Podcast

Kristel Penn Featured on Streamate Official Podcast

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LOS ANGELES, CA - Grooby’s longtime Marketing and Editorial Director, Kristel Penn, talks shop in the latest episode of Streamate’s official podcast, titled ‘Trans Erotica with Kristel Penn’. The episode is available to listen on Soundcloud

“I was really honored to be asked to be included in this discussion,” said Penn. “Everyone was very welcoming and brought to the table a unique view on each issue we touched upon. I know I personally learned a lot from everyone and it was honestly just fun to chat with other industry folks about our experiences in and outside of work.”

In the podcast, Penn discusses gender identity, how the trans adult industry has evolved during her time in the industry and some of the issues it faces, and the topics like privilege and intersectionality. She also shares her lighthearted story about coming out and some other adventures working at Grooby.

Listen to the episode here: https://soundcloud.com/streamate/episode-19-trans-erotica-with-kristel-penn?in=streamate/sets/sm-podcast

ABOUT GROOBY
Founded in 1996, Grooby is the leading producer of trans erotica. In addition to operating over 30 membership sites, the company produces nearly 50 DVDs a year and hosts the annual TEAs (Transgender Erotica Awards) held in Hollywood, CA. More information about the three-day event can be found at theTEAShow.com.

In 2017, the company took over the editorial content for Transformation, the world’s most popular transgender lifestyle magazine. For more information, visit Grooby.com or follow them on Twitter at @GroobyDotcom.



Grooby’s Kristel Penn Appears on ‘Breaking Bread with Brilliant Babes’ Podcast

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LOS ANGELES, CA - Award-winning marketer Kristel Penn appears in the most recent episode of the Breaking Bread with Brilliant Babes podcast where she shares about her journey in the adult industry and her work with leading trans adult company, Grooby. The episode is now available to listen via iTunes or Soundcloud.

“It was such an honor to be considered a ‘brilliant babe’ and talk about my journey in the adult industry,” says Kristel Penn. “The podcast features people from all walks of life and the host, Tatiana, was so easy to talk to. In my lifetime, I’ve received a wide array of responses when I tell people I work in the adult industry. Tatiana welcomed me with open arms and I’m grateful for the platform she allowed me to have to discuss issues that are important to me, like destigmatizing the adult industry as a whole.”

In episode 019 of Breaking Bread with Brilliant Babes, Penn discusses her humble beginnings first working in the adult industry over ten years ago, tales from the frontlines as Grooby’s longtime Marketing and Editorial Director, and chatting about  award-winning series ‘Real Fucking Girls’ directed by Mona Wales. For more information, visit brilliantbabespodcast.com or follow them on Twitter at @BrillBabesPod.
 

ABOUT KRISTEL PENN

Kristel Penn is Grooby’s longtime Marketing and Editorial Director and runs her own boutique marketing and PR firm, Ikigai Marketing. She is the current editor of Transformation Magazine and is on the Board of Directors for TAIF (Trans Adult Industry Foundation). In 2017, she was awarded the XBIZ Industry Exec Award for Brand Ambassador of the Year and in 2018 received a nomination for Marketing Exec of the Year. For more information, visit IkigaiMarketing.com.

 

KEYWORDS: Breaking Bread with Brilliant Babes, Podcast, Kristel Penn, Ikigai Marketing, Grooby, Real Fucking Girls

Musical Artist Kiran “Madame” Gandhi Appears on ‘Sluts & Scholars’ Podcast, Riley Reyes on Live Show

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LOS ANGELES, CA - Released today on sex-positive podcast, Sluts & Scholars, co-hosts Nicoletta and Simone interview electronic music artist and activist, Madame Gandhi. The episode is now available for download on iTunes and Spotify. Nicoletta and Simone also host a weekly live show every Thursday on Sirius XM Ch 415 from 2-3pm PST. This afternoon’s guest is adult star Riley Reyes.

“Madame Gandhi is talented, wise, and aims to support and raise women up via her power and artivism,” said co-host Nicoletta Heidegger. “This is one of the realest interviews we have had, and you don't want to miss this raw conversation where she talks about some never before aired experiences.”

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In the latest episode, Is the Future Female? Free Bleeding with Kiran "Madame" Gandhi, Gandhi and the scholarly sluts discuss re-appropriating words, relationship needs, the “female” archetype, menstruation, and free bleeding. The three also chat about whether or not “the future is female” movement is inclusive, the word “slut,” and if there’s a way to be too feminist. For information about this episode and others, visit SlutsandScholars.com.

The Sluts & Scholars live show on Vivid Radio is from 2-3pm PST on Sirius Channel 415. Call in at 855-99-VIVID to chat. Follow guest Riley Reyes on Twitter at @RileyReyXXX.
 

ABOUT NICOLETTA HEIDEGGER
Nicoletta Heidegger is the founder and co-host of the popular Sluts & Scholars podcast where she discusses sex, dating, current affairs, politics, and more. Past guests include Dita Von Teese, Nina Hartley, Jessica Drake, Blair Williams, Hudsy Hawn, Dr. David Ley, and most recently Sasha Grey. She is also a registered Marriage and Family Therapy Associate based in LA and hosts a YouTube series called Staying On Top where she shares the latest sex facts, education, and research.

In addition to her podcast and work as a therapy associate, Heidegger has contributed to The Stanford Daily, Vice, Playboy Radio’s Swing with Holli & Michael, Rebecca Zahler’s Don’t Waste Your Pretty podcast, Karen Lee Poter’s Sex Talk with My Mom, Dr. Wendy Walsh, and The Positive Results Corporation.

To learn more about Nicoletta Heidegger, visit her official website at Nicolettavheidegger.com. You can also follow her on Twitter at @MsHeidegger and @slutsscholars.

ABOUT MADAME GANDHI
Kiran Gandhi, known by her stage name Madame Gandhi, is an electronic music artist and activist based in Los Angeles. Having gained recognition as the former drummer for M.I.A. and Kehlani and as the iconic free-bleeding runner at the 2015 London Marathon, Madame Gandhi now writes music that elevates and celebrates the female voice. Visit her official website at madamegandhi.com.

Isabella Frappier on Sluts & Scholars Podcast

LOS ANGELES, CA - Released today on sex-positive podcast, Sluts & Scholars, co-hosts Nicoletta and Simone interview doula-alchemist-womxn’s coach, Isabella Frappier. The episode is now available for download on iTunes and Spotify.

“Isabella is a wealth of knowledge and we have loved getting to know her,” said Nicoletta. “From helping women with sexual empowerment to making her own health products, she is a force!”

In the latest episode, Pleasure Slander and Sex Magick with Isabella Frappier, Nicoletta and Simone discuss body literacy, sexual sovereignty, mindful masturbation, and sex magick with doula-alchemist-womxn’s coach, Isabella Frappier. She guides Nicoletta and Simone into more mindful sexual practices and delves into the sheer power of our sexual potential. Oh, and there’s witchy stuff. And masturbation

For information about the podcast, visit SlutsandScholars.com for a full list of episodes.

ABOUT NICOLETTA HEIDEGGER

Nicoletta Heidegger is the founder and co-host of the popular Sluts & Scholars podcast where she discusses sex, dating, current affairs, politics, and more. Past guests include Dita Von Teese, Nina Hartley, Jessica Drake, Blair Williams, Hudsy Hawn, Dr. David Ley, and most recently Sasha Grey. She is also a registered Marriage and Family Therapy Associate based in LA and hosts a YouTube series called Staying On Top where she shares the latest sex facts, education, and research.

In addition to her podcast and work as a therapy associate, Heidegger has contributed to The Stanford Daily, Vice, Playboy Radio’s Swing with Holli & Michael, Rebecca Zahler’s Don’t Waste Your Pretty podcast, Karen Lee Poter’s Sex Talk with My Mom, Dr. Wendy Walsh, and The Positive Results Corporation.

To learn more about Nicoletta Heidegger, visit her official website at Nicolettavheidegger.com. You can also follow her on Twitter at @MsHeidegger and @slutsscholars.

Free Birth Society’s Emilee Saldaya Appears on ‘Sluts & Scholars’ Podcast

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LOS ANGELES, CA - Released today on sex-positive podcast, Sluts & Scholars, co-hosts Nicoletta and Simone interview free birther, Emilee Saldaya. The episode is now available for download on iTunes and Spotify. Nicoletta and Simone also host a weekly live show every Thursday on Sirius XM Ch 415 from 2-3pm PST. This afternoon’s guest is adult star Aali Kali.

“Emilee helps us question the birth industry in America,” said Nicoletta. “She reminds women that we are strong, capable, and can do so much more than we are taught.”

In the latest episode, Free the Birth with Emilee Saldaya, the slutty scholars learn about how our industrial patriarchal medical model affects childbirth. Saldaya also shares a brief history of abusive obstetrics, exploring what “birth in captivity” means and does, plus her own free birth story. She is the founder of Free Birth Society and is a Birth Keeper with almost 15 years of experience. Visit her official website at FreeBirthSociety.com.

For information about the podcast, visit SlutsandScholars.com for a full list of episodes.

The Sluts & Scholars live show on Vivid Radio is from 2-3pm PST on Sirius Channel 415. Call in at 855-99-VIVID to chat. Follow guest Aali Kali on Twitter at @Aalikalixxx.

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ABOUT NICOLETTA HEIDEGGER
Nicoletta Heidegger is the founder and co-host of the popular Sluts & Scholars podcast where she discusses sex, dating, current affairs, politics, and more. Past guests include Dita Von Teese, Nina Hartley, Jessica Drake, Blair Williams, Hudsy Hawn, Dr. David Ley, and most recently Sasha Grey. She is also a registered Marriage and Family Therapy Associate based in LA and hosts a YouTube series called Staying On Top where she shares the latest sex facts, education, and research.

In addition to her podcast and work as a therapy associate, Heidegger has contributed to The Stanford Daily, Vice, Playboy Radio’s Swing with Holli & Michael, Rebecca Zahler’s Don’t Waste Your Pretty podcast, Karen Lee Poter’s Sex Talk with My Mom, Dr. Wendy Walsh, and The Positive Results Corporation.

To learn more about Nicoletta Heidegger, visit her official website at Nicolettavheidegger.com. You can also follow her on Twitter at @MsHeidegger and @slutsscholars.

Queer Artist Zolita Featured on ‘Sluts & Scholars’ Podcast

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LOS ANGELES, CA - Released today on sex-positive podcast, Sluts & Scholars, co-hosts Nicoletta and Simone interview queer artist, Zolita. The episode is now available for download at iTunes and Spotify.

“Zolita is a true artivist - blending art and activism,” said Nicoletta. “Her exploration of sexuality and lesbian sex is so authentic, raw, and vulnerable.”

In the latest episode, Zolita’s Cult of Girls, the Slutty Scholars chat with queer artist, Zolita. The three discuss what femme lesbian sex looks like, queer art, how to have sex with long nails, and how Zolita deals with haters. Visit SlutsandScholars.com for a full list of episodes.


ABOUT NICOLETTA HEIDEGGER

Nicoletta Heidegger is the founder and co-host of the popular Sluts & Scholars podcast where she discusses sex, dating, current affairs, politics, and more. Past guests include Dita Von Teese, Nina Hartley, Jessica Drake, Blair Williams, Hudsy Hawn, Dr. David Ley, and most recently Sasha Grey. She is also a registered Marriage and Family Therapy Associate based in LA and hosts a YouTube series called Staying On Top where she shares the latest sex facts, education, and research.

In addition to her podcast and work as a therapy associate, Heidegger has contributed to The Stanford Daily, Vice, Playboy Radio’s Swing with Holli & Michael, Rebecca Zahler’s Don’t Waste Your Pretty podcast, Karen Lee Poter’s Sex Talk with My Mom, Dr. Wendy Walsh, and The Positive Results Corporation.

To learn more about Nicoletta Heidegger, visit her official website at Nicolettavheidegger.com. You can also follow her on Twitter at @MsHeidegger and @slutsscholars.

Disability Awareness Consultant Andrew Gurza Featured on ‘Sluts & Scholars’ Podcast

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LOS ANGELES, CA - Released today on sex-positive podcast, Sluts & Scholars, co-hosts Nicoletta and Simone interview sex-positive Disability Awareness Consultant, Andrew Gurza. The episode is now available for download at iTunes and Spotify. Nicoletta and Simone also host a weekly live show every Thursday on Sirius XM Channel 415 from 2-3pm PST. This afternoon’s guest is adult performer and comedian Alia Janine.

“Andrew vividly and shamelessly advocates for sexuality and disability,” said Nicoletta. “There is an assumption that folx with disabilities are not sexual, but Andrew helps to dispel this myth and teaches us how we can all be creative in our sex lives.”

In the latest episode, Bear in a Chair: Queerness and Disability with Andrew Gurza, the Slutty Scholars get enlightened about disability and sexuality. From how to interact and date with a disability (while disabled) to how to suck dick in a wheelchair, Gurza helps them understand the intersectionality of Cerebral Palsy and Queerness. Visit SlutsandScholars.com for a full list of episodes.

To learn more about Andrew Gurza, visit his official website at AndrewGurza.com. You can also follow him on Twitter at @AndrewGurza.

The Sluts & Scholars live show on Vivid Radio is from 2-3pm PST on Sirius Channel 415. Call in at 855-99-VIVID to chat. Follow guest Alia Janine on Twitter at @TheAliaJanine.
 

ABOUT NICOLETTA HEIDEGGER

Nicoletta Heidegger is the founder and co-host of the popular Sluts & Scholars podcast where she discusses sex, dating, current affairs, politics, and more. Past guests include Dita Von Teese, Nina Hartley, Jessica Drake, Blair Williams, Hudsy Hawn, Dr. David Ley, and most recently Sasha Grey. She is also a registered Marriage and Family Therapy Associate based in LA and hosts a YouTube series called Staying On Top where she shares the latest sex facts, education, and research.

In addition to her podcast and work as a therapy associate, Heidegger has contributed to The Stanford Daily, Vice, Playboy Radio’s Swing with Holli & Michael, Rebecca Zahler’s Don’t Waste Your Pretty podcast, Karen Lee Poter’s Sex Talk with My Mom, Dr. Wendy Walsh, and The Positive Results Corporation.

To learn more about Nicoletta Heidegger, visit her official website at Nicolettavheidegger.com. You can also follow her on Twitter at @MsHeidegger and @slutsscholars.
 

ABOUT ANDREW GURZA

Andrew Gurza is a Disability Awareness Consultant and Cripple Content Creator whose written work has been featured in The Los Angeles Tiimes, Men’s Health Magazine, Daily Xtra, Gay Times UK, Huffington Post, The Advocate, Everyday Feminism, Mashable, and Out.com, and several anthologies. He was the only disabled cast member of MTV Canada’s hit show, 1Girl5Gays. He is the host of DisabilityAfterDark: The Podcast Shining a Bright Light on Sex and Disability available on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and Stitcher.   He has also guested on a number of other podcasts including Dan Savage’s Savage Love and Cameron Esposito’s Queery. He’s an accomplished voice on the intersectionality of queerness and disability. He travels all across the world talking about what it means to be a “queer cripple”. You can follow his work on Twitter @andrewgurza and can hire him at www.andrewgurza.com.    



 

Jupiter’s Slut Appears on ‘Sex Talk With My Mom’ Podcast

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LOS ANGELES, CA - Humorist and adult star Jupiter’s Slut appears on the popular podcast, Sex Talk With My Mom. The episode is available for download at iTunes.

"It's a treat to get to talk with a mother and son sex-ed team! It’s crazy how families are born from sex, and yet we have such taboos we don't talk about sex. It actually keeps many of us from having the responsible conversations with our family members that we need to be having,” said Jupiter. “Comedy is one of the most effective ways to connect with others. ‘Sex Talk With My Mom’ uses humor in such a fun informative way, it's awesome. We discussed how I told my teenage daughter about my porn work, about the religious suppression that led to my sexual suppression, and about herpes. I love to talk about herpes. Getting comfortable talking about it, is the fastest way to shed the pain of social stigma around it.”

In the episode, Herpes, do you tell? 52-Week Masturbation Vlog Challenge, Jupiter discusses the reclaiming of her sexuality, conducting her 52-week vlog challenge documenting her weekly masturbation sessions, and her experience with herpes. The episode can be downloaded at iTunes at this link: https://apple.co/2xvJqlJ

ABOUT JUPITER’S SLUT

Jupiter’s Slut is a writer, humorist, and accidental porn star.

She prides herself on her fluency with two of the scariest words in the American dialect, math and porn.

She is best known for a personal masturbation research project that turned her into an indie feminist porn producer. She fell in love with producing her unique brand of comedic porn, she left her career as a middle school math teacher.

For the first thirty years of her life, Jupiter was math phobic and sexually repressed. Change in both areas of her life stemmed from stepping closer to her fears and the pursuit of joy. Through her work, she gives others the permission to play and the tools to become authors of their own lives.

Jupiter is the process of publishing her humor memoir, Masturbation Monday, to be released this summer. You can find out more about Jupiter at jupitersslut.com, Twitter @jupitersslut, Instagram @jupitersslutpower.

Press inquiries can be directed to kristelpenn@ikigaimarketing.com.

MoreThanNo’s Bitsy LaBourbon Featured on Sluts & Scholars Podcast, Shauna Skye and Rion King on Live Show

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Los Angeles, CA - Today on sex-positive podcast, Sluts & Scholars, co-hosts Nicoletta and Simone talk with Bitsy La Bourbon from outreach and educational group, MoreThanNo. The episode is now available for download on iTunes and Spotify. Nicoletta and Simone also host a weekly live show every Thursday on Sirius XM Ch 415 from 2-3pm PST; today it will feature adult performers Shauna Skye and Rion King.

“Bitsy is a bright and sparkly human who does wonders with her performance activism,” said Nicoletta Heidegger. “I have already been to two Cabaret Con-sensuals and I am so glad there is a space for survivors to gather together and support one another through creativity. Bitsy helps us remember that being a survivor does not mean you can't be sexy!”

In the latest podcast episode, Sparkles, Titties and Consent with Bitsy LaBourbon of MoreThanNo, LaBourbon talks about her creation, Cabaret Con-sensual. The burlesque and variety show is created for and by survivors of sexual assault and their allies. She also speaks frankly about her journey of survivorhood and the healing power of sexy dancing and glitter. Catch Cabaret Con-sensual’s third anniversary this Saturday in Los Angeles. Follow Bitsy LaBourbon on Twitter at @LilBitsyB and @morethanno. She can also be found on Instagram at @bitsylabourbon and @morethanno.

Tickets to Cabaret Con-sensual can be purchased here: https://cabconmay18.brownpapertickets.com/

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The Sluts & Scholars live show on Vivid Radio is from 2-3pm PST on Sirius Channel 415. Call in at 855-99-VIVID to chat with special guests Shauna Skye and Rion King. You can follow them on Twitter @ShaunaSkyeXXX and @RionKingxxx.

ABOUT NICOLETTA HEIDEGGER

Nicoletta Heidegger is the founder and co-host of the popular Sluts & Scholars podcast where she discusses sex, dating, current affairs, politics, and more. Past guests include Dita Von Teese, Nina Hartley, Jessica Drake, Blair Williams, Hudsy Hawn, Dr. David Ley, and most recently Sasha Grey. She is also a registered Marriage and Family Therapy Associate based in LA and hosts a YouTube series called Staying On Top where she shares the latest sex facts, education, and research.

In addition to her podcast and work as a therapy associate, Heidegger has contributed to The Stanford Daily, Vice, Playboy Radio’s Swing with Holli & Michael, Rebecca Zahler’s Don’t Waste Your Pretty podcast, Karen Lee Poter’s Sex Talk with My Mom, Dr. Wendy Walsh, and The Positive Results Corporation.

To learn more about Nicoletta Heidegger, visit her official website at Nicolettavheidegger.com. You can also follow her on Twitter at @MsHeidegger and @slutsscholars.

 

Sluts & Scholars Release Episode with Iconic London Steele

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Los Angeles, CA - Released today on podcast, Sluts & Scholars, co-hosts Nicoletta and Simone interview Kings of Hustler Male Revue producer London Steele. The episode, Should There Be Dick? With London Steele, is now available for download at iTunes and Spotify. Nicoletta and Simone also host a weekly live show on Sirius XM from 2-3pm PST today with sex-positive activist and therapist Jamila Dawson scheduled to appear.

“London is so generous and kind - with plenty of sexiness to go around,” said co-host Nicoletta Heidegger. “He really understands how to make people feel special and has produced and directed some amazing shows. We can’t wait to go see what the original Magic Mike has in store for us at Kings of Hustler!”

In Should There Be Dick? With London Steele, Nicoletta and Simone chat with the “reigning den mother of male strippers” who unveils the world of men taking off their clothes. Steele, in fact, hired and trained Channing Tatum as a male entertainer and was in the group that inspired the “Magic Mike” movies. Follow him on Twitter at @LondonSteele01.

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“Simone and I are also excited to talk with Jamila this afternoon on our live show,” added Nicoletta. “She has a wealth of information and we’re really grateful she’s sharing her experiences and stories with our listeners.”

The Sluts & Scholars live show on Vivid Radio is from 2-3pm PST on Sirius Channel 415. Call in at 855-99-VIVID.

ABOUT NICOLETTA HEIDEGGER

Nicoletta Heidegger is the founder and co-host of the popular Sluts & Scholars podcast where she discusses sex, dating, current affairs, politics, and more. Past guests include Dita Von Teese, Nina Hartley, Jessica Drake, Blair Williams, Hudsy Hawn, Dr. David Ley, and most recently Sasha Grey. She is also a registered Marriage and Family Therapy Associate based in LA and hosts a YouTube series called Staying On Top where she shares the latest sex facts, education, and research.

In addition to her podcast and work as a therapy associate, Heidegger has contributed to The Stanford Daily, Vice, Playboy Radio’s Swing with Holli & Michael, Rebecca Zahler’s Don’t Waste Your Pretty podcast, Karen Lee Poter’s Sex Talk with My Mom, Dr. Wendy Walsh, and The Positive Results Corporation.

To learn more about Nicoletta Heidegger, visit her official website at Nicolettavheidegger.com. You can also follow her on Twitter at @MsHeidegger and @slutsscholars.