Wonder Body Origin Story, or how a quest for mind-blowing sex became a coloring book
Season 3 of the Pleasure Lab podcast: The origin story
In this first full episode of Season 3, Amy and Alex talk about the Wonder Body coloring book. They explore how it came into being (hint: it's connected to mind-blowing sex, or not), what they learned, what were the surprise additions, and what got left on...
A Wonder Woman rabbit hole of delight
First, a quick note!
Portals of Pleasure, our annual 5-day retreat, is coming up July 18-22. We still have some space in it if you feel called to join us! We also have one full scholarship left for a person of color, which includes airfare (thank you, donor!). If you or someone you know would be a...
our beautiful, courageous history of resisting institutionalized oppression
I'm thinking about the femmes of color and trans women who started the tradition of resistance, and pride. I'm thinking about butches like Stormé DeLarverie who is credited with starting the riot that became Stonewall. I'm thinking about the politics of pride: who belongs there? Who looks 'queer enough'? What if someone is in a...
Season 3 preview: the Wonder Body adventure!
Join Amy and Alex for an all new Season 3 of the Pleasure Lab podcast, starting in July.
We've even got a little teaser for you in this short bridge episode of the Pleasure Lab.
While Season 1 was Zed and Amy in wacky conversation, and Season 2 was interviews with leaders and innovators in the field...
Pride month. Reveal and Witness.
Pride is a consciousness of one’s own dignity. An experience of feeling worthy, of honor and respect. Reveal and tell, a witness listens and this action expresses dignity.
In my journey to learn more about listening, I watched the TED talk The Power of Two - How Listening Shapes Storytelling: Paul Browde & Murray Nossel....
the tender beauty
To me, spring seems ebullient but also fragile. This poem captured that sensation for me.
Form & Void
For him , everything is form.
Glory be to God for dappled things...
All things counter, original, spare, strange....
—Gerard Manley Hopkins
The boy is blowing bubbles
with his mother, shimmering orbs
that glitter and dance
on the face...
Trauma Informed, Anti-Oppressive Sacred Sexuality: Interview with Dr. Liam “Captain” Snowdon, Season 2 Episode 13
dr. liam “captain" snowdon - captain lives uninvited on the territory of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples on Vancouver Island. Their background is in social justice, harm reduction, street outreach, sexological bodywork, performance art and poetry. Captain runs the Sex Positive Art and Recreation Centre in Victoria and co-teaches the Somatic Sex Educator Professional...
a tarot spread for beltaine
The trees and flowers where I am are blooming blooming blooming abundantly.
May first is the cross-quarter of Beltaine, the halfway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. Traditionally, a maypole celebration marks Beltaine. It is a symbol of fertility, a coming together for power and creation, a weaving of binaries and polarities....
Stuck in your winter cave? Had overwhelming emotions or loss? Have been physically challenged by multiple respiratory infections and the flu only to be followed by springtime allergies? Need replenishment? Do you need some help?
Use pleasure as a tonic. Create experiments that focus on receiving pleasure. You can start with a sip of pleasure....