

 

More Girl Boner fun: augustmclaughlin.com/girlboner

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Allison Hope made a bet with a friend to see who could orgasm first, explored her sexuality in New York City’s queer community and realized her sex limits during a salacious week on Fire Island—all before meeting her now wife. In the past few years, they’ve navigated very different libidos. 

 

You’ll also learn:

 

Two ways perimenopause can impact sexual desire

How Allison’s journey and erotica writing interplay

What inspired Allis...

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Rose Caraway had just launched her erotica podcast when she received an email from a listener with a compelling request: Would she share a story about cuckolding? That question, paired with a book she considers a “cuckolding bible,” led her down a spicy and loving path—after some mixed feelings. 

 

You’ll also learn about:

 

Cuckolding basics

Cuckolding tips for beginners

How you can engage in it while staying sexually monogamous

I...

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March 23, 2022 40 min

Suzannah Weiss was already writing about sex and relationships when she began a mission to experience orgasm during partnered sex. Judy Calabrese never expected to go down a lust-filled path with her doula—but sometimes, things…happen.

 

Suzannah Weiss:

suzannahweiss.com

 

Judy Calabrese:

judycalabrese.com

 

The Big Book of Orgasms, Volume 2 (Cleis Press), edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel: https://bit.ly/3CAQJqg

 

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Veronica Grant had her sights set on lasting love from early on. After a spree of mismatches and breakups, she learned what real emotional availability looks like—which made way for deep love. 

 

Today she’s a life and love coach, and the author of the new book, You Are Meant For Love: A No-Nonsense Guide To Help Smart, Successful Women Attract High Quality Partners and Real Love.

 

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