Our Sexual History
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Our Sexual History, where we explore the different backstories to one of the most universal aspects of being human - SEX.
||Clean#9 | Sex in Irish Pop Culture||This month I speak with writer Louise Bruton about Irish pop culture moments that have shaped the way we think about sex here. We also talk about her upcoming Fringe show Why Won’t You Have Sex with Me. Related videos: Boyzone on the Late Late Miley||9/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8 | Online Dating and Communities||In this episode of Our Sexual History, myself and tech journalist, Roisin Kiberd discuss how the internet has changed the ways in which we date, form relationships, and find our communities. Here’s a recommended reading list from both myself and Roisi||7/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 | Sex Robots||On this month’s episode of Our Sexual History, I have a round table discussion with scientist and comedian Jessamyn Fairfield and fellow HeadStuff podcaster Alison Spittle about sex robots – where they live in our culture, and some of the ethical qu||5/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 | Síle Na Gig||For the first episode in our second season, I asked comedian Davey Reilly to come talk to us about the Síle Na Gig, arguably Ireland’s sexiest component of ancient architecture. P.J. Harvey’s “Sheela Na Gig” Follow Shawn||4/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 | Sex Laws (Not the Beck song)||This month on Our Sexual History, myself and barrister Rory Treanor take a look back at sex laws – in particular laws relating to sodomy, abortion, and consent. Here’s the Mary Robinson tapestry that we talk about in the episode: Myles Jackman, Obsc||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 BONUS | Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment||If you thought we were done talking about Syphilis, you were WRONG! Ciaran Conliffe told us this incredible story that we just couldn’t not share with our listeners. Warning: this story contains some really upsetting themes around race and the US doin||1/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 | A Short History of Syphilis||This month we have HeadStuff history columnist, Ciaran Conliffe to tell us about how Syphilis has shaped the Western world for the past 500 years. And we play a game called “Who in History has had Syphilis?” Spoiler alert: a LOT of them! Episode #4||1/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 | Witches & Saints||In this episode myself and writer/witch enthusiast Sarah Griffin talk about the lack of understanding of female sexuality in the 16th & 17th centuries and how that led to witch hunting. We also discuss a woman whose role in the Catholic Church may have.||12/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 | Sex in Irish Mythology||In episode 2 I speak to comedian and tour guide, Teresa Coyne, about all the strange sex, lurid affairs, and questionable marriages in Irish mythology. We also focus on some of her favourite legendary women and the roles they played, not just as wives .||11/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 | The History of Leathermen||In our first episode I speak to Dr. Conor Vaughan Buggy, UCD lecturer and Irish contestant for the 2016 International Mister Leather competition. We discuss the history of the gay men’s leather scene from it’s post WWII American roots all the way to||10/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOur Sexual History | Trailer||Hello world and welcome to Our Sexual History podcast with host, Shawna Scott of SexSiopa.ie. We live in a very interesting time where we’re the most sexually liberated and open we’ve ever been, and yet there’s still so much work to be done both i||10/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Extremely poorly researched. Basically a bad chat show. Offers an insulting disservice to the subject and those who are pursuing legitimate research on it.
I love that time of the month
Fascinating host, great guests, interesting subjects - what's not to love?