A Visit to the National Sex Ed Conference
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A Visit to the National Sex Ed Conference

Hey friends, it’s #TBT and that means revisiting a classic podcast! This one first went up in January of 2014. You can register now for the next National Sex Ed Conference being held in December! The magnificent Melissa Fabello and I went on a magical adventure to…. try to contain your jealousy… East Rutherford, NJ. … Continue reading

Tough Cookies: Sexuality and Feminism with a Lesbian Slant
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Tough Cookies: Sexuality and Feminism with a Lesbian Slant

Hey all, it’s #TBT and time for a vintage podcast that originally went up in May of 2012. Since this episode, Melissa Fabello has built an empire online for body positivity and feminism. Check out her more recent work. Melissa Fabello was growing tired of the lesbian blog scene. From her vantage, a space that … Continue reading

Sexism and the Super Bowl: #NotBuyingIt
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Sexism and the Super Bowl: #NotBuyingIt

Misogyny and the Super Bowl: they go together like racism and Southern-ness. There may be historical reasons they’re related, but there’s no GOOD reason they still have to still be together.
Melissa Fabello, sex educator and founder of the feminist blog ToughxCookies returns to the show to discuss the powerful social media campaign Not Buying It and its goal to call out sexist tropes, objectification and other harmful images in advertising. Since its creation by Miss Representation, the movement, identified by the twitter hashtag #NotBuyingIt, has involved hundreds of thousands of young feminists around the globe. And specifically, we discuss which of the Super Bowl ads were the biggest offenders and why it matters that we call them out. Continue reading