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Sexologist Dr. Jane Fleishman and sex therapist Dr. Rosara Torrisi break down the beauty of human sexuality in the latter half of life -- also known as the better half.

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Sexologist Dr. Jane Fleishman and sex therapist Dr. Rosara Torrisi break down the beauty of human sexuality in the latter half of life -- also known as the better half.

    94: Intersectionality and Sexuality

    94: Intersectionality and Sexuality

    Our guest this week is the award-winning Dalychia Saah, Co-founder and creator of Afrosexology. She is a sexuality writer, educator, and speaker who facilitates space for people (especially people of color) to connect more deeply with their desires for their body, life, relationships, and the world. Dalychia teaches courses in social theory, social justice, and sexuality education. She is also a sought-after facilitator and keynote speaker, having written for Huffpost, Vibe Magazine, and many others. 

    • 18 min
    93: Men and Masculinities

    93: Men and Masculinities

    Our guest today is Dr. Robert Heasley. In addition to being a psychotherapist in private practice, he is an adjunct professor at Widener University’s Center for Human Sexuality Studies and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is the co-director and board president of the Men’s Center for Growth and Change in Philadelphia and an internationally recognized masculinities scholar.  Robert’s work with men over the years has focused on concerns about intimacy, sexuality, sexual identity, commitment, and communication. Robert’s research and publications focus on men and relationships, issues of intimacy, raising boys, fathering, healing from sexual abuse and other sexual challenges. Continue the episode  by learning about or attending the next Men and the #MeToo Movement Conference. 

    • 20 min
    92 : Intersecting Race and Sexual Diversity

    92 : Intersecting Race and Sexual Diversity

    Intersecting Race and Sexual Diversity

    Our guest this week is Dr. James Wadley, Associate Professor and Director of the Master of Human Services program at The Lincoln University. He’s the founding editor of The Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships and the founder of the Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians.  His most recent book, co-authored with Dr. Richard Siegel, The Art of Sex Therapy Supervision, won the AASECT Book Award for 2019. 

    • 27 min
    91: Bisexuality and Aging

    91: Bisexuality and Aging

    Our guest this week is Dr. Sarah Jen, Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare. Her research focuses on older adults’ -- and especially older women’s -- experiences of sex and sexual identities as well as the experiences of bisexual-, and other non-monosexual-identified individuals over the life course and in later life. Her work is inspired and informed by her prior experience working as a caregiver, social worker, and community organizer.

    • 29 min
    90: Welcome Dr. Rosara Torrisi!

    90: Welcome Dr. Rosara Torrisi!

    This week, we say goodbye to our beloved co-host Dr. Ashley Mader and welcome Dr. Rosara Torrisi to the OBH team.

    • 9 min
    89: Bound: A Daughter, a Domme, and an End-of-Life Story

    89: Bound: A Daughter, a Domme, and an End-of-Life Story

    This week’s guest is Elizabeth Wood, author, scholar, strategist. Elizabeth’s new book is a beautiful memoir, a tribute to her mother, and an exceptionally vivid and beautiful account of a mother-daughter relationship. It's called, Bound: A Daughter, a Domme, and an End-of-Life Story.

    • 24 min

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