Episodes
How much energy is spent on dating apps and not yourself? Are dating apps constructed in a way that is more suited to men? Hayley Quinn is here to make you rethink how you date. Consider technology’s role in your own love and heartbreak. Could you be engaging IRL more? In this episode of Future of Sex, Bryony Cole talks with dating guru Hayley Quinn who encourages you to break all the rules. Hayley discusses how we can engage with the world around us, and look within ourselves rather than...
Published 03/08/17
The very first Future of Sex on Tour recording with a live audience! On this episode of Future of Sex, Bryony Cole interviews a panel of female sex pioneers about the future of sex. She is joined by Gigi Engle, Sex & Dating Writer, MacKenzie Peck, Feminist Pornographer, Math Magazine and Lidia Bonilla, Founder, House of Plume. The four have a lively chat on the future of sex, porn, intimacy and relationships in the age of VR, teledildonics and real dolls. Additional Links:...
Published 02/17/17
On this episode of Future of Sex, Bryony Cole explores the future of relationships. Bryony speaks with Kate Moyle, pyschosexual therapist and co-founder of Pillow Play about how long term relationships doesn’t have to mean less sex, and how to cultivate intimacy in an always-on culture. Additional Links: http://pillow.io/ To learn more about this show, visit FutureOfSex.org. To keep up with Bryony Cole, follow her on Twitter (@)bryonycole.
Published 02/13/17
On this episode of Future of Sex, Bryony Cole explores the future of dating. Bryony speaks with Jane Marie, host of the Tinder and Gimlet podcast, DTR, about relationship snooping on social media, dating the wrong dudes and what to expect from VR dating apps. Additional Links: http://creative.gimletmedia.com/episode/tinder-takeover/ To learn more about this show, visit FutureOfSex.org. To keep up with Bryony Cole, follow her on Twitter (@)bryonycole.
Published 02/03/17
On this episode of Future of Sex, Bryony Cole explores haptic sex and the implications of combining teledildonics and virtual reality. Bryony speaks with sextech consultant Stephanie Baron about how long distance relationships founded the teledildonics industry. She also talks to Janet Lieberman co-founder of Dame Products about the engineering of sex toys and Tyrone Miller Director of Communications at BaDoinkVR about the development of teledildonics and VR into a virtual sexology program....
Published 01/13/17
On this episode of Future of Sex, Bryony Cole explores the history of sex toys, from the earliest known dildo (28,000 years ago) to the rise of women-led sex tech and teledildonics in 2016. Bryony talks to Stephanie Alys, the co-founder of Mystery Vibe, a company that created the first 6-motor vibrator. She also talks with Gigi Engle about sex toys in the modern age. Additional Links: * https://mysteryvibe.com/ * http://missgigiengle.com/ To learn more about this show, visit...
Published 12/17/16
On this episode of Future of Sex, Bryony Cole explores the notions of sexual fluidity and what it means for women today. Often, a sexually fluid or bi-curious person may have a clear preference for one gender, but remain open to the other...given our social context most women do not act on the curiosity. What happens when they find a safe space to do so? Bryony talks to the founder of Skirt Club and other women about their experiences with an exclusive women’s-only club. She also talks with...
Published 11/30/16
On this special mini episode of Future of Sex, Bryony Cole gives a primer on an upcoming episode exploring the bicurious side of sexuality. She breaks down the idea of sexual fluidity and explains the main concepts, including bisexual vs. bicurious and why sexual orientation is not rigid. And we are only just getting started on the topic! To learn more about the show visit FutureOfSex.org and make sure you subscribe to The Cheeky Weekly, a free resource that lands in your inbox each week. To...
Published 11/23/16
On this episode of Future of Sex, Bryony Cole explores taboo and shame in our society and asks the question ‘why is sex so hard for us to talk about?’ She finds three people who are each creating an open, real space for conversation and understanding about sex. This episode features conversations with: * Cindy Gallop, Founder of Make Love Not Porn * Laureen HD, Sex Educator * Jared Matthew Weiss, Founder of Touchpoint Additional links and resources: * MakeLoveNotPorn.tv * Laureen’s YouTube:...
Published 11/15/16
On this episode of Future of Sex, Bryony Cole explores taboo and shame in our society. When setting out to study the future, she wanted to set a baseline for where we are and where we have come from. So this episode zooms through a history lesson in sexology and the main players who helped inform how we got our ideas about sex. This episode features conversations with: - Miki Agrawal, CEO of Thinx, Icon and Tushy - Matt Hunter, Founder of Cambyo - Keylee Koop Sudduth, Filmmaker and Artist...
Published 11/08/16
There was a time when the best way to understand your sexuality — if you tried to understand it at all — was to turn to magazines and cookie-cutter advice columns. But as technology has transformed the way we relate to each other, it's also changed the way we fall in love and even the way we have sex. Our digital and off-line lives have become so intermingled that everything we do, including each other, has been affected. Everyone is unique in their desires and sexuality, and the only way to...
Published 10/13/16