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Our Kink is Queer Flirting – Podcast 30

This week MisKnickers and Mistress Jane visited Counsellor, Sex Therapist, Educator, Author, Workshop Facilitator, and wearer of one thousand hats, Jeremy Shub. They could have talked for days about every topic under the Sun, but specifically they wanted to talk with Jeremy about his upcoming Queer Flirting workshop. Starting with the basics of what actually constitutes flirting, how it differs between people and cultures, and moving to the unique challenges for Queer identifying people, how the principles of consent impact our flirting, navigating the vast range of different attractions and desires and more, including Jeremy’s upcoming book, Sex Positive Now. Learn more about Jeremy, his work, and his services here. Check out the Queer Flirting workshop here.

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Our Kink is Busting Myths – Podcast 29

In this episode MisKnickers and Miss Jane will enter your earholes once again, this time to blow up some BDSM bullshit… Join them as they don the Mythbuster Moustache and light the dynamite on some of our favourites myths, exploring both what they are, and where they come from. Have a giggle, an eyeroll, and a ‘pffft’ with us as we examine the idea that all kinksters are crazy, and ponder upon the ‘weakness’ often thought to make up submission. And as promised, there’s some links below to keep you busy with some more facts and figures. Enjoy! <3 Reference Links: BDSM and Mental Health Bondage Benefits, Live Science, May 2013 Altered States of Consciousness During An Extreme Ritual, University of Illinois Research Paper, May 2016  What a BDSM Piercing Ceremony Taught Scientists About Altered States of Consciousness, VanWinkles, May 2016 Submission Five Myths About Submission, Kayla Lords, The Submissive…

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Our Kink is Masturbation – Podcast 28

Yes, May is Masturbation month, so there’s no better time to shine a light on what can be some pretty adventurous sexy times, be it alone or with a partner. This week MisKnickers and Mistress Jane try not to make too many bad puns as we discuss the benefits and drawbacks of the One-Handed Devil Dance… For more information to enjoy in your own time: MisKnickers Guide To Buying Beginner Sex Toys MisKnickers Guide For Happy Handjobs MisKnickers  Guide To Pussy Play For Couples And for more information on the Adult Match Maker ‘Under the Covers’ survey, and the results re-masturbation, take a look at this great piece from Dr Michelle Mars: Masturbation Under the Covers: Fap Vs Fiddle  

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Our Kink is Resisting Censorship: FOSTA/SESTA – Podcast 27

You may have heard about the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) and the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA) – legislation recently signed into law by the US Congress. What you may not have heard, is that this wet blanket approach to meant to stop sex trafficking will in effect do much more harm that good. This week Miss Jane and MisKnickers chat with lawyer Kathryn Adams (aka KateOnTheGo) and pro-kinkster, sex worker, and all round amazing human being Gala Vanting to try and make sense of these confusing and dangerous new laws – laws that potentially affect us all. Whether you work in the sex industry, indulge in its many pleasures, or simply appreciate it exists, or if you’re someone who just enjoys basic internet freedoms, this is an episode NOT TO MISS. Grab your beverage of choice, your brain, and a comfy spot – critical thinking is…

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Our Kink is Sexological Bodywork – Podcast 26

Somewhere near, and at times bridging the boundaries between sex therapy, coaching, kinesiology, and tantra, is Sexological Bodywork. MisKnickers and Miss Jane took some time out to talk with Louis Luckhurst of Intentional Touch to learn more about exactly what sexological bodywork is, and to to hear Louis’ professional and personal story. Louis helps clients learn about and understand their bodies, and to strengthen their connection to sexual and sensual self. Louis also works with people who have experienced trauma, and with people who have experienced a disconnection from their sexual experiences, and hopes to use her work to benefit survivors of genital mutilation and others in need of healing. Learn more about Louis’ practice at intentionaltouch.net  

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Our Kink is Pet Play – Podcast 24

In this podcast MisKnickers and Mistress Jane are joined by kittens, Lola and KittenRose to further explore this soft and fluffy form of play, and examine some of the stigma surrounding it. Riding the momentum from their appearance on Triple J’s The Hook Up , the team discuss the realities of delving into this form of play. We explore what draws people to Petplay (as Owner/Handlers AND pets!) and offer some tips on how to start, where to make connections, and finding events that are friendly to Petplayers. Added to this, we look at some of the feedback from the Triple J audience and have just a bit of fun with it. And don’t forget The Guild of Claws and Hooves Munch is on March 3rd, 6pm til late, The Scratching Parlour is open March 17th from 6-10pm, and March 18th is the Fundraiser extravaganza for girl ang. Tickets $15.00 ($10.00 for Our…

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Our Kink is Leather – Podcast 23

This week, MisKnickers traveled to the fair city of Castlemaine to sit down with Angela Saide (aka girl ang) to discuss leather. Angela discusses her experience working with leather and her involvement with the Leather Community. Our Kink is also supporting Angela in her bid to claim the International Ms Leather (IMsL) title in California this year, and MisKnickers talked with her about what’s involved in running for the title, how her campaign is progressing, who is supporting her, and her excitement at the chance to win an international title and, in the process, give something back to the Victorian Leather Community. Learn more about IMsL and IMsBB (International Ms Bootblack) here Find Angela on: Twitter Facebook Instagram And check out Little Miss Leather on Facebook  

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Our Kink is Getting Back to Basics – Podcast 22

MisKnickers and Mistress Jane address some of the questions you might have if you’re exploring a newly awakened interest in kink. Starting with the big “Where do I even start?” conundrum, they move on to avenues for education, events for beginners, tips on how to play safe, and red flags to look out for in the kink world. Chances are, if you’re beginning your journey into kink, the Our Kinksters are addressing issues and concepts that you’re beginning to experience. Some resources for beginning your kink journey, as mentioned in the podcast: Podcasts Kink Clinic Dan Savage’s Savage Lovecast Sunny Megatron’s American Sex Podcast Events Provocation Playroom SnakePit Arkie’s Munch Websites Adult Matchmaker (AMM) Dominant Guide Submissive Guide Fetlife  

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