Getting It – Read Up on Healthy Hookups (Episode 94)

Allison MoonAllison Moon is the author of five books including the award-winning sex-ed guide Girl Sex 101, the erotic memoir Bad Dyke, and the Tales of the Pack series of novels about lesbian werewolves. Allison was a 2011 Lambda Literary Emerging LGBT Authors Fellow and she has a degree in Neuroscience from Oberlin College. As a sex educator, Allison has presented her workshops — on polyamory, sexual self-expression, erotica writing, strap-on sex, and more — to thousands of people around the US and Canada. Her new book, Getting It: A Guide to Hot, Healthy Hookups and Shame-Free Sex, has just been released by Ten Speed Press. Hear her share from this new, inclusive, non-judgmental resource about developing good communication, boundaries, “The Casual Sex Bill of Rights,” and other tips that can benefit anyone wanting to develop healthy sexual relating.


Co-hosts Wendy SheridanRobin Renée, and Mary McGinley, start off the episode with 3 Random Facts and the News. This time the facts involve the birthday of musicologist Alfred Einstein, the blue whale’s hefty tongue, and the erstwhile function of goosebumps. The news features The CASE Act, which was signed into law as part of the recent stimulus package. The Case Act allows writers and musicians to sue for remedies for the theft of their intellectual property without having to first hire a lawyer. Also highlighted are the many new species discovered in 2020 including a turtle good at hiding among rocks and a snake that had been hiding in plain sight for years. In the Geekscape segment, Wendy gives her take on Wonder Woman 1984. Consider this your spoiler alert!

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