#51 – The World of Pup Play

What is ‘puppy play’? Who are ‘bio-pups’, and why are they so into this? Does this increasingly popular kink activity bear any links to zoophilia or furries? In Episode 51, Dr. Zhana and Joe talk to Dr. Liam Wignall about his research on the fascinating world of ‘pup play’ and the participants in this kink / fetish / BDSM activity.


#50 – 50 Shades of (Trans)Gender

Do you know the difference between sex and gender? Or what it means to be gender nonconformist? How about the definition of non binary? Surprisingly to some, many people do no know the answers to these questions. In Episode 50,  Dr. Zhana and Joe talk to Dr. Seth Pardo about his research on gender non conforming folks who were assigned female at birth. This super educational episode covers a lot about the trans community.


#49 – Bi Guys on the Down Low

The dangers and risks for gay men in coming out of the closet is widely acknowledged, but what about bi men? More bi men, compared to gay men, keep their sexuality strictly on the down low. Why is this the case? How are these men’s experience different? In Episode 49,  Dr. Zhana and Joe talk to Dr. Eric Schrimshaw about bisexual men, focused on those with long term female partners, and why they stay in the closet.


#48 – Why Are People Into BDSM?

Interest in sexually aggressive and humiliating acts (from biting & spanking, to spitting and verbal humiliation) might be far more common than we think. And, perhaps more controversially, there might be some evolutionary bases for some of our BDSM desires! In Episode 48,  Dr. Zhana and Joe talk to Dr. Menelaos Apostolou from the University of Nicosia, Cyprus, about his theories and research on this that really push the boundaries.