Our Kink is Oz Kink Fest 2018 – Podcast 35

With Oz kink Fest only one sleep away, MisKnickers ventured into the heart of Brunswick to visit Q Space, an integral part of Oz Kink Fest 2018. Q Space will host workshops, exhibitions, events, and the Oz Kink Fest Launch Party. While the OKF crew were busy setting up for the week ahead, MisKnickers got some one-on-one time with Mz Mallice (Oz Kink Fest Creator and Organiser), Wayne Nicol (owner of Lucrezia & DeSade, Q Space major sponsor and long time OKF Collaborator), and Angela Biscotti (artist and curator of Oz Kink Fest Exhibition Sex on your Sleeve). If you’re getting hyped for Oz Kink Fest 2018 and want to hear more about what to expect, events to look out for, and gain a unique insight into OKF from the perspective of its creators, sponsors, and participants, dive into this latest Our Kink podcast and get the goss!

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Our Kink Is Catching Up With Sai Jaiden Lillith and PM Leather

In Episode 34 of the Our Kink Podcast, MisKnickers catches up with Peter Martin and Dani Natale from PM Leather to talk about PM Leather, and how they have grown to be much more than a supplier of quality leather hobble belts. Hear about the history and growth of PM Leather, and the remarkable ability both Peter and Dani to reach people via social media. And of course, they share their plans for Oz Kink Fest, and the wonder that is Fetish Expo. We also catch up with ProDom/me, rope artist, rock star, and recent Our Kink Sponsor, Sai Jaiden Lillith, who gives us a sneak peak into some of the shenanigans they hope to encourage with performances and presentations throughout Oz Kink Fest. Listen in to find out what they’re bringing to the party this year, and why they’re so glad to be back.   And of course, we…

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Our Kink is Fetish Fashion – Podcast 33

Listen in as MisKnickers catches up with Sprinkle from Sprinkle Emporium (recorded live from the very stunning shop and studio on Lygon st) to discuss her new leather range for fetish fashionistas – Yes Mz by Sprinkle and what it’s like to be facing the Fetish Expo 2018 Grand Fashion Parade for the very first time… In contrast, we also talk to long-time Fashion Parade contributor, Aunty EJ from Fantasy Fair Adult Play Wear, who’s been part of the parade since day one. Learn more about these wonderful individuals and their contribution to the worlds of both kink and fashion, and discover why we love them.

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Our Kink is the No Grey Negotiation App – Podcast 32

In this episode MisKnickers is joined by resident Our Kink button-pusher Loke, to discuss an incredible innovation in kink safety. We speak with special guest Elle, who is part of team developing a new app called No Grey. In what is more than likely a world first, No Grey aims to enhance the way we negotiate, and gives users the opportunity to lay out the framework and boundaries of each scene negotiation for all participants with ease. We were really excited to learn more about No Grey, and Elle talked us through its features, as well as giving us some examples of how the app can be used, from sharing broad interests to begin a discussion to negotiating specifics of a scene, indicating our experience levels with different tools and types of play, through setting limits and goals to ensure participants understand their roles and responsibilities thoroughly. We also delved…

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Our Kink is Sex, Lies, and Men Bearing Clipboards – Podcast 31

This week, MisKnickers and Miss Jane returned to one of their favourite haunts to spend some time with one of our favourite sponsors, the inimitable Wayne from Lucrezia & De Sade. Wayne is never short of a story or twelve and he doesn’t disappoint in this podcast, taking us on a winding, non-linear journey through the history of L&D, including a time when he had never dreamed of retailing kink and leather goods, and how all that changed in one night, thanks to a certain pop sensation. Interest piqued? There’s more … latex nuns and reasonable men, a purple dungeon, duelling policemen, and some lessons on how to combat bureaucracy from left of centre. Oh, and there’s the sex, religion, and politics. Just listen. You’ll regret it if you don’t.

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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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