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The Sex Episode AKA The Pleasure Principle

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We’re getting into the good stuff on Geek Girl Riot with the Sex Episode. Our Rioters are joined by special guest, Danarama, a sex educator and professional speaker on BDSM and alternative sexuality skills. He brings his 23 years’ experience as a BDSM dominant and 17 years as a presenter to this week’s show to teach us all a thing or two about BDSM, and explore with our Rioters about self-empowerment through sex positivity. This episode is designed to make you feel safe and open up about your sexuality, because we can’t stress this enough: There is nothing wrong with desire and consensual sex.

Between, Above, and Outside the Sheets
Being sex positive includes being open and honest with your own and others’ sexuality—and it also goes deeper than that. It holds very personal meanings to us all, and our Rioters share how they learned to claim their own sexual freedom. Sherin, Soma, Philip, Renee, and Dan talk about what sex positive means to them and why it matters.

Power v. Pleasure
For centuries guilt and sexual repression has been used to control our inherent desires. From religion to government, media to education, we’ve been taught what’s right and what’s wrong, with little openness for discussion. Our Rioters dig into how sex became a means of control throughout history and when we began to break free from repression. They also discuss what they’re worried over and what they’re loving about today’s changing attitudes towards sex. 

No More Brown Paper Bags
Now for the fun stuff: toys, kinks, fetishes, asexuality, and the joy of doing it your way. Listen in for recommendations of toys and shops, educational websites and a starting guide to BDSM from our guest Danarama.

Tune in to Geek Girl Riot on idobi Radio every Tuesday at 11pm ET / 8pm PT for your dose of late-night geekery from our team of rioters. Til next time, see the list of shops, books, websites, and toys our Rioters talked about below, and find out more about our special guest, Danarama:


Lady Chatterley’s Lover – D. H. Lawrence
The Story of O Jean-Jacques Pauvert
Love and Death
The Mass Psychology of Fascism – Wilhelm Reich
Sugar the Shop (Baltimore)
Good Vibrations (Bay Area)
Smitten Kitten (Minnesota)
Castle Boutique (Phoenix)
kink academy

About Danarama:
Danarama has more than two decades of experience a Dominant in the Bondage and S&M lifestyle and 18 years as a professional speaker and teacher on bondage and alternative sexuality skills. In addition to presenting his own diverse range of live workshops at conferences around the world, he is co-founder of the Two Knotty Boys rope bondage instruction duo, and co-author of two bestselling how-to-tie bondage books and hundreds of video tutorials. Danarama was also the full time director and producer of KinkUniversity.com, (the hardcore sex educational wing of BDSM video giant Kink.com). Through his own classes and website, CreativeBDSM.com, Danarama has already taught hundreds of thousands of people how to safely engage in exciting consensual sexual and kinky techniques, for the bedroom or the dungeon.


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