Episode 42: A Look Back on Season 2

As Season 2 of Poly In The Cities comes to a close, Jennifer and Angela discuss what it’s been like to work together, their favorite moments, memorable episodes, and their hopes for Season 3.

Jennifer talks about the upcoming #smellslikesoup story collection campaign for a future episode.

The details for our celebration party for Season 3 have been decided!!  Listen in for more details and keep an eye on our social media when we get closer to June 17th!

You can leave us a comment by leaving a voicemail or text message to (507) 556-7659 or by going to our Contact Us link.

 

Other resources mentioned in this episode:

Apropos of Nothing Podcast

Manwhore Podcast

Poly Friendly Therapists from the OpeningUp Website

“The Jealousy Workbook” by Kathy Labriola

“Come As You Are” by Emily Nagoski

 

 

Episode 39: “We Need To Talk…”

For this episode, we are joined again by Shawny, a local sex educator and friend of Poly in the Cities (who you remember from our episode on abuse in kink) who has returned to our studio to join Angela in sharing their workshop on disclosure.  This discussion is really helpful for everyone who is facing a difficult decision of disclosing something very personal (like being non-monogamous, for example) to someone very close to them.  Give this one a listen.  You’ll learn a lot!

Here is the run through for BRAINN as described by Angela and Shawny:

B – What are the Benefits?

R – What are the Risks?

A – What is an Alternative?

I – What does your Intuition say?

N– What if you do Nothing?

N– What do you do Next?

You can send any questions or comments by leaving a voicemail or text message at (507) 556-7659 or by going to our Contact Us link.

Episode 38: Un-Learning Jealousy

We are joined by local sex and relationship therapist, Carise Rotach-Beard, who came to the Poly In The Cities lab to share with our listeners her recent workshop on jealousy.  She brought her amazing blend of intelligence and f-bombs to schools us all on the topic and how to navigate this very complex emotion.  It’s a really great listen.

Also…..listener mail!!

You can direct any questions by leaving a voicemail or text message by dialing (507) 556-7659 or by going to our Contact Us link.

 

Other Resources mentioned on the show:

Irene Greene’s Relationship Workshop for Queer, Poly and Kink

Desire Mapping with Jaime Grant free workshop at the Smitten Kitten

Desire Mapping with Jaime Grant (extended) workshop at the University of Minnesota

“Fuck Yes or No” article about dating

Susan Johnson’s “Hold Me Tight”

Esther Perel’s “Mating In Captivity”

Brene Brown video about Blame

Episode 37: Real Talk About STI’s

In this episode, we are joined by our two friends — Lindsey, a sex educator from the Family Tree Clinic and Laura Rademacher of Sky Hill Therapy (you folks remember her from Episode 29, right?).  Our two awesome friends came onto the show to talk about STI’s, what really happens when you ask to get tested, what to do when you get the results, and what all of this means in the world of non-monogamy.

Comments or questions can be sent to us by either going to our Contact Us link or by shooting us a text message or leaving us a voicemail at (507) 556-7659.

Other links mentioned on the show:

OKCupid Chrome Browser Extension

American Sexual Health Association STI Resource Page

ASHA Herpes Resources Page

Smart Sex Resource STI Super Chart Page

Minnesota Department of Health Sponsored – SexualHealthMN.org — (includes links for online chats, texts and phone calls)

 

 

Episode 36: Billy Procida & The Manwhore Podcast

For this episode, we are joined by comedian Billy Procida who hosts his own podcast called “The Manwhore Podcast: A Sex Positive Quest for Love”.

He joins us via Skype from his home in New York to talk about his show, his take on polyamory, pussy eating, and sex with strangers.  It’s a great conversation and we loved having had the chance to chat with him.

You can send any comments to us by leaving us a voicemail or text message at (507) 556-7659 or by going to our Contact Us link.

Links mentioned on the show:

Episode 34 on the “Why Are People Into That?!” Podcast

ManWhorePod Website

ManWhore Podcast on iTunes

Twitter Link to Billy Procida

 

Episode 33: I am a Poly Sex Worker

Jennifer starts with opening it as “Episode 34” when it’s really Episode 33.  Sorry about that folks.  She explains that she’s super tired from a work project.  Brain farts happen to the best of us.

We are joined today in the Poly in the Cities lab by Bee, who describes herself as a muse, mama, mystic, activist, and a full service sex worker with a background of over a decade in reproductive health.  She shares some really great perspective about the sex worker trade, her personal experiences, and how that interacts for her in non monogamy.  Bee has also asked us to remind everyone that sex is right up there on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs with Food, Breathing and Homeostasis, so as she puts it, “screw someone today!”.

You can leave us a voicemail or text message by calling (507) 556-7659 or you can send us a message directly by going to our Contact Us link.

Many thanks to Optimus Prime for donating the new computer to the project.  Jennifer is working out the bugs to improve the sound quality.  You rock, dude!!

Links mentioned on the show:

Scarlet Road

Episode 29: Poly Friendly Therapists

For this episode, we are joined by Laura Rademacher of Sky Hill Therapy to talk with us about how to empower yourself by finding a therapist who can work with non monogamous folks.

Comments or questions can be sent to us by either going to our Contact Us link or by shooting us a text message or leaving us a voicemail at (507) 556-7659.

Here are some other links mentioned on the show:

AASECT Providers List

Psychology Today Therapist Search

National Coalition for Sexual Freedom Therapist Directory

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