The Joys Of Solo Sex

Good morrow!

Welcome to another Unscrewed quickiesode y’all. Just when you had relegated a quarter of an hour to one of those space-time hinterspheres where it’s both too short to actually do anything, but too long to stand outside a bar waiting for your friend without doing some dead-eyed Facebook scrolling . . . Jaclyn Friedman comes along and is like, BAM!

This week is a hearty 15 minutes of masturbation positivity with sex educator and author Joan Price, a loving chastisement from Listener Colin responding to All The Single Ladies, and a delectable bonus outtake from human-of-the-year (and former Surgeon General) Dr. Joycelyn Elders, who beautifully ranted on last week’s full-length episode “Listen To Your Elders.



Show Notes:

Jaclyn is going to be a keynote speaker at this year’s National Sex Education Conference in Atlantic City, NJ December 7–10. Get thee a ticket.

Read Joan’s masturbatory call to arms, Solo Sex Is Real Sex

Show your genitals how much you love them with the new Magic Wand, PalmPower (for travel!) and despite its highly questionable name, The Womanizer, which induces orgasms with a sucking motion!

Not sure where to find porn that won’t you feel “ucky” and dirty … in a bad way? Check out the Feminist Porn Awards to get a fantastic lowdown on some very tantalizing — and guilt-free! — offerings.


Full new episodes of Unscrewed go live every other Tuesday, with quickiesodes boasting outtakes, advice for listeners who send in their sex/uality questions, and other delectable tidbits airing in between.

Have burning quandaries of your own? Tweet @jaclynf (use #Unscrewed) or drop her a line at And yes! You can even use your handy-dandy smartphone, personal computer, or laptop and record yourself asking your question; she may just include it in the next episode.


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