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Aug 26, 2020

Writer Tina Horn has created one of the most sex positive and sex worker positive pieces of media with her new comic SFSX (aka Safe Sex). We talk about how sex work informed her take on a dystopian San Francisco, and about the business of moving from nonfiction writing to journalism to comics.

Aug 12, 2020

Photographer Substantia Jones joins Allison to discuss fat visibility. We discuss the challenges and joys of working with amateur models, the barriers fat people face when trying to exist let alone thrive in a world that wants them to disappear, and the utter joy of watching people embrace their bodies on camera. 

Jul 29, 2020

Naked Athena and the Wall of Moms have been getting a lot of mainstream news coverage in response to Federal agents' hostile occupation of Portland, Oregon. Is this a show of allyship or appropriation? 

For more, read Mitchell S. Jackson's "Who Gets to Be Naked Athena?" in the New York Times Op-Ed section. 

Jul 15, 2020

Installation artist and Shibari educator Midori joins me for an exploration of some of her most evocative installation pieces and how her work as a bondage educator intersects with her artistic practice. 

Midori ( 美登里 ) is a multidisciplinary, social practice artist and activist. A Tokyo native and long-time San...

Jul 1, 2020

Sex podcaster Stephen Penta talks with Allison about gender, being a dude in the sex-ed world, RomComs as "pornography of the heart" and talking love with people who just want to learn about bjs.