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Honest, unguarded conversations about sex and relationships, with journalist and sex educator Alix Fox. In this podcast series Alix visits individuals and couples who have something interesting to say about their past and present loves, taking us through their sexual encounters from the first time, to the last. It will be messy, sometimes sticky and often downright rude. So you might want to wear headphones. We'd love to hear what you think so please get in touch via @guardianaudio or

Customer Reviews

Great !!

I came across Alix Fox through a podcast called Modern Mann (very good, lighthearted and and an easy listen).
Alix Fox gives an informed light insight "none seedy" on all things interment. It's a comfortable listen that doesn't feel like a top shelf magazine. This is proven by the fact that the Guardian is publishing this. Alix your great! These podcast Great!


Alix and the team at the Guardian have produced some of the most respectful pieces of journalism on some very difficult subjects. The podcast is informative yet caring, serious yet fun. Alix's rapport with the interviewees is really apparent, and the way the subjects are tackled is great. Hands down, an award winner.

Top class work by top lass

Love it! Funny, interesting and altogether well thought out!